Convention and Event Services

Convention and Event Services​

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas is one of the nation's largest convention centers, and the first named for a woman.   It is an economic driver for North Texas, bringing millions of visitors and billions in tourism dollars to the region annually. 


  • 2,000,000 Total Square Feet
  • 1,000,000 Square Feet of Exhibit Space
  • 65,124 Square Feet of Ballrooms (3 total, which can each be divided into 4)
  • 88 Meeting Rooms
  • 21,290 Square Foot Arena with 9,816 seats
  • 17,050 Seat Theater with dressing rooms
  • Heliport/Vertiport with Conference Room
  • 9 Loading Docks, including 3 covered (total 56 dock spaces and a marshaling yard)
  • 9 Pre-function lobbies (210,475 total square feet)
  • 2,039 Surface parking spaces
  • 1,200 Garage parking spaces
  • Event marketing support, including prime onsite advertising for show management and exhibitors
  • Beautifully manicured grounds including the Dallas Police Memorial, Mary Kay Ash Grove, Pioneer Plaza, and Pioneer Cemetery with historic markers
  • 4,000 hotel rooms within walking distance, including 1,100 at the adjacent Omni Dallas hotel
  • 4 new restaurants (opening in April 2015)
  • 30 minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) airport
  • 7 miles from Dallas Love Field (DAL) airport
  • Onsite DART rail station with covered access to the convention center

Free shuttle bus (DART D-Link Route 722) to Downtown, Arts District, Uptown, The Cedars, Bishop Arts District, Victory Park, and the West End