Reno Convention Center

Just south of downtown Reno, stands the massive Reno Sparks Convention Center. Coming in as the 39th largest convention center, the space boasts more than 600,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space. The convention center features five exhibit halls, with over 300,000 square feet of that area, fully carpeted.

In this type of heavy foot traffic environment, low maintenance, high performance flooring is a requirement. This project was unique in the fact that they needed a partner who could deliver and install over 300,000 square feet in order for them to secure a convention contract that following year. After understanding the needs of the space and listening to the possible challenges, Shaw Contract experts recommended a carpet tile installation. Carpet tile was a great solution for the client because of the easy maintenance, durability, and speed of install.

From the time of the award date to the product installation, the process took five months. Shaw Contract became the selected specifier providing carpet tile for the convention center. The custom carpet tile created for the space featured a fresh modern pattern incorporating a bright green mixed with tonal greys in the designs. The various patterns in the exhibit areas were created in such a way to stand the test of time and hide imperfections that will land on the product overtime.

“Most importantly they were on time and met our needs and expectations with a very professional attitude, cheerfulness and a collaborative willingness to help at every turn.” - Phil Delone, President & CEO of Reno Spark Convention Center

Dedicated service, a true understanding of the clients needs, and high-performance products resulted in a trusted partnership between Shaw Contract and Phil Delone, President & CEO of Reno Spark Convention Center. Due to the expedited nature of the project and careful attention to detail, Shaw Contract has been invited to work on other building projects in Reno due to the growing partnership.


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