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“PAII conference”

Charleston Area Convention Center
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Owner description: The Charleston Area Convention Center Campus, centrally located within the Charleston metro region, opened August 12, 1999 with an exhibition hall of 76,960 square feet, divisible into three separate halls.The exhibit hall floor features floor boxes thirty feet on center with power, communication, microphones, and drains, with a conduit system that allows you to pull a line anywhere in the hall. Floor boxes at the columns have water and on the column is forced air.There is a thirty-foot clearance from the floor to the bottom of the roof joist. The ceiling features an exposed overhead structure for convenient rigging as well as metal halide and dimmable quartz lighting. Wall panels hide in wall pockets when not in use. Each hall, when divided, has pre-function access, concessions and restrooms. Loading docks are accessible to each hall with vehicle access three coiling doors. The halls have a public address system, fully equipped with overhead sprinklers for your safety, and are ADA compliant.For our International exhibitors, the Convention Center is a Foreign Trade Zone. Pre-function space connects to the Ballrooms, the Performing Art Center and Meetings Rooms. Indoor connectors attach the North Charleston Coliseum, Montague Terrace and the Embassy Suites Hotel. Performing Arts Center: The Performing Arts Center is an intimate and aesthetic venue that hosts many theater shows and concerts. With 2,300 cushioned seats and full production capabilities, this is a perfect space for large auditorium style meetings. The PAC features an in-house, state of the art, sound system and lighting system. There are two loading docks, a complete rigging grid and a 110’ x 40’ stage. Additionally, there are eight dressing rooms, complete support services and food and beverage services.Embassy Suites:The Embassy Suites Charleston Convention Center adjacent to the Convention Center, features 255 rooms, and lease and service the 25,000 square foot (combined) Ballrooms and 14 Meeting Rooms.Centerplate Catering: Our in-house food and beverage service provider, Centerplate Catering, is responsible for all concessions within the Convention Center, North Charleston Coliseum, Montague Terrace, and North Charleston Performing Arts Center.Exhibit Halls Catering: Within these areas, there are two entities that can satisfy your food service needs, Centerplate Catering and Embassy Suites, both located on Campus. For alcohol sales, Centerplate Catering holds the exclusive rights on this service.Ballroom and Meeting Room Space Catering: Within these areas, Embassy Suites holds the exclusive rights to all food and beverage services.
VA
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“PAII conference”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2014

Good space and comfortable environment. WI problems the whole time we attended. Loved all the places to eat almost right across the street.

Visited January 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Michael MacDonald Concert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

what a blast we had!! Michael MacDonald you never disapoint. Great show!!! Kudos!! We loved the seating. Third row. It doesnt get any better than that.

Visited October 2013
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Boiling Springs, SC
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55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Conference”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

Easy to unload and set up. Sound system actually works throughout the exhibit hall. Embassy Suites is connected by a skywalk, very convenient

Visited June 2013
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Conroe, Texas, United States
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105 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Visitors Center Great Starting Place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

This is the place to begin your touring of the area. Best parking here. We took a Historic city bus tour $68.00, which leaves from the Visitors Center. Then we purchased the Charleston Heritage Passport. Best value. $91.90 Admission to nine of the areas most important historic sites. Good for two days. Savings of 40% off regular price.

Visited May 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Go First”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

The lines to see a convention center rep was long, but once we got the the window, they were very helpful. You can get tickets for most anything there, but I wonde if especially for some of the tours, a person may get a better price dealing directly with the tour operator.

Visited May 2013
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