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Monterey Conference Center

1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

For meeting & conference planners seeking a uniquely transformative experience to inspire and enhance outcomes for their attendees, the Monterey Conference Center with its design, location and legacy is an institute of higher thinking and incubator of innovation.

The Monterey Conference Center has recently undergone a $60 million renovation with 40,000+ square feet of flexible meeting space and over 85,000 square feet including the adjoining hotels.

With an array of ballrooms and breakout spaces, the Monterey Conference Center is an inspiring venue for groups of various sizes up to 1,700 attendees. As a stand-alone facility, the Monterey Conference Center offers 41,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space, featuring a 19,150 square foot exhibit hall. The Monterey Conference Center staff strives on excellent service and is happy to provide planners with local providers for your catering, A/V, décor and electrical needs.

General
Facilities
  • ADA-compliant:
  • Free Internet Access:
  • Internet Access:
  • Meeting Space On-site:
  • Miles from Monterey Airport: 4
  • Self Parking:
  • Wireless Internet in Public Areas:
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Meeting Space
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Exhibits 125
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Largest Room 19150
  • Total Sq. Ft. 33228
  • Reception Capacity 2100
  • Theatre Capacity 2200
  • Audio/Visual Services On-Site true
  • Complete Buyout true
  • Catering Managers Available true
  • On-site Catering true
  • Catering Services Available true
  • Event Managers available true
  • Inside Banquet Capacity 1300
  • Inside Reception Capacity 2100
  • Largest Reception Room Capacity 2100
  • On-site Banquet Facilities true
  • Square Footage of Largest Room 19150
  • Total Capacity of Meeting Space 33228
  • Total Square Footage of Indoor Space 33228
  • Outdoor Event Space Available true
  • Permanent Stage true
  • Banquet Capacity 1300
  • Number of Rooms 12
  • Booths 125
  • Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF
  • Classroom Capacity 1000
Colton Room (divisible into three sections)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1653
  • Width: 29
  • Length: 57
  • Height: 12
  • Theater Capacity: 160
  • Classroom Capacity: 90
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Serra Ballroom (divisible into two sections)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 19150
  • Width: 135
  • Length: 140
  • Height: 15
  • Booth Capacity: 125
  • Theater Capacity: 2200
  • Classroom Capacity: 1000
  • Banquet Capacity: 1300
  • Reception Capacity: 2100
Steinbeck Ballroom (divisible into five sections)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 9730
  • Width: 70
  • Length: 139
  • Height: 18
  • Booth Capacity: 55
  • Theater Capacity: 1000
  • Classroom Capacity: 510
  • Banquet Capacity: 650
  • Reception Capacity: 950
Stevenson 1
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 506
  • Width: 22
  • Length: 23
  • Height: 12
  • Theater Capacity: 38
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Stevenson 2
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 594
  • Width: 22
  • Length: 27
  • Height: 12
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 32
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Stevenson Terrace
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1595
  • Width: 29
  • Length: 55
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 150

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