Nashville, TN has two new developments in the works.
Music City is soon to have their own medical mart for permanent
medical trade shows and a new convention center. The Mart, which
will also have conference facilities, is scheduled to be open July
2010. The 1.2 million square foot convention center is still a few
years away but events are already booked in 2013.
Anchorage, Alaska is now home to the Dena'ina Civic &
Convention Center. Combined with the Egan Center two blocks away
(which offers 45,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space) it is
accessible via temperature-controlled walkways. The convention
center can accommodate groups of up to 5,000.
Jackson, Mississippi Convention Complex opened this
past January boasting 330,000 square feet. The new facility can
accommodate groups of up to 6,000.
Santa Fe, New Mexico Convention Center opened their
center with 72,000 square feet. The convention center features 11
meeting rooms, a 17,925 square foot ballroom, 3,139 square feet of
prefunction space within the lobby and 11,139 square feet of outdoor
Raleigh, North Carolina opened their convention
center September 2008 with 500,000 square feet.