|Memphis Convention Center Shuttles|
||The Memphis Cook Convention Center is located in the heart of downtown Memphis and is walking distance from hotels and dining as well as nightlife and entertainment.|
About the Memphis Convention Center
The facility itself provides exhibit space, meeting space and ballroom spaces for weddings or special events. Visitors to the convention center can enjoy the excitement offered by Memphis. The exhibition space in the Memphis Cook Convention Center comes in several forms. The largest space is the main exhibition hall is 125,000 square feet and is on the main level.
It has no columns to impede set up and can be divided into three separate sections as needed by smaller groups or multiple groups. There is also exhibition space available in the South Hall, which provides 32,000 square feet of space including covered parkway access and drive on ability.
Ballroom and reception sites are also plentiful. The main level has five separate ballrooms, all of which are also column free, that can be combined into multiple large ballrooms or into a single huge ballroom as needed. Between the exhibition hall and the ballrooms is a foyer that is ideal for registration and receptions for small groups as well as large ones.
There are many meeting spaces available at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. The mezzanine level contains seven separate meeting rooms and a full featured boardroom. The lobby level provides another nine meeting spaces that can seat up to 200 people. The lobby level also has a lounge that can be used by visitors or as a reception and registration area as needed.
Things to do in Memphis
Memphis is a famous musical city, being the home of rock and roll as well as Memphis blues and soul and gospel music. It is the place where many famous musicians got their start, including the most famous of Memphis residents, Elvis Presley. Aretha Franklin is among the others who started their careers in Memphis. Memphis is also a literary city, and is known to be the home of John Grisham who sets many of his legal thrillers in Memphis.