The Hotel at Dayton South Dayton

The Dayton Convention Center is the region’s premiere event facility. Located in beautiful downtown Dayton, we are minutes from the Dayton International Airport and the I-70/I-75 interchange. We offer 150,000 total square feet of meeting space, a 68,000 sq ft column free Exhibit Hall with a state-of-the-art VIP Suite that overlooks the Halls. Our 672 seat Theatre boasts full theatrical capabilities with six dedicated dressing rooms. Our Food & Beverage selections feature Chef Mark’s creative culinary talents, serving quality & goodness you deserve. We invite you to explore our Info & Updates page to witness Innovation Taking Flight!

News - Updates - Employment Opportunities

Current Employment Opportunities

We are always interested in dedicated and hardworking individuals to enhance one of the most talented and experienced staffs in the nation. Workers are employed in various capacities with great career opportunities.

ASM Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All employees must be 18 years of age or older to apply.


DCC Renovation Information

The DCC Renovation Project is tentatively slated to begin in Q4 of 2022. The anticipated duration of the project is 24 months. We will remain open for events during this time. Additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Stay tuned to witness, "Innovation Taking Flight".

$40M Renovation Budget Allocations

  • Exterior Improvements 4.5%
  • Interior Improvements 63.0%
  • Infrastructure Improvements 32.5%

Infrastructure Replacements & Improvements

  • Replacing 9 Air Handling Units/New Controls
  • Cooling Tower Replacement
  • Refurbishing all 4 Escalators
  • Electrical Distribution Upgrades
  • Communications/Data/AV Upgrades

Celebrate the Flavor

Welcome to the Dayton Convention Center where we Celebrate Dayton Hospitality!

Celebrate Dayton is all about celebrating the history, the culture, and the innovative future of the Gem City. Celebrate Dayton's trained management and staff will deliver a diamond level service experience to every client. For each event, your menu will be specifically crafted, focusing on sustainable and local ingredients that celebrate the Gem City.

We look forward to serving you and your guests and Celebrating Dayton Hospitality!
Our team takes great pleasure in providing the highest level of customer service to our clients. The entire staff, from the wait staff crew to the general manager, will gladly do everything possible to make your event a success.

We are happy to create a proposal designed especially for your occasion. The menu items listed are only suggestions. Please contact a Catering Sales Manager to answer any questions regarding menu suggestions. We will inspire you with unique details to make an impression that your guests will never forget.

Event Planning Guide

When planning your upcoming event, we suggest you flip through our Event Planning Guide which has been designed to assist you and your team with the logistical planning for hosting your event at the Dayton Convention Center.

These pages contain information on room specifications, facility safety, details, exclusive services, and much more.

Facility Floor Plans & Specifications

Here you’ll find detailed floor plans for each level of our facility, including room dimensions and configurations for our exhibit halls, ballrooms, and meeting rooms. Standard equipment such as tables, chairs, and staging are also outlined.

Floor by floor you can view standard diagrams and sets for each space. For customized floor plans, please contact your Event Services Manager.

1st Floor

Hall A: 21,360 sq. ft. Gem City Ballroom: 9,000 sq. ft.
Hall B: 46,992 sq. ft. Junior Ballroom: 5,220 sq. ft.
Hall A & B: 68,352 sq. ft.

2nd Floor

Room 202: 972 sq. ft. Room 206: 780 sq. ft.
Room 203: 972 sq. ft. Room 207: 272 sq. ft.
Room 204: 936 sq. ft.
Room 208: 817 sq. ft.

3rd Floor

VIP Lounge: 1,197 sq. ft. Room 307: 800 sq. ft.
Room 302: 972 sq. ft. Room 308: 800 sq. ft.
Room 303: 972 sq. ft. Room 309: 800 sq. ft.
Room 304: 972 sq. ft. Room 310: 800 sq. ft.
Room 305: 3,216 sq. ft. Room 311: 800 sq. ft.
Room 306: 2,613 sq. ft. Theater: 672 permanent seats
Our Food and Beverage Professionals at Celebrate Dayton, offer Catered Services for your vendors, judges, show managers or staff that may require food and beverage during your event.

If you are interested in using our Catered Services please contact a Celebrate Dayton Representative at 937.535.5300.

Parking & Directions

Parking Information

Parking is available in the Oregon District Garage, which is one block East of the Dayton Convention Center on Fifth Street at Jefferson Street. The Oregon District Garage offers a covered skywalk on Level 3 that will bring you to the 3rd floor at the Dayton Convention Center facility.


East Fifth St.
(behind the Neon Movie Theatre)

(for Trucks, Vans, Campers, SUVs) - 6'6"

$6.00 maximum
$2.00 per hour or part hour
$1.00 after 6pm daily

- A larger SUV with a wheelbase greater than 120 inches
- A pickup truck with a wheelbase greater than 120 inches (extended, super cab & 4 door trucks)
- A full size van of any type
- A vehicle with a clearance of 6’6” or higher
- Any other type of vehicle with a wheelbase longer than 120 inches

New parking equipment will drastically reduce the amount of time it takes to exit the parking garage after an event at the Convention Center. Attendees will now pay at one of the convenient Pay Stations located on Level 1 of the Oregon District Garage. Once you have paid at one of the pay stations you will receive a validated ticket for use at the exit. You will then have 20 minutes to exit the garage. Upon arriving at the exit, simply scan the validated parking ticket and the gate will raise. Please note: There are no cashiers stationed at the exits. Credit cards are the only form of payment that are accepted at the exits. To use cash, you must use one of the Pay Stations located on Level 1 of the parking garage.

Reibold Garage (Half Block Northwest of Dayton Convention Center entrance on West Fifth Street)
131 S. Main St.
(937) 225-4572
Capacity: 833
Details: $1 First half hour; $7 Daily max; $50 Monthly
Payment Options: Cash, Credit or Debit Card
Entrances: W. Fifth St.

Downtown Dayton Parking Map
See map HERE for surface lot and metered parking options throughout downtown.

The Flyer - Greater Dayton RTA
See map HERE for bus route and stops. Buses are free to ride and run every 10 minutes.

The Link Bikeshare
Click HERE for more information.


  • LOCK ALL WINDOWS AND DOORS. Make sure all the windows and doors are locked when you are away from the vehicle, even for only a short period of time.
  • PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES. Do not leave your property (including iPods, GPS's, electronics or purses) in plain view inside your vehicle, even when it is locked. Take your valuables with you or secure them in the glove compartment, center console or in the trunk.
  • DO NOT leave firearms, identification, important papers and credit cards in your vehicle.
  • BE ON THE LOOKOUT for anyone who is acting suspiciously or looks out of place (ie. looking in windows or checking parked vehicles). Make a note of the person's appearance, clothing description, and direction of travel. Call the police immediately at (937) 333-COPS (2677). You can also report any crime or suspicious activities anonymously.