About Salt Lake

Salt Lake is a vibrant mid-size city surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery.  The international airport is served by all major airlines, including Delta’s western hub.  The convention center offers 515,000 sf of exhibit space and 67 meeting rooms.  There are 19,000 hotel rooms in the metro area, and 7,000 rooms around the convention center.   A free-fare light rail line serves the convention district and airport.


  • How much is the total cumulative hotel tax? 13.82%
  • How much is the F&B tax? 8.25%
  • How much is the average F&B gratuity? 22%


  • How many miles from the airport to downtown? 8 miles
  • Is there public transportation, such as a bus or subway available?
    Yes,  Trax (light rail)
  • How much does the public transportation cost?
    Downtown Trax is FREE
  • What is the shuttle bus fare from the airport to downtown?
  • What is the taxi fare from airport to downtown? $25.00
  • How many daily flights in and out of airport? 390
  • Is the airport a hub for any carrier? Yes,  Delta Air Lines
  • What are the major carriers serving airport?
    Delta, Southwest, American, United


  • How many committable hotel rooms downtown on peak night? 8,000
  • How many committable hotel rooms downtown on peak within walking distance to convention center? 7000
  • How many headquarter hotel properties? Three
  • How many rooms available on peak night at the largest headquarter property? 700


  • How many total gross square feet of exhibit space at Convention Center? 675,000
  • How much of this exhibit space is contiguous? 515,000
  • How many total gross square feet of meeting space is available at the Convention center? 164,000
  • How many meeting rooms does the convention center have? 56
  • How big is the largest meeting room? 45,000
  • How many ballrooms does the convention center have? One
  • How big is the largest ballroom? 45,000
  • When was the last renovation or expansion? 
  • When is a future renovation/expansion scheduled? None
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at the convention center? Yes
  • Is there an exclusive in-house Electrical provider? No
  • Is there an exclusive in-house AV provider? No
  • Is there an exclusive in-house decorator? No
  • Is there an exclusive in house caterer? Yes, Centerplate
  • Is the convention center a union property? No
  • If union property, can you provide estimated pricing list? N/A


  • How many off site venues within walking distance can host up to 2,000 people? Five
  • How many off site venues within a ten-minute bus transfer can host up to 2,000 people? Fifteen
  • How many restaurants are within walking distance of the convention center? 200+
  • Can you list local attractions and their whereabouts?
    The Leonardo Museum,  Red Butte Gardens,  Tracy Aviary & Botanical Gardens, This is the Place,  Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Natural History Museum of Utah, Utah Historic Temple Square