Large Conference Facilities

Click on the links below to learn more about the Monterey Conference Center and other unique large conference facilities to find the perfect venue for your event. If you need additional details on large conference venues in Monterey County please contact the Monterey County CVB Sales Team today at or 831-657-6426.

Monterey Conference Center

Monterey Conference CenterSet on the spectacular central California coast and offering breathtaking and intimate settings for any event, from conferences and trade shows to meetings and special occasions.

- 41,000 sq ft of space
- 19,150 sq ft exhibit hall
- Partners with three hotels for 70,000 sq ft and over 700 sleeping rooms

Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa

Hyatt Regency ExteriorCentered on the beautiful coastline, Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa captures an atmosphere of energy and inspiration and has become a favored destination for weddings, corporate meetings, business retreats, training sessions and conferences.

- 40,000 sq ft of space
- 11,970 sq ft in Hyatt Grand Ballroom
- 560 sleeping rooms

Sunset Center

Sunset Center, Carmel-by-the-SeaA gathering place for cultural enrichment through the performing and visual arts and educational programs containing a theater, numerous studios and breakout rooms.

- Theater with seating for over 700 people
- 1,500 sq ft lobby
- Four newly renovated meeting rooms for multiple breakout options
- 8,000 sq ft outdoor courtyard with capacity for 300 people

Monterey County Fair & Event Center

Montrey County FairgroundsA dynamic multi-use event center situated on 22 beautiful oak-studded acres, a perfect venue for concerts, festivals, conventions, trade shows, car shows, animal shows, weddings, birthday parties, reunions and more.

- 32,000 sq ft of flexible space
- 2 outdoor concert arenas and other outdoor sites
- 7 banquet rooms, largest with 7,000 sq ft of space

 Salinas Sports Complex

CA RodeoA multipurpose arena including a box office, twelve concession stands, grandstands, locker rooms and staging areas with total capacity of 17,000 people and 1,200 cars.

- 10,000 sq ft Exhibition Mall including four concession stands, rest room facilities and a prep kitchen
- 3,000 sq ft Rodeo Room including a small stage, antique bar, dance floor and a prep kitchen
- Turf surface from August-April, and dirt surface from May-July

WeathterTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Mazda Raceway Laguna SecaWeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is a highly sought-after facility by car and motorcycle clubs, driving programs, automobile companies, and not to mention major racing series who annually compete here. The track also plays host to several meeting spaces.

- 5760 sq ft of space
- Theater seating for over 700 people
- Banquet space for 520 people

Golden State Theatre

Golden State Theatre

Located in the heart of downtown Monterey just a quick walk from the Monterey Conference Center, The Golden State Theatre is a restored historical theatre built in 1926. The venue allows you to use and fully customize the theatre area, balcony, backstage, and marquee according to your event. 

- Theatre with seating capacity of up to 975
- Balcony access for up to 290 people with theatre seating
- Main lobby is approximately 3,000 square feet of carpeted space