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David Lawrence Convention Center

Open 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 2 weeks ago
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 September 30, 2018
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1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3622
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Perthenia
Reviewed October 15, 2018

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

Thank freddiecat7
Reviewed September 30, 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

Thank Sorcerer55
Reviewed September 28, 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

Thank james W
Reviewed August 6, 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.

Thank 642herbp
Reviewed July 10, 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..

Thank 171carmeb
Reviewed June 18, 2018

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

Thank RahilS0
Reviewed May 30, 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

Thank we4singalto
Reviewed May 28, 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

Thank Chy R
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

I found the parking garage inadequate. Less than 300 spaces is not enough. It is a great place for a festival or show. It is a large warehouse space with plenty of room. The classroom spaces are well lit and really nice. I was there...More

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August 10, 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
May 21, 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.