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Meet Safely in San Diego

Add Some Sunshine to Your Future Event

San Diego's sunshine, warm weather, exciting attractions, vibrant neighborhoods and extensive outdoor meeting and reception areas is ready to welcome you back. Start planning your next event in San Diego with peace of mind knowing our airport, Convention Center and hotels are leading the industry in safety protocols and health standards while still providing impeccable service. Connect with one of our National Sales Directors today so they can help match your meeting needs with the right hotel or resort.

Happiness is: Being totally open and 100% safe.

We're here to help

Start planning your next meeting or event with the help of our knowledgeable destination experts. The San Diego Tourism Authority team not only has a comprehensive understanding of the destination but also the extensive in-market relationships to ensure that you find the right venue at the right price. Even better, all our services are free, including customized virtual or in-person site visits and our extensive lead system, which lets us compare your specific needs with the offerings at more than 135 conference hotels. Now more than ever, our team is your partner in planning a successful and safe event in San Diego. Call 877-9SDMeet (877.973.6338), email or complete an RFP online.

San Diego Convention Center

The San Diego Convention Center is ready to welcome back conventions, meetings and events, having worked tirelessly to ensure a seamless experience for its all guests with new upgrades and the enhanced cleaning and safety guidelines. The San Diego Convention Center was one of the first in the country to achieve the prestigious GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation for its stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention. In addition, food and beverage partner Centerplate has earned Rise SAFE hygiene credentials, specifically designed for catering operations. The Convention Center also offers a wide range of hybrid event offerings that feature in-person programming along with virtual components from video calls for small meetings to presenting interactive keynotes with multiple live speakers across different locations.

> Find out more about the Convention Center

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San Diego International Airport - Let's Go Safely

From curb to gate, San Diego International Airport has take steps to not only keep you safe, but also to add a touch of warmth and friendliness to your journey. The airport is keeping high touch areas meticulously clean and has added more space in dining areas and at the gates to maintain social distancing. Of course, they’ve also placed reminders throughout the airport to wear your masks per current federal guidelines. The San Diego International Airport knows it’s a new kind of journey, one we’ve never experienced before, and they are here to make sure your trip is both safe and enjoyable.

> Find out more about the San Diego International Airport

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Win Big With a Sports Event in San Diego!

With an abundance of indoor and outdoor venues, near perfect year-round weather, and a well-developed visitor infrastructure including a centrally located airport, San Diego is the perfect destination for any sporting event. San Diego is a proven host city for a variety of national and international competitions including: the Super Bowl, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, Breeders' Cup World Championships, Golf's U.S. Open, ESPN's X-Games, the Davis Cup, and America's Cup.

> Learn more about hosting your sports event in San Diego

San Diego Meetings

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Hotels & Resorts

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Outdoor Venues to Wow Attendees

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What's New for Meeting Planners

Hotels, restaurants, museums and more - there are plenty of new venues for meeting planners to explore in 2021.


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San Diego's Unique Regions

There is no shortage of unique meeting and event venues throughout San Diego County. Explore our regions below to find that perfect location for your next meeting.

Meeting Offers


'Tis the Season to Plan Ahead!

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Valid: Jun 20 - ongoing

Book your Holiday Party Sunday to Thursday and get savings worth celebrating! Spend between Spend Between $2,500 - $10,000 and Receive Tier One perks. Spend Over $10,000 and Receive Tier...


Extreme Planners Rate

Humphreys Half Moon Inn
Valid: Mar 14 - ongoing

Perfect for the extreme planner, this rate is bookable 30 days in advance and comes with huge savings! You know what they say, the early bird gets the worm. If your dates are set, then go ahead and...


Simple Pleasures Package

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Valid: Mar 14 - ongoing

LOVE IS IN THE BAY BREEZES OF SAN DIEGO'S HAWAIIAN ISLE! You and that special someone will be treated like royalty when you reserve this pleasurable package. Delight in one of our well-appointed...

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