nThe Monterey Conference Center is the only conference facility in northern California steps away from the waterfront The Monterey Conference Center sits on the edge of the largest marine sanctuary in the United States – the Monterey Bay. Playful sea otters, graceful pelicans, harbor seals and sea lions entertain visitors walking from Fisherman’s Wharf to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. The $60 million renovated facility now brims with more than 40,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. By providing a modern, state-of-the-art meeting facility combined with award winning service and professionalism, we strive to go beyond the expectations of our guests and provide them with an experience unsurpassed in the industry. The Monterey Conference Center offers outstanding meeting space including an exhibit hall, ballrooms, luxurious boardrooms, breakouts, patios, galleries, and terraces. The Monterey Conference Center is connected to the Portola Hotel & Spa and the Monterey Marriott, providing 720 sleeping rooms. This Connection allows for 85,000 square feet of meeting space. Beyond these properties, within walking distance, are another 400+ rooms at other exceptional brand name and boutique hotels, inns and motels, as well as incredible restaurants and fascinating points of interest.