When you meet in Ontario, you are surrounded by the best of Southern California. With over 250 non-stop daily flights from major hubs into LA/Ontario International Airport, Ontario is very accessible. Located at the junctions of four major freeways, meeting in Ontario allows:
- For the meeting planner -- easy access for the drive-in market that Southern California is so well known for
- For the visitor--you can be at one of the major attractions in generally under 45 minutes such as Disneyland, Pacific beaches, Hollywood, and mountain resorts.
Ontario provides a real value for the meeting planner when budgeting. From airline fares to rental cars to meal expenses, etc, Ontario is lower by 10% to 20% than other Southern California destinations.
Ontario has over 3,500 hotel rooms, 2,500 of which are in walking distance of the Ontario Convention Center.. All hotels in Ontario extend complimentary airport shuttle and most provide transportation within a five-mile radius of the hotel.
The Ontario Convention Center is the convention facility in Ontario. Opened in 1997, the center has 70,000 sq. ft. of column free exhibit space, 20,000 sq. ft. column free ballroom and an additional 24,000 sq. ft of flexible breakout space ranging from 200 sq. ft to 3,500 sq. ft. It is ideal for small to mid-size meetings and conventions, especially events that are outgrowing hotel meeting space.
Ontario Fast Facts
Ontario CVB (California)
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2000 East Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764
Type of Destination Experience:
GSF Exhibit Space (Ontario Convention Center): 70,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Ontario Convention Center): 44,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Ontario Convention Center): 20,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Doubletree Hotel Ontario Airport): 250
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 2,500
John Wayne/Orange County Airport
Miles to downtown 25
Cities with non-stop flights111
International cities with direct flights30
Los Angeles International Airport
Miles to downtown 35
Cities with non-stop flights76
International cities with direct flights61
Ontario International Airport
Miles to downtown 2
Cities with non-stop flights19
International cities with direct flights1
Geographic Areas Served:
Ontario, Southern California
Why Meet in Ontario
The LA/Ontario International Airport is only two blocks from the Ontario Convention Center and 2,500 hotel rooms. Complimentary airport shuttle is provided by all the hotles in Ontario.
Access to major attractions such as Disneyland, famous beaches, Hollywood and the mountains are no more than 45 minutes away.
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