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Monterey conference center: Events, Trade Shows, and Art Installations

Spanning 41,000 square feet along the California coast, connect, meet, learn, and inspire at Monterey's premier meeting and event venue overlooking Monterey Bay. With breathtaking coastal views and refined spaces that promote innovation and celebration, the Monterey Conference Center is a spectacular venue for special events, conventions, trade shows, cultural affairs, and business meetings in downtown Monterey, CA.  Along with 19,600 square feet of exhibition space, the center offers a 500-seat amphitheater and can accommodate groups up to 1,700 guests with two levels of exceptional meeting space including an exhibit hall, luxurious boardroom, breakout rooms, outdoor patios, banquet facilities, and elegant ballrooms for memorable events on the water.  Stroll past the impressive permanent and rotating art collections showcasing paintings, sculptures, and tapestries from contemporary local artists of Monterey. 


Prices -

Vary per event


Hours -

Daily: 10 am to 5 pm


  • Jazz Bash By the Bay
  • Monterey Wine Festival
  • Health & Fitness Expo Monterey


  • Conferences
  • Art Installations
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Catering
  • Event Space
  • Trade Shows


  • Where can I park at the Monterey Conference Center?

    Parking is relatively easy at the Monterey Conference Center as there are 900 parking spaces available at the City of Monterey's parking garage, just one block away. Parking spots are available on a first come, first serve basis, but if you should find them full, there are additional lots all around downtown and at Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row.
  • What are some events that happen at the Monterey Conference Center?

    As central California's premier event venue, fun things are happening at the Monterey Conference Center. From agricultural events like the Organic Produce Summit to health and fitness expos, downtown Monterey has it all. Some upcoming events include the Monterey Wine Festival, The Next Generation Jazz Festival, and TubaChristmas Monterey Holiday Concert.

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