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One Stop Planning with the Monterey Conference Connection

Comprised of the Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey Marriott and the Monterey Conference Center, the Monterey Conference Connection delivers unparalleled service for large scale conferences and streamlined events here on the Monterey Peninsula. Partners of the Monterey Conference Connection, local hotel and conference facilities have collaborated to bring together the very best in Monterey venues, helping meeting planners and corporate clients plan and deliver successful, full scale conferences and events in the heart of Downtown Monterey.


Monterey Conference Connection layout at a glance

Boasting 77,000+ square feet of flexible meeting space, the partners of the Monterey Conference Connection not only are set in one the most majestic locations on California’s Central Coast, but feature over 700 hotel rooms, award winning catering services and so much more. With endless cultural and recreational activities just steps from these properties, conference and meeting guests have the opportunity to experience and explore quintessential Monterey. All within walking distance along the scenic Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail, explore Fisherman’s Wharf, sunsets at Del Monte Beach, historic Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Host your offsite events within our historic buildings or throw a beach party. Group outings can also be arranged including golf at some of the world’s most well-known coastal courses, as well as kayaking excursions, wine tasting and so much more.

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Teambuilding, welcome receptions and more at Monterey Beach House, walking distance from the Monterey Conference Connection

Here at the AAA Four-Diamond, Portola Hotel & Spa, the team is not only proud to be a LEED® Certified hotel and conference facility, but are one of the only properties to feature 1 Gbps of powerful connectivity and a professional conference services team; ensuring inspired Monterey moments during meetings and interactive team building experiences.


Welcome reception with Peter B’s Brewpub’s beer and Bocce behind the Portola Hotel & Spa

To learn more about the Monterey Conference Connection visit and let the planning commence!

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