We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802-4825
Phone Number: +1 562-436-3661
Saturday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Description:

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.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$75.20*
and up
Long Beach Downtown and Aquatic Park Segway Tour
More Info
US$53.41*
and up
Long Beach Waterfront Segway Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 210 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Good food

First Conference center ice been to in a while with healthy food: sandwiches served with grapes, gourmet salads. Thank-you for not serving hamburgers and hotdogs like everywhere... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Kelly M
,
Ann Arbor, Michigan
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

210 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 197: English reviews
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though I didn't spend a lot of time here, I attend the Miss California USA pageant and it was an elegant, classy location for such an occasion. Easy to find and plenty of parking for our event, we had no trouble finding our way to where we needed to go. This place is large and gorgeous and handled the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Michele B
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First Conference center ice been to in a while with healthy food: sandwiches served with grapes, gourmet salads. Thank-you for not serving hamburgers and hotdogs like everywhere else! Also clean building and BEAUTIFUL bathrooms. Building is very cold though...bring a coat!

Helpful?
Thank Kelly M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Slightly tired convention center, dirty bathrooms, broken fountains, outrageous food prices, better than average staff in terms of helpfulness. Loading in and out as an exhibitor is as bad as any, loading docs are halfway blocked with building maintenance equipment, on an angle that made loading trucks in the rain a little dangerous. Took us 2 hours to get out... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nils M
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
106 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

ASNT arranged for its 75th year annual conference and exhibition at this convention centre Excellent rooms Adjacent to the Hyatt which made it convenient to attend for several visitors from out of town Good secrurity arrangements Several eating places all around and also several hotels, motels and Inns located within close proximity

Helpful?
Thank Scalfern57
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This was very disappointing situation their lack of technology and extremely poor customer service requires cash for parking one day credit card the next claiming that their credit card devices are working. This is the year 2016 technology is robust. It's an extreme hassle to be forced to go to an ATM get cash and come back to the garage... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sharon B
Mission Viejo, California
Level Contributor
176 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This convention center is good because there are wonderful hotels within walking distance to the center. The staff are very friendly. The biz rooms can be very cold so make sure you bring an extra shawl or sweater- brrrr.

Helpful?
Thank Rita T
Level Contributor
32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

First time at the convention for a conference.... it's a really large venue and it's a lot of walking. There is construction going on and some locations are closed off. It's hard to locate the elevators over in the breakout rooms and with this injured knee it's pretty painful. The attendants are nice and friendly.

Helpful?
Thank Yessenia31
Anchorage, Alaska
Level Contributor
224 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've been to trade conventions here in January and September and it's always pretty nice. Easy to get to, near to hotels and near to restaurants but the further you go the better your choices will be.

Helpful?
Thank Sigel S
Charleston, South Carolina
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

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.

Helpful?
Thank Jim A
Pensacola, Florida
Level Contributor
581 reviews
427 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

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 

Helpful?
Thank Grover R

Travellers who viewed Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center also viewed

 

Been to Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Ruston, Louisiana

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?