Just south of downtown Reno and mere minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport lies the captivating, modern and competitive Reno-Sparks Convention Center. For technological amenities and extensive capacity, this expanded and renovated state-of-the-art facility is built to order for progressive business. And it is presented at a value you can’t match anywhere else.
The Reno-Sparks Convention Center boasts more than 600,000 square feet of single-level exhibition and meeting space with recently upgraded technology and award-winning service.
Our financial commitments and concessions provided by the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority and our supportive hotel partners are second-to-none. With more than 15,000 hotel rooms nearby, ranging from AAA Four Diamond resorts to boutique hotels, your rooming options are plentiful and the rates are affordable. You will also enjoy built-in cost savings with food and beverage pricing being 20% less than the national average.
The Reno-Sparks Convention Center provides the amenities of a first-tier city with small-town hospitality.
Learn more about Health and Safety protocols in place at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, including our Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation.
For more information on planning your event in Reno Tahoe, download our Meetings & Convention Planner.
The Reno-Sparks Convention Center (RSCC) is a 600,000 sq. ft. facility, featuring five (5) contiguous exhibit halls with 381,000 square feet of space. Each hall offers drive-in access, nineteen (19) freight doors, eight (8) of which are drive-in. The drive-in doors are highlighted by a 39’ wide by 32’ high hangar door providing access for oversized equipment, vehicles and aircraft. Other features include electrical, water, gas and air distribution systems.
Fifty-three (53) meeting rooms, accommodating groups from 50 to more than 3,000, compliment the Convention Center. And for your attendees’ convenience, the meeting space is strategically situated throughout the facility providing easy access to exhibit and registration areas.
The Reno-Sparks Convention Center has also been home to various sporting conventions throughout the year, including the USA Karate National Championships and Team Trials, USA Judo Scholastic Championships, USA Taekwondo US Open, USA Weightlifting Series 1 American Open, USA Volleyball National Championships, USA Gymnastics Men’s Junior Olympic Nationals, and the Amateur Athletic Union’s Basketball Jam On It Memorial Day Tournament.
You can now easily host virtual and hybrid events at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center! The Reno-Sparks Convention Center’s i-Studio can be used for your virtual meeting, keynote speakers, panel discussion or presentations. We can safely host your event to a live audience and to your remote attendees to create a hybrid event experience. Your virtual attendees and your live audience will see and hear each other and have the opportunity to interact together as if they were in the same room. With our virtual event format, your vendors and sponsors will connect virtually with all of your attendees through a mix of live general sessions, keynote speakers, interactive breakout sessions and vendor showcases.
To book your next convention, meeting, or tradeshow at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, please contact our Convention Sales staff at 1-800-367-7366. You may also contact us or submit an RFP online.
To book your next public show, meeting, banquet, or special event, please contact:
Senior Director of Sales and Events
775-229-7621 desk | 775-772-9433 cell
Some events at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center require tickets. If this is the case for an event you are looking to attend, you can call the Convention Center at (775) 229-7620 or email us at [email protected] to find out when tickets will be available at the ticket booth.
Concession stands at RSCC accept only credit or debit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.
$10 per space / per day
Accessible doors to the facility are located at the North, South and Main entrances. The Convention Center is one level, making each meeting room and exhibit hall easily accessible for all. Outside of each meeting room, exhibit hall, and bathroom are placards indicating the location in both English and Braille. There is at least one handicapped stall with wheelchair accessibility in each women’s and men’s restroom throughout the Convention Center.
There are a maximum of 37 handicapped parking spaces available on property, by the North and East entrances. The parking rate is $10 for all vehicles.
Not on site, but please contact Medtech: https://www.medtech-services.com/ to make arrangements for wheelchair or scooter rental.
For ticketed events, the RSCC allows:
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to; bags larger than 12” X 6” X 12”, backpacks, duffle bags, weapons, cans, bottles, food, wallet chains, professional video/audio recording equipment (GoPro’s, tripods, camera bags, etc.), fireworks, laser pens/glow sticks, iPads, coolers.
Exceptions – sports bags for athletic event participants & coaches, technical equipment for Conventions & Trade shows, and diaper bags accompanied by the infant (1 bag per infant).
NO storage of prohibited items will be allowed on the premises.
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