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“Nice facility” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Ranked #9 of 84 things to do in Long Beach
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Owner description: 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.
El Cerrito, California
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80 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice facility”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

It was easy to navigate, the staff was friendly and helpful and they had lots of bathrooms for a mostly female audience, which was amazing. It was a good place for a conference with almost 2000 people.

Visited June 2013
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So Cal
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115 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Very Big but well organized”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

We went to our first Scuba Show this year and had a great time. Amazing how Long Beach has changed in the last 20-25 years! The show was layed-out well, the staff was helpful, and everything you needed was available (restrooms, food and drinks)

My only complaint was as we walked from our hotel, the only sign for the scuba show was pointing to some stairs that led to a parking garage, and we finally ended up in a Herbalife convention... The person who finally gave us directions to the Scuba Show sent us the long way around the building... A few well placed signs geared for first timers and walkers from the main street would have saved us some time... It's a big place!
Once there we had a blast!

Visited June 2013
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Colorado
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457 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
“Nice facilities, good parking for conventions”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

We attended the 2013 Scuba Show at the Long Beach Convention Center in downtown Long Beach, right on the waterfront, and we had a great time.

The Convention Center is very spacious and well kept up. Facilities are bright and pretty well marked. All staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. Restrooms were plentiful and very clean. Our particular convention was very well organized, and parking was conveniently located underground directly next door to the Convention Center, so it was easy to park and simply walk across the street into the center for our show.

We've actually attended two large conventions at Long Beach Convention Center in the past and we always look forward to coming here. This is a great venue for large or small events.

Visited June 2013
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Long Beach, California
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68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Grand Prix and more”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

Attended my 3rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Both the Arena and Convention Center were open for business (big business) with lots of vendors, activities, shops and food. It was wonderful to stay indoors and air conditioned on a VERY hot Friday...a great facility...too bad the Ice Dogs aren't around...

Visited April 2013
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Umatilla, Florida
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98 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Bright, airy, and well designed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013

Our convention lasted three days! The venue was good! The sound and lighting were never an issue! There were lines at the ladies restrooms but that is the case everywhere. The food vendors didn't seem to be very efficient but they were slammed with lines at every break. The food quality was good but the wait too long. This is a nice facility overall!

Visited April 2013
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