From the Mid-South’s largest agricultural show, to an intimate seated dinner for 1,700, to a concert hall fit for a King, The Memphis Cook Convention Center, along with The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts is Memphis’ go-to location to make sure your next event is… Eventful!

Overlooking sunsets on The Mississippi, we’re the authentic and affordable event venue right in the heart of legendary Downtown Memphis — Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

We’re known for meeting the most demanding event needs and surpassing all expectations, always with a taste of true southern hospitality!

“Flexible is the best way to describe the Convention Center and Cannon Center” said Pierre Landaiche, Vice President and General Manager of the Memphis Management Group, the company hired to manage the meeting and entertainment facility. “Large or small we can accommodate almost any group.”

Convenient too, he adds, with its connection to the 600 room Sheraton Hotel, 1,000 car garage and proximity to Downtown Memphis’ most popular attractions. The Center is within easy walking distance to the Mississippi River, Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and just blocks away from world famous Beale Street, The National Civil Rights Museum and the Historic South Main Arts District.

“Our greatest asset though is our people,” Landaiche said. “From the moment you talk to one of our sales professionals to your interaction with our event services experts, you will realize our experience, professionalism and attention to detail is what sets us apart.”


Exhibit Hall/Ballroom Level: Features a 125,000 square-foot column-free space, a 28,000 square-foot ballroom, 5 meeting rooms, a pre-function foyer and registration area, and an outdoor terrace overlooking the Mississippi River.

Mezzanine: Features 7 full-equipped, self contained meeting rooms, an executive boardroom and is connected via skywalk to the Sheraton Hotel.

Grand Lobby: Perfect for receptions, registrations, or a lounge area for convention delegates and guests to gather. And, features 14 additional meeting rooms.

South Hall: Features a 35,000 square-foot room with 32-foot ceiling, a large truck access tunnel, exhibitor storage room, and direct access to a 1,000 space covered parking garage.

Additional information

Location: 255 N. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38111

contact: Nicole Seltzer, 901.576.1253 or Pierre Landaiche, 901.576.1203

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