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California Meeting & Event Planning City Guide

California meeting and event planning locations include many that are world-famous like San Francisco, Los Angeles and Hollywood. When planning California meetings and events, planners should know that the Golden State’s geology and is one of the nation’s most diverse. Before groups convene at L.A.Live in Los Angeles, the deserts of Palm Springs and mountains of Tahoe, be sure to check the weather.

Newport Beach, CA

Engage all of their senses in a place where upscale amenities meet quaint, boutique experiences. Start by checking the Visit Newport Beach, Inc. box when submitting your RFP and learn how we open the doors to unforgettable events.

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Chico, CA

Chico, CA

Meeting and event planning in Chico mean having access to the activities and scenic beauty of the Northern Sacramento Valley, but with all the urban amenities groups favor.

Hotels13
Total Sleeping Rooms905
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Eureka, CA

Eureka, CA

Meeting and event planning in Eureka is one of the extensive historic districts in the U.S. (with more than 150 buildings) and a veritable forest primeval of breathtaking Redwood trees.

Hotels14
Total Sleeping Rooms994
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space-

Fresno, CA

Fresno, CA

Backed by the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the sunny Californian city of Fresno combines thriving financial and agricultural industries with a student atmosphere. A lively city for planning meetings and events.

Hotels87
Total Sleeping Rooms10,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
-
Convention Ctr Space125,571 Sq. Ft.

Long Beach, CA

Long Beach, CA

Luxury properties and unique venues abound in sunny Long Beach, where meeting and event planning can take place in a large convention center or aboard a grand ocean liner.

Hotels32
Total Sleeping Rooms4,525
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
522
Convention Ctr Space400,000 Sq. Ft.

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

The entertainment capital of the world, and its year-round sunny climate, is the perfect setting for meeting and event planning, from unique Hollywood venues to traditional convention centers to outdoor botanic gardens.

Hotels141
Total Sleeping Rooms25,218
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
1,358
Convention Ctr Space720,000 Sq. Ft.

Monterey, CA

Monterey, CA

Known for its unrivaled beauty ranging from Monterey Bay to quiet pine forests, makes meeting and event planning in Monterey a delight. Choose from its endless supply of cultural venues, attractions and recreation.

Hotels250
Total Sleeping Rooms12,224
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
550
Convention Ctr Space-

Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA

Yes, there’s a world-famous theme park, but Orange County meeting and event planning should also include the Discovery Science Center and Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Hotels495
Total Sleeping Rooms55,600
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
1,300
Convention Ctr Space1,600,000 Sq. Ft.

Palm Springs, CA

Palm Springs, CA

Palm Springs, home to the world-famous Coachella Music Festival and 115 golf courses, offers meeting and event planning options galore.

Hotels81
Total Sleeping Rooms14,868
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
884
Convention Ctr Space-

Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

Sacramento offers an easy jaunt to attractions like Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe, and welcomes meeting and event planning at a green-friendly convention center and numerous hotels.

Hotels73
Total Sleeping Rooms8,338
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
505
Convention Ctr Space137,000 Sq. Ft.

San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA

Home to diverse geography, and a vibrant arts and culture scene, San Diego gives those planning meetings and events a plethora of venue options and attractions.

Hotels210
Total Sleeping Rooms36,258
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
1,628
Convention Ctr Space2,600,000 Sq. Ft.

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco’s mild weather and legendary waterfront makes it a popular destination for meeting and event planning in one of the many downtown hotels or in one of several impressive museums and outdoor spaces.

Hotels183
Total Sleeping Rooms31,226
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
1,919
Convention Ctr Space890,000 Sq. Ft.

San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA

San Jose is one of the largest and safest cities in the U.S. and offers meeting and event planning professionals with unique venues and large-scale convention centers that nearly all eco-friendly.

Hotels60
Total Sleeping Rooms8,000
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
4,000
Convention Ctr Space367,526 Sq. Ft.

Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA

Boutique vineyards, Spanish architecture, beautiful coastline—Santa Barbara meeting and event planning boast the charming Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club and the exciting Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.

Hotels81
Total Sleeping Rooms4,897
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
360
Convention Ctr Space-

Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica, CA

A seaside spot with small-town charm and big-city amenities, Santa Monica is a fantastic meeting and group destination within easy reach of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles International Airport.

Hotels15
Total Sleeping Rooms3,795
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
300
Convention Ctr Space720,000 Sq. Ft.

Sonoma County, CA

Sonoma County, CA

Fine wine, thriving viticulture, and world-class wineries all play a part in Sonoma meeting and event planning venues. Check out the dreamy Schug Carneros Estate Winery and the exquisite Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery.

Hotels53
Total Sleeping Rooms4,275
Sleeping Rooms
(Single Hotel)
250
Convention Ctr Space-

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