Here is a list of repeat questions that often come up about the facility.
Is the facility handicap accessible?
Yes, we are fully integrated for handicap accessibility, including parking.
Is the facility air conditioned?
The expo space is not air conditioned at this time. Hallways, restrooms and other adjoining spaces are.
What are your load in capabilities?
The entire load in process is done at ground level. We have three roll up doors of various size and 12 standard doors that all open directly to the floor.
May my athletic team book the facility for practice?
The present activity level of the facility does not permit us to accomodate team practices at this time.
What is the floor surface like? Are there any restrictions?
The floor is a rubber "Tartan" surface. The surfact is much easier on the foot than most concrete floor facilities. The only restrictions are the 4,000 lb. weight limit and not permitting it to be punctured.
Is the labor force unionized and are we required to use your staff?
Our staff is union labor. However, we have a unique relationship with the unions that allows you the choice of using our staff at a nominal charge OR you may provide your own staff/volunteers.
Are there any columns that restrict my set up?
No. We are column free. Over 61,000 square feet of unobstructed space.
Can you provide a stage?
Yes. We have a 40'x60' "Stage Rite" portable stage that can be erected in almost any location and arrangement. We are also capable of furnishing a complete professional sound and lighting system.
Can you assist in the design of my floor plan?
Yes. We would be happy to assist you in designing and providing a scale-replica floor plan in CAD/Visio format accurate enough for all your planning needs.
What is the capacity of the facility?
We are able to accomodate up to 2,880 people in lecture-style seating. There is also bleacher seating for 1,500, or any combination of the two.
Are your bleachers fixed?
No. The bleachers are portable and can be arranged in many configurations to accomodate your event.
Do you have a concession area and what type of food do they serve?
Yes. The concession stand is located within the expo center. We serve typical arena fare or can tailor-make items to your group's needs. We also offer a full service catering option for those who need a more detailed menu. All profits from the food operations stay with the facility.