The Pasadena Convention Center is home to several popular annual events and exhibitions. Consisting of three buildings: Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Exhibition Building, and the Conference Building, the Pasadena Convention Center is owned and operated by the city of Pasadena.
The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is most famous for being home to the Emmy Awards between 1977 and 1997. Built in 1931, the structure is now home to the People’s Choice Awards and the Pasadena Symphony Orchestra. The theater seats more than 3,000 people and also features two lecture rooms and an exhibition hall.
The Exhibition Building can seat up to 4,400 people and features over 31,000 square feet of space. It also includes a 15,000 square foot annex that seats an additional 600 people. The Conference Building features 28 meetings rooms.