The Charleston Area Convention Center offers a 77,000 square foot Exhibit Hall that is divisible into three separate exhibit area. It is just steps from the Grand Ballroom. Built-in 1999, the Convention Center’s layout has served as an ideal spot for trade shows, exhibitions, and expos of all types and sizes. The Convention Center campus is owned by the City of North Charleston. It includes the North Charleston Coliseum and the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.