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Convention Center

The Ontario Convention Center is a breathtaking venue, frequently used by filmmakers as an onsite location for movies and commercials.

Contemporary in design and equipped with the latest in technology, it boasts more than 225,000 square feet of flexible exhibit, meeting and function space and is ideal for conventions, trade shows, exhibits and meetings. The Convention Center provides a full range of technology services, including Wi-Fi, Internet, DS3 and video-conferencing capabilities.

Ontario Convention Center
2000 E. Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764
Telephone: (909) 937-3000
Fax: (909) 937-3080

The Ontario Convention Center features:

225,000 total square feet including:

  • Exhibit Hall - 70,000 gross, column-free square feet (divisible into two sections)
  • Ballroom - 20,000 square feet (divisible into three sections)
  • 24 individual meeting rooms- 24,000 square feet

High Speed Technology including:

  • High Speed Internet and Wi-Fi
  • Fiber-optic ports for computers, telephones and fax machines
  • ISDN data-line connections
  • Computer hookups in all meeting rooms and to all booth locations
  • Audio and Video distribution capabilities
  • Videoconferencing facilities
  • TDD Equipment
  • PC-controlled client information monitors
  • Full Service Business Center
  • ATMs

Customized Catering and Special Event Coordination including:

  • Custom menus from box lunches to a gourmet 5-course meal
  • High quality linens and décor
  • Site and event coordination
  • Food and beverage concessions serving everything from made-to-order sandwiches to gourmet pizzas and specialty desserts
  • Illy Coffee and Teas

It has proven itself a highly versatile venue for conventions, trade shows, consumer shows, exhibits, theme events, and meetings of almost any size — it was even the site of President George W. Bush’s first 2002 town hall meeting (the motorcade had to travel only two blocks, since Air Force 1 landed at Ontario International Airport).