travel awards winnerSmart Meetings Platinum Choice Award

Pasadena Convention Center — 2015

Out of thousands of qualified hotels and CVBs, Smart Meetings magazine honors 192 contenders that lead the way in nine categories: meeting space and packages, facility quality, breadth of resources, restaurant and dining options, recreational activities, technical support, guest services, ambiance, and amenities. Winners are chosen by industry professionals, the Smart Meetings editorial team, and Smart Meetings readers. Learn more→


Sunset Magazine Travel Awards

travel awards winnerPasadena, California — Best Arts Town — 2015

Sunset magazine was created by the Southern Pacific Railroad to travel in the West; the magazine introduced the Sunset Travel Awards to honor excellence and innovation in the tourism industry, and recognize achievements in lodging, dining, cultural tourism, and outdoor adventure. Finalists are determined by the magazine’s editorial team, and winners are chosen by an Advisory Board. Pasadena was recognized for its arts scene in 2015, an Advisory Board member noted, “Pasadena has made an extraordinary commitment to the arts, from museums to performing arts, architecture to events, including the Rose Bowl, nothing is lacking.” Read more→


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Pasadena Convention Center — LEED Gold Certification

LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification is recognized across the globe as the premier mark of achievement in green building. The Pasadena Convention Center received the Gold level certification. More info→