The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) is Alabama’s largest convention address, with meeting facilities all on one campus. The BJCC complex campus has 350,000 square feet of convention and exhibition space. The complex includes an 18,000-seat arena and 4,000 seats in two theaters. Two hotels, The Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and Westin Birmingham, are also part of the complex. The complex also includes Uptown entertainment district and Topgolf. The new 45,000-capacity seat Protective Stadium is expected to be completed in 2021. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) football team will be the $174 million open-air multi-purpose stadium’s primary tenant, making Protective Stadium the Home of the UAB Blazers.
On April 2, 2020, Legacy Arena will close for an expansion and renovation project for approximately 18 months. Interior renovations will include structural and non-structural work and, in some cases, the complete replacement of components. Exterior renovations will include modifications and alterations to the building envelope and loading docks as well as sitework, landscaping and hardscaping. Click here for the BJCC Legacy Arena Renovation.