Salt Lake City Conventions

Salt Lake City hosts many conventions, conferences, and meetings each year. Conventions are held at Salt Palace Convention Center in downtown Salt Lake or in Sandy at the South Towne Expo Center.


Conventions held each year in Salt Lake

  • Outdoor Retailer Summer Market - 22,000 attendance
  • Outdoor Retailer Winter Market - 22,000 attendance
  • Salt Lake Comic Con - 100,000 attendance (largest convention in Utah)
  • FanXperience Convention - 75,000 attendance
  • doTERRA Essential Oils Convention - 12,000 attendance
  • USANA Convention - 10,000 attendance
  • Western Hunting & Conservation Expo - 10,000 attendance
  • Girl Scouts of the USA - 12,000 attendance
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association - 10,000 attendance
  • Stampin' Up Annual Convention - 10,000 attendance
  • ASA International Annual Meetings - 8,000 attendance
  • Melaleuca Convention - 8,000 attendance
  • WakeUpNow Annual Conference - 8,000 attendance
  • Cross Fit Games Regional Competition (South Towne Expo Center)
  • Rootstech Conference - 7,000 attendance
  • School Nutrition Association - 6,800 attendance
  • Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association - 6,000 attendance
  • Adobe Users Summit Convention - 5,000 attendance
  • Nu Skin Convention - 5,000 attendance
  • Utah Dental Association Convention - 6,000 attendance
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine - 5,500 attendance
  • Utah RV, Boat, and Travel Show - 5,000 attendance
  • SLC International Tattoo Convention - 5,000 attendance
  • USA Fencing Association National Championships - 5,000 attendance
  • American Correctional Association North American Conference - 4,500 attendance
  • Solution Tree PLC State - 4,500 attendance
  • A Plus Events National Title - 4,000 attendance
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting and Exhibit - 4,000 attendance
  • ASEA Annual Convention - 4,000 convention
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration 2014 Annual Meeting and Exhibit - 4,000 attendance
  • Young Living Essential Oils Convention - 3,500 attendance
  • CNS Art & Soup - 3,500 attendance
  • Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting - 3,500 attendance
  • American Choral Directors Association National Conference - 3,000 attendance
  • Associated Foods Tradeshow - 3,000 attendance
  • Bridal Showcase - 3,000 attendance
  • Zija Annual Convention - 3,000 attendance
  • IUFRO World Congress - 3,000 attendance
  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals Global Conference & Exhibition - 2,500 attendance
  • Novell Brainshare Convention - 2,500 attendance
  • SETAC Annual Conference - 2,500 attendance
  • Annual Allies Dinner: Equality in my Community - 2,300 attendance
  • American String Teacher's Annual Conference - 2,200 attendance
  • Home Preservation Workshop - 2,000 attendance
  • Yoli 2015 Annual Meeting - 2,000 attendance
  • Missy Marlowe Invitational - 1,300 attendance
  • SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering - 1,200 attendance
  • EMS Associates Annual Conference - 1,100 attendance


Salt Palace Convention Center - Utah's Best Vacation RentalsSalt Palace Convention Center

Address: 100 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: (385) 468-2222

The Salt Palace Convention Center is located in downtown Salt Lake and is the main venue in Salt Lake for hosting major conventions. Conventions and conferences are booked by the Salt Lake Visitor and Convention Bureau (SLCVB). The Salt Place offers over 515,000 square feet (47,800 m2) of exhibit space, 164,000 square feet (15,200 m2) of meeting space, including a 45,000-square-foot (4,200 m2) grand ballroom, and 66 meeting rooms. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics.

old Salt Palace Salt Lake City

Old Salt Palace

In the 1980's the old Salt Palace stood on the property of the current convention center. At the time is was home to professional NBA basketball team Utah Jazz, and before that the Utah Stars. It was the main landmark on the west park of downtown Salt Lake. Since it's replacement, downtown's westside has completely transformed with the new Gateway Mall, condominiums, a redeveloped Pioneer Park, and more.

Helpful Links

Convention Calendar

Salt Palace map and floor plan
Parking
Transportation information


South Towne Expo Center

Address: 9575 S State St, Sandy, UT 84070

South Towne Exposition Center is centrally located in the heart of the Salt Lake valley in Sandy just 20 minutes south of downtown Salt Lake. The facility offers 1,600 free on-site South_Towne_Expo_Center.jpgparking stalls, large loading docks to meeting rooms and concessions. UTA's Sandy TRAX light-rail station is conveniently located across the street and makes it easier to attend if you don't plan to drive, or don't wish to deal with parking. 

South Towne Expo Center is a great expo and event venue to host an event, business or trade show conference. For more information about South Towne Expo Center, click here.

View calendar of events at South Towne Expo Center


Salt Lake Convention Housing and Accommodations near Salt Palace and South Towne Expo Center

Accommodations in downtown are numerous, but there are very few vacation home and condo accommodations within 1 mile or less to the Salt Palace or South Towne Expo Center. Our rentals offer convenient amenities convention-goers expect and appreciate, making your next convention a joy. To make a reservation, call (801) 747-0218 or book online.  

Salt Lake City vacation home near Salt Palace Convention Center - Utah's Best Vacation Rentals