Monterey Conference Center

One Portola Plaza , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 646-3770
Tollfree  (800) 742-8091
Fax  (831) 646-3777

The Monterey Conference Center inspires innovation and celebration. Set on the spectacular central California coast, the Monterey Conference Center offers breathtaking and intimate settings for any event, from conferences and tradeshows to meetings and special occasions.
The Monterey Conference Center can accommodate groups with as many of 1,700 participants. As a stand-alone facility, the Monterey Conference Center offers 41,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, featuring a 19,600 square foot exhibit hall, grand ballroom, and a 500-seat theater.
In partnership with its three adjacent hotels, the Monterey Conference Center and Meeting Connection provides 61,000 square feet of meeting, exhibition and banquet space, and 700 deluxe hotel rooms.
Find out why innovators come to the Monterey Conference Center. Make your next event a memorable celebration. Call us today at the Monterey Conference Center.

Facilities
  • ADA-compliant:
  • Free Internet Access:
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  • Miles from Monterey Airport: 4
  • Self Parking:
  • Wireless Internet in Public Areas:
Monterey Conference Center Meeting Facility
    General
  • # of Rooms: 12
  • Largest Room: 19,600
  • Theatre Capacity: 2,400
  • Classroom Capacity: 1,300
  • Exhibits: 127
  • Total Sqft.: 33,000
  • Ceiling: 15
  • Banquet Capacity: 1,220
  • Reception Capacity: 2,150
  • Exhibit Space:
  • Number of Booths: 127
  • Space Details
  • Inside Banquet Capacity: 1,220
  • Inside Reception Capacity: 2,150
  • Largest Reception Room Capacity: 2,150
  • Outdoor Event Space Available:
  • Permanent Stage:
  • Square Footage of Largest Room: 19,600
  • Total Square Footage of Indoor Space: 33,000
  • Venue Services
  • Audio/Visual Services On-Site:
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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Colton Room (divisible into three sections) 57 X 29   9     1653.00     150         110     150  
Dana Room 20 X 25   9'     500.00         0          
Ferrante Room (divisible into three sections) 57 X 39   9     2223.00     220         150     200  
Larkin I 19 X 25   9'     475.00         0          
Larkin II 24 X 25   9'     600.00         0         25  
Serra Ballroom (divisible into two sections) 140 X 140   15     19600.00     2400         1300     2000  
Steinbeck Forum 0 X 0   Varies     5260.00     494              

Big Sur International Marathon Expo

04/24/2015 - 04/25/2015
1 Portola Plaza
Venue: Monterey Conference Center
Type: Special Events
Location: Monterey Conference Center
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At the Expo, participants in the Marathon, Relay, 21-, 10.6- and 9-Milers, 5K and 3K will pick up their race bibs, goody bags and event shirts. There will be over 80 vendors, businesses and other race representatives at the Expo offering a variety of fitness apparel and equipment as well as providing health and fitness r... more

Featured Events

Apr
26
2015

Big Sur International Marathon

Apr. 26
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May
1
2015

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

May. 1-May. 3
This new series created by the merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series…more
May
1
2015

Wildflower Triathlon

May. 1-May. 3
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test…more
May
2
2015

The Language Capital of the World Cultural Festival

May. 2-May. 3
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May
2
2015

Winemakers' Celebration

May. 2
Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) will…more
May
10
2015

Mother's Day Brunches in Monterey County

May. 10
Score some points with Mom this Mother's Day and treat her to a fabulous brunch in…more
May
14
2015

Carmel Art Festival

May. 14-May. 17
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May
14
2015

Salinas Valley Fair

May. 14-May. 17
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May
15
2015

Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival

May. 15-May. 16
Featuring hundreds of 1975 and older classic and custom hot rods, street rods,…more
May
22
2015

California Roots Music & Arts Festival

May. 22-May. 24
The 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is a three-day event packed…more
May
23
2015

MayFest Monterey Bay

May. 23-May. 25
This FREE admission 3 DAY FESTIVAL created for the community at large will occur…more
May
30
2015

Artichoke Festival

May. 30-May. 31
In 2015 the Castroville Artichoke Festival will celebrate it's 56th year at the…more
Jun
6
2015

Monterey Wine Festival

Jun. 6-Jun. 7
With hundreds of wines offered for tasting, wine lovers will lfind an embarrassment…more
Jun
6
2015

Spartan Race

Jun. 6
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Jun
13
2015

Monterey Beer Festival

Jun. 13
The Monterey Beer Festival is celebrating its 14th year. Breweries from across…more
Jun
20
2015

Carmel Valley Art & Wine Celebration

Jun. 20
The Art & Wine Celebration will showcase over 50 artists, local wines and…more
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