Opening in 2005, the Puerto Rico Convention Center, which will be surrounded by waterfront development and an entertainment complex, will be a new high-tech destination for meetings and conventions. Puerto Rico and the 580,000-square-foot Center are destined to become the meetings hub of the Americas.

Fast Facts

  • Where We Are Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport (SJU); 5 miles or 20 minutes to San Juan • served by Delta Air Lines, Continental Airlines, American Airlines, many others

  • What We Are a new, 3-story convention center located 5 miles from downtown San Juan and scheduled to open in late 2005 • more than 13 hotels (5,000 guest rooms) nearby • 1,400 hotel rooms within walking distance of convention center

  • Where to Meet will have 580,000 square feet of total space within a 113-acre site • 152,700-square-foot main exhibit hall; the largest room seating 4,388 people theater-style or 3,290 banquet-style • will be able to accommodate 950 8-foot-by-10-foot-booths • 22 loading bays on same level as exhibit space • will have 36,200 square feet of meeting space with 12 rooms on 2 levels that subdivide into 25 sections • 200,000 square feet of support service and administration • 950 parking spaces adjacent to the building • high-speed Internet, dish cable, wireless connections will be available • food service, parking, fully equipped business center • on the waterfront of San Juan and near the historic district • historic venues for special events nearby

  • Weather average of 82 degrees Fahrenheit year round • high season January through April and December; shoulder season October, November, May, and June; low season July through September

  • Did You Know… The convention center's 39,500-square-foot ballroom will be the largest in the Caribbean, and the center will be the most technologically advanced in the Caribbean.



Puerto Rico Convention Center

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Edificio Ochoa 500 Tanca, Suite 402
San Juan, PR 00901
Phone: 202.457.9262; 800.875.4765
Fax: 202.881.0824

www.prconvention.com
Director: Jorge Pesquera
Director of Sales: Dawn Seay