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Santa Clara Convention Center

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Address: 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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+1 408-748-7000
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The award-winning 302,000 sq. ft. Santa Clara Convention Center is the...

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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Overall Nice Facility

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Royston S
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Banning, California
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Banning, California
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105 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 to scheduled start times.

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Thank Royston S
Pahrump, Nevada
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178 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 professionally done. The restrooms were clean and easily accessible and the parking was reasonably close... More 

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Thank Selway M
Fremont, California
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96 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Joni C
Cypress, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 to roam.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We visited the Santa Clare Convention Center for the Alien Con in October. Our only complaint is that there were several conferences going on at one time which made it a little confusing regarding location of seminars.

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Thank Jeffery W
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I attended Alien Con here and I thought the convention center was very nice and convenient. I would attend another convention here.

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Thank Jamie L
USA
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209 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Convention Center is attached to hotel, plenty of free parking, and easy access to/from hotel to center. Bathrooms were clean.

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Riverside, California
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706 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 461 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Let's set aside the fact that this is a main meeting location in Silicon Valley...that fact alone warrants a flagship facility. But even for an average-city-USA location, this is a very average convention center. It's not big by total area, but it's very big by navigation. The layout is awkward with angles and wedges that don't optimize space and create... More 

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