Athletic Business Show


Attendees who visit Baltimore fall in love with its vibe. Baltimore is famous for its beautiful waterfront, world-class museums, award-winning restaurants, a locally loved music scene, and hip and historic neighborhoods.

Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is the heart of the convention community, and is surrounded by renowned attractions, restaurants, unique shopping and the Baltimore Visitor Center. It’s all within a quick walk from the Baltimore Convention Center, site of the 2023 AB Show.

Baltimore is easy to get to. Located off I-95, at a convenient stop on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor and 15 minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – with 650 daily flights from 70 destinations – Baltimore is well situated to make it easy for you to get here. If you’re driving, there are more than 40,000 off-street spaces in downtown garages and lots.

It’s also easy to get around. Nearly everything you may want to do and see is within easy walking distance from the Baltimore Convention Center and major hotels. Many of Baltimore’s one-of-a-kind neighborhoods, museums and attractions are easily accessible via the fast and free Charm City Circulator hybrid buses or the Baltimore Water Taxi.

Baltimore Facts and Information

  • What will the weather be like? In early November, Baltimore's average high is 63 degrees, while the average low is 46 degrees.
  • Baltimore’s Fort McHenry defended the Baltimore harbor during the War of 1812 and is the birthplace of the American National anthem, penned by Francis Scott Key.
  • Baltimore is home to the USS Constellation. This ship is the last Civil War vessel afloat. It was built in 1854 and is the last all-sail warship built by the U.S. Navy.
  • Baltimore is home to the first cathedral in the United States - The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was recently restored to its early 19th century roots and welcomes thousands of visitors a year.
  • The Baltimore Museum of Art houses the world’s largest collection of Matisse paintings in the world. Visitors can enjoy the museum’s permanent collection for free year round.
  • Baltimore’s waterfront neighborhood of Fell’s Point was the second largest point of immigration after Ellis Island.
  • Baltimore is where Babe Ruth was born. Today his memory is honored in Baltimore by the Babe Ruth Museum.
  • Baltimore's World Trade Center is the world’s tallest five-sided building (located right at the Inner Harbor). Visitors can get a great panoramic view of the city from inside the World Trade Center at Top of the World Observation Level on the building’s 27th floor.