Destination: San Francisco

3 - 100 ft

35° f - 86° f

About San Francisco

Smart Stats:

Number of Meetings Hotels: 215
Total Hotel Rooms: 35,000
Number of Special Events Venues: 580
Local Convention Centers: Moscone Center
Local Airports: San Francisco International, Oakland International, Mineta San Jose International
Local CVB: San Francisco Travel, Oakland CVB San Francisco CVB

Smart Snapshot:

San Francisco: What Makes San Francisco the Ideal Conference, Convention, and Meeting Destination

Internationally known for its culinary fetes, iconic fog laced landscape, and daunting city hills, San Francisco draws vacationers and is also a sought-after business meeting destination. Between meetings, sip a cappuccino with Ferlinghetti at City Lights Bookstore in North Beach, cruise the Castro with the ghost of Harvey Milk, hit the trails in the Marin Headlands or tune in at Golden Gate Park—be it history, art or culture, San Francisco has what you’re looking for to mix business with pleasure for your next destination meeting.

When taking advantage of San Francisco’s public transportation system, it’s easy to access the area’s many meeting venues, including the Moscone Center, which is sure to provide all of the meeting spaces and meeting room options a company could ever need. Whether riding on an iconic San Francisco Cable Car, or using the local train system Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Muni, you’re sure to arrive at your business meeting destination with ease.

Stepping outside the boardroom, attendees will love both the cultural and natural draws of the City by the Bay. The Embarcadero, San Francisco’s waterfront walkway, stretches all the way from the Giants’ AT&T Park through the Financial District to Fisherman’s Wharf and is a perfect example of integrating this stunning natural landscape into an urban setting.  Grab a bike or some walking shoes and walk or jog along the water. Watch for sea lions at Pier 39, try some cracked crab fresh from the bay, or even hop on a sightseeing boat to Alcatraz, San Francisco’s famed island jail.

With so much to explore, San Francisco is a great option for planning a meeting or corporate event.  But bring a sweater; although the fog is beautiful to look at, it packs a chilly punch.

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If you’re thinking of planning a meeting or corporate event in San Francisco and need help finding the ideal meeting venue, conference room or convention center, explore our meeting planning properties in San Francisco.

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