San Diego’s picturesque beaches, beautiful year‐round weather, thriving dining scene, and marquee attractions such as the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld San Diego, Balboa Park, and LEGOLAND California make the region a world‐renowned tourist destination. The region also ranks as one of the top five destinations for conventions and meetings in the United States.
The San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) is the premiere facility for conventions and trade shows in San Diego. The venue attracts national and international associations and corporate events.
Located along the San Diego Bay, the San Diego Convention Center sits in the center of a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly downtown area and is located within walking distance of over 13,000 first-class hotel rooms and is just 10 minutes from the San Diego International Airport.
Also within easy walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center are hundreds of unique restaurants, shops, parks and attractions. The lively Gaslamp Quarter, and Seaport Village are within walking distance of the Convention Center, and so is the historic USS Midway Museum, and Petco Park, home to the San Diego Padres.
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Exhibition space: 615,701 sq. ft.
615,701 sq. ft. of exhibit space and
204,114 sq. ft. of meeting space
including two 40,000 sq. ft. ballrooms.
By Car - From the North:
Drive South on Interstate 5. Exit on Front Street. Continue on Front Street until you get to Harbor Drive and then turn left. Take Harbor Drive to Convention Center Place.
By Car - From the South:
Drive North on Interstate 5. Exit on Cesar Chavez Parkway and then turn left. Follow Cesar Chavez Parkway to Harbor Drive and then turn right. Take Harbor Drive to Convention Center Place.
From San Diego International Airport:
Check if your hotel has an airport shuttle, if not, Take a cab or shuttle service. Leave the airport parking lot and follow signs to I-5/Downtown. The ramp will put you onto Harbor Drive going South. Take Harbor Drive to Convention Center Place.
The San Diego Convention Center, is home to the annual San Diego Comic-Con and Auto Show extravaganzas.