About Us

Located in Virginia’s capital, the Greater Richmond Convention Center is one of the most desirable meeting destinations in the Mid-Atlantic region. The 700,000-square-foot facility sits on 5 and a half city blocks. Interior accommodations include 178,159 square feet of exhibit space, meeting and banquet rooms and the 30,550-square foot Grand Ballroom.

Parking consists of two adjoining decks that hold 1,540 vehicles and an additional 4,600 spaces are within a six-block radius.

For out of town guests, a plethora of three to five star accommodations are within close reach to the center.

Nearby attractions include The Diamond, a venue that hosts professional and collegiate baseball, the Virginia State Capitol Building and Virginia War Memorial.

The GRCC is a Certified Virginia Green Convention Center

The Virginia Green campaign promotes environmentally-friendly practices in Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green has “core activities” specific to each sector of tourism. These practices are the required minimum for participation in the program. Virginia Green encourages its participants to reduce their environmental impacts as much as possible.

The staff here is dedicated to being environmentally responsible and aims to exemplify the Virginia Green program. Green practices include recycling, waste reduction and conservation of energy.

Click the attached file to see a list of initiatives at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

GRCC Virginia Green fact sheet 2017

Greater Richmond Convention Center Authority

The Greater Richmond Convention Center was built as a result of cooperation between the City of Richmond and the surrounding counties of Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover. The Greater Richmond Convention Center is owned by the Greater Richmond Convention Center Authority, which is composed of these governmental entities and the Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond.

Spectra Venue Management Print

The Greater Richmond Convention Center is managed by Spectra Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum).

Spectra Venue Management knows it takes experience to host an unforgettable one. With a variety of Spectra managed Convention Centers throughout North America, we are the experts that help bring out the best in those who work with us.

At Spectra managed venues, we draw on innovation, collaboration, and engagement to create bottom-line impact for meeting planners, tradeshow organizers, and show producers. When you book at a Spectra managed venue, you can be assured that by utilizing our proven methods, innovative concepts, responsive customer service, and passionate industry professionals, a partnership with Spectra will turn your event into an unforgettable experience.