Surrounded by one of the world’s most economically vibrant and culturally eclectic communities, The UCI Conference Center is located in one of the nation’s safest and best-run cities. The Center offers start-to-finish event packages and themed décor for one-of-a-kind experiences in an unforgettable campus setting known for its tradition of excellence and coveted coastal climate. Flexible indoor and outdoor meeting space with integrated technology redefine what it means to be unique and affordable. With venues small enough for intimate gatherings and space large enough for headline-grabbing events, The Center offers something for everyone.
Minutes from the coveted coastal communities of Laguna and Newport Beach, the UCI Conference Center is a diverse cultural and intellectual center among world-class shopping, casual and five-star dining, legendary theme parks and year-round recreation. Located 10 minutes from John Wayne Airport, The Center is conveniently situated near major highways for easy access.
The Center offers an impressive 55,560 square feet of world-class conference and event space, a grand 11,000 square-foot ballroom, 29 meeting rooms, an art gallery, a 425-seat movie theater and marketplace amid the tranquillity of a 19-acre botanical garden boasting 11,000 trees and shrubs alongside miles of meandering bike trails and walkways.Sustainable features in the areas of waste diversion, recycled content, locally sourced building materials and energy and water efficiency received the honorable Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold award by the US Green Building Council in 2007.
An onsite, complimentary business center keeps guests connected and productive with simplicity and guest security in mind. Business-related services include free Wi-Fi, Mac and PC desktops, color or black and white copies, printer, fax, secure document shredder, office supplies, and direct access to trained administrative staff. Guests requiring additional business services can visit The UPS Store without leaving the property.
Dining & Entertainment
Full-service catering provides simple coffee breaks to plated meals with classic selections and themed favorites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Options include reception stations, cold or hot appetizers, organic choices and an assortment of beverages and desserts. Choose self-served buffet style or full-service seated banquets. Other options include The Anthill Pub & Grille featuring local craft brews on tap in a friendly atmosphere or several fast and casual restaurants located on site.
Discounted rates for nearby accommodations with single and double occupancy and guest perks are available for anyone visiting the UCI Conference Center for any reason. Event planners will assist you with special rates and can help arrange shuttle or bus service as well as individual door-to-door service to and from the UCI Conference Center, John Wayne Airport, and local points of interest.On-campus accommodations for the Summer Conference package are available for those planning summer camps or youth-group events requiring conference center space and event services support.
Recreation & Leisure
Orange County is a world-famous destination known for its surf, its sun, and year-round fun. UCI puts you at the center of it all. With 42 miles of coveted coast, legendary theme parks, and world-class shopping, there is always something to do.Decompress in Aldrich park, a quiet 19-acre botanical garden in the heart of the UCI community or hit the links at the Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course. Spend a day at the Disneyland Park and Resort or relive the wild west at Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park. Venture out on any one of Orange County’s pristine hiking or biking trails or head to the mountains with your snowboard or skis. Catch the Anaheim Ducks on home ice or Major League Baseball at Angel’s Stadium. See a show at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts or meet local artists at the Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach. Whatever is on your agenda, you can energize your team in this one-of-a-kind place.