Why Choose Our Destination?
The Conference Sales team at Visit Newport Beach Inc. wishes you a warm welcome to Newport Beach – the ideal destination for your next meeting! Offering the best of all worlds – a tremendous variety of upscale accommodations; gorgeous yacht harbor; distinctive meeting venues of all sizes; a mild year-round Mediterranean climate; unparalleled amenities, activities, and attractions; and a stone’s throw distance to John Wayne Airport, Orange County – Newport Beach is the meeting destination guaranteed to please each and every guest in your group. Newport Beach enjoys pride of place along the California Riviera, situated between Los Angeles and San Diego – an easy, approximately one-hour drive from either city – and within easy reach of all Southern California attractions, including Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Legoland, and Universal Studios Hollywood. This idyllic location is conveniently serviced by three major airports and provides year-round lovely weather, with an average temperature of 70 degrees. Newport Beach boasts the largest pleasure craft harbor in the United States, a picturesque nature preserve, world-class golf courses, distinctive hotels, designer and boutique shopping, and fine dining restaurants and casual eateries certain to please even the most discerning gourmet. Whether your group requires luxury accommodations or more casual lodging, Newport Beach has a hotel that will surely exceed your expectations. Beyond the thousands of square feet of highly flexible function space within Newport Beach’s hotels, consider enhancing your gathering with an event hosted in a unique venue ranging from a waterfront ballroom to a luxurious yacht, from a seaside restaurant to an ocean view golf course clubhouse…and much more. When it comes to group activities, Newport Beach presents a wide variety of fabulous options for fun and team-building, including electric boat cruising, sailing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, biking, golf, and tennis. The Conference Sales team at Visit Newport Beach Inc. ensures that planning your meeting in Newport Beach is a streamlined, rewarding and enjoyable process. Our destination experts will partner with you to deliver five-star service, one-stop shopping, and industry-best pricing – and to guarantee that your clients and guests have a remarkable experience in our world-class city. While this guide will provide you with helpful information on Newport Beach, we look forward to speaking with you directly to begin the process of planning your next meeting. Please contact us at 800.942.6278
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Rewarding First-Class Programs
Distance from airport
- John Wayne Airport
11.27 km from city center
- Long Beach Airport
40.23 km from city center
- Los Angeles International Airport
64.37 km from city center
Duffy Electric Boat Company
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Balboa Village - Home of the Fun Zone
Top 5 Reasons to Hold Your Meeting in Newport Beach 1. You'll love our weather Throughout the year, the Newport Beach temperatures average a comfortable 70 degrees and less than an inch of rainfall each month. Lack of turbulent weather creates peace of mind for meeting planners or unwarranted last minute cancellations. 2. We're easy to get to. There is perhaps not a more attractive, easy-to-navigate airport in the United States than Orange County/John Wayne Airport. Only five miles from Newport Beach, the airport is serviced by 12 major airline carriers, offering a convenient schedule of nonstop and connecting flights throughout the country. With its manageable mid-size layout, international airport-style amenities, and on-site car rentals and hotel shuttles, arriving to — and departing from — Newport Beach couldn’t be easier or more pleasurable. 3. New and improved hotel product. The diverse selection of hotel properties in Newport Beach includes established, top-tier hotel brands – including Fairmont, Hyatt, Marriott, and Radisson – known for their hospitality and convention venue excellence. Meeting planners may also select from unique properties such as the iconic Balboa Bay Resort or the upscale, Five-Diamond Island Hotel. With more than 220,000 square feet of flexible indoor/outdoor meeting space, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect hotel for your program. 4. Inspiring offsite venues. Consider one of Newport Beach’s distinctive offsite venues for a special event, executive strategy session, or conference-end celebration. The sky (and the sea!) is the limit when it comes to innovative and memorable event spaces in Newport Beach. Charter a yacht, savor a candlelit dinner in a wine cave, host a large-scale party in a waterfront ballroom…the opportunities truly are endless. 5. Location. Location. Location. Great dining in the right location is often the magic ingredient that transforms a routine business meeting into a spectacular corporate event. With more than 400 dining options, Newport Beach offers everything from panoramic ocean views to toes- in-the-sand cocktail bars. Newport Beach also presents more options for fun and teambuilding than any other destination thanks to its stunning coastal location. Select from an array of exciting group activities including electric boat cruising, hiking, golfing, and more. Every experience can be customized to meet the needs of your group.