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Address: 747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3118
Phone Number: 415.974.4000
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Use walking boots

Three floors and two five halls of walking. Very convenient location next to BART. I would not take the car.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Clovis, California
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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three floors and two five halls of walking. Very convenient location next to BART. I would not take the car.

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Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location for the InterSolar 2016 venue - near everything and an outstanding facility for so many exhibits and people

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Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to host or attend a trade show. Safe area, conveniently located within walking distance of Union Square, and large enough (with three buildings) to support massive volumes of people. Keep in mind, however, that Uber doesn’t always know where it is. When I traveled here from Pier 39, the driver took me about a mile away!

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Trinidad and Tobago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location and size is ideal for businesses that would like to host medium to large conferences.Easy access via metro,bus or walking.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Conveniently located within walking distance to numerous hotels and restaurants. Very easy to find your way around. However, the lines to the ladies bathroom are ridiculous. They were definitely not equipped to handle a convention of 10,000 who are mostly women. Add some bathroom stalls!

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Thank Suzanne Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Excellent facility to host conventions, as space is abundant, walking distance from most decent hotels. Good underground link between buildings, w/ plenty of restrooms available in both portions of center. Air conditioned without being overtly cold overall.

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Thank Klaus L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Attending Apple's WWDC 2016 I can only say that I am impressed with the well oiled machinery that took care of over 5000 attendees with ease. Some of venues were huge, but there was no problem with following the seminars due to the excellent sound and video facilities.

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New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

This convention center is spread over three buildings, two city blocks and separated by two streets. This strange design is highly unconventional and most inconvenient for the meeting attendees

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Perfect venue for a tech conference. Plenty of bathrooms. There were about 5000 people total and I still felt that there was plenty of space.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Home to some of the most important conventions in the World: Apple's WWDC, Microsoft's Build and ORACLE. This convention center provides excellent location, and services in downtown San Francisco.

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