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Baltimore, Maryland Trade Show Displays & Trade Show Information

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Located along the Patapsco River, Baltimore, Maryland has prime access to the Chesapeake Bay and is the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic States.  The Inner Harbor is a major attraction and home to the Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Ravens.  Baltimore is also home to the prestigious Johns Hopkins University.  Baltimore was prominent in early American history and was the location of the Second Continental Congress in 1777.  After the burning of Washington, DC and the battle of Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key penned the poem that would become the text of The Star Spangled Banner. Monster Displays is the resource you need for your exhibit and trade show requirements in Baltimore.  Contact Monster Displays at (888) 483-3344 to discuss your trade show needs in Baltimore.  Monster Displays provided the information on this page about the City of Baltimore.

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Should you have an exhibit that changes from year to year or event to event, or should you simply not desire to purchase the actual exhibit, Monster Displays can provide everything you need on a rental basis. That can save you in both production and shipping costs when you have everything delivered to your exhibit site.

Check out MonsterDisplays.com to get a good idea of what is available and to find the products and the services that can be tailored to your company's needs.


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Baltimore Convention Center

The Baltimore Convention Center is located in the heart of Baltimore’s downtown and is connected to the Inner Harbor, fine dining and convention hotels by a series of overhead walkways.  The center opened in 1979 and was expanded in 1997.

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Space

The Baltimore Convention Center has 300,000 square feet of exhibit hall space and 85,000 square feet of meeting room space.  The largest ballroom is 32,000 square feet.

Web:http://www.bccenter.org/
Email: contactus@gwcc.com
Phone: 410.649.7000

Address:

Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


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Hilton Baltimore

The Hilton Baltimore is a 757 room property located next to the Baltimore Convention Center.  The hotel is directly connected to the Baltimore Convention Center and is within walking distance to the Inner Harbor, Camden Yards and M&T Football Stadium.

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Space

The Hilton Baltimore has 60,000 square feet of meeting space.  That includes two ballrooms and amazing views of the city.  The largest meeting room is 26,712 square feet and there is 20,000 square feet of outdoor function space.

Web: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/maryland/hilton-baltimore-BWICCHH/index.html
Phone: 443.573.8700

Address:


Hilton Baltimore
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


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Weather

Baltimore has four distinct seasons.  Spring and autumn are warm and spring is generally wet.  Winters are cool, with some snowfall. Summers are hot and humid with frequent afternoon thunderstorms.

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Upcoming Trade Shows and Conferences in Baltimore

Follow this link for a list of upcoming trade shows and events in Baltimore.


Transportation & Reach

Baltimore is served by Interstate 95, Interstate 83 and Interstate 70 although the three do not directly connect in the city.  Baltimore is also a major port city.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is located north of Baltimore in Anne Arundel County.  It is named for Thurgood Marshall, a native of Baltimore and the first African American to serve on the United States Supreme Court.  BWI is a focus city for Southwest Airlines.

Train Transportation to Baltimore

The Amtrak Crescent travels through Atlanta between New York City and New Orleans.


Local Transportation in Baltimore

Buses: Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) operates bus service in Baltimore with some 80 bus lines.

Rail: Metro Subway connects downtown Baltimore to the Johns Hopkins Medical Center Complex and other points in Baltimore County.  Light Rail Travels from Hunt Valley through downtown Baltimore as well as to BWI Marshall Airport.

Other: Taxi service is available at the airport, rail stations and at major venues throughout the city.

Hotel Accommodations in Baltimore

There are over 32,000 hotel rooms available in the Greater Baltimore area.

Baltimore Hotels & Rates


Entertainment and Sightseeing

Major Attractions: In Baltimore Harbor you can visit the USS Constellation a Civil War-era ship, the submarine USS Torsk and the last surviving U.S. warship from Pearl Harbor the Coast Guard cutter Taney.  Visit Fort McHenry National Monument or check out Oriole Park at Camden Yards.  For some railroad history check out the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum.  Don't miss the National Aquarium located in the Inner Harbor.

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Major Entertainment:  Baltimore is home to the internationally renowned Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.  Lyric Opera Baltimore performs at the Lyric Opera House.  The Peabody Institute, the oldest conservatory of music in the United States is located in the Mount Vernon area of Baltimore.  Baltimore is more of the Baltimore School for the Arts and the Maryland State Boychoir.  Each May, Baltimore hosts the Maryland Film Festival.

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Shopping in Baltimore:  Whether you're looking for upscale mall shopping or quaint antique stores and specialty shops, there's no shortage of shopping opportunity in Baltimore.  Baltimore's historic Antiques Row offers boutiques as well as higher end galleries.  Not far away are the Prime Outlets in Hagerstown.  Don't miss the great outdoor shopping at the Broadway Market.

Excursions from Baltimore:  From Baltimore you're just a short drive or train ride from Washington DC with the monuments and the Smithsonian Institution.  Or visit Annapolis, the location of the U.S. Naval Academy.  Civil war buffs can make a journey to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg or visit the seaside town of Solomon’s Island in Calvert County.  Three hours away is Cape May, New Jersey, the nation's oldest seaside resort located where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.  Also, from Baltimore you're not that far from Philadelphia as well as the attractions and excitement of New York City.

Food and Beverage:  When you think of food in Baltimore the first think likely to come to mind are the blue crabs of the Chesapeake Bay.  Crabs are traditionally steamed in rock salt and Old Bay Seasoning.  There's nothing quite like spreading them out on old newspaper and using a wooden mallet to crack open fresh steamed blue craps.  Pit Beef is open pit barbecued meat that originated on Baltimore's blue collar east side.  Berger Cookies are quite popular in Maryland and are made from vanilla shortbread covered in a fudge ganache.  The favored beer in Baltimore is National Bohemian, referred to by the locals as "Natty Boh" or "National."


Helpful Baltimore Websites

City of Baltimore official website:
http://www.baltimorecity.gov/

Baltimore Tourism:
http://baltimore.org/

Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce:
http://baltimorecitychamber.org/

Baltimore Police Department:
http://www.baltimorepolice.org/

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport:
http://www.bwiairport.com/en




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