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About the Hampton Roads Convention Center

From the sail canopied over the main entrance to the sparkling water fountains and features that meander through the landscaped grounds, the Hampton Roads Convention Center’s nautical theme establishes a memorable atmosphere.
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While our website is an invaluable resource for information about the Hampton
Roads Convention Center, sometimes you just want a quick answer to your question. You can use this handy list of frequently asked questions to get an overview of the center’s capabilities and policies as well as to learn about Hampton and the rest of Coastal Virginia. If you don’t find the information you need here or on our website, please contact us by phone or email.

Is the Hampton Roads Convention Center environmentally friendly and a Green facility?
The HRCC is committed to searching for ways to be an Earth-friendly steward and work together with our community to improve Hampton, Virginia’s environmental profile. We progressively strive to be as “Green” as possible and we are committed to reducing our environmental impact by persistently looking for efficiencies and greener practices in our day-to-day operations. At the HRCC, we actively encourage recycling and overall waste reduction. Our water features recycle the water that is utilized; our large windows provide natural lighting; our restrooms feature motion-sensors on all toilets; and, we utilize “green” cleaners and products.

What is there for my convention delegates to do in Hampton?
Within immediate proximity of the Hampton Roads Convention Center, visitors can enjoy an array of shops and restaurants at Peninsula Town Center and the Power Plant of Hampton Roads. From April through October, guests may ride the BID Bus, a free shuttle that connects the Coliseum Central business district with Downtown Hampton. The exciting variety of dining and retail in both districts are complimented by world-class attractions like Fort Monroe, harbor tours, the Virginia Air & Space Center, nature preserves ideal for hiking, walking and biking, and historic Hampton University. There are two golf courses (with clubs available for rent) located just five minutes away. Hampton is located at the center of Coastal Virginia, so your guests will enjoy a bounty of adventure and entertainment.

Is it easy to get to the Hampton Roads Convention Center?
The Hampton Roads Convention Center is located in the center of the Hampton Roads, or Coastal Virginia, region.  Hampton is conveniently accessible to I-95 via I-64, and the convention center is located at the cross roads of I-64 and I-664. Hampton is accessible by two international airports, Norfolk (ORF) and Newport News/Williamsburg (PHF) and is located within a brief drive of AMTRAK service.

Is there a fee to park at the Hampton Roads Convention Center?
There are 4,000 free parking spaces at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

When can I consider my reservation at the HRCC confirmed?
Following the execution of the Lease agreement for your event, the HRCC will assign an Event Manager to work with you on event planning and implementation.

If I require a block of hotel rooms for my conference or convention, is there assistance available to help identify a hotel that will meet my needs?
For events requiring a block of 50 or more hotel rooms, the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau sales team will assist you by distributing your event information to Hampton hoteliers and collecting availability and room rates on your behalf. They can also assist you by providing customized group services based on the unique needs of your group event.

What role does the Event Manager serve in the success of my event?
The Event Manager will contact you as soon as assigned and will remain your primary client liaison through the conclusion of your event. The major function of your Event Manager is to gather all event information and disseminate that information to our in-house operating departments

Request for Proposal

Thank you for considering HRCC for your next event. Please use the Request for Proposal Form to provide us with as much information about your event as you can.



Hampton Roads Convention Center
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

Main Number: 757-315-1610
Toll Free Number: 866-484-HRCC
Fax Number: 757-315-1612