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Westin Anaheim Marks Another Construction Milestone

From the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce: The Westin Anaheim Resort on Katella Ave. marked another big milestone in its construction on December 7. City officials and other VIPs were on hand as the Westin handed off its new parking structure’s ground floor to the Anaheim Convention Center to help improve event and show operations, on-loading and off-loading. Mayor Harry Sidhu ...

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Smart Meetings Magazine Names Anaheim Convention Center as “Best Convention Center”

Smart Meetings magazine recently published its rankings of top venues and destinations in various categories and awarded the Anaheim Convention Center the top spot in the “Best Convention Center” in the nation category. Smart Meetings is the leading media resource for meeting professionals, connecting with them premier hotels and destinations. The “Smart Stars” rankings of “brilliant places” are determined by ...

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Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens New 200,000 Square Foot Expansion of Anaheim Convention Center

Anaheim city officials performed the ceremonial ribbon cutting on September 26 and officially opened the 200,000 square-foot Anaheim Convention Center North expansion. The $190 million expansion makes Anaheim one of just 11 cities in the nation with more than a 1 million square feet of meeting space, and 75 conventions and meetings have already been booked for the expanded facility. ...

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75 Meetings Already Booked For Expanded Anaheim Convention Center Space Opening This Fall

From Visit Anaheim: 75 MEETINGS BOOKED NEW ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER EXPANDED SPACE AHEAD OF OPENING THIS FALL Visit Anaheim today announced 75 definite meetings and conventions have already booked Anaheim Convention Center’s (ACC) North building. The new building, which officially opens on Sept. 26, 2017, is the center’s seventh expansion, adding 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and cementing ...

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WonderCon Returning To Anaheim In 2017

WonderCon moved to Los Angeles from Anaheim for this year’s show, but that that the result of scheduling availability and it was always anticipated WonderCon would return to Anaheim in 2017. A March 23 story in the LA Business Journal makes it official (I guess) (H/T to TheLiberalOC.com). The LABJ story highlights the value of WonderCon, which is owned by ...

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Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo Today, June 17, At Convention Center

An expected 220 employers offering over 3,800 jobs will be at the 7th annual Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo today, June 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center:   The Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo is FREE, which includes entrance, parking, workshops, resume reviews, Wi-Fi, and more. Highlights will include the opportunity to meet potential employers face-to-face, ...

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Excavators Power Groundbreaking Ceremony for Anaheim Convention Center Expansion

Ground was broken today on the seventh Anaheim Convention Center expansion when Mayor Pro Tem Lucille Kring hit the air horn and a pair of power excavators went to town on the soon-to-be-demolished surface parking area while the Rolling Stones’ “Start Me Up” blared from the loudspeakers:   ACC Executive Director Tom Morton presided over the ceremonies, attended by Mayor ...

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Anaheim Convention Center Expansion Groundbreaking on April 21

The official groundbreaking for the Anaheim Convention Center Expansion – the seventh such expansion — will take place on Tuesday, April 21. Ground. This expansion promises to add more meeting space, more economic impact, more jobs. WHEN: Tuesday, April 21, 11 a.m. WHAT: Seventh expansion to the LEED-certified Anaheim Convention Center, adding an additional 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space ...

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CATER Co-Counsel Cory Briggs’ Lawsuits Are Costing Taxpayers Millions

Left-wing lawyer Cory Briggs of San Diego is CATER’s partner in crime in litigating against economic development projects like the recently-approved expansion of the Anaheim Convention Center. [CATER stands for “Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility. It has two known members and one attorney of dubious effectiveness]. Briggs is also the attorney for OCCORD’s ridiculous lawsuit against the economic ...

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