Today, the Anaheim Convention Center opened its biggest expansion in the last 20 years, adding 200,000 square feet of meeting space.
The Anaheim Convention Center is located just south of the Disneyland Resort and hosts annual events such as VidCon, WonderCon, and the Winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Show, plus the biennial D23 Expo.
According to Tom Morton, Executive Director of Anaheim’s Convention Sports & Entertainment Department, “This is a transformative event for the Anaheim Convention Center. Not only is this our largest expansion since 2000, it is one of the most significant in terms of the features and innovation it brings to Anaheim.”
The new expansion, ACC North, features 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space on two levels, including a top floor boasting 100,000 square feet of column free space .
ACC North also includes a 10,000 square foot balcony overlooking Katella Avenue and the Disneyland Resort.
ACC North is connected to the main convention area by a climate-controlled pedestrian bridge. The expansion also adds 1,350 new parking spots and new loading docks.
With the expansion, the Anaheim Convention Center now includes more than 1 million square feet of exhibit space, with 99 meeting rooms, 352,000 square feet of meeting space, and 238,000 square feet of ballroom space.