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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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Worst Food Ever

I attended an event there this past weekend and had the worst food experience ever. Dried out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sonya H
New Jersey, United States
Wonderful Renovation

I stopped at the Benton Convention Center during the National Black Theatre Festival and was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
byron s
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
4 weeks ago
“NCGIA Conference”
3 Aug 2017
“Theatre Festival”
301 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
+1 336-727-2976
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Can hold meetings, wedding, proms, graduations all sort of different uses. Many major conferences have been held here

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The convention center was under construction while we were there, but it was still a very nice experience. My only complaint is that at night, so many of the lights inside were turned off that it was very difficult to see. I look forward to...More

Thank Carolinagirl0224
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I've attended many luncheons, banquets, home shows and a cat show at this venue and find it to be well managed and clean. It's a hassle to park downtown, sometimes even on weekends and you should research parking options ahead of time.

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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.