Greater Ontario, California is where it’s happening. Not only have these cities become the ultimate destination for meeting planners who prioritize an incredible value, but Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga offer access to myriad amenities for lodging, dining and exploration capped with enviable sunshine 300 days out of the year.
Located less than one hour in any direction, guests will enjoy the views of scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards, the great outdoors and metropolitan areas both historic and cosmopolitan. And the GBAC Star-accredited Ontario Convention Center is located only 2 miles from Ontario International Airport, which makes accessibility really convenient, and over 6,000 hotel rooms in its vicinity making getting to and from competitions really easy.
Also located less than 3 miles down the road lies the famed Toyota Arena, home to basketball, soccer, and hockey teams. This is the perfect spot to indulge your VIP’s with premium entertainment in a setting that offers 11,000 seats all with spectacular views, 36 luxury suites, private and intimate dining options and over 200 shows annually.
A Setting Primed for Both Competition and Team Bonding
The ultimate experience begins upon arrival to the Ontario Convention Center with the majestic and modern facade of the building. The ultra-contemporary design was thoughtfully planned to provide a welcoming setting with a fresh, open and progressive vibe. The open, multi-level space offers a refreshing layout including the 70,000 square foot column free Exhibit Hall perfect for boxing, badminton, table tennis, ping pong, wrestling, weightlifting, martial arts, dodgeball, indoor cricket, cheer and dance, and more! An expansive offering of outdoor space is also available for meeting and event purposes.
But rest assured, beauty doesn’t override the VenueShield safety protocols implemented throughout the center. The convention center team is trained to provide the highest standard of cleanliness and safety for all guests and staff.
Tech Services that Score a Perfect 10
The grounds are equipped with the latest in technology and boast more than 225,000 square feet of flexible exhibit, meeting and function space ideal for conventions, trade shows, exhibits, meetings or sporting competitions. The Ontario Convention Center provides a full range of technology services, including Wi-Fi, Internet, DS3 and video-conferencing capabilities to accommodate all types of programs and presentations.
Culinary Options Set to Fuel Any Palette
The food is as celebrated as the convention space. The award-winning culinary team creates delectable options according to specific requests and needs for groups of all sizes. From elaborate, sit-down banquets for a gala to more basic options for casual gatherings, the convention center team will work around the clock to ensure that the culinary team presents their craft at the highest level. Ontario Convention Center provides signature and custom-made menus featuring an eclectic range of international, regional and heart-healthy fare, all prepared with the freshest ingredients, premium meats and seafood, and produce from local farms and growers. Decadent pastries and baked goods are prepared fresh daily by our executive chef. Off-site catering is also offered for all size gatherings, featuring the same outstanding range of menu choices and services. Exceptional catering with unique nuances is what will take a large-scale event, meeting or gathering to an entirely different level.
It’s all here waiting for you, right now in Greater Ontario. Are you ready to get connected?
Ready, set, and click! Visit GOcvb.org/meet to plan your next meeting or event.