The Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex is a sports, convention and entertainment complex. It was built between 1974 to 1976. The BJCC Arena has hosted for Southeastern Conference men’s basketball tournament between 1979 to 1992 and hosted NCAA college basketball tournament in 1984, 1987, 2000, 2003 and 2008. It was also a site for WWE Armageddon 2000. It was designed by Geddes Brecher Qualls Cunningham. It was built for nearly $104 million. The complex contains 64 meeting rooms.
The 1000- seat Theater is used for operas, ballets and small concerts. There are two rehearsal areas, 2 chorus dressing rooms and 6 rooms. It also has a star’s dressing room. BJCC Arena contains ten-story medical forum, with meeting space, a 275-seat auditorium, classrooms, reference space and offices. The 3000-seats concert hall was the home of Alabama Symphony Orchestra before moving to UAB’s state of art Ayls Stephen center. BJCC arena is also the site of major concert tours Disney on ice, American idol Live and other events including trade shows. It also contains several luxury suits. Major expansion of BJCC is currently underway. In 2009, ground breaking was held for a new multi-purpose convention stadium. This stadium is scheduled for 2014 opening. Address ; 2100 Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard NorthBirmingham, AL 35203, United States.