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Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

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Address: 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802-4825
Phone Number: 562-436-3661
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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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We visited the convention center for the NACO Conference in July. A job well done by the staff in accommodating such a large group. The facilities were spot on and everything went... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jim A
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the convention center for the NACO Conference in July. A job well done by the staff in accommodating such a large group. The facilities were spot on and everything went well, with a great floor plan and hospitable staff that provided the traffic control to the different meeting rooms.

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Thank Jim A
Pensacola, Florida
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582 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just spent 4 days at a conference there. The facilities are very good and well located to several hotels that surround it. I found it to physically be one of the best facilities I have visited related to size, layout, design and function. We did have some minor issues with staff; however, I would chalk that up to... More 

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Long Beach, California
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Smaller than Anaheim or Dusseldorf's Messe, the LBCC overlooks no detail and is a worthy venue for large trade shows.

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Thank VictoriaTravelsToo
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The convention center is easy to navigate and has many restaurants close by. It was clean and well organized for our activity.

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Thank Stephanie G
Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

went for the scuba convention its great because it has enough space to accommodate all the vendors . And it is also close to many eateries, shops and especially the beach. If you have never been to the aquarium. But overall the convention center is a big area for big events

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Manteo, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Having attended/worked several conventions here, I am pretty familiar with the center! It is centrally located, surrounded by all the amenities you might need!

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Thank lehook1031
Palm Desert, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I work in the tradeshow industry and love working at the LBCC. There is always something happening and there's new shopping right across the street and tons of restaurants to chose from. We love Islands and a little bit further are restaurants right on the marina and shoreline village.

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Thank kayzzze2016
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Came for an event. There is a small parking garage and large parking lot which both connect. The inside had a restaurant a a few small concessions. The main area was nice because of the 360 seating. No matter where you say you are able to have a good view. We couldn't believe the few bathrooms that were available. Super... More 

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Thank John J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I was with 13,000+ of my closest friends at a conference here. It was a beautiful arena, great signage, awesome location, but the bathrooms were few and far between. The lines were crazy long and to have only a few bathroom options seemed unacceptable.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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68 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

YMCA gymnastics nationals competition held in area. For spectators the seating is the worst. What a crap-hole. Bathrooms were not supplied well with paper product & the couch/benches in the women's rooms are disgusting. Concessions employees were ridiculously slow. Don't think I can blame anything else on the convention center. I'm sure someone else was to blame for the food... More 

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