• Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - Thursday, May 24, 2018
  • Space Tech Expo 

    Space Tech Conference returns to Pasadena Convention Center May 22 through 24, 2018. The Space Tech Expo is the manufacturing event for the new space industry. Bringing together thought leaders, decision makers and buyers with a new agenda format, packing three days of powerful insights, thought leadership and future trends into a wide range program. The exhibition will also showcase the very latest technology from technical designers, sub-systems suppliers, manufacturers and components for civil, military and commercial space.

    Main Themes

    Launch Systems | Addressing the Changing Landscape of the Launch Vehicle Industry

    Satellite Systems | Emerging Technologies and Drivers of Demand

    Future Programs | Moving from Low Earth Orbit to a Deep Space Gateway and Beyond

    Full Agenda

    Featured Exhibitors

    NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) | JPL is a research, development, and flight center for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), it is operated and managed by Caltech.

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) |  is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.

    Boeing | is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide.

    Aerospace Corporation |  provides independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space (NSS) programs since 1960.

    Complete List


    There are various registration options to choose from as well as a free exhibition pass. Discounts are available for government, military, academics, exhibitors and students by emailing info@spacetechexpo.com.

    Official Hotels

    Westin Pasadena

    The Westin Pasadena is within walking distance to the convention center, three and a half blocks away. Group rates starts at $199 (ask for the Space Tech rate). To reserve a room call +1 (626) 792-2727, the block usually sells out in advance.

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    Hilton Pasadena

    Hilton Pasadena is conveniently a block from the Pasadena Convention Center. The hotel’s guestrooms offer lovely views of the San Gabriel Mountains or views of the city. The hotel completed a $25 million renovation of guest rooms, lobby, bar and meeting spaces in 2017. Group rates starts at $209 (ask for the Space Tech rate). To reserve a room call +1 (626) 577-1000, the block usually sells out in advance. Subject to availability.

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    dusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena

    The dusitD2 Hotel Constance Pasadena is located one block from the South Lake Avenue district in downtown Pasadena, and less than a mile from the Pasadena Convention Center. Group rates starts at $209-$219 (ask for the Space Tech rate). To reserve a room call +1 (626)898-7900, the block usually sells out in advance. Subject to availability.

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    Sheraton Pasadena

    The Sheraton Pasadena adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center, across from Paseo Colorado, and within walking distance of Old Pasadena. Sheraton Pasadena recently completed a $20 million renovation of guest rooms, lobby and meeting spaces in 2017. Group rates starts at $209 (ask for the Space Tech rate). To reserve a room call +1 (626) 449-4000, the block usually sells out in advance.

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    Use our directory to learn about other hotels near the Pasadena Convention Center.

    Full List of Hotels


    Parking at the convention center is $13 per day for up to 16 hours or $18 per day for in and out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the convention center, these are operated by Paseo Colorado. More info→

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Convention Center is located in downtown Pasadena, off of the 210 freeway as well as the 110 freeway. For detailed direction click here or visit Google Maps.

    Metro Gold Line

    The Metro Gold Line is a light rail train system that runs from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena. There are two train station within walking distance, (1) Del Mar Station is three blocks away, it is about ten minutes to walk to to the Convention Center and there is a small hill. Memorial Park Station is four blocks away, it takes about eight minutes to walk to the Convention Center and there are no hills on this route. Cost is $1.75 per person each way, students k-12 pay $1 each way.

    Local Restaurants & Bars

    There are a several restaurants and bars to explore across the street from the convention center at Paseo Colorado, or in nearby Old Pasadena and the Playhouse District. Here are a few recommendations:

    Coffee Shops | Starbucks at the Pasadena Convention Center (corner of Green Street and Marengo Avenue), Copa Vida, Intelligentsia, Urth Caffe, and Zona Rosa Caffe.

    Paseo Colorado | El CholoYard HouseP.F. Changs, BJ’s Restaurant.

    Independent Restaurants | Cafe SantoriniLa Grande OrangeUrth Caffe, Lunasia Dim Sum House, Cafe Linda’s, B.A.D. Sushi, and Sushi of Naples.

    Upscale Restaurants for Entertaining Clients |  Alexander’s Steakhouse, Maestro, UnionParkway Grill, Arroyo Chop House, Roy’s, and Bistro 45.

    Good for Cocktails|  Otis BarEdwin Mills, Blind Donkey, and der Wolfskopf.

    For Wine Lovers | Vertical Wine Bistro, Everson Royce, The Tap Room, and Constance Perry’s Lounge.

    Additional Restaurants
  • Venue Information

  • Pasadena Convention Center
  • T: 626-793-2122
  • Venue Website
  • Organizer Information

  • Smarter Shows Ltd
  • T: 855-436-8683
  • Organizer Website
  • Event Information

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