Las Vegas, Miami, Phoenix and San Francisco Lead List of's List of Top Cities for Large Conventions in 2017

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John Horchner, Writer

One hundred and seventy-six convention cities were ranked across five site selection factors: Affordability, Ease of Access, Safety, Walk-ability and Promotional Appeal. The cities whose sum of factors were highest for 2017 are:

Small conventions: FargoTacomaPortland MeSilicon Valley 
Medium size conventions: CharlotteCincinnatiAustinSalt Lake
Large events: Las VegasMiami, PhoenixSan Francisco

Click on a city to see the numbers for each category. .

“The list is a great place to start looking for a city suitable for a convention,” said John Horchner, author of the study. “Reviewing the list is a quick way to find the country’s top convention destinations based on five of the most important convention site selection factors.”

For details on how the rankings were determined, please visit or contact us for exact numbers

This new top 12 convention cities list has been added to the top convention centers ranking the website has maintained for years.


Source: twelve top convention cities for 2017