Building Overview

Building Overview

Finding your way around our big, beautiful building is easy with our detailed floor plans.

Exhibit Hall

525,701 gross square feet of contiguous exhibit space on Ground Level
90,000 square feet of column-free exhibit space in the Sails Pavilion on Upper Level


72 meeting/banquet rooms totaling 204,114 square feet of space, including two Ballrooms, totaling 80,706 sq. ft.
90,000 square feet of column-free space in Sails Pavilion
8 Show manager offices overlooking Exhibit Halls

Outdoor Terrace

184,500 square feet landscaped terrace levels with spectacular bay views - ideal for receptions and breaks


284,494 sq. ft. of prefunction, lobby, registration and circulation areas including our lobby which features 115,756 sq. ft. of convenient registration areas


Two parking facilities offering 3,950 spaces
1,950 space parking garage
Additional 2,000 spaces available directly across the street

Truck Access

50 loading docks with 8 direct drive-in accesses to Exhibit Halls including a 30 ft. high elephant door located at Hall H


8 passenger elevators
3 freight elevators with 20,000 lbs. capacity
2 freight/service elevators with 10,000 lbs. capacity
3 service elevators with 5,000 lbs. capacity
14 escalators


Halls A, B & C: 27 ft. to the bottom of truss; 40 ft. to ceiling
Halls D & E: 27 ft. to bottom of truss; 39 ft. to ceiling
Halls F, G & H: 36 ft. to bottom of truss; 64 ft. to ceiling


120, 208, 227, 480 V (Single and Three Phase)
Full range of electrical services


Full facility Wi-Fi 802.11a/g/n
Free light-use Wi-Fi in ground-level lobby areas A-H and Tides Restaurant
Complete Telephone Services
ISDN, T-1 and other Special Data Circuits
Gigabit Backbone
Temporary LAN/WAN/VPN Networks
Point-to-Point Networking
Webcasting, Email Stations & Cyber-Cafes
Fiber connectivity with headquarters hotel

Food Services

8 concession stands in Exhibit Halls
2 full-service kitchens
Portable specialty services
3 Starbucks lobby operations


Complete A/V production capabilities

Business Services

FedEx Office, on-site full-service business center providing fax, copying, express mail, packaging and printing

Lobby Services

Concierge, restaurant information and reservations
Uniformed, white-gloved doormen
Courtesy phones for local calls
Fiber connectivity


Ticketing services available with permanent and portable box offices
Building in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act

Official Corporate Partners of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation: