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Hotel Solamar is steps from San Diego's World-Class Convention Center

At the edge of Gaslamp District and just a five-minute walk from Hotel Solamar lies the San Diego Convention Center. Why stay at just any Convention Center hotel when your San Diego address can be an urban playground experience. After your day or work or attending a convention, Hotel Solamar continues to make it easy to mix work with pleasure, with our hosted evening So Cal hour, outdoor pool and lounge and in-room spa services. Our San Diego Convention Center is also located within the famous gaslamp district, steps from terrific restaurants and dynamic nightlife. Come for the convention, stay for vacation.


Upcoming Conventions at the Convention Center

IHRSA (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association)

March 12 - 15, 2014

The IHRSA mission is to grow, protect and promote the health and fitness industry. Get ready for fun filled and active days.

American Association Cancer Research Annual Meeting

April 5 - 9, 2014

Come together with fellow scientist, doctors, and researchers to learn about the latest discoveries in every area of cancer research and collaborate on new innovations technologies.

FASEB (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology)

April 26 - 30, 2014

Attend lectures, workshops, and exhibits from an array of vendors during the Experimental Biology conference.

American Thoracic Society

May 16 - 21, 2014

Gather with colleagues to hear the latest in clinical, basic and translational science in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.

NAFSA (National Association of International Educators)

May 26 - 29, 2014

Call all teachers. Come together to share innovate teaching strategies.

Drug Information Association (DIA)

June 15- - 19, 2014

The is the 50th Annual Meeting of the DIA, which brings together professionals from multiple disciplines focused on discovery, development, and life cycle management of medical products.

BIO International Convention

June 23 - 26, 2014

Join hundreds of biomedical companies during this four day conference to learn about fascinating new products in the development pipeline and more.

"ESRI" (Environmental Systems Research Institute)

July 14 - 18, 2014

Pack your mind full of new tips, tricks, and ideas related to geo mapping and the newest technologies.

Comic Con International

July 23 - 26, 2014

For four days the biggest comics, movie, and science fiction fans gather to celebrate these popular art forms.

AARP Life @ 50+

September 3 - 6, 2014

Experience the many things to do in San Diego and discover what it can offer during your 50+ years.

National Safety Council Congress and Expo

September 13 - 16, 2014

The National Safety Council Congress and Expo is the world's largest event for event for safety, health and environmental professionals

American Health Information Management Association

September 27 - October 2, 2014

During this convention you'll learn more about the resources and tools help to advance health information to improve the quality of healthcare.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Experience

October 11 - 14, 2014

"Explore New Horizons" in San Diego, CA at the 2014 National Conference & Exhibition with the latest advances in pediatric care.

American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting

November 22 - 25, 2014

Attend some of the over 900 academic sessions and gather with professors and students, authors, religious leaders during the largest events of the year in the fields of religious studies and theology.

Baseball Winter Meeting

December 8 - 11, 2014

Major League Baseball's annual trade show is making it's way to San Diego this year.


More info on the San Diego Convention Center

The sleek white structure, highlighted at its central fiberglass "sails" that reach skyward, takes up a few city blocks along shimmering San Diego Bay. Some say it's a neighborhood unto itself. If you're here on business, you'll be pleased to discover the great views of downtown San Diego from the convention center's floor-to-ceiling windows or rooftop terraces. On its southwest side, there lies a leisure boat-strewn marina and terraces where you can see out over San Diego Bay and Embarcadero Park where the San Diego Summer Pops perform.

The Convention Center's retains its claim to fame as host location the annual Comic-Con International Convention, a massive showcase of innovation in comic books, science fiction/fantasy, animation and pop culture (and Hollywood Central for four days). The Center also played host to the 1996 Republican National Convention.