The Austin Convention Center is located in the heart of the capital of Texas, one of the most affordable cities in America. The convention center has a convenient downtown location, between the shores of Lady Bird Lake and historic Sixth Street.
The Austin Convention Center has two Parking Garages:
– 2nd Street Garage: The 10-story, 1,000-space garage is located at 201 East 2nd Street, 2 blocks west of facility, between Cesar Chavez and 2nd Street. Entrances are on Brazos and San Jacinto streets.
– 5th Street Garage: The 5-story, 685-space garage is located at 601 E. 5th Street, the northeast corner of facility at Red River and 4th Street, with the entrance on 5th Street.
Stretching over six city blocks and 881,400 gross square feet of space, the Center offers 246,097 square feet of column-free exhibit space divisible into five contiguous halls that can accommodate 1,289 10′ X 10′ booths. The fifth hall offers retractable riser seating for up to 1,500, making it an ideal location for general sessions, sporting events and concerts.
Ballrooms of all sizes are included in this facility’s package. The upper level Grand Ballroom on the north side is one of the largest in Texas, with 43,300 square feet and enough space for over 3,000 to dine in style when Ballrooms D-G are used. Ballrooms A-C (south side) can be divided into rooms ranging in size from 3,896 to 23,418 square feet. The Center boasts of 54 meeting rooms and show offices that offer 61,440 square feet and are located on all four levels. They are designed for maximum flexibility and are perfect for just about any size meeting.
Austin offers a range of transportation options including the Metro, bus, commuter rail and taxis.