Anaheim Convention Center & Arena
800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA
The largest convention center on the West Coast, the Anaheim Convention Center is the fifth largest in the world. It is perfect for massive events.
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With its generous meeting and ballroom spaces, the Anaheim Convention Center is designed to accommodate mega business meetings. Moveable walls divide areas into smaller breakout rooms or can be folded away for general sessions. The ballroom is one of the largest available in any convention center consisting of over 38,000 square feet. If space is what you’re looking for, the Anaheim Convention Center and Arena have plenty. This ideal location in Orange County is an excellent choice for product launch parties, conferences and conventions, all-hands meetings and more. It is capable of hosting just over 18,000 persons in one space! It is the venue of choice for global events hosted on the West Coast.
The Anaheim Convention Center & Arena complex is located in the heart of the Anaheim Resort, which is home to Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, and a variety of other hotels, restaurants, and shops. The complex is also located near the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the John Wayne Airport (SNA).
And here’s an update: The Anaheim Center had a groundbreaking ceremony on April 21, 2015, that adds 200,000 square feet of flexible space which can be designed for art exhibits, large anniversary parties and employee appreciation dinners. The expansion also includes a parking structure with 1,400 additional spaces. While the Anaheim Convention Center is already the largest convention center on the West Coast, this new expansion will increase potential exhibit space beyond the 1 million square foot mark. Now that’s progress.
- Over 1,000,000 Square Feet of Space
- 350,000 Square Feet of Meeting Space
- 2,000 Square Feet of Outdoor Space
- Anaheim Arena Seating Capacity of 18,772
- Ample Parking
- High-Quality A/V Rigging
- Exhibitor Services
- Ticketing & Registration Services
- ATMs, Banks & Currency exchange
- Business Centers
- Concierge Services
- Food and Beverage Options
- Gift Shops
- Guest Services
- Internet Access
- Medical Facilities
- Transportation Services
- Wheelchair Accessibility
- Central Location for Excursions
The Grand Plaza at the Anaheim Convention Center
Regardless of what the occasion is, the Anaheim Convention Center is a salient feature in Orange County. Anaheim invites you to enjoy the vast range of rooms and amenities available such as The Grand Plaza; 100,000 square feet of exterior space that offers the opportunity for extensive outdoor gatherings, alfresco dining, concerts, receptions, exhibitions, meetings and more. The Grand Plaza’s singular design makes it unique among outdoor event venues and extremely versatile to accommodate any type of event. With sophisticated event design and exquisite menus planned by our executive chef, our event planners can transform this incredible venue into a modern atmosphere ideal for galas and kickoff parties. With festive holiday design and décor, home-cooked holiday meals served tableside and a stellar bar and beverage with professional bartenders serving signature cocktails, we will transform this venue into a location with inspiration.
Nearby attractions to the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena may be of interest to companies hosting events at the center. Here are a few ideas:
- Disneyland Resort: Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park are located just steps from the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena. These world-renowned theme parks offer a variety of attractions, rides, and shows for all ages.
- Knott’s Berry Farm: Knott’s Berry Farm is another popular theme park located in Anaheim. The park is known for its thrilling rides, family-friendly attractions, and Knott’s Foods, which offers a variety of delicious snacks and meals.
- Universal Studios Hollywood: Universal Studios Hollywood is a theme park and movie studio located in Universal City, California. The park offers a variety of rides, attractions, and shows based on popular movies and TV shows.
- Six Flags Magic Mountain: Six Flags Magic Mountain is a thrill park located in Valencia, California. The park is known for its roller coasters and other high-speed rides.
- Discovery Science Center: Discovery Science Center is a science museum located in Santa Ana, California. The museum offers a variety of interactive exhibits and programs that teach visitors about science and technology.
- Bowers Museum: Bowers Museum is an art museum located in Santa Ana, California. The museum houses a collection of over 100,000 works of art from around the world.
- Mission San Juan Capistrano: Mission San Juan Capistrano is a historic Spanish mission located in San Juan Capistrano, California. The mission is known for its beautiful architecture and its annual cliff swallow migration.
- Laguna Beach: Laguna Beach is a beautiful coastal city located about 30 minutes from the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena. The city is known for its art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants.
- Newport Beach: Newport Beach is another beautiful coastal city located about 30 minutes from the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena. The city is known for its harbor, beaches, and shopping.
- Huntington Beach: Huntington Beach, also known as “Surf City USA,” is a popular beach destination located about 45 minutes from the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena. The city is known for its surfing, fishing, and pier.
- Catalina Island: Catalina Island is a beautiful island located about one hour from the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena by ferry. The island offers a variety of activities, including hiking, biking, swimming, and snorkeling.
These are just a few of the many attractions located near the Anaheim Convention Center & Arena. When choosing an excursion for your company, consider the interests of your employees and the goals of your event. We can help you select the excursion(s) or incentive trips and negotiate exclusive experiences for your team.
We know there is a lot more to planning a global meeting or large conference that goes beyond the venue and day-of. Flights (sometimes international), hotel blocking, VIP management, crowd control, logistics, itinerary, off-site excursions and incentive trips, kickoff parties, cocktail hours, ordering products and printing service management (lanyards, signs, flyers, brochures, swag, etc), additional staffing, overseeing the entire process from start to finish is what we excel at. We have 35 years of excellence in corporate events of all sizes – including massive global events. Coupled with our local connections in the Los Angeles and Orange County area – we are the partner to craft extraordinary experiences for you and your attendees. Check out these case studies from featured past events:
The Event Solutions philosophy is simple: We take care of every detail of your event so you can enjoy it with the rest of your guests. We offer a full range of services (including planning excursions and incentive trips, destination event management and planning conferences and summits), so there’s no need to go anywhere else. We are here throughout the planning, building and execution processes to ensure the utmost in event professionalism and excellence. The Anaheim Conference Center is a perfect location to plan your next indoor event, but if your date is taken, try one of these other Anaheim venues. Contact us today to start planning the Anaheim event that your employees will still be talking about for years to come.
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