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San Diego Convention Center

SDCC Interior Upper Level When it comes to planning a major convention or meeting, it's hard to beat the world-class San Diego Convention Center. The 2.6 million-square-foot facility is located downtown along the sparkling waterfront and has plenty of flexible exhibit and meeting space for groups of any size. It's close to everything you need - 11,000 first-class hotel rooms, the best restaurants, exciting entertainment, shopping, and an airport that's just three miles away. Top it all off with San Diego's sunny outlook and our award-winning sales team to assist you with your planning needs, and you've got all the essentials for a successful event.

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San Diego Neighborhood Guide for Meeting Planners

Point Loma, Harbor Island & Shelter Island Point Loma, Harbor Island & Shelter Island A neighborhood of dramatic contrasts.
Downtown Downtown Where Urban and Bayside Vibe Meet.
Mission Bay & Beaches Mission Bay & Beaches San Diego’s Water Wonderland.
La Jolla La Jolla The Jewel of San Diego's North County.
Mission Valley & Old Town Mission Valley & Old Town Accessible and affordable center of San Diego.
Gaslamp District Gaslamp District The heart of San Diego's thriving downtown entertainment district.
North County Coastal North County Coastal Iconic Southern California - where the surf meets turf.
North County Inland North County Inland For great golfing, the Safari Park, vineyards and microbreweries.
Coronado Coronado Across the bay from downtown with a small town feel.
Hillcrest Hillcrest San Diego’s Hip & Cultured Uptown.
East County East County Explore San Diego’s Rugged Backyard.

San Diego's R.O.I. - Make Your Return on Investment a Return on Inspiration

There's nothing more rewarding than planning a meeting that people are inspired to attend. With legendary weather, beautiful beaches and friendly, laid-back vibe, San Diego is a destination that attendees are eager to visit. And that enthusiasm will only grow when they get here. An incredibly user-friendly city with a centrally located airport makes meeting planning practically effortless. From the downtown Gaslamp scene to luxurious North County resorts, 135 distinctive conference and convention hotels and exciting attractions fit the mood and objective of any meeting, and any budget.

San Diego Tourism Authority

San Diego Tourism Authority is the best first point of contact for planning a meeting in San Diego. Our sales team is uniquely qualified to provide unbiased local expertise and a comprehensive view of the destination. Take advantage of our extensive in-market relationships and be introduced to the most qualified partners to address your meeting needs. And these services are free to you. Our Site Experience program provides efficient itinerary planning, and we'll accompany you on site inspections to ensure your time is productive. Our exclusive iLead system lets us evaluate your specific needs against over 135 conference hotels to provide you with real-time search results and proposals from hotels that fit your criteria. Discover why a San Diego meeting always leads to positive results.

    Discover how San Diego always leads to positive results. Call 877-9SDMeet (877.973.6338), email  or complete an RFP online.

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    Let our professional and experienced sales team help you select a hotel, venue or convention facility for your meeting.

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