If you are a convention planner, chances are you’re looking for a vibrant, affordable, entertaining, and hospitable place to gather your delegates. Well, you’re in luck. Birmingham is often referred to as “the friendliest and most affordable city in the South.” And, while that might not be an official accolade, it’s certainly a believable one.
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Today, our beloved city is experiencing a remarkable cultural and economic renaissance that is evident in our revitalized city, booming economy and the unmatched spirit of adventure, generosity and hospitality among our people.
“ONE OF AMERICA’S EMERGING DOWNTOWNS.” — FORBES MAGAZINE
Birmingham is centrally-located in the heart of the South – but not just geographically. If you’re looking for a true, Southern experience, look no further.
THERE’S ALWAYS SOMETHING HAPPENING IN BIRMINGHAM.
Downtown Birmingham has one of the only all-in-one complex facilities in the Southeast. The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex includes 220,000 square feet of exhibition space, over 100,000 square feet of meeting space, an 18,000-seat arena, 3,000-seat concert hall, and 1,000-seat theater — all within a stone’s throw of restaurants, hotels, theaters, parks, and more.
“A TREASURE OF UNEXPECTED COOL.” — LONELY PLANET
Our city’s parks and green spaces are a welcome retreat when it’s time to relax, and Birmingham has a vibrant nightlife as well. From large music venues, to intimate listening rooms and historic theaters, there’s always something happening.
We are also home to 140,000 yards of some of the best public golf on earth. From the quaint, quiet getaways just moments from downtown, to the world-famous Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail with 72 challenging holes spread across 2 scenic locations, Birmingham is a golfer’s paradise. So, when it comes time to book your convention, make sure you practice your long game, bring your putter, and check for perfect, southern skies – because you’re in for quite a round. Find out more about Golfing in Birmingham.
“#1 NEXT HOT FOOD CITY.”—ZAGAT
Birmingham’s commitment to culinary excellence has made our city a destination for foodies from around the country. It’s how we’ve brought home multiple James Beard awards, an Iron Chef victory and a healthy portion of other accolades, including being named “America’s Number One Next Hot Food City” by Zagat.com. With a delicious combination of award-winning, chef-owned and operated fine dining restaurants, cafes, pizza parlors, and microbreweries, Birmingham is quickly becoming the food capital of the South. Check out some of the hottest dining spots.
BOOK YOUR CONVENTION IN BIRMINGHAM, AND SAVOR EVERY MOMENT.
With world-class attractions, lodging and dining fueling its reputation, Birmingham is an attractive, affordable meeting host. CVB servicing personnel are experts on ideas for social gatherings during your convention, as well as for family entertainment while you’re in meetings.
Our staff is also well connected with local tour operators and other servicing providers to help you plan a wide range of activities during your visit.
Put the power of the CVB to work for you. Complete the RFP form here, or attach your own RFP, convention requirements, or meeting histories.