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Why Plan Your Next Event at the San Diego Convention Center?

Is your company or business planning a large event? Impress colleagues, clients and business partners by having your event at the San Diego Convention Center. This award-winning venue has hosted numerous meetings, conventions and conferences from 250 person private events to 100,000 person conventions. Have your guests stay at the Marina Inn, a budget San Diego Convention Center hotel and provide them with easy access to the beautiful, bay front venue.

Information about the San Diego Convention Center

The San Diego Convention Center has over a million square feet of space to accommodate meetings, conventions and conferences of all sizes.  Convention and conference planners enjoy the convention center’s 525,000 square foot exhibit hall, as well as the lobby and pre-function space which totals just over 280,000 square feet. There are also 72 meeting rooms in the convention center, each equipped with the latest technology. In addition to the indoor space, the Convention Center has an expansive outdoor patio. Depending on your event, you can use this space for exhibits or just as a place where event attendees can enjoy the sunny Southern California weather and take in views of the scenic San Diego Bay.

The San Diego Convention Center also offers a prime location in Downtown San Diego. There are a variety of restaurants in the surrounding area for your guests to eat after your event, as well as many places for a late night cocktail and entertainment. Don’t worry, even with the busy downtown location your guests will have a place to park. The Convention center has just under 4,000 parking spaces to accommodate its visitors.

If the space and the available amenities weren’t enough to convince you to have your next event at the Convention Center, you should know that the SDCC has been the recipient of numerous awards including: the Prime Site Award, Best Convention Center in Southern California, Top Three Convention Centers in the World, and Best Convention Center in North America. The SDCC has also received the LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Hosting the Nation’s Top Conventions and Events

While the Convention Center hosts a variety of business conventions and events ranging from cooking expos to medical demonstrations, the most well known convention is the San Diego Comic Con (SDCC).  The SDCC is a yearly gathering of the most enthusiastic and passionate comic book and science fiction and fantasy fans.  The event, which began as small convention showcasing popular comic books and sci-fi film and television shows, has evolved into a multi-day event including a range of pop culture elements, anime, video games and more.  The convention is the fourth largest of its kind in the world and attracts more than 125,000 fans yearly.

Book a Room at the Marina Inn Today

Situated overlooking the bay, the San Diego Convention Center provides conventioneers with a convention experience unlike any other.  In close proximity to a variety of casual and upscale restaurants as well as ample downtown entertainment, the Convention Center offers all types of visitors endless options for Southern California activities.  The Marina Inn is also located within 2 miles of the Convention Center and offers unbeatable rates and a variety of essential amenities.  If you are looking for nearby accommodations, the Marina Inn is the ideal choice.  Use our reservation form online or call us at 1-800-571-2933 to book your room today.

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