Alerus Center Convention Center

Grand Forks, ND - Convention Center

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Alerus Center is the region's largest convention and meeting facility. This seamless complex offers a diverse arena space that can be used for indoor football, trade shows, concerts, and more, as well as a full conference center that can host conventions, meetings, weddings, banquets, and more. Alerus Center exists to provide premier entertainment and events that stimulate economic impact and improve the quality of life for Grand Forks area citizens. Our staff is passionate about providing a great experience for guests, promoters, and event planners.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Food Services & Hospitality
Venue Management


1200 S 42nd St.
Grand Forks, ND 58201

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services
  • Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
  • Partnerships - Premium Seating Sales
  • Partnerships - Naming Rights
  • Partnerships - Sponsorship Sales

Venue Facts

  • 5 ballrooms that can be combined for 25,000+ square feet, or divided out into smaller, customizable spaces
  • 12 meeting rooms of varying sizes that fit up to 100 people
  • 100,000 square foot arena space that works well for tradeshows, conventions, and more
  • Gorgeous prefunction hallway that is perfect for cocktail hours, registration, and vendor booths

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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Notable Venue Information

  • 101 event increase from 2017 to 2018

  • Spectra's Venue of the Year 2018

  • Hosts over 420 events annually