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Santa Clara Convention Center

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Address: 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
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+1 408-748-7000
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The award-winning 302,000 sq. ft. Santa Clara Convention Center is the...

The award-winning 302,000 sq. ft. Santa Clara Convention Center is the ideal setting for conventions, meetings and tradeshows. It features column free exhibit halls, 22,400 sq. ft. Mission City Ballroom, 607-seat theatre, 31 breakout rooms, and exceptional in-house services. Santa Clara has 3,800+ hotel rooms, a 100-acre theme park, historic mission, championship golf and tennis facility, and is future home of the 49ers new 68,500-seat Santa Clara Stadium.

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Great venue for events ...lots of parking ... well organized

We attended the travel and adventure show at this venue. The location is great, right near the Levi's Stadium and is easy to find. Plenty of parking and well marked guidelines to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Aditi S
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Fremont, California
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Fremont, California
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We attended the travel and adventure show at this venue. The location is great, right near the Levi's Stadium and is easy to find. Plenty of parking and well marked guidelines to the venue halls.

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San Jose, California
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of free parking and nice interior. I've attended several events here and it is always clean and well-maintained.

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Cypress, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Bright airy windows, clean sleek interior, what else could you want. OI mean if you have to work on a Saturday let it be somewhere that's easy on the eyes. Not to big that you get lost. Not to small that you don't have room to roam.

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Murray, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Attended first ever Alien Con. Event was terrific though convention center dropped the ball over booking their event, changing rooms on event planners and falling short on assistance. Beautiful facility though lacks staff and professional event planners.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We visited the Santa Clare Convention Center for the Alien Con in October. Our only complaint is that there were several conferences going on at one time which made it a little confusing regarding location of seminars.

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Thank Jeffery W
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I attended Alien Con here and I thought the convention center was very nice and convenient. I would attend another convention here.

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Thank Jamie L
USA
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Convention Center is attached to hotel, plenty of free parking, and easy access to/from hotel to center. Bathrooms were clean.

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Let's set aside the fact that this is a main meeting location in Silicon Valley...that fact alone warrants a flagship facility. But even for an average-city-USA location, this is a very average convention center. It's not big by total area, but it's very big by navigation. The layout is awkward with angles and wedges that don't optimize space and create... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I was a vendor at this event and have been coming here for many years. Beautiful and always enjoy my time here.

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Orangevale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I've had two opportunities to visit the Santa Clara Convention Center; once for the PBS Antiques Roadshow in 2014 and most recently for the Pacific International Quilt Festival. On both occasions I found ample parking (free) a few minutes walk to the convention centers main building. Very big, very clean, and very close to hotels. The on site food was... More 

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