Dayton Convention Center - Montgomery County Convention Facilities Authority

Dayton, OH


  • Client: Montgomery County Convention Facilities Authority
  • Assignment: Construction Manager
  • Architect: LWC Incorporated
  • Mechanical Engineer: CMTA
  • Structural Engineer: Shell + Meyer Associates, Inc
  • Civil Engineer: Burkhardt Engineering Co


This project includes a 68,000 sf exhibit hall renovation with 18,000 sf of flexible event space. Features will include an outdoor terrace, LED lighting, and a telescopic seating system with more than 1,300 seats. It will also have mechanical and HVAC system upgrades, meeting rooms, a revamped main entrance and more.


  • Messer is working with the Montgomery County Convention Facilities Authority to help minimize the impact of high inflation on the project. This includes exploring different materials and finishes and delaying less urgent scopes of work.
  • The convention center will remain active during construction. The project team is planning and coordinating extensively to ensure a safe and successful completion with minimal impact to meetings and events.
  • The project will include removal and replacement of the East Fifth Street skywalk roof that connects the convention center to a hotel.

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