• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Sustainability at OFC

As sustainability and climate change have become a growing and popular topic at events and conferences, OFC is working with all its partners to promote the importance of a more sustainable future for all. Learn more about the many environmental and socially responsible efforts the San Diego Convention Center and affiliated hotels are making below.

San Diego Convention Center

The San Diego Convention Center is a steward of the environment through their emphasis on environmental responsibility in operating and managing their venue. The venue has five major sustainability and community programs:

  • Recycling and Composting
  • Efficiency
  • Material and Food Donations
  • Volunteerism
  • Building Lighting Requests

Learn more about sustainability at the San Diego Convention Center. 


Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Hard Rock International began working hard to “Save the Planet” long before the environment became a widely supported cause. Its pioneering mission to give something back – both on a global basis and by involvement in smaller community projects – has not only served as a catalyst to raise funds but has also enhanced the very profile of corporate charity work.

Hard Rock’s ongoing support of various environmental organizations, such as Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, National Arbor Day Foundation, Farm Air, Concert for the Oceans Foundation, Surfrider Foundation USA, and SurfAid International, displays the brand’s commitment towards a cleaner, eco-friendly world.

Learn more about sustainability at the Hard Rock Hotels.


At Marriott properties, they strive to be a force for good. They are committed to integrating leading practices and principles into their core business strategy by embracing their corporate responsibility to create a positive and sustainable impact.

While integrating sustainability across its value chain and mitigating climate-related risk, Marriott is working to reduce their environmental impact, build and operate sustainable hotels, and source responsibly.

Learn more about sustainability at Marriott properties.


Hilton properties are working towards paving the way to a net-zero future for their company and the global travel and tourism industry. Through addressing climate change to reducing waste, Hilton recognizes their critical responsibility to protect our planet and preserve the beautiful destinations in which they operate for generations to come.

Learn more about sustainability at Hilton properties.

Bristol Hotel

The Bristol has been working hard to ensure that every aspect of the hotel is as environmentally friendly as possible. Their eco policy covers everything from the lightbulbs in the hotel rooms to the locally sourced food on your dinner plate. It is one of only seven hotels in San Diego to receive a Green Eco-Leaf rating; the hotel is also a certified member of the California Green Lodging Program.

Learn more about sustainability at the Bristol Hotel.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar

At Kimpton, heartfelt care doesn’t start and stop with their employees and guests. They are passionately committed to extending care to our communities and that begins with how we treat our planet.

Kimpton was the first hotel brand to become 100 percent portfolio-wide certified by the Green Key Eco-Rating Program and the brand has won multiple awards touting its environmental leadership, such as the Condé Nast World Savers Award and the National Geo Tourism Award, presented by National Geographic and the Travel Industry Association of America.

Learn more about sustainability at Kimpton.

Hotel Indigo

Hotel Indigo is the only LEED certified and Platinum Level GreenLeader in San Diego. Its many sustainability efforts include: an on-site recycling program, rooftop composting, and one of the first eco-roofs in Downtown San Diego. This eco-friendly hotel is the ideal choice for those wanting to keep their carbon footprint low. By being an IGH Green Engage hotel, Hotel Indigo is able to measure their day-to-day environmental impact by tracking how much energy, carbon and water they’re using and how well they’re managing waste.

Learn more about sustainability at Hotel Indigo.

Hotel Z

As an HRS partner whose primary objective is energy efficiency and decarbonizing their buildings, Hotel Z is using renewable energy and reducing water usage by replacing toilets with higher-efficiency models. This change helped the company reduce water usage by 35 percent. Of the company’s ten hotels, seven are running on renewable energy.

Learn more about sustainability at Hotel Z.

Solamar Hotel

Solamar San Diego is committed to decreasing their environmental footprint and increasing sustainability. Having invested nearly $19 million in environmental initiatives, they are committed to taking care of their community and making daily choices to reduce their waste and overall carbon footprint.

Learn more about sustainability at Solamar San Diego.

Omni San Diego

With a thoughtful and responsible plan, Omni Hotels & Resorts are doing its part to sustain a healthy balance of natural resources in our world while ensuring future generations will have abundant resources to enjoy. As an innovative community partner, Omni is leading by example — showing local communities what corporate social responsibility should look like. At the same time, the organization remains focused on providing our guests and clients with the luxury experiences they expect of Omni.

Learn more about sustainability at Omni Hotels.

Wyndham Bayside

With more than 8,900 hotels around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts are committed to helping protect the environment and leading the way in sustainable programs on a global scale. The Wyndham Green Program is designed to help their hotels reduce their environmental footprints and operate more efficiency through eco-friendly initiatives. This commitment to sustainable practices is one of the many ways they are ensuring their core values align with those of their guests.

Learn more about sustainability at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.