Oakland is an amazing place to soak up great summer vibes. With a variety of events and activities happening throughout The Town  – there is something for everyone to enjoy. By day or by night, whether you’re looking to plan the perfect date, get together with friends or enjoy lots of family fun - Oakland is the place to be!

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Ultimate Guide for Current Hotel Offerings in Oakland

Welcome, Meeting Planners, to our blog where we feature the latest offers from Oakland's hotel scene! From state-of-the-art meeting spaces equipped with cutting-edge technology to personalized services tailored to your every requirement, Oakland's hotels are stepping up their game to ensure your…

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Outdoor Group Activities in Oakland, California

Welcome to Oakland, California! Attending a conference or meeting can be a great opportunity to learn and network, from indoor traditional settings to outdoor spaces. Luckily, Oakland offers a wide variety of outdoor activities that are perfect for groups looking to unwind and enjoy some fresh air…

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Oakland Hotels with Outdoor Meeting Space

If you're planning a business trip or a corporate event in the East Bay, outdoor meeting spaces can provide a unique and refreshing atmosphere for your attendees. In this blog, we will explore some of the best hotels in Oakland that offer outdoor meeting spaces for gatherings of all sizes…

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Top 12 Stunning Wedding Venues in Oakland, CA

Love is in the air! With weddings being the trending topic, Oakland has lots of options for your special day. The Town has a number of beautiful venues from indoor to outdoor, classic to modern. Finding a spot to get hitched is a non-issue here! Camron-Stanford House A charming Victorian manor with…

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4 Reasons You Should Meet in Oakland

Oakland is Accessible, Innovative and Bold. Elevate Your Organization’s Meetings in Oakland! Priding itself on being rooted in creativity, celebrating local culture, award-winning multi-cultural food scene and convenient location in the San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland offers a welcoming and inclusive community to elevate your organization’s next meeting or convention. Oakland provides visitors with an urban experience while offering modern amenities and contemporary meeting spaces that are distinct, all within a prime destination for meeting planners and their attendees looking to take their meeting somewheredifferent. As one of the premier meeting places on the West Coast, the popular Oakland Convention Center is just one of several creative meeting sites offering easy access to Downtown Oakland’s progressive culinary, arts and culture and nightlife scene that offers an inclusive and proactive spirit…

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30 Incredible Places Less Than 4 Hours from Oakland, CA

By Karin Swanson / Matador Network THERE'S SO MUCH GOING ON IN OAKLAND that using it as a mere stopover en route to somewhere else doesn't make much sense. But you can't look at a map without noticing the city's proximity to a whole host of pretty amazing places. Here are some ideas for which way to point yourself when you're finally ready to leave town, or just looking for an epic day trip…

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6 'Uniquely Oakland' Reasons To Meeting In Our City's Creative Hub

Owning the reputation as one of the top meeting and event destinations in the U.S., the Oakland Convention Center dares you to define us. Between its welcoming location in the heart of the city, proximity to the towering Redwoods that are definitive of the region, and authentic local culture, the Oakland Convention Center makes hosting your event nothing short of simple and is one of the premier meeting spaces in Oakland. Through our bold culture, in both residents and attitude, hosting your business meeting in Oakland will inspire you, challenge you, and give you a new perspective. We encourage you to take your Meeting Someplace Different…

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3 Easy Runs from Downtown Oakland Hotels

When visiting Oakland, we know you’re going to want to indulge. There’s a nationally-acclaimed restaurant on nearly every corner, a classic dive bar or new brewery calling your name. Not to worry – just outside your hotel room door, there are also several simple and fun running routes to help you maintain your exercise regimen, while also giving you a chance to explore the surrounding neighborhoods. And, with 260 sunny days a year, it’s always a good time to hit the pavement in The Town…

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