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David L. Lawrence Convention Center


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Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center effectively blends unparalleled space, functionality, and flexibility with cutting-edge technology to offer meeting planners, show organizers, exhibitors, and visitors a location for an unforgettable event experience.

Situated on nearly eight acres, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center offers 1.5 million square feet facility. Four floors house 53 meeting rooms (including two 250-seat lecture halls) and the 31,610 square-foot Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom as well as providing 313,400 square feet of exhibit space (236,900 sq. ft. column free). 

The easily accessible first floor offers a total of 76,500 square feet of exhibit space in two halls that is serviced by 8 covered loading docks and 2 drive-in ramps. A 700-space parking garage is adjacent. The second floor offers 236,900 square feet of column-free exhibit space in 3 halls serviced by 24 loading docks and 3 drive-in ramps. The space is brightly illuminated with natural daylight and features a darkening shade system. Leading into the Halls is the spacious pre-function space, the Concourse overlooks the Allegheny River. The third floor features the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom, 38 meeting rooms, 2 terraces. The fourth floor provides 13 meeting rooms, 2 lectures halls and a roof-top park called North Terrace offering an unique outdoor venue with fantastic views of the City.


Exhibition Area (sq ft): 1,500,000
Exhibition Hall: 5
Largest Ballroom (sq ft): 31,610
Ballroom Seating:  
Largest Meeting Space (sq ft): 7,738
Meeting Rooms: 53
Meeting Space, SF: 77,952
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1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd
Tel: (412) 565-6000


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