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David Lawrence Convention Center

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fun waterfall feature right on the river

Even if you aren't in town for a conference, the waterfall feature is worth walking through... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
Outstanding convention center

Convention Center is interesting and the design fascinating. GREAT view over the river. Dont miss... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for World of Wheels Autorama and were pleasantly surprised with our first visit ever to Pittsburgh and the Convention Center. The GPS easily guided us in and finding the parking garage was a breeze. Every employee we encountered was pleasant and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Pineapple62
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Even if you aren't in town for a conference, the waterfall feature is worth walking through, especially after dark.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Perthenia
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Really cool building & right beside the water. Lots of places around for convenient walking to explore.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank freddiecat7
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Convention Center is interesting and the design fascinating. GREAT view over the river. Dont miss the waterfall. Depending on how your convention is laid out you can walk a LOT around between rooms. Area is very clean, staff super helpful, parking spaces are numerous but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sorcerer55
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This convention center is HUGE! However, there are staff and security personnel all over to assist with directing you. Technology is not an issue for presenters because IT personnel is there to assist with presentation loading, microphone sound checks, and compatibility with videos/real-time polling. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank N7107HQjamesw
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is not only a huge convention center, but is also a work of art. The aesthetics of the building outside are gorgeous and very modern and the space inside is huge. Took one star out for not having good eating place inside.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 642herbp
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The building is huge and well organized. It is well air conditioned and had fun at the convention. Went for the Antecon event and I was amazed at all the people yet it was organized so it flowed wonderfully..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 171carmeb
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The perfect location for Intel ISEF 2018. Perfect sized halls and amazing views of the city. Absolutely unforgettable.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RahilS0
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Great venue for a very large crowd. Rest rooms convienently located throughout the event space. This event housed many vendors, which were spaced to create excellent walking room in the aisles with the large crowds. First visit to this venue, and I would return for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank we4singalto
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Staff was very friendly. Bathrooms and main areas were kept clean which was surprising considering the number of people (volleyball tournament) especially teenagers. They even supplied many bottled water dispensers which was very convenient and nice. The water views and bridges are beautiful. All in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chy R
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11 August 2018|
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Response from Rob N | Reviewed this property |
My personal favorites are the Westin (closest) and the Rennaissance near the 6th street bridge.
Shajmil S
21 May 2018|
Response from Rob N | Reviewed this property |
They are several restaurants a few blocks from the convention center in the Strip District(Penn Avenue). I think you'll like Luke Wholey's wild Alaskan grille. They open at 11 and should be able to handle 25.