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What Makes Memphis An Affordable Meetings Destination?

RENASANT CONVENTION CENTER

  • When Memphis' Renasant Convention Center opens in fall 2020, you'll benefit from a fully modernized facility with flexible space and pricing. 
  • Connected to the Renasant Convention Center is the 600-room Sheraton Memphis Downtown, which also provides catering services and 230 covered parking spaces.
  • The Memphis Tourism staff is your one-stop shop for planning an event at the Renasant Convention Center. 

TRANSPORTATION

  • Downtown Memphis is only 12 miles or 16 minutes away from Memphis International Airport (MEM).
  • Traditional airlines as well as value carriers service more than 100 flights daily between MEM and 30-plus nonstop destinations.  
  • Transfers from the airport are very reasonable at $18 - $20 via Uber and Lyft; $26 - $28 by taxi.
  • Memphis is a 6- to 8-hour drive from 85% of the U.S.
  • Amtrak also provides non-stop service to Memphis from Chicago and New Orleans. 
  • Downtown Memphis is compact and walkable, with restaurants, hotels and attractions within walking distance and Beale Street just a few blocks away.
  • Memphis' vintage trolley system, electric scooters and Explore Bike Share cycles offer additional, inexpensive ways to explore downtown.

HOTELS

  • Memphis' average daily rate is a great value: $139 - $189 for Downtown Memphis hotels; $109 - $149 for East Memphis hotels
  • 2,000 new hotels in development give groups more choice than ever on budget, comfort level, amenities and more.

DINING

From world-famous barbecue to fine dining, Memphis offers great value and a wide array of choices to fit any budget. Learn more.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

From incentives to local vendors and so much more, let our staff connect you with the resources you need.