The Waco Convention Center is a department of the City of Waco. The staff also manages Waco & The Heart of Texas, a destination marketing organization representing the greater Waco area.
The Waco Convention Center serves as the premier meeting and event facility for central Texas. With a 32,976 square foot exhibit hall, a 15,000 square foot exhibit hall, and the new 13,818 sq. ft. Brazos Ballroom—the Waco Convention Center has the space needed to accommodate larger conventions, social events, and tradeshows.
In July, 2012, the Waco Convention Center completed a three year, $17.5 million renovation, adding over 25,000 sq. ft. and increasing the total square footage to 144,000 sq. ft.