Featured Events

Apr
27
2014

Big Sur International Marathon

Apr. 27
The Big Sur Marathon is 26.2 miles of the most beautiful coastline in the world -…more
May
2
2014

Steinbeck Festival

May. 2-May. 4
This annual festival consists of several days of films, speakers, panels, theater,…more
May
2
2014

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship

May. 2-May. 4
This entirely new series created by the merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports…more
May
2
2014

Wildflower Triathlon

May. 2-May. 4
One of the premier triathlons nationally and internationally, this course will test…more
May
3
2014

Winemakers' Celebration

May. 3
Over 30 Monterey County wineries from 9 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) will…more
May
9
2014

Monterey Rock n' Rod Festival

May. 9
The annual festival was envisioned as a fun and entertaining way to raise…more
May
14
2014

Amgen Tour of CA Stopover

May. 14
The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California,…more
May
15
2014

Carmel Art Festival

May. 15-May. 18
Carmel-by-the-Sea highlights its artist colony origins with the Carmel Art Festival.…more
May
15
2014

Salinas Valley Fair

May. 15-May. 18
Enjoy the atmosphere of an old-fashioned county fair, complete with carnival,…more
May
16
2014

Cooking for Solutions

May. 16-May. 18
The culinary event of the year, Cooking for Solutions features great chefs, gourmet…more
May
16
2014

Ferrari Racing Days

May. 16-May. 18
Ferrari Racing Days return to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with three full days of…more
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Monterey Conference Center

One Portola Plaza , Monterey, CA 93940
Phone  (831) 646-3770
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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  • Meeting Space On-site:
  • 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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  • Complete Buyout:
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  • On-site Banquet Facilities:
  • On-site Catering:

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

04/25/2014 - 04/26/2014
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