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