by Chris Duthie | September 01, 2017

Greenville, S.C.

Local Update

• A $125 million expansion at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is adding walkways, new dining options and more, plus a 1,700-square-foot conference center.

• Ground will be broken in 2018 on the 160-room Grand Bohemian Greenville. The downtown Kessler Collection property will offer a spa, a restaurant, meeting space and a 4,000-square-foot ballroom.

Meeting Hotels: The greater Greenville area offers more than 8,000 guest rooms, including the 330-room Hyatt Regency Greenville, 268-room Embassy Suites by Hilton Greenville Golf Resort & Conference Center and 256-room Hilton Greenville.

To find and compare hotels, and send RFPs, visit mcvenues.com.

Convention Center: TD Convention Center; exhibit space, 280,000 square feet; meeting rooms, 17. (864) 233-2562

Airport Transit: Greenville-Spartan­burg International Airport, 12 miles east of the convention center; transfer by shuttle, $38; by Uber, $26

Taxes: Room tax, 5%; sales tax, 5%; total tax on hotels, 10%

Group Venue: Home to the Carolina Ballet Theater, the Peace Center is a six-acre campus of venues and meeting spaces including a 2,100-seat concert hall and a 4,000-square-foot lounge for events. (864) 467-3000

Contact: Visit Greenville SC, (864) 233-046