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Santa Clara Convention Center

5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
+1 408-748-7000
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Big and ugly.

Attended many events there. Cold and zero character. As a place for exhibitions nothing much can be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James68_13
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Santa Clara, California, United States
Great service for recent conference.

When renting a site for a conference the service is the key difference. Staff was warm and... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Ken A
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San Leandro, California
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The award-winning 302,000 sq. ft. Santa Clara Convention Center is the ideal setting for conventions, meetings and tradeshows. It features column free exhibit halls, 22,400 sq. ft. Mission City Ballroom, 607-seat theatre, 31 breakout rooms, and exceptional in-house services. Santa Clara has 3,800+ hotel rooms, a 100-acre theme park, historic mission, championship golf and tennis facility, and is future home of the 49ers new 68,500-seat Santa Clara Stadium.
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  • Very good57%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended many events there. Cold and zero character. As a place for exhibitions nothing much can be said about it except its a big open space. Just another exhibition area. Have been both an exhibitor and an attendee.

Thank James68_13
Reviewed 8 May 2017

When renting a site for a conference the service is the key difference. Staff was warm and welcoming and responded quickly to A/V needs.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We were recently an exhibitor there for an event. It was very expensive & the Unions have strict rules on what you can & can't do yourself there. The workers spoke & looked like Carnies with foul mouths & neck tattoos. The concessions stand was...More

Thank Steev_0
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Imagine arriving to pick up registration materials and there is no onsite coffee shop. A temporary one will open up sometime later in the morning (like 11 AM) which says 'missed opportunity' to me. This building is a concrete and steel complex attached to a...More

Thank Randie C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Attended Stitches West 2017. The convention center has been the host for many years. This year there seemed to be visible areas of confusion and lack of planning or last minute shuffles. Class locations being changed after check in. Tables been set up minutes prior...More

Thank Royston S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I'm from rural Nevada and I was very impressed with the size of the facility and the number of activities that it can accommodate at one time! We were there to watch our granddaughter perform at a music teachers' conference, which was well attended and...More

Thank Selway M
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We attended the travel and adventure show at this venue. The location is great, right near the Levi's Stadium and is easy to find. Plenty of parking and well marked guidelines to the venue halls.

1  Thank Aditi S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Plenty of free parking and nice interior. I've attended several events here and it is always clean and well-maintained.

Thank Joni C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Bright airy windows, clean sleek interior, what else could you want. OI mean if you have to work on a Saturday let it be somewhere that's easy on the eyes. Not to big that you get lost. Not to small that you don't have room...More

Thank 714CaliGirl
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Attended first ever Alien Con. Event was terrific though convention center dropped the ball over booking their event, changing rooms on event planners and falling short on assistance. Beautiful facility though lacks staff and professional event planners.

Thank Tiffany A
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