The Balboa Bay Resort is one of the top hotels in Newport Beach, California. Sprawling across 15 waterfront acres the hotel resort is halfway between the golden cities of Los Angeles and San Diego providing the perfect balance between convenience of location and luxury retreat.

The venue has been chosen for the Graphite + Anodes 2018 Conference & Workshop for many reasons that include:

  • Easy International Access:
    Direct flights from many cities including Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, London, Dusseldorf and Toronto
  • Domestic Convenience:
    Short, direct flights from New York, Chicago, Toronto, Miami and Houston
  • Central West Coast Location:
    Close proximity to major west coast cities including San Jose (Silicon Valley), San Francisco, LA and Vancouver
  • Value for money:
    A balance of value and luxury for this private industry retreat

The venue is an intimate setting with many breakout areas for private meetings and discussions. There are two bar areas, outside waterfront seating and several quiet, private seating areas with mains power points to network and relax after a long day of conferencing.

The price point of the rooms has been chosen to secure a high quality setting at an affordable rate, ensuring as many delegates can stay in the conference hotel as possible. The hotel has comfortable seating areas that create an air of welcoming familiarity and with a step-out balcony in every room, you can inhale ocean breezes with breathtaking views of Newport Harbor.

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Benchmark have secured a significant delegate discount for the Graphite + Anodes Conference & Workshop.

Rooms are limited. To book today, please click below to go direct to a secure booking page, direct with the hotel.

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Getting to the Location


Los Angeles International Airport, the west coast US hub with direct flights from the majority of the world’s major cities.



San Diego International Airport, the second closest international airport, 1 hour 30 mins to the south of the conference venue on highway 5.



John Wayne Airport, the only commercial airport in Orange Country, 5 miles from the hotel. Direct flights from San Jose (Silicon Valley) and other domestic destinations.



Long Beach Airport, the second closest airport to the conference venue



State Route 1, a major north-south highway runs past the conference venue