Exterior at night. Photo Provided by Cross Insurance Arena

Cross Insurance Arena

The Cross Insurance Arena (formerly known as the Cumberland County Civic Center) has recently undergone a $33 million dollar renovation and reopened to rave reviews in 2014. One of Maine’s largest exhibit facilities. Perfect for trade shows, conventions and expositions. Located in the heart of downtown Portland.

Meetings > Cross Insurance Arena

1 Civic Center Square
Portland, ME 04101

P. (207) 791-2200

About Us

As Southern Maine’s favorite backdrop for inspired local performances – from state championship sports to high school graduations – The Cross Insurance Arena continues to shine a light on our best and brightest. Put more simply, The Cross Insurance Arena is truly “Where the Stars Shine.”

Whether you are looking to book a concert, corporate function, holiday party, trade show, or you are looking for a unique place to hold your next business meeting, the Cross Insurance Arena. The Cross Insurance Arena is located in downtown Portland, walking distance from restaurants, shopping and lodging.  County owned and professionally managed by Spectra, the Cross Insurance Arena brings a wide variety of experience to helping you host your next event.

Function Space Specs:
  • Number of Function Rooms: 17
  • Square Footage of Largest Room: 17,000
  • Total Square Footage of Function Space: 27,477
  • Total Number of Seats: 8,197
  • Theater Capacity: 3,400
  • Reception Capacity: 2,000
  • Banquet Capacity: 1,200
  • Maximum Number of 8 x 10 Booths: 200