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Meeting Planners

Planned to Perfection

At the San Diego Convention Center, we are proud to lead the industry in offering a world-class, environmentally sustainable bayside convention center surrounded by more than 13,000 attractive hotel rooms in a safe, walkable, urban destination.

From our outstanding food and beverage, to our five-star customer service, our team will exceed all expectations that you, your attendees and exhibitors have.

We know your event’s success is in the details. Our professional team of industry experts can help you plan your event, arrange hotel room blocks, assist in attendance building and provide housing support. And that’s just for starters.

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The Destination

Welcome to San Diego - a 21st century paradise! Already a natural beauty, San Diego is quickly becoming one of the nation's most exciting and sought-after detinations with a near-perfect climate, miles of pristine beaches, world-class visitor attractions and an award-winning convention center. You'll find there is always something new and exciting to discover here each time you visit.

Facility Information

The San Diego Convention Center is located on sparkling San Diego Bay in the heart of a vibrant, walkable downtown surrounded by more than 13,000 hotel rooms. Abundant, flexible space and five-star service make the San Diego Convention Center the meeting planner's choice for hosting major conventions, trade shows, meetings and special events.  In this section, you'll find everything from floor plans to pricing guides to policy details. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, let us know and one of our team members will assist you.


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Facility Guide

Find complete facility details, services offerings, contact information and other helpful San Diego information in our comprehensive guide.

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Floor Plans & Specs

Explore all 2.6 million sq. ft. of our building and customize the space to fit your event with our Interactive Floor Plans.

To assist you in planning, we have provided detailed floor plans for each level of our facility. Room dimensions and configurations for our exhibit halls, meeting rooms, ballrooms, lobbies and the iconic Sails Pavilion are included.


As the San Diego Convention Center’s exclusive caterer, Centerplate is renowned for its impeccable, world-class service, truly delectable cuisine and superb selection of menus that can be customized to any event or special occasion.

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Special Event Venues

"Extraordinary" is the only word to describe the dazzling array of special event venues that await you in San Diego. From luxury yachts and top flight golf resorts to an abundance of cultural museums, award-winning restaurants and world class attractions, San Diego's year-round sunshine, oceanfront setting and zest for outdoor living provides the perfect backdrop for any size group or special event.

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Local Services

Because the convention and meeting business is one of San Diego's top industries, you'll find the most experienced and professional suppliers right here in town to help you plan your event. The businesses and services listed in this section include everything from entertainment and production to shuttle buses and service contractors and much more. Whatever your needs are, they can help you make it happen.

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