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The XL Center is the perfect location for your next concert, sporting event, ice-show, meeting, conference, or trade show. Our convenient downtown location is close to hotels and restaurants and is accessible by car, bus and rail. Nearby Bradley International Airport is just 15 minutes away.  The XL Center looks forward to working with your group on your next event!


The XL Center is Connecticut’s largest sports and entertainment facility. The arena is home to the American Hockey League’s Hartford Wolf Pack and the University of Connecticut Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs. In addition to our resident teams, the venue plays host to concerts, family shows, ice-skating spectaculars, sporting events, and other attractions.

The Arena & Exhibition Halls setup can be adjusted to fit the needs of your next event. 

For more information about booking the XL Center or XL Center Exhibition Hall, please fill out the form below.


The Exhibition Center’s appeal is universal. With over 68,000 square feet of flexible event space and a capacity of up to 3,000 guests, the arena can be converted to host almost any event. Whether you need the entire center or specific sections of the venue, the exhibition space can accommodate small, medium or large functions. This unique setting comes equipped with a private entrance, separate box office windows, restrooms and catering outlets that hundreds of thousands of guests each year for every imaginable genre of consumer trade show and entertainment event. The Exhibition Center is the ideal spot to host smaller entertainment events, corporate shareholder meetings, business and professional association gatherings, seminars, private meetings and receptions.

Exhibition Center at A Glance

  • Room Total Square Feet
  • West Exhibition Hall: 32,775
  • East Exhibition Hall: 20,000
  • Assembly Hall: 16,080
  • Total Exhibition Center: 68,855

For more information about the Exhibition, fill out the form below.