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Meeting Planners Guide

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Where the Performance Never Ends


The Mercedes-Benz Superdome has hosted major events for more than 35 years, including Superbowl XLVII and annual events like the Essence Music Festival and the Sugar Bowl.  Association and corporate groups have taken advantage of the Superdome's versatility to create unique special events for their conventions, tradeshows, private parties, and meetings. The Superdome is a blank canvas for any size or type of meeting or event.

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$336 Million in Capital Improvements

  • Expansion of Plaza (100 Level) concourse
  • Additional concession points of sale and restrooms on Plaza (100 Level)
  • Replacement and reconfiguration of the East and West Side Plaza
  • Seating Units (100 level) - offering 3,100 new seats and improved sightlines.
  • Addition of two premium ground/field level bunker clubs
  • Three additional elevators for improved vertical transportation
  • Expansion of Exterior Plaza Gates A and C

Conventions, General Sessions, Tradeshows
SuperdomeIncorporate numerous programming aspects throughout the Superdome's 162,434 square foot Main Arena and four Club Lounges. Host innovative general sessions in the Superdome's tiered seating with state-of-the-art technology options.  A movable truss can hold curtain drapes up to 90' x 400' and can be used to section off the desired configuration to specifically tailor the setup to the size of the audience.

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome's experienced in-house staff, multiple loading docks, and large staging areas make planning your meeting or event a breeze.

Main Arena Floor
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome's versatile space can be transformed to give any size event a life of its own.  The Main Arena Floor can host thousands of guests and the Club Lounges can host 500 for a reception. 

Turf Events
Host an intimate dinner party or a large special event on the most prized field in New Orleans.  Guests can experience an NFL environment at a Turf Event on the field in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  Punt, Pass and Kick Activities, cheerleaders,and marching bands will make your guests feel like MVPs.  Turf Events require little décor and are ideal for groups of any size.

Club Lounges
The newly renovated First Bank and Trust Club Lounges are ideal for a variety of programming.  There are four Club Lounges located on the 200 Club Level with approximately 19,000 square feet each, available for a reception, dinner, seminar or meeting for private groups.

Saints Champions Square GoldbarChampions Square
Champions Square is a 121,000 square foot outdoor venue adjacent to the Superdome that is available for festivals, corporate events, and concerts. The venue has abundant power for electrical needs, a large LED video screen, six LED screens for logos and images, audio sound system with built-in speakers and subwoofers, fixed lighting, sky trackers and more.  Recent improvements include a permanent Grand Staircase with amphitheater style seating that connects with the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, permanent restroom facilities, a green wall and palm trees.

club XLVII
club XLVII is a private lounge located next to Champions Square and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  The venue features built-in amenities with modern furnishings, illuminated bars, specialty lighting, and audio/video.  Encore is the newest 8,400 square foot addition to club XLIV.  The versatile space can combine with club XLVII to hold 1,000 guests for a reception. 

ClientValue Added Amenities:

  • Tax-exempt- No tax on food and beverage
  • Unique venue with "wow" factor
  • Indoor climate controlled environment
  • SMG personnel has extensive experience in handling special events of this size
  • Ease of load-in, bus drop off & attendee access into facility
  • Centerplate catering staff has experience with high-profile and large attendee groups
  • State-of-the-art production elements - Two (2) Pro Star Boards, Four (4) LED Ribbon Boards, & Four (4) Message boards (no rental charge)
  • Superdome is adjacent via pedestrian bridges to the Smoothie King Center - offering the ability to utilize the entire complex for a variety of events

For more information, visit www.superdome.com.

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Superdome Overview Map

Superdome Parking Overview

Superdome Ground Level Map

Ground Level

Superdome Plaza Level Map

Plaza Level

Superdome Loge Level Map

Loge Level