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Conference Centers in Santa Barbara

Is your group considering Southern California conference center venues for your next gathering, event, or meeting? The University of California's Santa Barbara campus is amongst the most poetic and beautiful campuses in the state. Perched atop bluffs alongside the Pacific Ocean, the temperatures are virtually perfect all year long! It's not even remotely hyperbole to call UCSB stunning with rooms that look out upon the ocean and a campus that is placed alongside an inland lake. Indoor facilities include state-of-the-art AV technologies while award-winning catering services provide delectable and savory taste sensations, whether served indoors or out amongst those exquisite views.

The surrounding area is equally charming. Santa Barbara has shopping, cafes, theatres and cinemas, a symphony... Truly a world-class destination. What's even more amazing is that this awesome and unique venue can be the location of your next conference, meeting, awards ceremony, seminar or event!

Getting to the Southern California location of Santa Barbara is easy. Just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, 160 miles west of Bakersfield, 225 miles north of San Diego, or 340 miles south of San Francisco, it's easily within a day's drive, under half a day for most people. Private planes can also fly in to the Santa Barbara airport and be on the UCSB campus in just five minutes!



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Overnight lodgings at UCSB are possible from mid-June through mid-September. (They're in use by students the rest of the year.) Meeting and conference space, adventurous and relaxing outdoor activities, garden buffets and all the rest are at your disposal all year long.

UCSB is able to greet up to 2000 arrivals, seating 860 of them in a theatre-style setting. As many as 200 can come together in one large classroom. All told this top venue offers over 100 different meeting and event spaces, in addition to the many idyllic outdoor spots both on campus and off, places in which to think or share a quiet conversation.

You and your guests will enjoy complimentary wireless Internet in residence buildings, high-speed Internet, teleconferencing & videoconferencing, equipment within the meeting and event rooms, computer labs, a business center and qualified, capable technical support in meeting areas. Technologically, you're set.

Meals are also an easy choice. Enjoy open cafeteria dining in the commons or order award-winning special events catering as you desire. The options are yours, and the meals and snacks can be served anywhere on campus, from indoors to ocean-view lawns, or even on the beach!

With so many world-class options available, one would expect it to be terribly expensive. The rates are another pleasant surprise! Low per person, per day rates can including 3 meals, complimentary parking and transportation via airport shuttle! Needless to say, this is a very popular venue. Book well in advance; Give UCSB a call today!



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