Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Featuring multiple theaters, an impressive plaza, and over 400,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space, the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is often ground zero for some of the city’s largest events and expos. The convention center is in the heart of downtown, overlooking the waterfront, and its sheer size is something of a spectacle. The fountains and open space provided by the plaza offer plenty of chances to sit and enjoy the day. The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is a convention center located in Long Beach, California. Built on the former site of the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, the venue is composed of the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach Arena, and the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. It is served by the 1st Street station of Los Angeles Metro Rail.
When you bring your event to Long Beach, you get one of the nation’s most dynamic beach cities for your backyard. Welcome to the “Center” of Southern California…the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, an urban waterfront destination perfectly positioned in the nation’s second largest metro market. Overlooking bustling Rainbow Harbor, Queensway Bay and miles of sandy Pacific Ocean beachfront, the Center sits in the middle of Long Beach’s downtown waterfront. The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center is a modern and stylish facility located in the heart of Long Beach’s downtown waterfront. The Center features more than 400,000 square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space, two theaters, four ballrooms, an arena and 34 multi-purpose meeting rooms. The glass-domed Promenade Atrium, with sweeping views of the scenic waterfront and downtown skyline is available for pre-functions, receptions and special events. Other pre-function and special event areas include the outdoor Promenade Plaza, Terrace Lobby & Plaza, Pacific Gallery & Patio, Pacific Room and the Top of the Lot. Our versatile and adaptable meeting spaces can be quickly and easily transformed into the perfect venue for any event.
Long Beach is a waterfront playground located right in the heart of Southern California. Here you can experience it all: a deep-sea adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific, whale watching on the water, shopping in one of the city’s many unique districts, a tour of coastal breweries, a vibrant foodie scene, and so much more. Our Long Beach Days & Getaways are themed itineraries by local experts, crafted for different interests – dive in and explore!