The Carolina First Center is one of the largest convention and meeting facilities in the United States. The center features more than 280,000 square feet of exhibit space and over 60,000 square feet of meeting and conference space. It hosts corporate meetings, tradeshows, banquets and special events. The Carolina First Center has expertise in venue management and food and beverage sampling services. The center also offers on-site audiovisual and staging solutions. In addition, it provides Internet, teleconference and telecommunication services. The Carolina First Center maintains several exhibit halls, meeting rooms and lobbies. The center offers 24-hour technical support for projection and lighting works. It provides buffet-style catering services.