We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center

301 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
+1 336-727-2976
Review Highlights
Best Pregnancy and Opioid Exposure Conference Event

The M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center is huge! It was my first visit to the center. I enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macclesfield, NC, United States
Worst Food Ever

I attended an event there this past weekend and had the worst food experience ever. Dried out... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sonya H
New Jersey, United States
Read all 44 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
21 Aug 2017
“NCGIA Conference”
3 Aug 2017
“Theatre Festival”
301 West Fifth Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
+1 336-727-2976
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (44)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center is huge! It was my first visit to the center. I enjoyed meeting people from various organizations. The hospitality/food was great! I learned a lot!

Thank gloristines
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I attended an event there this past weekend and had the worst food experience ever. Dried out Chicken and Salmon, over cooked Risotto, and watered down coffee and iced tea. How do you serve such food to a group of people I am not sure....More

Thank Sonya H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I stopped at the Benton Convention Center during the National Black Theatre Festival and was very pleased with the beautiful job that was done renovation this facility. It now is a first class facility.

Thank byron s
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Had a 4 day conference here and it was great. The staff were polite and the facility was well maintained. Plenty of space and great place. Newly renevoated.

Thank Wade_Moseley
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Attended the Vendors Exhibit at the National Black Theatre Festival and was very impressed with the vibrant displays among vendors. Met some very interesting people and really appreciated their crafts. Look forward to attending the next time this event is held. Louise M.

Thank Libby11969
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The employees of the conventions center were great, helpful and kept the place very clean during our event However, the delayed construction made it difficult to navigate when loading in and loading out. This accounts for the "average" rating.

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This convention center is undergoing renovations which will hopefully modernize and make it more aesthetically pleasing. Parking can be difficult except for the deck across the street which connects to the upper level of the convention center with an overheard walkway. Parking in the deck...More

Thank RJR1112
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Renovations in lobby and to entrance blocked walkway, entrance/egress options from auditorium, and views to locate bathrooms and other meeting rooms. It made our event most confusing and uncomfortable. Entrance/exit doors to the convention center were negatively effected by carpet mats jammed against and under...More

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Can hold meetings, wedding, proms, graduations all sort of different uses. Many major conferences have been held here

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The convention center was under construction while we were there, but it was still a very nice experience. My only complaint is that at night, so many of the lights inside were turned off that it was very difficult to see. I look forward to...More

Thank Carolinagirl0224
Nearby Restaurants
Sweet Potatoes
855 reviews
.16 km away
262 reviews
.25 km away
Camino Bakery
206 reviews
.26 km away
King's Crab Shack
208 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Winston Cup Museum & Special Event Center
21 reviews
.63 km away
Bailey Park
20 reviews
.64 km away
Piedmon Craftsmen
10 reviews
.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Trish P
12 November 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Christine F | Reviewed this property |
I do not think wheelchairs are available there. I often make arrangements with Scootaround to make arrangements at large convention centers like the Benton Center.