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“Excellent place for conventions”

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
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Ranked #66 of 389 things to do in Boston
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“Excellent place for conventions”
Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Attended the Yankee Dental Convention. You have to arrive early if you want to park in the NCEC lot otherwise you hunt for more expensive parking that is not in the immediate vicinity.
The BCEC does a good job hosting conventions but food is very expensive here.

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“Work in Progress?”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

We exhibited this week at the BCEC. First the positives: new & clean facility, and an attractively styled food court with a good diversity in food. Prices in the food court are average for a convention center.
Negatives: parking - basically the paved back lot, absolutely 3rd class. No parking garage or covered parking is available, unless perhaps you want to park at the Westin next door. (?) Try walking in from the parking lot during inclement or a Boston winter day. Try walking in from the parking lot with a few things to carry. Did I mention there are not enough spaces when there is more than one event going on? Another issue that does not seem as well thought out as perhaps it could be is the use of multiple levels. The stairs and escalators are rather steep, which strikes as a less than optimum design for the general aging of our population.

Visited November 2012
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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
“ABX had its annual function here”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

This was my first visit to the Boston Convention Center and the ABX exposition. This convention center is immense- it has three huge exhibition halls. The ABX exhibition was the largest construction expo I've yet attended. This Convention center's layout reminds me a lot of an air terminal at a major city- they even have motorized carts for those who cannot walk the entire length of the facility. There is a food court, and bottled water is a pricey $3.50. What is pleasantly surprising is that the noise level at ABX was manageable with little echos. It's a part of a major renewal of this area of Boston- and a noteworthy one at that. A fine place for a convention.

Visited November 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Served its purpose”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

Large convention center with a lot of space. The staff was helpful and polite. The IT equipment was average, but did the job. Served its purpose nicely.

Visited October 2012
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Brooklyn, New York
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“Antique roadshow event”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

great large area, very friendly people . would love to go again. Loved every minute of it.AAAAA+++++

Visited June 2012
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