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Fort Worth: Convention Facilities

The Fort Worth Convention Center in downtown Fort Worth is the city's major facility. The center has 253,226 square feet of exhibit space, 41 meeting rooms, a 28,160 square foot ballroom, a 3,000-seat theater, and a 14,000-seat arena. The Fort Worth Water Gardens are directly across the street and Sundance Square is only 5 blocks away.

Will Rogers Memorial Center is located in the museum district within walking distance of museums such as the Kimbell, Amon Carter, Modern Art, and the Science and History museums. The Botanic and Japanese Gardens are also nearby. The center contains 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 6,000-seat coliseum, a 3,000-seat auditorium, an equestrian center with 2,000-seat arena, and meet-ing/banquet facilities. The Bass Performance Hall can host events for as many as 500 people in the lobby to well over 2,000 people in the auditorium.

The Renaissance Worthington Hotel, the Radisson Plaza, and the Ramada Plaza Hotel are other downtown facilities equipped with meeting rooms and exhibit space. The city has more than 130 hotels/motels with more than 11,000 rooms, and the Metroplex area, including the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, boasts even more convention facilities.

Convention Information: Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, 415 Throckmorton, Fort Worth, TX 76102; telephone (817)336-8791 or (800)433-5747