San Diego Convention Center to Generate $1.2 Billion in Regional Impact in 2018

Medical meetings at the San Diego Convention Center will continue to drive attendance and economic benefits to San Diego this calendar year, resulting in an estimated $1.2 billion in regional impact.

The convention center's business forecast for the year, from January 1 through December, 31, 2018 shows a total of 108 events – 58 citywide conventions, known as primary events, and 50 secondary events - booked at the San Diego Convention Center. These events will bring 862,408 attendees to the facility: that's almost equal to the population of the city of San Francisco.

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San Diego Convention Center Welcomes a Medical Meeting 24 Years in the Making

The prestigious American College of Surgeons Clinical Conference is making its debut at the San Diego Convention Center. The event has over 13,000 attendees, 9,000 of them are surgeons and 15 percent are international visitors.

The purpose of the conference is for surgeons to gain ongoing education, networking and learn the latest innovations in surgery.

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