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Berglund Special Events Center
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To book an event or for additional booking information, please contact:

Cathy Ring for Convention Sales - Meetings/Banquets/Tradeshows at 540.853.6860 or cathy.ring@TheBerglundCenter.com
Robyn Schon for Sports & Live Entertainment at 540.853.6861 or robyn.schon@TheBerglundCenter.com

Berglund Special Events Center
Special Events Center Technical Information (Printable View)

Southwest Virginia's premiere location for trade shows, conferences, meetings, and more!

The Special Events Center opened in March 2007 and has rapidly become a popular destination for meeting planners and clients from as far away as Vancouver. With 46,000 square feet of exhibit space, it's just the right size for events that attract a few hundred to just over 5,000 attendees. The Special Events Center is a complement to the existing Coliseum, Exhibit Hall, and Performing Arts Theatre, providing additional space for larger shows and conventions.

Room Dimensions
46,000 square feet total
300’ x 150’ with 6 columns
Ceiling height is 32’
Pre-Function Area
Available as a lobby for guests entering the Center
Booth Space
8’ x 10’ booths = 273 [booths w/o concessions = 281]
10’ x 10’ booths = 229 [booths w/o concessions = 237]
Two (2) permanent concession stands
Portables also available for additional points of sale
Data & Electrical
Wireless internet available
Each floor box is equipped with electrical, phone, and data lines and one (1) 100 amp service
Public Address (PA) system – two (2) floor jacks (1 on south end and 1 on north end)
Electronic message kiosk in pre-function area
Sound system may be patched into the Coliseum and Exhibit Hall
5-disc CD changer available
One (1) 200 amp cam-lock service on the north end
Handicap Access
Elevator for wheelchairs is accessible through the Lobby in the Pre-Function Area
Load-In Area:
Two (2) large load-in areas located on the north end (12’w x 12’h and 10’w x 11’h)
Two (2) large load-in areas located on the west end (both are 12’w x 14’h)(Interstate 581 side)
Overhead lighting with dimming capabilities
Two (2) permanent concession stands located on both the north and south walls
Two (2) ticket offices - one at the north entrance and one at the south entrance
There are two (2) sets of men’s and women’s bathrooms in and near the Special Events Center,
and one (1) set of men’s and women’s bathrooms located in the Pre-Function Area
located on the north wall
Three (3) show offices for use by clients

If needed information is not included, please contact our booking department at 540.853.6860 or e-mail us at cathy.ring@TheBerglundCenter.com.

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