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San Jose McEnry Convention Center

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Address: 150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113-2005
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+1 408-277-5277
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Framed by a 125-foot abstract tile mural, the San Jose McEnery Convention...

Framed by a 125-foot abstract tile mural, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center encompasses over 425,000 square feet of function space.

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The McEnry Convenion Center in San Jose is a very nice location for conferences and meetings. Honestly, I'd rather attend events here than in San Francisco. It just seems so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 January 2017
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Multi-purpose convention center. I've been to many events here, from a school "fashion show" to huge volleyball tournaments. Starbucks on site, connected to a hotel. Parking lot across the street, some street parking, and underground parking garage as well. Close to public transportation - lightrail is just a block away or so. Only downside is that there aren't a lot... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

The McEnry Convenion Center in San Jose is a very nice location for conferences and meetings. Honestly, I'd rather attend events here than in San Francisco. It just seems so much more hospitable.

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Thank Slappy1985
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have been to the S.J. McEnry Convention Center on several occasions for different types of events. Have always been able to find parking within a couple of blocks for a short walk. The events have always been well managed and usually fairly quick and easy to get in and out, without long lines. Several hotels are close by, within walking... More 

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Thank Rod B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This convention center locates opposite to the city hall of San Jose and easy acceded by VTA light rail system. The orientation of interior is also easy. At that time I visited, there was hnadicraft festival coming from indigenous and modern American. The chavez park is also nearby. The San Jose Mariott hotel is also in the same location.

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Delhi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I attended a conference here. It is a huge venue that housed more than 5000 people, is centrally located at downtown San Jose and is perfect for multiple talks, business sessions, exhibitions etc.

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Gilroy, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been to several conventions here, namely to do with photonics and electronics technology. Large and well appointed, adjacent to the Hilton, and across the intersection from the Fairmont, in the heart of Silicon Valley

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Was here picking up my Bib # for the RnR San Jose half marathon.. The center is of good size able to hold multiple events simultaneously..Also was clean and staffed..

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This center is well organized with large open lobby areas. Rooms are well lighted. But no food options like food court or coffee shops. Probably due to Marriott and Hilton hotels attached. Team outside front entrance with plenty parking. Restaurants within short walking distance including Old San Jose.

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Sfakaki, Greece
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Deliberately built on a site that is much too small for a PROPER convention center. The rumor is that the then-mayor's friend needed to unload the site. Doesn't get any major conventions. Just a waste of space...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I was there to attend the CSEA state conference and the facility was very nice and well kept. Restrooms were always being cleaned and supplied. The sound system was very nice. I liked the layout of extra grass steps outside. And two escalators were handy.

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