DCU Center
New England's Premier Arena & Convention Complex

This section will allow you to see seating charts of the arena for 6 of the most common set-ups, as well as Convention Center floor plans. This will give you a complete overview of the DCU Center and the many amenities we offer.

Exhibition Hall

Name Dimensions Square Footage 10'x10' Booths Banquet Seating Theater Seating Classroom Seating Reception Capacity
Exhibition Hall North 199' x 152' 30,248 166 1,720 2,828 1,320 3,150
Exhibition Hall South 121' x 152' 18,392 99 920 2000 816 1,950
Exhibition Hall Totals 320' x 152' 48,640 265 2,520 4,828 2,076 5,100
Showcase Corner 64' x 60' 3,840 15 200 222 180 400
Swing Hall 108' x 60' 6,480 34 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Unique Spaces

Name Dimensions Square Footage 10'x10' Booths Banquet Seating Theater Seating Classroom Seating Reception Capacity
Arena Floor 200' x 131' 26,200 189* 2,040 14,878 1,536 2,737
Showcase Overlook 36' x 20' 720 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Arena Concourse 1,110' x 15' 15,150 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A
VIP Lounge 38' x 43' 1,634 N/A 100 N/A N/A N/A
Bud Light Lounge N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Coors Light Cold Zone N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Pavilion 74' x 58' 5,334 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Figs & Pigs Kitchen + Pantry 50' x 23' 1,150 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Ballrooms & Meeting Rooms

Name Dimensions Square Footage 10'x10' Booths Banquet Seating Theater Seating Classroom Seating Reception Capacity
Ballroom South 45' x 88' 3,960 27 270 408 198 421
Ballroom Center 45' x 88' 3,520 21 240 368 180 368
Ballroom North 53' x 88' 4,664 27 300 437 198 485
Ballroom South Half 65' x 88' 5,720 34 450 644 297 611
Ballroom North Half 73' x 88' 6,424 41 510 667 297 674
Ballroom South Center 85' x 88' 7,480 42 450 1,056 504 790
Ballroom North Center 93' x 88' 8,184 50 670 1,118 588 674
Total Ballroom 133' x 88' 12,144 82 960 1,628 756 1,285
Meeting Rooms A, B, C or D 30' x 40' 1,200 6 80 120 72 126
Meeting Room E 41' x 40' 1,648 7 110 182 105 175
Meeting Room A&B or C&D 60' x 40' 2,400 12 180 260 156 253
Junior Ballroom 43' x 68' 2,924 20 240 320 180 305

 

 

All rooms are maximum capacities based on east to west setup including one head table. Additional equipment in the room, such as dance floors, a/v set ups, food & beverage tables, etc. may decrease the capacity accordingly.

 

* Booth dimensions on arena floor are at 8' x 10' due to the dimensions of the location.
** Total exhibition space for the complex includes arena concourse.

  • 13,840 endstage reserved 
  • 58,960 square feet of contiguous Exhibition Space
  • 2 Ballrooms
  • 11 Meeting Rooms (inclusive of Ballrooms)
  • 2 Lounges
  • 1 Quick-Casual Restaurant attached to Arena
  • 6 Suites in Arena
  • 6 Team Locker Rooms
  • 5 Private Dressing Rooms
  • Exquisite Pre-function Space
  • Superb In-house Catering
  • Permanent & Portable Concession Stands
  • Full Service In-house Marketing Department
  • Fully Equipped Box Office
  • Separate Entrances for all Exhibit Halls
  • Utility Floor Boxes located on 30-ft. centers
  • Sophisticated Communication and Utility Services
  • Electric: 120, 208 and 480 volt
  • Water In and Out
  • Compressed Air
  • Voice, Video, CATV, Telephone and Data Communication
  • Satellite Down-Link Capabilities
  • Adjustable Lighting Levels
  • 8 Enclosed Loading Bays
  • 3 Access Doors that provide direct entry for large semis and other equipment onto Exhibit Hall floor

Floor Load:

  • Exhibition Hall - 350 pounds per square feet
  • Ballrooms & Meeting Rooms - 100 pounds per square feet
  • Overhead Load - 4000 pounds per truss

 

 

Ceiling Heights:

  • Exhibit Hall - 30'
  • Grand Ballroom - 19'
  • Junior Ballroom - 14.8'
  • Meeting Rooms - 13.6'
  • Showcase Corner - 36'