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Neal Kocurek Memorial Austin Convention Center
Austin Convention Center
Convention center seen from northwest corner
Address500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701
OwnerCity of Austin
Built1989-1992
OpenedJuly 4, 1992[1]
Renovated1999, 2002, 2010, 2011
Construction cost
$35 million
Former names
Austin Convention Center (1992-2004)[2]
Classroom-style seating
24 (Austin Suite)
Theatre seating
5,285 (Sport Hall)
3,940 (Grand Ballroom)
Enclosed space
 • Total space881,400 square feet (82,000 m2)
 • Exhibit hall floor247,052 square feet (23,000 m2)
 • Breakout/meeting58,152 square feet (5,400 m2)
 • Ballroom63,928 square feet (5,900 m2)
Parking2 garages, 1685 total spaces
Bicycle facilities
124 bike racks[3]
Website
Venue Website

The Neal Kocurek Memorial Austin Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in Austin, Texas. The building is the home of the Texas Rollergirls, and was also home to the Austin Toros basketball team, until their move to the Cedar Park Center in nearby Cedar Park in 2010. The facility is also the primary "home base" for the internationally renowned South by Southwest technology, music and film conference/festival, held annually in March.

  1. ^ "Inside the Austin Convention Center". Austin American-Statesman. Austin, Texas: Cox Enterprises. June 28, 1992. p. C1.
  2. ^ "Austin Convention Center renamed for civic leader". Austin Business Journal. American City Business Journals. December 4, 2004. Retrieved October 29, 2013.
  3. ^ "Directions, Maps, and Parking". Austin Convention Center. Archived from the original on May 6, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.

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