Template:Infobox convention center

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{{{name}}}
{{{image}}}
{{{image_caption}}}
Address {{{address}}}
Location {{{location}}}
Coordinates {{{coordinates}}}
Owner {{{owner}}}
Operator {{{operator}}}
Built {{{built}}}
Inaugurated {{{inaugurated}}}
Renovated {{{renovated}}}
Opened {{{opened}}}
Closed {{{closed}}}
Demolished {{{demolished}}}
Construction cost {{{construction_cost}}}
Former name(s) {{{former_names}}}
Classroom-style seating {{{classroom_cap}}}
Meeting room seating {{{meeting_cap}}}
Banquet/ballroom {{{banquets}}}
Theatre seating {{{theatre}}}
Enclosed space
 Total space {{{total_space}}}
 Exhibit hall floor {{{exhibit}}}
 Breakout/meeting {{{breakout}}}
 Ballroom {{{ballroom}}}
Website {{{website}}}
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Usage[change | change source]

{{Infobox convention center
| name             = 
| image            = 
| image_caption    = 
| address          = 
| location         = 
| coordinates      = 
| owner            = 
| operator         = 
| built            = 
| opened           = 
| inaugurated      =
| renovated        = 
| expanded         = 
| closed           = 
| demolished       = 
| construction_cost= 
| former_names     = 
| classroom_cap    = 
| banquets         = 
| theatre          = 
| total_space      = 
| exhibit          = 
| breakout         = 
| ballroom         = 
| website          = 
}}

Parameters[change | change source]

Parameter Explanation
name Insert the name of the convention center
image Insert an image link in the form: [[File:MyImage.jpg|250px|alt=My alt text]]. For more on alt text, please see WP:ALT.
image_caption Insert a caption for the stadium image
address Insert the venue's address, city, state/province, country
location Insert the venue's city, state/province, country Note:The location and address are not always the same
coordinates Insert the geographical coordinates, preferably with {{coord}} such as {{coord|12|34|12|N|45|33|45|W|type:landmark_region:US|format=dms}}
owner Insert the name(s) of the center's owner(s)
NOTE: Do not confuse this field with the center's sponsor. For example, Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in not owned by Toyota.
operator Insert the name(s) of the center's operator or management company, e.g. SMG
built Insert a date range of when the venue was under construction
opened Insert the date when it opened
inaugurated Insert the date when it was officially inaugurated
renovated Insert the date when it was renovated
expanded Insert the date when it was expanded
closed Insert the date when it was closed
demolished Insert the date when it was demolished
construction_cost Insert the construction cost of the venue
former_names Insert the venue's former name(s) in the following format:

FormerName (Year - Year)

classroom_cap The seating capacity for classes. If multiple rooms list range like 43-975.
meeting_cap The seating capacity for meetings. If multiple rooms list range like 43-975.
banquets The seating capacity for banquets. If multiple rooms list range like 43-975.
theatre The seating capacity for the theatre. If multiple theatres list range like 43-975.
total space The total space using {{convert}}.
exhibit The floor space of exhibit hall(s) using {{convert}}.
breakout The floor space of breakout/meeting meeting rooms using {{convert}} and/or number of meeting rooms (10 rooms).
ballroom The floor space of the ballroom(s) using {{convert}} and/or number of ballrooms (10 rooms).
website Insert link to the convention center's official website in the following format: {{URL|example.com}}

Microformat[change | change source]

The HTML mark up produced by this template includes an hCard microformat, which makes the place-name and location parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue article across Wikipedia, or via a browser tool operated by a person, to (for example) add the subject to an address book. Within the hCard is a Geo microformat, which additionally makes the coordinates (latitude & longitude) parsable, so that they can be, say, looked up on a map, or downloaded to a GPS unit. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project.

Sub-templates[change | change source]

If the place or venue has an "established", "founded", "opened" or similar date, use {{Start date}} (unless the date is before 1583 CE).

If it has a URL, use {{URL}}.

Please do not remove instances of these sub-templates.

Classes[change | change source]

hCard uses HTML classes including:

  • adr
  • agent
  • category
  • county-name
  • extended-address
  • fn
  • label
  • locality
  • nickname
  • note
  • org
  • region
  • street-address
  • url
  • vcard

Geo is produced by calling {{coord}}, and uses HTML classes:

  • geo
  • latitude
  • longitude

Please do not rename or remove these classes; nor collapse nested elements which use them.

Precision[change | change source]

When giving coordinates, please don't be overly precise.

See also[change | change source]