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M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center

301 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
+1 336-727-2976
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Nice facility, good parking and eating options, easy to walk to

Attended the Piedmont Craftsmen Fair here and was really pleased at how easy it was to get to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RobinL270
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Durham, North Carolina
Great facility, great sound, and wonderful atmosphere

The convention center was easy to get to and was surrounded by shops, hotels and restaurants... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cumstead
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
1 week ago
“Nice facility, good parking and eating options, easy to walk to”
4 weeks ago
“Great facility, great sound, and wonderful atmosphere”
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301 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
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+1 336-727-2976
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Piedmont Craftsmen Fair here and was really pleased at how easy it was to get to the convention center. It's well within walking distance of many downtown hotels (and even from Old Salem), it's surrounded by a range of restaurants, and there are...More

Thank RobinL270
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The convention center was easy to get to and was surrounded by shops, hotels and restaurants. although a bit dated, the facility is well maintained and has all of the best and modern support equipment and management demonstrate consistent customer service.

Thank cumstead
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center is huge! It was my first visit to the center. I enjoyed meeting people from various organizations. The hospitality/food was great! I learned a lot!

Thank gloristines
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I attended an event there this past weekend and had the worst food experience ever. Dried out Chicken and Salmon, over cooked Risotto, and watered down coffee and iced tea. How do you serve such food to a group of people I am not sure....More

Thank Sonya H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I stopped at the Benton Convention Center during the National Black Theatre Festival and was very pleased with the beautiful job that was done renovation this facility. It now is a first class facility.

Thank byron s
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Had a 4 day conference here and it was great. The staff were polite and the facility was well maintained. Plenty of space and great place. Newly renevoated.

Thank Wade_Moseley
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Attended the Vendors Exhibit at the National Black Theatre Festival and was very impressed with the vibrant displays among vendors. Met some very interesting people and really appreciated their crafts. Look forward to attending the next time this event is held. Louise M.

Thank Libby11969
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The employees of the conventions center were great, helpful and kept the place very clean during our event However, the delayed construction made it difficult to navigate when loading in and loading out. This accounts for the "average" rating.

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This convention center is undergoing renovations which will hopefully modernize and make it more aesthetically pleasing. Parking can be difficult except for the deck across the street which connects to the upper level of the convention center with an overheard walkway. Parking in the deck...More

Thank RJR1112
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Renovations in lobby and to entrance blocked walkway, entrance/egress options from auditorium, and views to locate bathrooms and other meeting rooms. It made our event most confusing and uncomfortable. Entrance/exit doors to the convention center were negatively effected by carpet mats jammed against and under...More

Thank Fred H
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Trish P
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Response from Christine F | Reviewed this property |
I do not think wheelchairs are available there. I often make arrangements with Scootaround to make arrangements at large convention centers like the Benton Center.
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