Meet Different in The City Different
. Santa Fe, “The City Different” is the oldest state capital in the United States and consistently an award-winning destination. Recently selected as the Destination of the Year by Travel + Leisure readers, Santa Fe blends old-world charm with urban sophistication in a way that is sure to fascinate your attendees. Founded by Spanish settlers in 1610, the winding streets, adobe architecture and traditional Spanish and Native American artwork at every turn surround you with Santa Fe’s heritage. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southern tip of the Rockies, offer an exciting variety of outdoor recreational activities. The great charm of “The City Different” is its unique blend of rich history and contemporary appeal, which is also apparent in our award-winning cuisine. Foodies flock to Santa Fe for our chile-based fare as well as the creative cooking of many nationally recognized chefs that call Santa Fe home. Santa Fe boasts more than 300 restaurants, 250 art galleries, 70 jewelry stores, 13 museums and a world-renown outdoor opera.
. Located in Northern New Mexico, Santa Fe is easily accessible via the Santa Fe Regional Airport and Albuquerque International Sunport. The Santa Fe airport is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Santa Fe and the Albuquerque Airport is approximately 60 minutes from downtown Santa Fe – the drive is a scenic drive on the interstate with no stop and go traffic. Direct flights into Santa Fe Regional Airport (SAF): Phoenix Denver Dallas Direct flights into Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ): Alamosa, CO Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Carlsbad, NM Chicago, IL (ORD and MDW) Dallas, TX (DAL and DFW) Denver, CO Houston, TX (HOU and IAH) Kansas City, MO Las Vegas, NV Los Angeles, CA Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN New York City, NY (JFK) Oakland, CA Orange County, CA Orlando, FL (seasonal) Phoenix, AZ Portland, OR Salt Lake City, UT San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA Silver City, NM Ground transportation options include: Car rental Uber Lyft Commercial shuttle services from both Santa Fe and Albuquerque Airports (approx. $33 each way from Albuquerque) Private ride service New Mexico Railrunner from Albuquerque (requires bus transfer from airport to train in Albuquerque) While in Santa Fe, attendees may utilize the FREE Santa Fe Pick – shuttle service in Santa Fe’s historic district.
Distance from Airport
- Santa Fe Regional Airport
19.31 km from City Center
- Albuquerque International Sunport
96.56 km from City Center
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art
Palace of the Governors
Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe Community Convention Center
The new Santa Fe Community Convention Center, opened in October 2008, has made the city an even more desirable venue for meeting professionals and organizations of all sizes. The 72,000-square-foot Convention Center has 40,000 square-feet of space.
- Total Meeting Space4,009 sq. m
In the heart of downtown Santa Fe, the convention center is just as unique as “The City Different”. During construction, excavations revealed artifacts from ancient Native American pueblos that occupied the site, dating back to the 13th century. We honor these pueblos with a stunning tapestry of the artifacts found beneath, which is proudly displayed in our sun-drenched lobby. Located among the city’s best restaurants, museums and shopping, as well as 2,000 hotel rooms, hosting your meeting at the convention center strikes the perfect balance of modern convenience with the daily experience of walking through a 400-year-old U.S. city. Traditional Navajo rugs, Spanish colonial tin accents and carved furniture accent pieces made by local artisans are displayed throughout the building. Our center includes: 40,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 18,000 square foot, ballroom High-speed wireless internet Landscaped outdoor courtyard and terrace with spectacular views, perfect for stunning receptions and events LEED Silver Certified as a green building Underground, on-site parking