• Plan an Event of Any Size
    Plan an Event of Any Size
  • Centrally Located in the Bay Area
    Centrally Located in the Bay Area

Welcome to the Oakland Convention Center

Located in the heart of downtown Oakland, the Oakland Convention Center is home to the region's biggest events. We host hundreds of gatherings every year, from meetings to conferences, to national trade shows, seminars and more. As one of the most distinct meeting and networking spaces in Northern California, we’re proud to offer the highest level of customer service and hospitality on the West Coast, including:

  • 64,000 square feet of convention, exhibit, and meeting room space
  • Layouts that can be customized in a variety of configurations
  • A full, professional event staff
  • Easy access to our sister hotel, Oakland Marriott City Center
  • Easily accessible via major local highways
  • Large, convenient onsite parking garage
  • 20-minute drive to the OAK International Airport
  • Close to the 12th Street Oakland City Center BART station

World-class service combined with thousands of square feet of space means you’ll have plenty of room to enjoy the event you’re attending—or host one of your own—in this renowned Northern California convention center.


Get a First Look at the New Renovations

We're excited to announce that our sister property, the Oakland Marriott City Center, is nearing completion of its renovations! This new design boasts sleek urban trappings and perks like cutting-edge technology, updated meeting spaces, new room features and more. See the amazing transformation below.

Book a Convention in California

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Your next event starts here. The Oakland Convention Center team is ready to work with you on every aspect of your event. Our highly trained event specialists offer unparalleled service and will put the finest touch on your event.


Oakland Convention Center Events

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As the premiere bay area convention center, we host exciting events and conventions in California that bring together locals and travelers alike nearly every week of the year. Explore the event calendar and see what’s coming up next!


About Oakland

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The Oakland Convention Center is within walking distance of Jack London Square, Chinatown, Oakland Museum of California, Preservation Park and Oakland City Center. Explore nearby shops, restaurants, art galleries, museums and more.


California Convention Attendee Parking

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Attending an event in Oakton? Our facilities and services have been designed to work seamlessly together, so you can enjoy convention in California without a second thought. There are many parking options, including a convenient onsite garage.



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