The James L. Knight Center is downtown Miami's premier multi-purpose convention center. With a full-service hotel, conference center, and auditorium; The James L. Knight Center can accommodate everything from business conventions to concerts. Don't miss an event on the James L. Knight Center schedule. Register with Eventful and receive updates and purchase tickets to all your favorite events on the James L. Knight Center calendar. The James L. Knight Center opened its doors in 1982 and underwent extensive facelifts in 1997 and 2005. It is located along the Miami River and serviced by all major freeways and the Miami mass transit system. It features the Riverfront Exhibition Hall for conferences and conventions, it also features the Hyatt Regency Hotel, and the UM Conference Center. In addition, the James L. Knight theatre can hold up to 5,000 patrons while the exhibit hall has over 28,000 square feet of space. The James L. Knight Center can handle everything from a graduation to an auto show. Use Eventful and never a miss your favorite events on the James L. Knight Center calendar.