Sacramento Convention Center Renovation & Expansion Project

In May 2017, the Sacramento City Council approved a plan to move forward with design plans to renovate the Sacramento Convention Center. This exciting project will create a dynamic center for conventions, meetings, cultural experiences and more for years to come. As progress moves toward finalizing budget, design and construction schedule, this Expansion Update will communicate to customers and stakeholders each week on the status of this project, designed to improve the meeting experience for our valued customers.

The Sacramento Convention Center Complex includes Memorial Auditorium, the Community Center Theater and Convention Center.  These facilities are collectively managed by the City of Sacramento’s Convention & Cultural Services Department.



Issue date: Aug. 10, 2018


  1. Sacramento Convention Center Outreach Presentation
  2. View Previous Updates

Sacramento Convention Center Outreach Presentation

On Aug. 3, AECOM-Hunt, the proposed general contractor for the Convention Center project, held an outreach meeting to provide an update on the procurement and construction schedule for the project. A link to the presentation, which includes contact information for the project, is provided below.
View presentation slides


Visit Sacramento (Meeting planners for events)
City of Sacramento (Detailed project information)


Desmond Parrington, Senior Development Manager
Office of City Manager, City of Sacramento

Sales & Marketing:
Sarah Atilano, Chief of Strategy & Market Growth
Visit Sacramento

Matthew Voreyer
General Manager
Sacramento Convention Center Complex


July 27, 2018 - Convention Center outreach presentation announcement
July 13, 2018 - Traffic updates for Memorial Auditorium work
June 22, 2018 - SCC & SCT renderings, Memorial Auditorium work begins
June 15, 2018 - City staff presenting renderings and recommendations at City Council meeting on June 19
June 8, 2018 - Outcome of Public Outreach meeting and updates on all projects
June 1, 2018 - Workshop reminder
May 25, 2018 - Workshop reminder
May 18, 2018 - Workshop announcement and Memorial Auditorium contract
May 11, 2018 - Design Development Documents, GMP for Memorial Auditorium improvments
Apr. 27, 2018 - Memorial Auditorium and Community Center Theater stakeholder meeting update
Apr. 13, 2018 - Convention Center operations will not be privatized
Mar. 30, 2018 - Review of LEED design
Mar. 16, 2018 - Updated schematic design and cost estimation
Mar. 9, 2018 - Meetings this week, detailed updates to come
Mar. 2, 2018 - Memorial Auditorium and Theater update
Feb. 2, 2018 - Theater stakeholder meeting update
Jan. 19, 2018 - Site visits, stakeholder meeting update, private operations
Dec. 15, 2017 - Revised design
Dec. 8, 2017 - Outcome of city meeting
Dec. 1, 2017 - Update on upcoming city meeting
Nov. 17, 2017 - Convention Center EIR, stakeholder meeting
Nov. 3, 2017 - Memorial Auditorium improvements, Theater design
Oct. 20, 2017 - Construction timeline, project overview



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