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Convene Opens San Francisco Property

The global hospitality company welcomed its first property in the northern California city’s Union Square neighborhood

By Amanda Christensen

Convene, a global hospitality company that designs, builds, and manages meeting, event, and office spaces, welcomed its first San Francisco property with a grand opening on Nov. 9. Named Convene 100 Stockton, the venue joins Convene’s portfolio of properties across the country, including locations in Washington, D.C.; Chicago, Illinois; New York City, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and more.

Entrance to Convene 100 Stockton in San Francisco. Nov. 13, 2023
Entrance to Convene 100 Stockton || Courtesy of Convene 100 Stockton

“Hospitality is at the core of everything Convene does—that means fully anticipating client needs and providing everything required to ensure a seamless meeting and event experience,” says Blake Ogilvie, regional vice president of operations at Convene, who oversees the western region including the Chicago, Illinois, and San Francisco markets. “We are a true partner for planners, and our venues offer thoughtfully designed spaces to maximize collaboration and productivity.”

Gathering space at Convene 100 Stockton. Nov. 13, 2023
Gathering space at Convene 100 Stockton || Courtesy of Convene 100 Stcokton

The San Francisco location has a capacity to host groups of up to 1,900 with a full property buyout. The venue in its entirety spans 53,000 square feet and features a ground-floor lobby with exclusive elevator access for eventgoers attending a gathering in the primary venue spaces located on the fourth and fifth floors. There are a total of seven on-site individual meeting spaces, the largest of which can accommodate up to 670 people. “Convene also thoughtfully integrates technology into its meeting spaces, providing built-in video cameras, microphones, speakers, and video screens, allowing clients to seamlessly extend the event to virtual participants,” adds Ogilvie.