The San Diego Convention Center recently announced that it will reopen for in-person events in August. The first group to schedule a meeting is SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. This scheduling is particularly exciting for the convention center because of its history with the group—it has been meeting at the facility for 30 years.
Rip Rippetoe (pictured left), president and CEO of the San Diego Convention Center says of the reopening, “Welcoming our shows back gives me a dose of optimism. But welcoming our team members back, and team members of all our hospitality friends, moves me to tears.”
The San Diego Convention Center is the region’s premier gathering place, hosting conventions, tradeshows and community events that economically benefit the City of San Diego and advances the region’s convention and tourism industry. The San Diego Convention Center Corporation is a public benefit corporation created by the City of San Diego to exclusively manage, market and operate the 2.6 million sq. ft. waterfront facility. For more info, visit www.visitsandiego.com