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M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center

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301 W 5th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2806
+1 336-727-2976
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Promise you - this is not your typical convention center!

I do a lot of conventions/conferences and have never had or seen such impeccable customer service... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
channingway
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Roxboro NC
Surprisingly effective convention location, tremendous staff

The building is well laid out, clean, and a really good location for a moderate sized convention... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Jan 22, 2018
“A nice and spacious facility with great parking, hotels and food near by.”
Nov 28, 2017
“Nice facility, good parking and eating options, easy to walk to”
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301 W 5th St, Winston Salem, NC 27101-2806
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+1 336-727-2976
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

I do a lot of conventions/conferences and have never had or seen such impeccable customer service. All the staff were very friendly and helpful; food was top shelf; meeting rooms got a little chilly but they were quick to adjust for everyone; The only think...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The building is well laid out, clean, and a really good location for a moderate sized convention. It has modern, updated amenities to make conventioneers lives easier. As good as the facility itself was, the staff really makes the place. These were tremendously helpful and...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

It is a modern facility with several very large conference rooms; large enough to hold 3000+ in each. there are numerous bathrooms, and great windows to see the city when you need a break. The is a parking deck directly across the street, making parking...More

Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

Attended the Piedmont Craftsmen Fair here and was really pleased at how easy it was to get to the convention center. It's well within walking distance of many downtown hotels (and even from Old Salem), it's surrounded by a range of restaurants, and there are...More

Thank RobinL270
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The convention center was easy to get to and was surrounded by shops, hotels and restaurants. although a bit dated, the facility is well maintained and has all of the best and modern support equipment and management demonstrate consistent customer service.

Thank cumstead
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

The M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center is huge! It was my first visit to the center. I enjoyed meeting people from various organizations. The hospitality/food was great! I learned a lot!

Thank gloristines
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

I attended an event there this past weekend and had the worst food experience ever. Dried out Chicken and Salmon, over cooked Risotto, and watered down coffee and iced tea. How do you serve such food to a group of people I am not sure....More

Thank Sonya H
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I stopped at the Benton Convention Center during the National Black Theatre Festival and was very pleased with the beautiful job that was done renovation this facility. It now is a first class facility.

Thank byron s
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Had a 4 day conference here and it was great. The staff were polite and the facility was well maintained. Plenty of space and great place. Newly renevoated.

Thank Wade_Moseley
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Attended the Vendors Exhibit at the National Black Theatre Festival and was very impressed with the vibrant displays among vendors. Met some very interesting people and really appreciated their crafts. Look forward to attending the next time this event is held. Louise M.

Thank Libby11969
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Response from Christine F | Reviewed this property |
I do not think wheelchairs are available there. I often make arrangements with Scootaround to make arrangements at large convention centers like the Benton Center.
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