Bright, airy and beautifully designed, the award-winning Mobile Convention Center is ideally suited to its picturesque waterfront location in downtown Mobile. The striking exterior incorporates outdoor terraces on three sides of the center, while the expansive windows – more than 45,000 square feet of exterior glass -- afford magnificent views of the historic Mobile River from three levels. Covered walkways and crosswalks to nearby hotels give attendees the ultimate in convenience, with downtown dining, nightlife, shopping and sightseeing just minutes away. A 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall, 15,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom and 16 meeting rooms can accommodate meetings, conventions, social functions and consumer and trade shows of all sizes. A convention services staff of professionals with a track record of success provide assistance to groups with everything needed to customize events – pre-planning, attendance builders, housing, publicity, registration, spouse/youth activities and more.