Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex

First-class facility; 220,000-square-foot exhibition hall, 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, including two ballrooms, arena, concert hall, theater and Medical Forum conference building; in Uptown Entertainment District, adjacent to Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and The Westin Birmingham.

Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook

Opened October 2015; adjacent to Birmingham Botanical Gardens; 100 guest rooms; 12,000 sq. ft. of luxurious meeting space; ballroom; outstanding art collection; culinary and wine-blending classes; rooftop dining.

Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

Majestic AAA Four Diamond resort with live bagpipe music nightly; 259 guest rooms; 21,000 sq. ft. of event space and 12,000-square-foot outdoor terrace; ballroom with 900 theater-style seats; impressive art collection.

Sheraton Birmingham Hotel

Directly connected via skywalk to convention center and steps away from major attractions, including Birmingham Museum of Art; 757 luxury guest rooms and suites; Alabama’s only 25,000-square-foot ballroom; 5 miles from Birmingham International Airport.

The Westin Birmingham

Connected to convention center, and together they provide more than 385,000 sq. ft. of event space; more than 7,000 sq. ft. of sophisticated meeting space and 2,500 sq. ft. prefunction space; 294 posh guest rooms.


Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center

Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center

Downtown waterfront location; 317,000 sq. ft. of adaptable meeting space; 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall and 13,000 sq. ft. of prefunction space; two 7,800-square-foot-ballrooms; 45,000 sq. ft. of outdoor space with panoramic river and downtown views.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Birmingham

Opened in February; in downtown historic Five Point South district; 105 suites; 1,100 sq. ft. of banquet/meeting space; indoor heated pool; walking distance to city’s finest restaurants.

Redmont Hotel

Birmingham’s oldest hotel; 14-story historic downtown landmark; recently restored, replicating 1920s allure; 3,600 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel

Riverview Plaza Hotel

28-story, nautical-themed hotel adjoining Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center via skywalk; 373 well-appointed guest rooms and suites; 44,000 sq. ft. of event space with breathtaking views of Mobile Bay; fitness center; pool; near world-class golf courses.

The Admiral Hotel Mobile

The Empire Hotel

Historic 75-year-old art-deco hotel; 156 guest rooms; 6,000 sq. ft. of event space, including Crystal Ballroom; part of Hilton’s Curio Collection; two restaurants/bars; near convention center and Port of Mobile; 24-hour fitness center; outdoor pool and cabanas.

The Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel & Spa

Meticulously restored Historic Hotel of America; 238 lavish guest rooms and suites; Mobile’s only AAA Four Diamond restaurant; 22,000 sq. ft. of conference space, including 21 meeting rooms; full-service spa; fitness center; pool; just steps from city’s port.

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