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Duluth Entertainment Convention Center

350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802-2698
+1 218-722-5573
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Enjoyed the Duluth Symphony Orchestra's "Tribute to Prince" with some of Prince's musicians performing with.

This convention center is right next to the St. Louis Bay, Aerial LIft Bridge, and Canal Park area... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
jmsundstrom
Energy Design Conference and Expo.

I like this place and have attended conferences here many times over the years. It is well suited... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
traveltheworld012
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Rochester, Minnesota
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The DECC provides the ideal setting for meetings and conventions. It is located within walking distance to over 1,600 hotel rooms, unique shops and tempting restaurants. Panoramic views of the Aerial Lift Bridge and Lake Superior is the backdrop for our 250,000-sq.-ft. facility. We boast the second largest ballroom in the state with two convention centers. We feature our own internal Catering and Exposition Services Department to make planning your event a breeze. Ample parking with a new ramp makes it easy and accessible to downtown and for event parking at the DECC and the William A. Irvin.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802-2698
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+1 218-722-5573
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This convention center is right next to the St. Louis Bay, Aerial LIft Bridge, and Canal Park area. A foot bridge will easily get you to shopping areas nearby, and good walking and sight seeing spots, as well as a nice variety of locally owned...More

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Christina J, Public Relations Manager at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

We are so pleased you had a nice time with the DSSO in Symphony Hall. Thank you kindly for your nice words of the entire facility. It sounds like you are well acquainted with the DECC! We have some great shows coming up this summer;...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I like this place and have attended conferences here many times over the years. It is well suited for trade conferences and expositions. I don't know the numbers but I am guessing it could handle over a thousand people at a time. The food service...More

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Christina J, Public Relations Manager at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Wow, your review has us blushing! Thank you so much for your flattering words. Our kitchen works extremely hard to prepare guests memorable meals using fresh ingredients that are locally sourced, and our serving staff wish to mimic the high quality. We are proud of...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We attended a Paw Patrol performance for our grandsons birthday. Everyone enjoyed the show but the audio was very bad, we all had a hard time making out all of the words the performers were saying.More

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Christina J, Public Relations Manager at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hi Ron, Thank you for joining us for the Paw Patrol adventure. We greatly appreciate your feedback and apologize for any audio troubles you've experienced. We hope the birthday was still memorable and enjoyable. We will look into the audio issue internally. Thank you again...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Good parking. Easy accessible seating. Very good venue for large events and small events or the like! Good access from downtown.

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Christina J, Public Relations Manager at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

We are pleased to hear of your positive experience at the DECC. Thank you kindly for the great review!

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Went with my daughter & a friend to the Junk Hunt. Fun to check out the different booths. Stopped to take a break & saw someone eating a sandwich that actually looked good. Went to the concessions & found they were serving grilled cheese with...More

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Christina J, Guest Relations Manager at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed the grilled cheese and tomato basil dip. This is a new concession offering launched this year and will continue to be sold at additional DECC events. Fun fact: The basil in the recipe was grown on our very...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Not only have I participated in university commencements in this venue, but I have also watched hockey, curled, attended symphony concerts, and seen the Harlem Globetrotters. The staff are courteous and the views are good from any seats. Some seats for hockey were pretty tight...More

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Christina J, Public Relations Manager at Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

You are well versed in all things DECC, how exciting. Thank you for your continued patronage. We are so pleased to learn of your pleasant experiences with our staff. The DECC works hard to ensure positive customer service for every visitor. Capacity of the AMSOIL...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

The seating and the acoustics were good enough to see and hear from anywhere in the room. It was not any great architectural marvel but very utilitarian to meet the basic needs. The seats were much like the old movie theater close together and you...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Seats are narrow. Lots of steps. Not enough bathroom locations (although there are plenty of stalls). A little difficult to know which door to go in. So, it's like any other stadium.

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I've been to many many shows and things at the DECC my whole life and never had a bad experience. I go to the Shrine Circus annually, and I've seen concerts and comedians there as well and it's always a good time and the venue...More

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Although my trip was business related, I can definitely see this convention center used for so many things, including wedding receptions. The rooms were elegant and the menu sublime. I recommend the location for conferences and/or trainings. There were only two criticisms that I had,...More

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