Learn what makes Greenville, SC an ideal destination.
Let's talk facts & figures—meet your event specs (and budgets) in this Southeastern gem. Use the menu below to jump to the section of your choice.
Getting Here By Car:
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville is conveniently located halfway between Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC providing excellent highway access (I-85, I-385, I-185, I-26).
We're within a day's drive for the majority of the U.S. population!
Getting Here By Air:
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is an award-winning airport that features more than 100 daily nonstop flights to 17 airports and hundreds of connecting flight options; it is located just 15 minutes from downtown Greenville.
7 Airlines Serving GSP International Airport
If there’s one thing that can leave a lasting memory after visiting a new place, it’s a restful stay at a top-notch hotel. With more than 10,000 hotel rooms throughout the greater Greenville area in locations from Main Street to the mountains, the range of hotels and accommodations offers something for every attendee on your guest list.
From unique breakout spaces to major meeting facilities, Greenville is home to 100+ venues that cultivate creativity and inspire greatness. Popular facilities include a 280,000 sq. ft. convention center with an additional 60,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena, which seats up to 15,000 guests in a convenient Downtown location.
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|Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP): Miles from GSP to Downtown||14|
|Greenville Spartanburg International Airport (GSP): Number of Airlines Serving GSP||6|
|Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP): Number of Non-Stop Daily Departures||100+|
|Daily Parking Rate at Downtown City Garages||$7.00|
|Driving time to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)||2 hr 45 min|
Lodging & Facilities
|Number of Hotel Rooms in Greenville County||9,400+|
|Number of Hotel Rooms Downtown||1,000+|
|Average Daily Rate Compared to National Average||-25%|
|Local Hospitality Tax||2%|
|Distance to Nearest State Park||7 Miles|
|Population – City of Greenville||71,000|
|Population – Greenville County||550,000|
|Number of Fortune 500 Companies in the Upstate||201|
|Average Annual Number of Sunny Days||220|
|Average Annual Temperature||61° F|
|Greenville Events||300+ event days/yr|
We aren't the only ones that love Greenville!
Hear what other meeting planners & organizations had to say about their experience in Greenville, SC.
Ron Donoho, NorthStar Meetings Group
"Some cities offer the duality of big-city facilities and a small-town charm, and that mix is served up in Greenville, SC, with a large dose of southern hospitality. Centrally located on the East Coast between Atlanta and Charlotte, Greenville is a popular destination for corporate meetings, trade shows, banquets & special events.”
Tiffany Daniels, Southeastern Conference
"Thank you again for all of your work and support leading up to and during the 2023 SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament in Greenville, SC. [The[ tournament saw record attendance with over 51,000 fans through the turnstiles over the course of tournament week."
Bruce Akin, B.A.S.S., LLC
"And that's what keeps us coming back—[knowing] we can have confidence the event is going to go off without a hitch.”