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Recycler of the Year Award 2017
April 7, 2017
Convention Center Earns City of San Diego Recycler of the Year Award

The San Diego Convention Center has been recognized for innovative and successful zero waste efforts by the City of San Diego's Environmental Services Department with the Recycler of the Year Award. This marks the sixth time the convention center has achieved this prestigious recognition.

The award was presented on April 6, 2017, at the 25th annual Recycler of the Year ceremony held at the San Diego Central Library. District 3 City Councilmember Chris Ward and the City's Environmental...

Tuni Kyi, Board Member
March 28, 2017

Tuni Kyi Appointed to San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors

The San Diego City Council approved Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s appointment of Tuni Kyi to the San Diego Convention Center Corporation Board of Directors on Tuesday, March 21. Additionally, the City Council voted to reappoint Gil Cabrera and Candace M. Carroll to the Board of Directors.


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January 26, 2017

Joint Statement from San Diego Convention Center, San Diego Tourism Authority on Convention Center Expansion Court Ruling

(San Diego, CA – January 26, 2017) A Superior Court judge released a ruling Wednesday, January 25, 2017, upholding the California Coastal Commission's approval of expansion plans for the San Diego Convention Center.


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January 20, 2017

San Diego Convention Center Board Officers Named for 2017

(San Diego, CA – January 20, 2017) – Candace M.


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January 13, 2017

Joint Statement from San Diego Convention Center, San Diego Tourism Authority on Convention Center Expansion

(San Diego - January 13, 2017) - On behalf of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation and the San Diego Tourism Authority, we applaud San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer for his leadership and commitment to moving the expansion of the convention center forward.


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November 2, 2016

San Diego Convention Center Names Mohsen Khaleghi Chief Business Development Officer

(San Diego, CA - November 2, 2016) - As part of an ongoing effort to develop new ways to drive significant economic impact to the region, the San Diego Convention Center Corporation (SDCCC) has hired Mohsen Khaleghi to lead its new business development strategy initiative.


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October 12, 2016

San Diego Convention Center Now Offers Custom Digital Advertising

The San Diego Convention Center Corporation and Smart City Networks are proud to announce a collaborative new digital advertising program offered at San Diego's bayfront facility.


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Karen Totaro
August 18, 2016

San Diego Convention Center Names Karen Totaro as General Manager

(San Diego, CA – August 18, 2016) –  The San Diego Convention Center Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Totaro as the facility's new Senior Vice President and General Manager.


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June 28, 2016

Funding Plan for Major Capital Improvements Gets Final Approval

(San Diego, CA – June 28, 2016) – The California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) Board of Directors gave the final approval today to go into contract with the City of San Diego and the San Diego Convention Center Corporation for the financing of $25.5 million in...
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