About Us

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) is one of the largest convention centers in the nation. Every year it welcomes over a million visitors attending major national and international conventions, meetings, concerts, athletic competitions, auto shows, and more.

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, the KBHCCD has been and continues to be a fixture in the Dallas skyline offering 1 million square feet of exhibit space, three ballrooms, 88 meeting rooms, 1,750-seat theater, and a 9,816-seat arena. The award-winning facility is connected to a 1,001-room hotel via skybridge and is adjacent to two Vertiport landing pads.

In 2018 Dallas jumped two spots to number six in the nation for meetings and conventions, rated by Cvent, the largest online event management software company, making it the only Texas city in the top 10. Come see why "Dallas Delivers"!

2 Million total square feet

65,124 square feet of ballrooms

1 million square feet of exhibit space

88 meeting rooms

21,290 square foot Arena with 9,816 Seats

1,750 seat theater, complete with dressing rooms

Heliport/ Vertiport with conference room

Beautifully manicured grounds, including the Dallas Police Memorial, Mary Kay Ash Grove, Pioneer Plaza, and Pioneer Cemetery with historic markers

2,039 surface parking spaces and 1,200 garage parking spaces

A Word from our Director

Rosa Fleming
Thank you for choosing the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas!

The entire Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) team looks forward to working with you. Our experienced staff is committed to providing you and your attendees with the highest level of customer service – ensuring the best event possible while in Dallas.

We partner with some of the most prestigious companies in the industry to provide your attendees with products and/or services of the highest level while at our facility. Centerplate, KBHCCD’s exclusive food and beverage provider, is one of North America’s largest catering companies and works with clients to create tailored, one-of-a-kind menus, often locally sourced, that will be sure to impress. Smart City Networks, KBHCCD’s exclusive telecommunications provider, is the nation’s leading connectivity supplier for convention centers and hospitality venues offering innovative, state-of-the-art solutions for our clients.

We care about the success of our customers, our community, and our service partners. As a commitment to you, the City of Dallas continues to make enhancements and upgrades to our facility. KBHCCD was awarded a LEED – EB Certification from the United States Green Building Council, encourages sustainable practices in our operation, through our EMS 14001 certification, and hosts multiple “green” meetings. Also, of note are KBHCCD’s Safety and Quality initiatives; KBHCCD holds certifications for an OHSAS 18001 Safety Management Systems, and an ISO 9001 Quality Management System.

We take great pride in listening to our clients and offering creative solutions to meet their needs. We always start with “Yes” because it’s fundamental to our culture and is necessary to accomplish our mission. Together with our partners, we are committed to delivering a world class experience, because Dallas Delivers!

Welcome to Dallas!
Rosa Fleming
Interim Director