What is the minimum facility we should have for a convention?
At a minimum, the following facilities are required to host a convention: 175,000 square feet of floor space that may be obtained through use of convention center, arena, and hotel facilities. The total facility space must include at least 75,000 square feet of floor space capable of being divided into a minimum of 9 dance halls*. Space for 8 to 10 meeting rooms ranging in size from a seating capacity of 25 to 150 persons. An area for approximately 30 to 40 Vendor Booths. An area for Showcase of Ideas exhibits of approximately 80 tables, this can be a large hallway, atrium, or shared with a large dance hall. An arena, auditorium, or theater-type seating accommodating 1,500 people. Approximately 12 to 15 small miscellaneous type rooms.