Are you ready to get connected?
Greater Ontario, California is where connections happen. It’s a special type of place that inspires feelings of togetherness, bonding and adventure, regardless of where you come from or where you’re headed. People who come for work or play benefit from being present and living in the moment, knowing that more great things sit right around the corner. Meeting planners who prioritize an incredible value in a versatile setting embrace Greater Ontario because of the countless amenities available for lodging, dining and exploration, complemented of course by the enviable sunshine that is present 300 days out of the year. Located less than one hour in any direction, guests will enjoy the views of scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards, the great outdoors and metropolitan areas both historic and cosmopolitan. And the GBAC Star-accredited Ontario Convention Center is located only 2 miles from Ontario International Airport, which makes accessibility really convenient, and over 6,000 hotel rooms in its vicinity. Also located less than 3 miles down the road lies the famed Toyota Arena, the perfect spot to indulge your VIP’s with premium entertainment in a setting that offers 11,000 seats all with spectacular views, 36 luxury suites, private and intimate dining options and over 200 shows annually.
Ontario, California includes many options for after-hours entertainment.
Feel Centered When You are at the Right Place
The ultimate experience begins upon arrival to the Ontario Convention Center with the majestic and modern facade of the building. The ultra-contemporary design was thoughtfully planned to provide a welcoming setting with a fresh, open and progressive vibe. The open, multi-level space offers a refreshing layout encompassing over 225,000 square feet of space and a 70,000 square foot column free exhibition hall, accented throughout by floor to ceiling windows to draw in the gorgeous surrounding mountain vistas. An expansive offering of outdoor space is also available for meeting and event purposes.
But rest assured, beauty doesn’t override the VenueShield safety protocols implemented throughout the center. The convention center team is trained to provide the highest standard of cleanliness and safety for all guests and staff.
Tech Services that Connect You
The grounds are equipped with the latest in technology and boast more than 225,000 square feet of flexible exhibit, meeting and function space ideal for conventions, trade shows, exhibits, meetings or sporting competitions. The Ontario Convention Center provides a full range of technology services, including Wi-Fi, Internet, DS3 and video-conferencing capabilities to accommodate all types of programs and presentations.
Elevated Culinary Options
The food is as celebrated as the convention space. The award-winning culinary team creates delectable options according to specific requests and needs for groups of all sizes. From elaborate, sit-down banquets for a gala to more basic options for casual gatherings, the convention center team will work around the clock to ensure that the culinary team presents their craft at the highest level. Ontario Convention Center provides signature and custom-made menus featuring an eclectic range of international, regional and heart-healthy fare, all prepared with the freshest ingredients, premium meats and seafood, and produce from local farms and growers. Decadent pastries and baked goods are prepared fresh daily by our executive chef. Off-site catering is also offered for all size gatherings, featuring the same outstanding range of menu choices and services. Exceptional catering with unique nuances is what will take a large-scale event, meeting or gathering to an entirely different level.
The convention center staff includes an award-winning culinary team.
Greater Ontario is ready to welcome you. It’s time to get connected!
Visit GOcvb.org to plan your next meeting or event.