Convention Center Connection Blog

Thanksgiving 2016 marks the 27th anniversary of the San Diego Convention Center. The facility first opened its doors on November 24, 1989, and since that day, we have welcomed over 20 million guests...
How do you feed an estimated 11,000 convention center guests a total of 67,800 meals in less than a two-week period? Our award-winning catering staff at the San Diego Convention Center just...
It’s often cliché to say that "our employees are our greatest asset." Companies tout this in ways that lure people to apply for jobs at their company. Often, it is not authentic. My impression is...
In addition to being a top meeting and convention destination, did you know the city of San Diego is also recognized as the Capital of Craft?More and more meeting planners are finding ways to...
The San Diego Convention Center was thrilled to welcome a first-time event: TwitchCon 2016. The event, from September 30 to October 2, 2016, brought an estimated 41,000 people to our convention...
What does it take to operate a 2.6 million sq. ft. building that has hosted over 20 million guests since opening in 1989?Twenty-four facility professionals participated in a back-of-house tour of the...
The San Diego Convention Center will welcome thousands of visitors from around the world to Downtown San Diego this season, attending a variety of conventions, tradeshows and events. The weather is...
For the first time, the San Diego Convention Center is welcoming a whole new convention: TwitchCon. TwitchCon is a celebration of Twitch and their community of viewers, broadcasters (or "streamers")...

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