Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s

Company Information

Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s

1 Summers Lane
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y2

Contact: Ammar Balika, Vice President of Sales
Tel: 905-525-2020
Toll Free: 1-855-460-0482
Fax: 905-525-2001
Click here to email Ammar Balika

Regional Office Locations & Details

The Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s is a well-appointed three level complex with broad options for meetings, conferences, breakout sessions, award ceremonies, gala dinners, small and large parties, weddings and receptions. As the largest event venue in the Greater City of Hamilton, we offer over twenty-one tradeshow spaces, ballrooms, and meeting rooms. Events ranging from 20 to 2000 guests can be comfortably accommodated in our unique and ultra-spacious facility. In addition, an enclosed and multi-level parking complex with 24 hour security and over 2000 parking spaces is available onsite.

Company Description/Details

Whether you’re planning a small meeting, a national conference or something in between – our venue and full service team will ensure that your event is expertly planned, coordinated and executed.

With over 35 years of experience in catering and events, we offer a stress free planning process with a highly creative and energetic team of professionals there to assist you every minute of the way.

Conveniently located between Toronto and Niagara, the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s offers a passion for planning memorable events and a commitment to outstanding service that makes us a leading convention facility in the country.

Accommodations/Meeting Rooms/Exhibit Space Summary

Standard Room Amenities

Our entire facility features complimentary high speed WIFI. Additionally, all meeting rooms also contain a presentation cabinet with dry erase white board, flip charts, and A/V screen built right in.

Tradefloor Exhibit Space39,324 sq ft
Number of Meeting Rooms21
Total Meeting Space55,000 sq ft
Largest Meeting Room19,662 sq ft.

“We appreciate all your help to ensure our day was a great success. We’ve had nothing but positive feedback from all our guests. Thanks again for everything! See you again next year!”
-Maryann Vasic, Executive Director, Hamilton Academy of Medicine


“I didn’t want the day to go by without saying that it was an absolute pleasure working with you on the Tim Hortons event! You and your team are joyful, efficient, helpful without question, and so pleasant to work with! You make my job so much easier! Thank you! I shall look forward to the next time we can work together again! Please give my thanks to everyone and especially to you!”
-Robert J Bostwick, Event Specialist, Visions Display Inc.


“On behalf of the Ontario Liberal Party, I would like to offer my sincere thanks to you and your staff at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s. The weekend was a great success and flowed perfectly due in no small party to your team on the ground. It is never easy to accommodate those last minute needs and changes – but you and your staff handled our event beautifully and professionally. Congratulations to you and your team for your terrific work and patience. We could not have done it without your help.”
-Derek Teevan, President, Ontario Liberal Party


“Thank you to your staff and believe that the OBOA Delegates do not react so positively to each facility in that manner. As a team we did very well! You are tops in my book and Melissa was great to deal with. Thanks to Marc, David. Rose, Ian, bartender Rick and all the wonderful staff… Good people! You are as our professional designation notes “The Step Above!””
-Ronald M. Kolbe, Chief Administrative Officer, Ontario Building Officials Association

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