Facilities

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When you’re in Puerto Rico, meetings will never be the same. The $415 million Puerto Rico Convention Center is the largest in the region and the most technologically advanced in the Caribbean. The Center is in the heart of San Juan next to Condado and Old San Juan, and minutes from Santurce and Miramar.

Introduction

When you’re in Puerto Rico, meetings will never be the same. The $415 million Puerto Rico Convention Center is the largest in the region and the most technologically advanced throughout both the Caribbean and Latin America. The Center is in the heart of San Juan in the Peninsula of Isla Grande, next to Old San Juan, with its rich 500-year history, and close to the gorgeous beaches of Condado and Isla Verde, the Hato Rey business district and the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.

Featuring more than 36,400 square feet of meeting space and 600,000 square feet of total space, the Center reflects the shapes and colors of the Caribbean. Its interior colors capture the richness of the rainforest, the drama of moonlight on the ocean and the colors reflected off rippling pools.

The 152,700 square feet Exhibition Hall offers controllable lighting, full fiber-optic Internet connectivity, and electrical and utility connections readily accessible through state-of-the-art floor boxes. Meanwhile, the 39,500 square feet Ballroom, the largest in the Caribbean, has a production control balcony, integrated fiber-optic Internet connectivity and integrated audio system with capability for remote recording of programs. Likewise, the 15 meeting rooms can be reconfigured into 28 breakouts and include fully programmable lighting controls.

Amenities

The total space at the Puerto Rico Convention Center is 600,000 square feet. We can help you take advantage of everything this modern marvel offers.

  • Exhibit Hall – 152,700 sq. ft. (14,186 sq. m.) – can be divided into three individual exposition spaces
  • Ballroom – 39,500 sq. ft. (3,670 sq. m.) – can be divided into two rooms
  • Meeting space – 36,400 sq. ft. (3,363 sq. m.)
  • 15 separate meeting rooms, can be divided into 28 breakout rooms
  • Loading dock – accommodates 22 tractor trailers, 6 with automatic levelers
  • Broadband and wireless Internet connectivity at high speeds (T-1)
  • Videoconferencing, with simultaneous language translations
  • Outdoor terrace – 12,800 sq. ft. (1,189 sq. m.)

For more information, call us at 800-214-0420

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Calendar

We're a busy place but never too busy to help you find an event. Search our schedule for events by name or by date range. These dates do not include move-in and move-out days.

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Green Initiatives

The Puerto Rico Convention Center has unveiled a new solar energy array that is one of the largest green initiatives of its kind on the island. The largest convention center in the Caribbean has been fitted with 5MW of PV across 17,764 panels over car parking and 2,139 panels on the main roof of the building. The 5MW plant will generate around 8,000kWh of electricity annually. Construction of the plant took eight months and required around $20 million of investment.

Partners

Service Partners

There are exclusive and preferred vendor agreements related to the use of the Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC).

Exclusive

Food & Beverage

All food and beverage at the PRCC must be provided by the PRCC Food & Beverage Department. Exceptions to this must be received in writing from the director of Food & Beverage prior to your event.

Telephone and Internet

All telephone and fax lines as well as all Internet connectivity outside the Business Center are provided by PSAV.

Parking

Parking and valet services are provided exclusively through the PRCC Security Department.

Rigging

All rigging done in the PRCC must be provided by PSAV or other of our preferred suppliers, depending on the type of rigging.

Preferred

Audiovisual

The Center's preferred in-house audio-visual provider, Presentation Services Audio-Visual (PSAV), offers a full range of audiovisual services, including slide and video projection, sound reinforcement, video production, etc.

Outside suppliers are permitted to operate in the PRCC with prior notification. However, use of the meeting room audio or house system is the exclusive right of PRCC through the house A/V contractor. If you select a provider other than PSAV for your event but utilize the house sound system, patch fees and labor costs for an audio technician will be applied at the prevailing rate.

Presentation Services Audio Visual (PSAV)

Ellis Quiles
Director, Event Technology - PSAV®
Mobile: 787.328.6395
Office: 787.300.2037
Fax: 787.300.6822

Non-exclusive

All contractors wishing to provide service to events at the Puerto Rico Convention Center are subject to approval by the Center prior to commencing work on-site. This applies to all contractors supplying all show services such as audiovisual, electrical, cleaning, and security.

The licensee is required to notify the event manager of the contractors selected at least sixty (60) days in advance of the event for initiating and securing the appropriate agreements.

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This Event Planning section has helpful information about our facility, amenities, rates and planning guidelines. Our dedicated and experienced staff is eager to assist you in every way possible to guarantee the success of your event.

Services

Focus on the big picture and let us handle the details for you. No matter what type of event you’re working on: an association's annual convention, a corporate sales kick-off or a major exhibition, achieving your program goals is our top priority.

Services & facilities

Hours of Operation

The standard hours of operation for the administrative staff are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Our standard operating hours for client-leased spaces are 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily.

Information/Concierge Desk

The Center provides information for restaurants, shopping areas, entertainment and attractions. The Information Desk is staffed for night conventions, conferences and trade shows, and is conveniently located in the main lobby.

Telecommunications & Internet

The Telecommunications Department provides exclusive in-house services that can be tailored to meet specific event organizer and exhibitor needs. The facility can provide broadband and wireless Internet connectivity at high speeds (T-1), videoconferencing, and simultaneous language translations, among other services. All meeting rooms and ballrooms are equipped with Ethernet connection and capabilities. Telephones are installed and billed per ordered specifications.

Business Center

The on-site Business Center is conveniently located in the lobby. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and can be extended as needed. Services and products include computer rental, printing, secretarial service, copying, fax transmission and receipt, small package shipping, office products, and other services.

Parking

Self-parking lots are located adjacent to the Convention Center with capacity for 2,215 vehicles.

Building Security

The Center offers in-house security for the premises only. The Building Security Staff maintains 24-hour security coverage for the Center's perimeter areas, internal corridors and life safety alarm system. Building Security Staff will also secure exterior and interior access doors as well as monitor internal traffic flow.

All incidents of injury, vandalism, fire, theft, etc. should be reported to the Central Security Office immediately. Following notification of any incidents, Building Security Staff will initiate appropriate reports and investigations.

Event security can be arranged through the Event Manager or with one of the pre-qualified security companies that we have available. Ask your Event Manager for the most updated list.

Catering and Concessions

The Food & Beverage Department is prepared to offer the finest quality products and service for all functions, from coffee breaks to exquisite gala banquets. Catering menus are available from the Food & Beverage Department.

Concession operations are available to provide retail sale food and beverage services for events. Permanent stands and portable theme-carts will enhance any event's program by featuring a variety of specialty food and beverage items. Special menus are available to event organizers and exhibitors that will provide in-booth food service.

Cleaning

The Center staff takes great pride in the care of the facility. Every aspect of the facility is maintained to provide you with a clean and attractive environment to house your event and welcome your members, registrants, patrons and guests.

Our in-house Cleaning Department can provide event-cleaning services on a non-exclusive basis. Please let your Event Manager know if you choose this service so that a proposal specific to your event can be prepared.

Should you elect to use an outside cleaning contractor during your event, the Center’s Cleaning Department will maintain all public common areas, i.e., lobbies, hallways, rest rooms and meeting rooms except when those areas are being utilized as exhibition space. PRCC operates with a “clean hall to clean hall” policy; therefore, loading docks, exhibition floor (including aisle trash receptacles), offices, and registration area cleaning is the responsibility of the event organizer or exhibitor and their contracted cleaner.

For a full description of all that is included in the Center, please see our Event Planning Guide .

Ambulance

All ambulance services should be requested through the PRCC Security Department.

Business Center

Our Business Center is located right where you need it, inside the Puerto Rico Convention Center. We offer full range of business services that are convenient and competitively priced. The Business Center is a comprehensive facility providing on-site Internet access, computers, mailing capabilities, wide format printing, among many other services. Let us be your office away from the office.

Copies / Prints / Faxes

Let us help you with all your onsite document needs. Full-color and black-on-white copying and laser printing available for your handouts, flyers, transparencies and more.

Graphic center

Banners, signs, high-quality impressions.

Located at the PRCC Business Center, we offer various high-quality specialty media for every printing need, from high-end-photo paper to museum-quality canvas and durable indoor signage media.

Available media: Vinyl, Premium Coated Bond, Premier Water-Resistant Canvas, Premium Photographic Lustre/Kodak 200g & 260g.

Computer / Internet access

Our computer stations are fully loaded including high-speed Internet access. Wi-Fi is also available.

Shipping & handling

Take advantage of our small package shipping services. Shipping is available via FedEx. We have daily pickups, airway bills and a full supply of packing materials.

Ordering

Please use the Event Planning Guide to fill the forms needed to request your service requirements.

RFP

Are you an event organizer or exhibitor looking for information about conference, group and event venues at the Puerto Rico Convention Center? This form is for you. Just fill out our online RFP form, and a representative will contact you.

You can also email us at sales@discoverpuertorico.com

Antiguo Casino

Antiguo Casino is distinguished by its Spanish and French design. This marvelous place can host a variety of events such as wedding celebrations, galas, corporate functions and others. Its beautiful gardens, balconies, moldings, white marble floors, majestic central staircase and its beautiful twelve-foot chandelier makes up the elegance of this building. These attributes make the Antiguo Casino one of Old San Juan's most prestigious architectonic relics of the 20th century.

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Bookings

How can I book my event at the Antiguo Casino of Puerto Rico?

Click the reservation request button below and fill out the form, then send your request to info@prconvention.com or fax to 787-300-6736.

A sales manager will be calling you to book an appointment.

What are the cost involved to book an event at the Antiguo Casino?

Food and beverage are exclusive at the Antiguo Casino prepared by the well-known Chef Pablo Budet. The cost is based on the minimum food and beverage consumption starting at $15,000.

What does the minimum of $15,000 include?

It includes round tables, white tablecloths and chairs, two security guards, set-up and cleaning, and the personalized menu.

Antiguo Casino Menu

Required Documents

Which documentations are required to book an event?

  • Insurance endorsement for $1 million
  • Form 2916 (if applicable)
  • Merchant Registration (if applicable)
  • Promoter license (if applicable)
  • Original signed contract
  • Total pre-payment paid in advance of the event

More Information

Does the Antiguo Casino have parking?

The Antiguo Casino does not have its own parking. However, arrangements can be made with Valet Parking or through the various parking lots surrounding the facility.

What could be additional costs at the Antiguo Casino?

  • Ambulance: $100 per hour, 4 hrs. minimum.
  • EMT: $25 per hour, 4 hrs. minimum
  • Additional cleaning
  • Electricity (additional amperage)

Is it possible to visit the Antiguo Casino?

Visits to Antiguo Casino should be coordinated by previous appointment. Please call 787-641-7722.

Where is the Antiguo Casino located?

The Antiguo Casino is in Old San Juan, in front of Plaza Colón and Teatro Tapia.

Physical Address: Ponce De León Ave. and Norzagaray, San Juan PR 00901

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Food & Beverages

General Information - Policies

  • All food and beverage items in the Exhibit Halls must be purchased through the Food and Beverage Department, including bottled water.
  • Exhibitor Booth Catering does not supply tables or electrical for your booth. You must order through your service contractor.
  • All food and beverage orders require full payment in advance. We accept American Express, MasterCard, VISA or Company Check. Please make checks payable to SMG PR II.
  • Initial order, as well as additional services ordered on site, will be billed to customer’s credit card.
  • All prices are subject to a (++) which represents a 20% facility fee and a 7% sales tax.
  • Disposable service ware is used on all food and beverage functions on the Exhibit floor.
  • SMG requires that a PRCC bartender dispense all alcoholic beverages.
  • To best serve your catering needs, we require 72 business hours (three business days) advanced notice for ordering or an additional 20% facility fee will apply.
  • Menu items and prices are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation Policy

Full charges will be applied to cancellation of any menu items received within 72 hours (three business days) prior to delivery.

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Sales Team

The Discover Puerto Rico sales and services team of professionals will provide all the resources necessary to ensure that your group visit to our island is a complete success.

Local Sales

AEG local sales and services team of professionals are onsite at the Puerto Rico Convention Center and have the expertise to make your event a memorable one. We invite you to learn more about what each team can do to meet your most demanding needs.

National Sales

Rosa M. Luke
National Sales Director, Discover Puerto Rico
773.726.2807
Joyce Méndez
National Sales Director, Discover Puerto Rico
407.462.0026

Local Sales

Carlos Deliz
Regional Sales Manager, Discover Puerto Rico
787.400.0197
José Arana
Sales Coordinator, Discover Puerto Rico
787.618.3429
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