Expansion and Light Rail Open in Phoenix

With an expanded convention center, a new 1,000-room hotel, and the grand opening of a light-rail system connecting the convention center to downtown, the suburbs, and the airport, Phoenix begins a new era as a convention destination.

The Phoenix Convention Center’s five-year, $600 million expansion opened December 27, tripling the size of the facility. It now has 900,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space, with a design inspired by the Grand Canyon and featuring solar panels, a

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