By R.V. Baugus
Sacramento’s newly named SAFE Credit Union Convention Center will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 am on Thursday, June 3.
Speakers include Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Councilwoman Katie Valenzuela – District 4, President & CEO of SAFE Credit Union – Dave Roughton, and President & CEO of Visit Sacramento – Mike Testa.
The event caps an extreme makeover led by IAVM member Jodi Ulich, Convention & Cultural Services Director for the City of Sacramento. Formerly the Sacramento Convention Center, this venue features a dynamic center for conventions, meetings, and cultural experiences. Despite the effects of COVID-19, the expansion and renovation construction of the convention center continued throughout 2020 to ensure an early 2021 opening. Customers will enjoy an expanded exhibit hall, new ballroom, additional meeting rooms and a new outdoor plaza. Also, the convention center received its GBAC (Global Biorisk Advisory Council) STAR Facility Accreditation. GBAC certification demonstrates a commitment to ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy environment for everyone using or working in the facility.
To get a peek about the project and ribbon-cutting, click here.