Convention Center

Denver, CO Convention Center Information

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The Colorado Convention Center is located in the central business district of downtown Denver, CO. This facility is capable of hosting trade shows, conferences, and large corporate events. This is the largest facility of its type in Denver.

Convention Center Facility Capacity Stats


The open floor space can be configured in a number of different ways, allowing for versatility in the functionality of the area.

Colorado Convention Center Parking Garage

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There is a parking garage attached to the convention center and there is a railway station inside of this parking structure. You can see the parking garage and light-rail train in the photo to the right.

This parking garage is open to anyone who is visiting the downtown Denver area. You don’t need to be attending an event at the convention center in order to use the parking structure here. The parking garage is open 24 hr/day and 7 days/week.

If you are going to the Wells Fargo Theater inside of the convention center, you may have the option to pre-pay for your parking with your tickets. If you do this, you should receive a parking ticket/print-out and you will need to place this clearly on your dashboard when you park in this structure.

Hotels Near the Convention Center

The Hyatt Regency is the closest place to stay to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The Altitude Restaurant (Pictured below) is located on the ground floor of this hotel, so you can reference the Altitude photo to see how short the walk is from this hotel to the convention center. This hotel is less than 100 yards away from the Convention Center. You can view more hotels here; Denver Hotel Guide.

Restaurants Near the CO Convention Center

Below you can see a few of the best restaurants that are located within a short walking distance of the Colorado Convention Center. Most events within the facility will have food and catering, but the nearby restaurants can afford visitors a pleasant lunch break.

All of the restaurants listed below are located within a 1 block radius of the convention center. The convention center itself is only 2 blocks away from the 16th street mall. If you have time to walk a few extra blocks, you will be able to find food and restaurants of just about any variety there.

Altitude Restaurant

This restaurant is located right across the street from the convention center. This is one of the most convenient places to eat if you are visiting this part of downtown Denver on business. You can see how close this restaurant is to the convention center in the photo to the right. This restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There is no dress code here and you can expect to pay about $35-$45 for a full meal.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company

This restaurant is located just across the street from the Altitude Restaurant and the Colorado Convention Center. This is a seafood restaurant, most notable for its brand name which is derived from the movie: Forest Gump. The food here is slightly cheaper than the Altitude Restaurant. Menu highlights include Clam Chowder, and various arrangements of fresh Shrimp.

Denver CO Convention Center FAQ

Are there any ATM machines inside of the convention center?

Yes, there are 3 ATM machines located in various lobby areas throughout the facility.

Is there a wireless internet connection in the building?

Yes, there is wireless internet access, and the convention center can also provide a local private network among other data networking services.

Who owns the Colorado Convention Center?

This facility is owned by an international company called SMG. SMG manages more than 200 large venue properties around the world.

Does this convention center provide audio/visual equipment for presentations and speaking engagements?

Yes, there is a wide variety of equipment that can be rented and used including projectors and display screens.

What kind of food is available in the convention center?

Each vendor has the opportunity to order a wide variety of food services including catering for vendor and booth employees, as well as visitors who are attending various conventions.

Colorado Convention Center