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Hickory Metro Convention Center

Opened in 1997 and home to a variety of events, including the Pottery & Antiques Festival, the Toy, Hobby, Sports & 
NASCAR Show, and the Carolina Home & Garden Show, the Hickory Metro Convention Center is one of the newest 
convention centers near Charlotte.

The Hickory Metro Convention Center is ideal for conferences, banquets, corporate meetings, events and trade show 
locations in western North Carolina. The convention center features over 76,000 square feet of meeting space, accommodates
groups up to 3,800, and is within walking distance of major hotels, restaurants and shopping destinations. 
 

Convention Center features:


• Complimentary parking
• Complimentary Wi-Fi
• Versatile audio visual and electrical capabilities
• State of the art audio system throughout the facility
• Moveable wall partitions in each of the exhibit halls and meeting rooms
• Versatile food and beverage options with onsite caterer, Liazzo's Catering
• Ease of accessibility with the Hickory Metro Convention Center being located all on one level
• Loading docks and ground level access
• Concession stands in each large hall
• Multi-window ticket offices
• Onsite Regional Visitors Center

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Hickory Metro Convention Center

Convention Center dimensions