Facility

Facility

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 11,000 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.

Exhibit
Hall

525,701 sq ft

Sails
Pavilion

90,000 sq ft

Meeting/
Ballrooms

204,114 sq ft

Lobby/
Prefunction

284,494 sq ft

Outdoor
Terraces

184,514 sq ft

Facility Guide

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

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Tours & Photos

Our facility is your canvas! Look through our room tours and photo galleries to start thinking about how your event will take shape at the San Diego Convention Center.

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.

 

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Expansion

A proposed Phase 3 expansion project that would increase the capacity of the San Diego Convention Center by 33 percent, is under review. The expansion would add 225,000 square feet of exhibit space, 100,000 square feet of meeting space and a new 80,000 square foot bayside ballroom.

The proposed expansion is estimated to generate an additional $698 million annually in regional economic impact, $13.5 million in new tax revenue for the City of San Diego and 6,900 new jobs in addition to the 12,500 jobs already supported by events at the facility.

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Directions & Parking

The San Diego Convention Center is located downtown along majestic San Diego Bay with the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter and the San Diego Padres' PETCO Park at our doorstep.

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Catering

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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The mission of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation is to generate significant economic benefits for the greater San Diego region by hosting international and national conventions and trade shows in our world-class facility.