Aug. 29 to
Sept. 2, 2002
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Convention Center Photos
This page contains photographs of the McEnery Convention Center taken by ConJosé staff. Click on any photo to see a larger version of the picture.
Framed by a 125-foot abstract tile mural, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center is in the center of the city of San Jose, in the heart of the Silicon Valley.
The Convention Center encompasses over 425,000 square feet of function space. It offers over 143,000 square feet of column-free exhibit space that is separated into three open areas. The picture below is a panoramic view of the hall assembled from five separate photographs.
This area will be used for fixed functions, including the Dealers' Room and Art Show.
An elegant 22,000 square foot meeting room. In these pictures you are only looking at only half of the room. There is an equal-sized space behind the far walls.
The Convention Center has 30-foot-high finished ceilings. The doors
opening on to the exhibit hall have upward sliding doors to easy access.
are up to 30 additional meeting rooms, which will be used primarily
for programming. In the picture on the right, the room was set up for
a conference, the one of left was shown to us empty.
staff test out one of the meeting rooms during a walkthrough of the
is the view that greets you as you enter the Convention Center. The
exhibition hall is on the upper level. Stairs, escalators and elevators
to the upper level are available.
the back of the entrance hall is this area marked "registration".
We think we might put the ConJosé registration area here.
two pictures show the views left and right from the registration area.
McEnery provides a business center and a concierge desk for the convenience
of visitors. The business center is on the ground floor close to registration
and the concierge desk is in the foyer.
Convention Center has 12 loading bays with drive-on access to the exhibit
hall floors. Unless you are selling surplus Saturn Vs we do not anticipate
any difficulty with access.
The Convention Center provides dozens of these dual monitors, which allow preprogrammed tape items to be displayed around the main floor. ConJose is exploring how to make best use of this facility.
meeting room is set up for press conferences and other functions requiring
good quality lighting and presentations.
The McEnery calls this office the VIP Lounge. Nice artwork. What else
can I say, except, "would you like to work for us?"
balconies exist on the upper level. Smoking is not permitted inside
the building but you may smoke on the balconies.
Convention Center is connected to the Hilton on both the ground floor
and the upper level.
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