Not to brag (well, maybe a little) but we’re the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, offering 255,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space, 50 meeting rooms, two grand ballrooms, full-service catering with a wildly varied range of concession options, and an 800-space underground parking garage.
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Main features and amenities
“The OCC staff was great to work with and bent over backwards to make our conference a success. A fantastic team!”
– IEEE NSREC, July 2016
- Portland Ballroom: 34,200 square feet, divisible into eight sections with a 16,000-square-foot lobby.
- Oregon Ballroom: 25,200 square feet, divisible into four sections perfect for large breakouts.
- 255,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space with drive-in access from three street-level entries.
- 50 meeting rooms with 18-foot ceilings and individualized lighting sets.
- $2 million in artwork throughout lobbies and public spaces.
- Two VIP suites overlooking their respective exhibit halls.
- 600-room headquarter hotel planned across the street for 2018.
- U.S. Green Building Council LEED Platinum, Green Meeting Industry Council APEX/ASTM Level IV, and Salmon-Safe certified.
- Extensive front and back-of-house recycling and composting programs.
- OCC features one of the highest-producing solar power arrays ever installed on a U.S. convention center. Its 6,500+ solar panels are expected to produce 25-30 percent of the facility’s electricity.
- High-speed Internet and Wi-Fi connections throughout, allowing up to 5,000 simultaneous connections.
- Concessions serving both the exhibit halls and lobbies, two Portland Roasting Co. cafés, and Stir Bistro and Lounge in the main lobby.