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Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

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Address: 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone Number: 562-436-3661
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Used for conventions, exhibits and special events, this large arena offers...
Used for conventions, exhibits and special events, this large arena offers 46,000 square feet of exhibit space plus seating for more than 13,500 people.
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GREAT LOCATION

Close to the ocean and convenient to shoppng and restaurants. But with that comes all the expected and $$$ parking hassles. I got lucky and found a lot with an all-day flat rate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 NEW

Close to the ocean and convenient to shoppng and restaurants. But with that comes all the expected and $$$ parking hassles. I got lucky and found a lot with an all-day flat rate of $5.00. I only walked 2(?) blocks, got to see some of the city and didn't have to que up to get in to and out of... More 

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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90 reviews 90 reviews
56 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This is a annual event for me and my wife. The convention center is the perfect location for this event. Parking is easy, right across the street. The Long Beach marina is also right across the street. Can't wait for next year. John & LynNita Ellis

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Hartford, CT
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Roomy, clean, convenient location, efficient audio and visual. Great meeting spot. Had restaurants inside. Nearby beach and other restaurants.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This conference center looks really nice from the outside. Upon entering, you'll find a little cart cafe with seating on the first floor. The bathroom nearby the coffee and food? Six stalls in the women's. Really? So, you have thousands of people coming for a conference, you offer them food and endless coffee and the closest bathroom has only six... More 

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Louisville, KY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The convention center is huge and comfortable. In all the sessions I attended, there were no problems with noise from other sessions 'bleeding' through the walls. Concessions were pricey but offered a good variety of food. If you're a diet coke fanatic, bring your own.

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Orlando, Florida
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138 reviews 138 reviews
41 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We attended a travel expo at the LB convention center. We stayed at the Renaissance Inn which was fab, and right across the street. The hotel has the closest Star Bucks if you need a fix. There are lots of eating establishments within walking distance, and they do allow you to bring your own food. We did not know this... More 

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San Diego, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Small CC comparing to others in SoCal. Inflow underground parking can be slow in the morning. You can park at nearby uncovered lots and walk over. Less hassle and nice surrounding to take a longer walk up the stairs.

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Bet Arye, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

huge convention place, for 10 years I've been coming to this place, enjoying the ISSE beauty show, and the only thing I dislike... is the food hall... not enough healthy options...

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Cumberland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I was attending the beauty show in Long Beach, at the convention center, and I thought the place was conveneiently located as well as well light,and I felt secure there.

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104 reviews 104 reviews
46 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

When to the ISS Hair Show over the weekend. It was nicely done. Learned a lot. The long Beach Convention Center is very nice and well done.. Lot to do around the area.

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