Planning Services

Our Event Services Department’s goal is to ensure that your event is a memorable and successful occasion that exceeds your expectations. After confirming your event, an event manager will serve as your primary point of contact and liaison for all facility related services. Your event manager will be happy to assist you with any documents, logistics or planning connected with your occasion.

Get started with a little help from our expert staff:

Download our Event Planning Checklist

Event Related Charges

Technical Specifications

The Hampton Roads Convention Center’s impressive capabilities range from high-tech connectivity to practical things like tractor-trailer access to the exhibit hall floor. Click on the images below to see more or download the PDFs.

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First Floor  Second Floor

  • Pre-function area: 14,000 square feet
  • General session seating for ten to 10,000
  • Meeting spaces: 35
  • Exhibit halls: Three
  • Hall One: 27,360 square feet
  • Hall Two: 34,200 square feet
  • Hall Three: 41,040 square feet
  • Exhibit hall ceiling height: 30 feet
  • Exhibit hall elephant doors: Three
  • Number of floors: Two
  • Floor load: 300 pounds/square foot
  • Number of loading dock bays: 11
  • Concession doors: Three
  • Onsite parking spaces (free): 4,000

Connectivity Capabilities

  • Data ports in meeting rooms and exhibit halls
  • Connectivity throughout all pre-function spaces
  • LCD computer monitors throughout the building for wayfaring

Technical Notes

  • CAT 5e installed throughout the facility
  • Wireless Internet available throughout the facility
  • Internal LAN network connection with 10meg download/3meg upload capability • Individualized and dedicated client telephone service

Hotel Rooms

  • Within walking distance: 1,600
  • Within surrounding business district: 2,324
  • Total number citywide: 2,500

The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau provides sales and marketing services for the Hampton Roads Convention Center. In addition to HRCC support, we are pleased to offer customized group services as you plan your next gathering in Hampton.

Hampton CVB Services include:

    • Site inspection tours of convention facilities and hotels
    • Coordinated proposals for multi-hotel meetings
    • Online services directory listing vendors, entertainers, caterers, etc.
    • Pre-printed delegate name badges
    • Spouse tours and planning assistance for delegate outings
    • Convention registration assistance
    • Visual images to use on collateral materials
    • On-site visitor information booth
    • Greeting from a city leader and a personal welcome for groups