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July 28, 2020
Rip Rippetoe Becomes Chair of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Board

(San Diego, CA–July 29, 2020) Today our San Diego Convention Center President and CEO Clifford "Rip" Rippetoe becomes the Chair of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Board of Directors. In this leadership role, he will focus on the organization’s overall goals and strategies, ensuring IAVM is valuable to its 7,000+ members worldwide.

"As an IAVM member for more than 30 years, I owe much of my career success to the education, networking and...

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July 16, 2020

San Diego Convention Center Becomes One of the First Convention Centers in the Nation to Receive GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation

(San Diego, CA–July 16, 2020) Today the San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) became one of the first convention centers in the United States to achieve the prestigious GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation.


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April 17, 2020

Joint Statement from San Diego Convention Center, San Diego Tourism Authority on 2020 Comic-Con

For decades, Comic-Con International: San Diego (Comic-Con) has been a highly anticipated annual gathering for San Diegans and travelers alike.


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March 12, 2020

San Diego Convention Center Statement on County Directive Regarding Mass Gatherings

In compliance with the public health directive from the County of San Diego and guidelines issued by the California Department of Public Health, the San Diego Convention Center will not host any events from March 13 through March 31, 2020.


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March 5, 2020

San Diego Convention Center Statement on City of San Diego Measure C

"Regardless of the outcome of the ballot measure, your San Diego Convention Center team remains committed to providing a world-class facility and superior customer service in this beautiful city.


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January 28, 2020

San Diego Convention Center Board Approves Resolution in Support of the “Yes for a Better San Diego” Citizens’ Initiative

At its monthly, publicly noticed Board meeting, the San Diego Convention Center Corporation’s Board of Directors approved a resolution in support of Measure C, the “Yes for a Better San Diego” citizens’ initiative.


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December 5, 2018

Carlos Cota, Allan Farwell Join San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors

The San Diego City Council approved the appointments of Carlos Cota and Allan Farwell to serve on the San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors, effective Tuesday, December 4, 2018.

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February 8, 2018

San Diego Convention Center Welcomes ON Site as Preferred Audio Visual Provider

The San Diego Convention Center Corporation is pleased to announce that it has selected ON Site, a division of ON Services, as its preferred provider of audio visual services and its exclusive provider of production rigging and in-house sound. 
 
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December 8, 2017

Carol Kim, Elvin Lai Join San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors

The San Diego City Council voted to approve two new board members ­– Carol Kim and Elvin Lai ­– to serve on the San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors, effective Tuesday, December 5, 2017.


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