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Convention Center

An SMG-managed facility-

A versatile facility capable of handling groups of all sizes and needs, the Albuquerque Convention Center is New Mexico’s premier meeting space. The convention center completed a $23 million renovation in October 2014. The renovation included a new ballroom, back of the house improvements and a new look that is more representative of Albuquerque's history, art, culture and environment.

Meeting and Event Planners:  How much space does your meeting need? Albuquerque Convention Center amenities include:

  • Located in the center of Downtown Albuquerque
  • Easy access to Interstates 25 and 40
  • Over 900 convention-style hotel rooms located within walking distance
  • Exceptional service from trained professionals
  • An on-site preferred audio-visual provider
  • Competitive electric rates
  • Free Wi-Fi zones in lobby areas
  • Computer networking 
  • Albuquerque convention center by
  • Telephone and data line services 
  • Convenient on-site business center 
  • 718 covered parking spaces
  • Versatile public areas
  • 167,562 total square feet of exhibit space (including 106,200 clear-span) 
  • 2,350-seat auditorium
  • 27 meeting rooms
  • 31,000-square-foot ballroom
  • Capable of handling more than 9,000 attendees
  • Outdoor special event staging areas
  • Initial meeting room setup at no charge

High-quality food service at the Albuquerque Convention Center
  • Exclusive in-house food & beverage provider
  • Custom menus
  • Local and national menus
  • Banquet space for up to 6,000
  • Personalized service
  • Themed events available

Vendor services available at the Albuquerque Convention Center
  • Audio/visual services by PSAV
  • Conference recording/duplication
  • Event planning
  • Exhibit and booth decorators
  • Security companies
  • Sound/lighting
  • High-speed/wireless internet connectivity

Meeting and Event Planners
That’s just the beginning! For more information about the Albuquerque Convention Center, call 800-733-9918, fax 505-848-1176 or e-mail us at

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