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1 Elements of Expansion Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Presented by Howard Davis, MCCA February 22, 2010

2 Components of potential BCEC growth (hotel, ballroom, exhibit hall, auditorium, and other uses) shall be guided by these principles:  Respectful Building Massing: Considerate of existing neighborhoods and the BCEC  User Driven Design: Based on feedback and survey data from meeting planner community  Appropriately Sized: To match projected market and program and for functionality  Discrete Elements: To allow phasing over time  “Campus”: Rather than a “mega-building”  Practical/Feasible: With respect to constructability and costs  Sustainable Design: Incorporate sustainable and energy efficient features  Technological Leadership: Continued focus on technological innovation & capabilities Principles for Growth

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4 Potential Expansion Elements New Headquarters Hotel –1,000 to 1,200 rooms –Weather Protected Connection to BCEC Additional Ballroom –Existing Ballroom 40,000 s.f. –65,000 to 75,000 s.f. New Ballroom Expanded Exhibit Hall/Meeting Space –Existing Exhibit Space 516,000 s.f. –Existing Meeting Space 160,000 s.f. –335,000 to 400,000 s.f. Exhibit Space Expansion –105,000 to 125,000 s.f. Meeting Space Expansion New Auditorium –No Existing Auditorium –5,000 Seat New Auditorium

5 Existing Conditions BCEC - 60 Acre Site - Approximately 20 Acres South of BCEC “Core Block” - MassPort USPS Land

6 HOTEL NORTH HOTEL WEST WESTIN EXPANSION Hotel Expansion Opportunities North of BCEC - Core Block West of BCEC - USPS Land Westin Expansion Rooms

7 WEST CENTRAL BALLROOM WEST SOUTH BALLROOM BALLROOM OVER EXHIBIT HALL Existing Ballroom Ballroom Expansion Opportunities West/Central Location - Independently Constructed West/South Location - Tied to Expanded Exhibit Hall South – Over Exhibit Hall - Tied to Expanded Exhibit Hall

8 WEST EAST SOUTHEND EAST CENTRAL NORTH Potential Auditorium Locations North - Core Block - Constructed Independently East/Central - Constructed Independently East/South End - In Conjunction with Expanded Exhibit Hall West - In Conjunction with Expanded Exhibit Hall

9 EXHIBIT HALL EXPANSION MEETING Exhibit/Meeting Space Expansion South of BCEC - On MCCA Land - Exhibit/Meeting Space Expanded Together

10 Putting it Together One Possible Scenario 1. Existing BCEC 2. Proposed Headquarters Hotel Sites 3. New Ballroom 4. New Exhibit Halls 5. New Lobby and Meeting Rooms 6. New Auditorium 7. Park and Event Lawn 8. Westin Hotel


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