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Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

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Address: 300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802-4825
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+1 562-436-3661
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00

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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Nice place convienently located to hotels

This is a nice average sized place where I went for doTERRA leadership conference. I like that it is on the waterfront and right next to my hotel the Hyatt Regency. It is close... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon
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Burbank, California
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793 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Venue: Mid-size compared to Staple Center. The arena is a little bit outdated. The seats are getting old and not much legroom. The Show: Disney On Ice - Definitely kids paradise. All their familiar Disney characters. Wish there is more interaction with audience. Or meet & greet with the Disney characters. It is too dark to take pictures with... More 

Thank travelercass
Bellflower, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last event I attended at the Convention Center was a Food Show for work. Really enjoyed the different types of food along with different ways to cook it,

Thank cdegraaff720
Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice average sized place where I went for doTERRA leadership conference. I like that it is on the waterfront and right next to my hotel the Hyatt Regency. It is close to so many eating establisments so you can get a nice meal between sessions

Thank RockysJewel
Long Beach, California
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Wonderful place, we live right next door at Aqua.... sometimes the events get a little loud very early in the a.m. for conferences or very late w/ full concert sound system on the roof of the parking lot directly behind the buildings. Our fault I guess for not checking into that before moving in... Love the Christmas display and the... More 

Thank ohcurlyone88
Salt Lake City, Utah
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

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 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 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!

Thank Kelly M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

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 

Thank Nils M
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
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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 

Thank Sharon B
Mission Viejo, California
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186 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 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.

Thank Rita T

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