Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center
The Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center is the premier performing arts and convention center site in California’s Central Valley. Located in Fresno’s burgeoning downtown, these four venues are owned and subsidized by the City of Fresno and are professionally managed by industry leader SMG. Each year we host a wide variety of events including memorable concerts, beautiful weddings, large conventions, hit Broadway shows, professional sports, community events and much more. Our friendly and experienced staff is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service, which means whether you’re planning an event or attending one, your experience with us will be a positive one!
SMG Company History
Celebrating its 40th anniversary and founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming; construction and design consulting; and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.