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Convention Center148,645 sq. m
Guest Rooms55,600
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel1,450 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues126
Average Room Rate$159.00
Daily Food Cost$71.00
Occupancy Rate79.2%
Tax Rate7.75%

Visit Anaheim


Why Choose Our Destination?

Meeting and Event Experts Ready to Help You Plan A Memorable Event! Visit Anaheim offers a wide array of services to assist planners meeting at the all-new Anaheim Convention Campus, or any partner event venue throughout Orange County, California. Convention Sales • One-stop access to customized event planning services • Destination proposals including the Anaheim Convention Center and area hotels • Insider knowledge of Orange County’s 34 cities and 160 hotel properties • Arrange housing, convention, meeting services and on-site logistical assistance Meetings & Convention Solutions • Coordination for site visits and registration services • Assistance with all city coordination for items such as street banners and electronic messaging • Complimentary staffed concierge kiosk in the Anaheim Convention Center Marketing • Complimentary custom microsite for your event • Direct mail support • E-mail blasts Communications • Media and public relations support • Social media support • Video and image library Convention Housing • Like having a full-time housing staff at no cost to you • Hotel reservation technology powered by Passkey • Wide range of reports specifically for meeting planners.


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Getting Here

Traveling to Anaheim and Orange County is a breeze for visitors. Conveniently located in the center of Southern California, Anaheim is within an hour's drive of four airports. Upon arrival visitors can easily access quick transportation options to Anaheim. John Wayne Airport (Orange County/SNA) is the closest airport to Anaheim. A variety of ground transportation options are available, conveniently connecting visitors to surrounding hotels, tourist attractions and businesses. Culinary options include names you know and love, as well as some local favorites conveniently located throughout the terminal. Before you leave don’t forget to take a quick picture with the “Duke,” a nine-foot bronze statue of John Wayne. • Located 13 miles from the Anaheim Convention Center • About 20 minutes from Anaheim • More than 20 non-stop domestic and international routes • More than 250 daily non-stop flights on several carriers from 22 cities Being only 45 minutes from the fifth-busiest airport in the world Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – and the second-busiest in the United States — has its advantages. Taxi, public transportation and rental car and shuttle services can get you to Anaheim. • Located 34 miles from the Anaheim Convention Center • Nearly 700 daily flights to 85 U.S. cities • More than 900 weekly non-stop flights to 67 cities in 34 countries on 59 airlines About 30 minutes from Anaheim, Long Beach Airport (LGB) may technically be in Los Angeles County, but it’s still extremely convenient to all of Orange County. This airport provides an easier airport experience than its larger neighbor, Los Angeles International Airports as it features only one (newly renovated) terminal and plenty of options for transportation to your final destination including rental car, taxi and shuttle service options. • Located 18 miles from ACC • More than 35 daily flights to 12 U.S. cities

Distance from Airport

  • John Wayne Orange County Airport

    20.92 km from City Center

  • Long Beach Airport

    28.97 km from City Center

  • Los Angeles International Airport

    54.72 km from City Center


Local Attractions

Anaheim Convention Center

Convention Center
More than one million convention attendees walk the palm tree-lined path to enter the beautiful, glass-paneled Anaheim Convention Center each year. The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) is the largest convention center on the West Coast, as has recently become the first convention center on the West Coast to offer free Wi-Fi throughout the entire center. The center is the cornerstone of the Anaheim Resort District, a 1,100-acre walkable campus-like area home to a variety of hotels, attractions, restaurants – as well as the world-famous Disneyland® Resort. The largest facility of its kind on the West Coast, Anaheim Convention Center totals 1.6 million square feet, offering 813,000 square feet of exhibit space, 152,000 square feet of meeting space, 51 meeting rooms, a 38,000-square-foot main ballroom and 176,000 square feet of pre-function and lobby space. The center’s modern, light-filled interior is thanks to the sweeping wave-shaped wall of glass that spans the entire length of the building, enabling perfect views of the Anaheim Resort District. The ACC is within walking distance of more than 4,000 hotel rooms. Among the largest properties with meeting space in the convention center area include the 1,572-room Hilton Anaheim, which is adjacent to the convention center and offers several meeting rooms totaling 100,000 square feet. The 1,030-room Anaheim Marriott, also adjacent to the convention center, offers 82,000 square feet of meeting space. Amenities at the Anaheim Convention Center are plentiful, as the center offers wall-to-wall wifi capabilities, catering by ARAMARK and a full suite of sustainable and green practices, including recycling and water and energy conservation efforts. In fact, the center’s lighting is supported by solar panels on the roof. The on-site World Trade Business Center offers Internet access, copying, printing, binding, poster and sign creation, shipping and workstation rental services. Plenty of lot parking surrounds the center, as well as the Anaheim Resort District as a whole. The center’s 28,000-square-foot Arena, which seats 7,500 people, completed an extensive renovation, which included the addition of a new ceiling and roof, new outdoor space and interior updates.

Disney’s California Adventure® Park

1 mi. away
At Disney California Adventure® Park, you and your attendees will be fully immersed in themed attractions from Disney and Pixar stories, including Cars Land. The newly expanded Park has opened up new venues and theme opportunities for groups from 50 to 6,000. Buena Vista Street is the main street of Disney California Adventure® Park. Experience the vibrant energy of the Los Angeles that Walt Disney first discovered when he came west in the 1920s. Grab a tasty treat at Clarabelle's Hand-Scooped Ice Cream. Take a ride on the vintage Red Car Trolley or stop by the Carthay Circle Theatre, which is a re-creation of the theater where Walt first premiered Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs almost 75 years ago. Cars Land is here! Guests will feel like they’ve walked into the Disney•Pixar Cars movie. Radiator Springs has been brought to life in this all-new land. Cars Land is a place you and your guests will want to stop by, stay awhile and have some high-octane fun. Guests can even meet Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater! Race head-to-head on Radiator Springs Racers past the stunning rock formations and waterfalls of the Ornament Valley. Experience new heights on Luigi’s Flying Tires—where guests literally fly on air. Then hitch a ride on a baby tractor at Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree. Every night in Cars Land, Radiator Springs will come to life in a beautiful sea of neon—just like in the movie Cars. Over at Paradise Pier, World of Color, a nighttime water spectacular, weaves water, color, fire and light into a kaleidoscope of fantasy and imagination. Long-time favorite attractions are still here. Feel the rush on California Screamin’ and fly high on Soarin’ Over California.

Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza

Convention Center
Anaheim’s Newest Outdoor Event Venue Recently launched in January 2013, the Anaheim Convention Center Grand Plaza offers meeting planners the opportunity for large outdoor gatherings including alfresco dining, concerts, receptions, exhibitions, meetings and more. The Grand Plaza’s singular design makes it unique among the nation's outdoor event venues and extremely versatile to accommodate almost any event. Bookings are available now. Contact Visit Anaheim to learn more.
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA, US 92802

Downtown Disney® District

1 mi. away
The Downtown Disney® District has incredible entertainment venues, outstanding restaurants and an eclectic mix of shops—plus a fun and relaxing vibe. With no admission and up to 5 hours of free parking (with validation), you can’t go wrong no matter what you or your group are in the mood for—entertainment, dining or shopping!

Disneyland® Resort

1 mi. away
Disneyland® Resort Anaheim is home to the world-famous Disneyland® Resort, which includes the original Disneyland® Park, Disney California Adventure® Park and the Downtown Disney® District where you and your attendees can shop, dine and be entertained. Group event opportunities abound throughout the Disneyland® Resort. While at Disneyland® Park, consider a dessert reception during Fantasmic or a private dinner event in Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree. Condor Flats at Disney California Adventure® Park offers your guests savory California cuisine as they anticipate their final boarding call to enjoy the ultimate aerial adventure, Soarin' Over California. The meeting and event opportunities are almost endless!
1313 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA, US 92802

Knott's Berry Farm

8 mi. away
Once an actual berry farm - and the birthplace of the boysenberry - Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park is heralded as America's first theme park. Today, the 160-acre park's world-class rides, family-friendly shows and attractions that pay tribute to Southern California culture and heritage make it the 12th most-visited amusement park in the country. Knott's Berry Farm's attractions include the colorful Boardwalk area, which features the popular Perilous Plunge, a world-record 115-foot water chute set at a 75 degree angle. Camp Snoopy, geared towards younger guests, features kid-sized versions of other Knott's Berry Farm rides, while Fiesta Village is home to the state's longest man-made white water river. As the heart and soul of the park, Ghost Town is an 1880s-themed California Boom Town complete with cowboys, gunfight stunt shows, stage coaches, a steam train and the world's first log flume ride. Adjacent to Knott's Berry Farm theme park is the Knott's Berry Farm Soak City water park. Here, guests find 13 acres of 17 tube slides, a wave pool, a lazy river ride, and the trademark Pacific Spin slide, which drops riders into a six-story-tall funnel. Knott's Berry Farm has several meeting rooms, including the Boardwalk Ballroom for up to 550 guests and the Wilderness Dance Hall for up to 400 guests. Its largest reception setting can accommodate 5,000 people. Knott's Berry Farm is open daily with hours varying based on season. Soak City is open daily, June to September, with operating hours by month.
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA, US 90620

Disneyland® Park

1 mi. away
Welcome to the place where imagination is the destination. When you and your guests enter Disneyland® Park, the stories come to life, immersing guests in tales from some of the classic Disney films. Main Street, U.S.A. is the entrance to Disneyland® Park. Stroll down the street where turn-of-the-century architecture and transportation recreate a bygone era. Located beyond Sleeping Beauty Castle, Fantasyland is where guests can meet the heroes and villains of the Disney stories. Blast into the twin orbits of innovation and exploration at Tomorrowland! Rocket into the outer reaches of darkest space on Space Mountain, see the Star Wars™ universe in 3-D on Star Tours, and battle galactic bad guys in Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters. Next is the French Quarter of New Orleans Square where Mardi Gras is celebrated year-round. Meet the 999 ghostly residents of the Haunted Mansion and then join the Pirates of the Caribbean on a bayou bateau. Chart a course for Adventureland and embark on a bold expedition into excitement and intrigue! Enter a lost temple on Indiana Jones Adventure and delve into dark jungles on The Jungle Cruise. Frontierland celebrates the trailblazers, settlers and other heroes of the Old West. Experience a runaway railroad car on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. From the Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island to the rippling waters of the Rivers of America, it's a pioneer's paradise.

Anaheim GardenWalk

1 mi. away
Located within walking distance from the Anaheim Convention Center and the Disneyland Resort, the Anaheim GardenWalk is a unique outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment center. Complete with manicured gardens and cascading waterfalls, the center is home to 440,000 square feet of retail and dining locales, as well as an upscale bowling lounge and state-of-the-art movie theaters.
321 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA, US 92802


Additional Information

The Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) houses over one million square feet of exhibit space, making it the largest exhibit facility on the West Coast. ACC's pre-function areas total 200,000 square feet, offering limitless possibilities for dramatic registration areas. Meeting space totals 330,000 square feet which conveniently occupies the second and third levels. The Arena is a unique, intimate stadium style venue that seats up to 8,000. A variety of large outdoor areas are also available for functions & special events. A palm tree-lined 100,000 Grand Plaza is perf for outdoor gatherings. A new 100,000 square column-free carpeted ballroom with huge, north-facing windows and a lovely balcony sets the new gold standard in flexible space and can be used as exhibit or meeting space in multiple configurations. Located directly across the street from Disneyland and the Disney California Adventure Park in the heart of beautiful Orange County, California. the heart of Southern California. Over 12,000 guest rooms are within walking distance of the ACC on our walkable campus, eliminating the need to transport attendees around the Anaheim Resort District.