The Las Cruces Convention Center, operated by Spectra Venue Management, is committed to providing an exemplary destination for meetings, conventions, consumer shows, banquets, trade shows and entertainment. We strive to offer the highest level of customer services for our customers and their attendees.
We are committed to providing professional management by operating the facilities with the highest level of efficiency and professional integrity, being a good corporate citizen and striving to exceed expectations of our customers, clients and business partners.
No two events are exactly alike, that’s why the Las Cruces Convention Center is designed to be as flexible as it is attractive. The LEED Gold certified Convention Center is 55,000 square feet with just over 30,000 square feet of meeting space. The facility features a 14,500 square foot exhibition hall as well as a nearly 9,000 square foot ballroom. There are 6 break-out rooms with nearly 3,000 square feet of space. Additionally, the building boasts over 5,000 square feet outdoor space and 8,500 square feet of indoor pre-function space.
Free WiFi for all attendees is accessible throughout the facility – and we offer the fastest internet speed available.
The Convention Center is located at 680 University Avenue, at the corner of University Avenue and Union Avenue. The Center is within close proximity of restaurants, entertainment, shopping, and boasts over 2,500 hotel rooms within a 6 mile radius.
It is our goal at the Las Cruces Convention Center to provide great customer service for all planners, visitors, and exhibitors that will be our guests. Please feel free to call us at 575.526.0100 so we may answer any other questions you may have.
Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three main divisions: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com
Spectra is a provider of sports and entertainment hospitality services in New Mexico. One or more of the divisions is at work supporting eight New Mexico venues and events, including:
• Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (Food Services & Hospitality)
• Las Cruces Convention Center (Venue Management)
• Isotopes Park (Food Services & Hospitality)
• Santa Ana Star Center (Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
• New Mexico Stars (Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
• Lea County Events Center and Fairgrounds (Venue Management, Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
• Clovis Civic Center (Venue Management)
• Curry County Events Center & Fairgrounds (Venue Management)
Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a Fortune 50 media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor also owns and operates the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center venue. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com, PhiladelphiaFlyers.com and WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com for more information.
The Las Cruces Convention Center is managed by Spectra Venue Management, a division of Comcast Spectacor. Click here to view job listings at the Las Cruces Convention Center and any other Spectra-managed venues.
14,500 square feet of column-free contiguous space. The Exhibit Hall features carpeted floors and access to utilities for ease of logistics and exhibitor satisfaction. The 20’ clearance height of the space, along with a large ground level roll up door, offers the flexibility for bringing in large exhibits and rigging from the ceiling for full production events.
Approximately 9,000 square feet of column-free carpeted space and the 24’ ceilings will show the exposed wood beams to add to the ambiance of the well appointed space. The Ballroom boasts an outdoor covered event area with views of the Organ Mountains.
Nearly 3,000 square feet of breakout space in six 18′ x 27′ meeting rooms which can also be combined to form two 36′ x 54′ meeting rooms 1,458 square feet each.
The Las Cruces Convention Center has over 8,500 square feet of indoor prefunction space that illuminates with natural light – providing a warm and inviting environment for your attendees, as well as over 5,000 square feet of outdoor space.
In-house, onsite food and beverage services will be provided exclusively by the Las Cruces Convention Center. The team at the Convention Center will work to create customized options that fit the taste and budget of any group. The food and beverage department can create menus to suit your group whether it’s a meeting for 20 or a gala for 800.
The Las Cruces Convention Center offers in-house Audio Visual services. Our state-of-the-art equipment will enhance your program and showcase your content professionally to your attendees. Our staff will work with you to create the perfect custom concept for your event and will deliver the package seamlessly and professionally. Contact your event manager to start planning a package that is perfect for you.
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The Las Cruces Convention Center has everything you need. Our event services department exists to assist event planners in managing a successful event, regardless of size and scope.
Onsite parking offers 350 paved spaces and over 100 spaces of overflow parking with easy access to the building. Additional overflow parking is located a short walk from the building.
Truck access is conveniently laid out with a “U-shaped” loading dock with a dock leveler to allow load in and out for all size trucks. Additionally a drive up ramp with a 12×12 overhead door allows direct access to the exhibit hall floor. A ramp leading to the outdoor plaza and 2- 8 x 10 doors allow access to the Ballroom.
Electrical power for events is conveniently located in floor boxes located on 30’ centers throughout the exhibit hall and ballroom. These boxes all have multiple 60 amp service and various boxes have 208 volt single phase connections. Supplemental power is provided at various locations to provide stage or heavy exhibit needs. These are 200 Amp, 3 Phase disconnects. Power for registration or exhibits is located throughout the Pre-function areas.