Long Beach Convention Center
300 Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90802 562-436-3661
Long Beach--Long Beach Convention Center is the only one
of two coastal convention centers with ocean views and
harbor frontage (the other is San Diego.)
Long Beach Convention Center,the long, tube-like building,
is a beautiful facility situated on Queensway Bay next door to
Shoreline Village shopping mall, world class Aquarium of the
Pacific and historic Queen Mary ship. Three exhibition halls
with close to 224,000 square feet of space can be utilized
for all types of conventions, tradeshows, consumer
shows and special events. Business Office: 562-436-3636.
The convention also includes Terrace Theater, a full production
theater that seats 3,051. The Terrace Lobby contains a full
glass front with a view of the Terrace fountain. There is an
ocean view on the West side of the facility and a downtown
cityscape view from the front of the theater.
The third element of the complex is Long Beach
Arena, a focal point to the dramatic Long Beach
skyline. Cylindric in shape, the outside is covered by
the world’s largest mural, “Planet Ocean”, which features an
array of marine life by renowned artist, Wyland.
The Arena seats 13,500 and has 46,000 square feet of
exhibit space. The Arena concourse has 29,000 square
feet of exhibit space. The Arena Lobby has 19,000 square
feet of additional space. Popular for conventions and
meetings, it also serves as home to a professional ice
hockey team, the Long Beach Ice Dogs.
The advantage to holding shows at this location is
that it is next to the ocean, beach, cruise and
entertainment boats and ships and one of the newest and
finest aquariums, the Aquarium of the Pacific. There
are also downtown Long Beach restaurants for a variety of
dining and entertainment options.
Read more about the Long Beach Convention Center.
Information obtained from longbeachcc.com