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Why San Jose

Viva Abundant mural on the side of De Anza Hotel

Why San Jose

Located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, San Jose is the 10th largest City in the U.S.  Read on to see why our unique attributes, our stellar convention package and Team San Jose’s industry leading service model make San Jose the best choice for your next meeting or event.

San Jose’s Convention Package by the numbers:

  • 520,000 sq. ft. total combined meeting and events space in Team San Jose managed venues
  • 367,526 sq. ft. total Convention Center space   
  • 294,760 sq. ft. total exhibition space in Team San Jose managed venues
  • 214,760 sq. ft. total exhibit space in Convention Center
  • 165,000 sq. ft. total contiguous exhibit space
  • 143,000 sq. ft. of column-free exhibit space
  • Room for 1,000 10’ x 10’ booths
  • 112,523 sq. ft. total meeting space
  • 104,566 sq. ft. of pre-function space
  • 35,194 sq. ft. and 22,000 sq. ft. ballrooms
  • 3.9 miles to the Airport
  • 2,200 committable Downtown hotel rooms on peak
  • 4,000 committable city-wide hotel rooms on peak
  • Up to 43 meeting rooms with capacities from 50 to 3,900 in theater style seating

From small meeting to large, city-wide:

San Jose is the Perfect Destination for your meeting or event!

  • Walkable downtown with campus-feel
  • Wide selection of major hotel brands all within two blocks of the Convention facilities
  • America’s fastest free Wi-Fi
  • Newly modernized San Jose International Airport- 4 miles from downtown
  • Heart of Silicon Valley
  • Safest big city in America
  • Gateway to Northern California
  • Voted one of the greenest cities in America by Green Tech Media
  • Over 100 dining and nightlife options Unique museums and attractions Own the city: extend your brand from the airport throughout the city 

Team San Jose’s Unique Service Model One Team:

Convention Center, Cultural Facilities and CVB services.

Team San Jose is a new breed of CVB that’s changing the face of the meeting industry.  Our unique one-stop-shop model for convention venue management, food and beverage and services, unifies the San Jose Convention Center, SJCVB, venues, hotels, labor, arts and local businesses.  We take care of all client needs as one team which saves meeting and event planners time, energy and resources.