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Address:111 West Harbor Drive


Main Phone Number:(619) 525 - 5000

City:San Diego


Country:United States


Metropolitan Area:San Diego

Short Description:

The San Diego Convention Center is the primary convention center in San Diego, California.

Total Meeting Space:1107600 (in square feet)

Property Brand:San Diego Convention Center

Venue Type: Convention Centers,

Meeting Rooms:

Our award-winning center is more accommodating than ever with plenty of exhibit space and exceptional service providers to meet your every need. From detailed floor plans and room configurations to a complete listing of our food & beverage, telecommunications, audio/visual and other essential services, you'll find it all here.


The San Diego Convention Center Corporation (SDCCC) is a non-profit public benefit corporation created by the City of San Diego to manage and operate the San Diego Convention Center. A nine-member board of directors comprised of business and community leaders establishes policy for the SDCCC. The Convention Center opened in November 1989 and an expansion, which doubled the size of the original building, opened in September 2001. A proposed Phase 3 expansion, that would increase the capacity of the Convention Center by 33 percent, is moving forward. The SDCCC manages an annual budget of $33.2 million and employs a staff of over 528 people including 217 full-time and 311 part-time employees at the Convention Center. To ensure exceptional customer service and quality workmanship, the SDCCC maintains formal agreements with the following seven local labor unions: Service Employees International Union, Local 1877 United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 230 International Union of Operation Engineers, Local 501 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union, Local 569, AFL-CIO California District Council of Carpenters, and its affiliate Cabinet-Makers, Millmen and Industrial Carpenters, Local 721, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Painters & Allied Trades District Council 36, Local Union 333 Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers, Local Union 542

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Ground Level Exhibit Halls Halls B-2* and G** do not stand alone All capacities based on calculations of the San Diego Fire Marshal Floor Loads: 350 lbs. per sq. ft. Airwalls: Sound absorptive panels; denoted by dotted lines Utility Boxes: Floor utility boxes are on 30 ft. centers; al...

Lobby/Prefunction Translucent barrel-vaulted glass skylights throughout the building offer panoramic views of downtown San Diego. 75,756 sq. ft. lobby with plenty of convenient registration areas. Total prefunction space exceeds 284,000 sq. ft.

The new Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, opened in the Spring of 2011, which links the Convention Center with the neighborhoods on the other side of Harbor Drive. As of November 2012, there is a $520 million proposed expansion to the San Diego Convention Center. The ...

The award-winning Convention Center is an important community gathering place. The Convention Center is more than just a venue for national conventions and trade shows, it is a magnet for the local community too. As the city's premier gathering place, it is where local meetings, banquets, education...

A recently completed $216 million expansion project has nearly doubled the size of the convention center which now offers 615,701 square feet of exhibition space and a total of 1,104,309 square feet of interior space. The convention center features eight contiguous exhibit halls that are able to a...