• Team San Jose operates the San Jose Convention Center, Center for the Performing Arts, California Theatre, Montgomery Theater, South Hall, San Jose Civic, and Parkside Hall.
• The San Jose Convention Center opened in 1989 and, along with the city’s other cultural venues, hosts more than 280 events annually.
• Team San Jose offers planners a one-stop shop for their entire meeting and event needs, from site visits to an in-house culinary team who can design customized menus featuring local and organic ingredients.
• Forbes.com ranked San Jose as one of “America’s 25 Best Cities for Shopping,” and Golf Magazine named San Jose as one of the “Best Golf Cities in America.”
CONVENTION CENTER EXPANSION SPECS
Total current meeting and exhibit space • 425,000 square feet
Total meeting and exhibit space as of fall 2013 • 550,000 square feet
Big deal To celebrate the San Jose Convention Center’s $120-million expansion and renovation, Team San Jose is offering complimentary rental of the center for groups who book by 2014. Benefits include free use of tables, chairs, linens, water services, and microphones; free move-in and move-out days; free housing registration for groups using three or more hotels; and discounted parking and food-and-beverage.
tional Airport, just four minutes away, has completed a $1.3-billion modernization. The San Jose Civic has also finished a $15-million makeover, and in addition to the new Fair- mont San Jose, newly rebranded properties include the Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown, Sainte Claire — a Westin Hotel, Fourpoints by Sheraton San Jose Downtown, and Double- Tree by Hilton San Jose. In the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose is
known as a business hub, but it’s not always about work and innovation. Visitors will quickly discover that San Jose takes play seriously, too. The destination’s 300 days of great weather makes experiencing the city’s cultural offerings easy and fun any time of the year. There’s also an attraction to suit every interest, including the Tech Museum
of Innovation, Winchester Mystery House, Happy Hollow Park & Zoo, Rosicrucian Egyp- tian Museum & Planetarium, and San Jose Museum of Art. And for those who want to venture beyond the city limits, San Jose pro- vides easy access to Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Francisco.
For more information: Team San Jose — Mark McMinn, Director of Sales; (408) 792- 4521 or (800) SAN-JOSE; mmcminn@sanjose. org; sanjose.org
Total new prefunction and terrace space • 51,000 square feet
Total new ballroom space • 35,000 square feet
Total new meeting space • 25,000 square feet
Total new breakout space • 14,000 square feet
Hotel rooms within walking distance or a short rail ride of convention center • Almost 5,000