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San diego convention center

San Diego Convention Center
Address: 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 ( View map and driving directions )
Phone Number: 619.525.5000
Fax Number: 619.525.5005

From the airport, it's just a five-minute shuttle ride to the San Diego Convention Center, located right on the harbor in downtown San Diego. From there, everything you need is within walking distance. (And with an average temperature of 72 degrees, walking is the way to go!) Stay in a first-class hotel . Explore the dining and excitement of the Gaslamp Quarter . Stroll the waterfront. Enjoy eclectic shopping . Come for the convention, stay for the vacation.

The San Diego Convention Center is located on sparkling San Diego Bay in the heart of a vibrant downtown. 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. From floor plans to pricing guides to policy details, there can never be too much information when planning a successful event.

The San Diego Convention Center Corporation (SDCCC) is committed to supporting and encouraging sustainable practices, including the hosting of environmentally friendly “green” meetings in our building. Over the past several years, the Corporation has garnered nearly a half-dozen state and city awards for our highly successful conservation and recycling efforts.

Because conservation of energy and natural resources is a top priority, the SDCCC has developed several programs promoting minimal use of materials and natural resources that adversely impact the environment. Outlined below are green programs and practices currently in place at the Convention Center. We invite clients and guests to join in these efforts.

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


The San Diego Convention Center address is 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 .

Getting Here

If you are arriving by plane or train we are conveniently located 3 miles from San Diego International Airport and less than one mile from the Amtrak Station. The San Diego Trolley has two stops directly in front of the Center at Harbor Drive/First Avenue and Harbor Drive/Fifth Avenue.

If you are driving to the Convention Center, click here for a map or see the driving instructions below.

Driving Directions:
Driving South on Interstate 5
  • Take Front St. exit.
  • Continue on Front St. until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
Driving North on Interstate 5
  • Take Cesar Chavez Pky. exit, turn left.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
Driving West on Interstate 8
  • Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South.
  • Follow into city (will turn into 10th.)
  • Follow 10th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
Driving West on 94
  • Take 94 West into the city.
  • 94 West will turn into "F" St.
  • Follow "F" St. to 8th Ave.
  • Take 8th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
From Coronado
  • Cross Bay Bridge staying in the right lane.
  • Take the National Ave. exit.
  • Turn left on Cesar Chavez Pky.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
From the Airport
  • Drive out of parking lot.
  • Follow signs to Interstate 5/Downtown.
  • The ramp will put you on Harbor Drive going south.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.
If you are coming to exhibit, we are here to make things happen for you. We aim to please. Our award-winning center is more accommodating than ever with plenty of exhibit space and exceptional service providers to meet your every need. From detailed floor plans and room configurations to a complete listing of our food & beverage, telecommunications, audio/visual and other essential services, you'll find it all here.* If you need additional assistance please click here .

* Please note that exhibiting policies are show specific so while we do provide general service guides, you will need to consult with the show producer.

Planned to Perfection

Success is in the details. Whether you are interested in booking the convention center or need recommendations on individual hotel properties, you've come to the right place for planning a perfect event from start to finish. We call it "one-stop shopping" and you'll only find it in San Diego.

The Center's professional sales staff are destination specialists who will help with all of your meeting needs including customized hotel packages. They will handle your destination service needs from housing/registration to convention staffing to attendance promotion.

What could be easier!

For information on San Diego's abundant array of award-winning restaurants and exciting attractions, please consult the Attendee section of this web site.

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