Multi Functional Facility

NRG Arena is a self-sufficient, multi-functional facility. It is ideal for general sessions and events of less than 10,000 and includes 350,000 square feet of exhibit space that can also be divided into four halls. NRG Arena features approximately 8,000-seat arena and a 2,000-seat pavilion. The facility serves as the primary horse competition facility for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.


Floor Plans

Floor Specs

NRG Arena Exhibit Space

NRG arena exhibit space specs

NRG Arena Meeting Rooms

NRG arena meeting rooms specs

* Maximum capacities do not include staging, podiums, head tables or other items that take up floor space.

NRG Arena Photo Gallery

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Family Shows

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Tradeshows & Consumer Shows

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Meeting Rooms

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Exhibit Halls

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NRG Arena


  • Pavilion

    25,000 sq.ft.

    Seating for approximately 1,861

    37' high ceilings

  • Lobby

    25,000 sq.ft.

    14' high ceilings

  • Exhibit Hall A

    75,000 sq.ft.

    Front - 30' high ceilings

    Back - 14' high ceilings

  • Exhibit Hall B

    50,000 sq.ft.

    12' to 16' high ceilings

  • Exhibit Hall C

    50,000 sq.ft.

    12' to 16' high ceilings

  • Exhibit Hall D

    100,000 sq.ft.

    30' high ceilings

  • Building Features

    Total square footage: 349,000 sq.ft.

  • Arena Floor

    24,000 sq.ft.

    Permanent seating for approximately 5,800 and an additional 2,000 seats can be place on the floor

    37' to beams

    67' to ceiling