From ice sports to extreme sports, San Jose, California
, offers a large selection of indoor and outdoor sports facilities to accommodate a range of athletic competitions. With championship golf courses, professional and minor league sports venues, cycling tracks and extreme sports venues, San Jose serves up the action for everyone.
Add San Jose’s big-game experience and successful partnerships with San Jose Sports Authority and the greater San Francisco Bay Area community and you’ll discover why the South Bay is an attractive choice for several high-profile sports events including WrestleMania 31, Super Bowl 50, the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Cordevalle, the 2016 U.S. Gymnastics Olympic Trials and the 2017 NCAA men’s tournament West Regional.
"Working with San Jose McEnery Convention Center has been a great experience for the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon two-day Health and Fitness Expo. Its proximity to downtown hotels, restaurants and area attractions makes the stay both convenient and fun for our vendors and participants. The convention staff is attentive, detailed and makes the entire planning process a smooth one.”
–Bekah Holt, Senior Event Manager, Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Series
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose McEnery Convention Center offers versatile space to fit a range of tournaments, top competitions, educational sessions and expos. The exhibit halls provide a large amount of contiguous space perfect for hosting wrestling, volleyball, taekwondo, karate, fencing and boxing. Additionally, the facility’s 43 meeting rooms allow for associations, leagues and committees to conduct breakout sessions and discussion forums. The center’s recent upgrades include Wickedly Fast Free Wi-Fi (a complimentary Wi-Fi service for all attendees) and a $130 million renovation completed in 2013, which added 169,957 square feet of flexible ballroom and meeting space.
SAP Center at San Jose
SAP Center at San Jose is the premier sports and entertainment venue in Northern California. The 17,562-seat center hosts about 100 sports events annually and is home to the NHL’s San Jose Sharks and San Jose Sabercats (arena football). The facility hosts approximately 150 events every year including Olympic athletes, Grammy Award winners, and a variety of family and children’s favorites. The center has high-definition video-replay scoreboards, a full spectrum of executive meetings options, and innovative eating and entertainment terraces.
Steve Kirsner, Vice President of Booking and Events
James Hamnett, Director of Booking and Events