Pasadena Convention Center
Campus-style Convention Center
The Pasadena Convention Center is located near City Hall, Central Library, Police Department and other civic buildings that make up the Pasadena Civic Center District. The convention center itself is a complex comprised of four buildings where events take place. The original structure, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium was erected in 1932; then in 1970s, the Pasadena Center was built around the historic auditorium which included a Conference Center Building with meeting rooms, an exhibit hall and ballroom building with much larger spaces to accommodate trade shows and large banquets; and the Pasadena Ice Skating Center found a new home on this site. The campus also houses the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau (also known as Visit Pasadena), a Starbucks, a visitors center and a hotel.
LEED Gold Certification
The Pasadena Convention Center has been awarded LEED¬Æ Gold Certification, making it one of the greenest convention centers in North America.
The Pasadena Convention Center specializes in large corporate events, conventions, private banquets, receptions, and trade or consumer shows.
- 97,000 square feet of exhibit space
- 25,000-square-foot ballroom
- 25,000 square feet of pre-function space
- 17,000-square-foot historic Civic Exhibition Hall
- WiFi capability throughout the exhibit hall and ballroom
- 29 breakout rooms
- 3,000-seat Pasadena Civic Auditorium
- 22,000-square-foot plaza