The Fresno Convention and Conference Center is an award-winning complex covering five city blocks in the downtown district. It contains a 168,172-square-foot exhibit hall, a theater that seats 2,300 people, an 11,000-seat arena, and a 13,120 square-foot multi-use ballroom. The William Saroyan Theatre in the convention center complex is home to the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fresno Ballet and is also available for meetings. California State University, Fresno, offers several large facilities, and the major hotels in the area feature extensive meeting, banquet, and ballroom accommodations. More than 7,000 hotel/motel rooms are available in Fresno.
Convention Information: Fresno Convention and Visitors Bureau, 808 M Street, Fresno, CA 93721; telephone (559)233-0836; toll-free (800)788-0836; email FCVBsales @aol.com