The new center already is making a name for itself as it makes Mohegan Sun home to one of the largest and most attractive exposition sites in the Northeast, with more than 275,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.
“We are honored to have you all with us and are excited to be here today to celebrate the grand opening of the new Earth Expo & Convention Center,” said Mohegan Tribal Chairman, Kevin Brown “Red Eagle.”
He added, “While we have hosted many openings in our 22-year history, today’s is equally, if not more important, as it symbolizes our commitment and dedication to our flagship property, our employees, Southeastern Connecticut and the state as a whole.”
Featuring 15 meeting rooms including an Executive Boardroom and world-class service, technology and amenities, the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun provides the perfect venue for corporate and association trade shows.
The full expansion accounts for 250,000 total square feet, which includes the 125,000 square foot column free Earth Expo Center and 20,000 square foot Earth Ballroom, both of which feature ample pre-function space right outside their doors.
Starting with is first event, the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction of collector cars on tap June 20-23, the Earth Expo & Convention Center has established future long-term partnerships with United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI), the National Association of Postal Supervisors and the Connecticut Marine Trades Association, with plans to expand to more consumer geared shows and niche industry events.