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Palm Springs Convention Center

277 North Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-325-6611
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Ranked #20 of 46 Attractions in Palm Springs
Type: Convention Centers, Other
Owner description: The Palm Springs Convention Center is a 261,000 square foot facility that includes up to 112,000...
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Type: Convention Centers, Other
Owner description: The Palm Springs Convention Center is a 261,000 square foot facility that includes up to 112,000 square feet of exhibit space, 19 total breakout rooms of various sizes, including a 20,000 square foot ballroom. The Renaissance Hotel is adjacent to the Convention Center offering meetings all under one roof. Over 1,600 guest rooms and Palm Springs International Airport are in close proximity to the Palm Springs Convention Center and downtown Palm Springs.Meet in Palm Springs, California and discover over $200 million dollars in new hotels and hotel renovations offering a redefined meeting experience in Palm Springs. Transformed hotels include the 410-room Renaissance Palm Springs (formerly Wyndham) attached to Palm Springs Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Suites, Riviera Resort & Spa, Ace Hotel and Swim Club, and the new Saguaro Palm Springs. Renovated properties also include Spa Resort Casino, Courtyard Marriott, and the Hilton Palm springs is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation expected to be completed in December 2012.

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Palm Springs
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The new convention center is a piece of ARTWORK in the desert...the building exterior is a exciting and different with its curved views, multi-level entry and incredible use of natural rock. Inside it is very large with movable spaces which I suppose lends to its usability and ability to attract small and large group meetings. The exterior is the picture... More 

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California
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1,024 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This building is UGLY. Palm Springs is sadly so small town that it is unacceptable to criticize the unacceptable. So it will never get better. Sad.

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Palm Springs, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The exterior of the building on one side and the Indian Museum on the other make for a stunning view. There is adequate parking even though you may have to walk a block or less for all events. It's big and roomy and in downtown Palm Springs, what's not to like? Recently friends and I enjoyed the Modernism Week Art... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The rooms provided for teams are open, and many things get stolen each year! It would be nice to see some security down the halls, not just in the competition.

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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The wifi and cell phone service in the building was horrible all weekend. In this day and age, we should be able to go anywhere and at least be able to send a text message or get a phone call. And there was no wifi available whatsoever, not even if you wanted to buy access. Very disappointing.

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VisitPalmSprings, General Manager at Palm Springs Convention Center, responded to this review

Denise, thank you for your review and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused during your visit to the center for Duel in the Desert. Unfortunately, cell phone access is dependent on the individual carrier and varies based on their network coverage within a given area. The facility is equipped with a robust, high-speed wifi network and access... More 

California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
28 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I was visiting the Convention Center for the CA science teacher conference. It was a very nice facility. Most of the rooms were spacious, however there were a few that we had to cram into. The restrooms were clean and the building was very well decorated, which made for nice ambiance. There is a very nice hotel connected to the... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We came to the convention center because a family member was competing in a national dance competition. I was very impressed with the building. It is very large and modern with beautiful desert landscaping. The lobby is large and airy which is nice since there were a lot of people there but it did not feel crowded. The restrooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

I attended a large medical conference at the convention center. The facility is very nice and feels very modern. The conference seemed to run very smoothly, which I think was in part due to the excellent staff at the center. I watched them set up and take down rooms, luncheons, serve appetizers, clean up- whatever they did was done quickly... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The venue is very nice. Your experience here will be dictated by the event which you are attending. like most convention centers they do not offer anything themselves but rent out the space to multiple events over the year. The building is beautifully designed with some nice artistic touches. My one gripe is that in all of Palm Springs you... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We attended the annual dance convention for the first time, and I must say, it was huge! The facilities were perfect for this convention: the rooms were large and comfortable, and the restrooms available and easy to locate. I also liked that they had a large bottled water dispenser and cups in each room. I was worried that, between the... More 

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