Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA
Max Capacity: 152634 people
The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is one of the most technologically advanced convention and exhibition centers in the world. LACC attracts over 2.5 million visitors annually and is renowned internationally as a prime site for conventions, trade shows and exhibitions. An integral economic component to the Southern California area, total sales from client secondary spending tops $1.1 billion annually, generating and sustaining over 12,000 local jobs. LACC is a model environmental-friendly facility, holding the prestigious US Green Building Council’s LEED-EB GOLD Certification. LACC is also a Bronze Level recipient of the 2010 and 2011 California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), Eureka Award. For more information, please visit www.lacclink.com.
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Los Angeles Metro Meeting Venue, An Eventective User from Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Convention Center is massive enough to accommodate several large events at once. I am an exhibitor for a living, and have been to conferences here three times: twice for the annual meetings of the College Art Association (2009 and 2012), and once for the Modern Language Association annual convention (2010). Each time, there have been other conferences and events---graduations, naturalization ceremonies, etc.---going on at the same time here, and have had no problems getting from point A to point B. I now stay at the JW Marriott at LA Live (stayed at the Westin Bonaventure in 2009, since the Marriott hadn't opened yet), which is a stone's throw from the convention center. Errr, except the Staples Center is in my damn way. There are always one thousand taxis parked out front, which came in handy when I was lugging thirty pounds of equipment and supplies to and from the Westin in 2009. I think it's funny that folks say this is in the ""ghetto."" It's square in the middle of downtown LA. I have been to some shady spots in Los Angeles, and this is nothing like that. I have no problems walking alone around this area, day or night. And, while I've never had to park here, I wouldn't have any qualms about it, except that it's mad expensive. I do wish there were more quick food options here that didn't involve a cart and a long line. I'd like to see some cafes and sandwich spots, similar to what the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle has. The prices for food here are also ridic, but I guess that's what you expect in a convention center! The bathrooms are plentiful and kept clean. The soap runs out when it's busy and I wish they had hand dryers instead of paper towels. Props, though, to LACC for having separate bins for trash, recycling, and composting.


Very Professional Venue, but for an Outrageous Cost, An Eventective User from Dallas, Texas

The Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California is a great venue as far as location goes. It is located in downtown Los Angeles, close to various business districts including restaurants and accommodations for out of town guests. Also, it is close to public transit for those out of town guests as well. The venue also has a great number floor plans to choose from to fit any meeting necessary; from round table to forum type meetings. Furthermore, they have a great booking system. It is easy to get a room last minute despite the large demand for this particular venue. Also, they have great technology. State of the art projectors and computers are provided in every single room as well as applicable hook ups and screens. Finally, the staff was incredibly nice and easy to get along with. They were available around the clock for questions and took care of the catering issues. Also, the conference room was kept clean and spacious; a very welcoming site for a meeting. However, there is one huge issue with this venue; the cost. The catering is overly expensive, and not that great. Also, the price to reserve and use a room is quite high compared to other venues. Perhaps, though, this is because of the professional atmosphere and the pristine location of this particular meeting venue. Overall, it is a wonderful venue to impress potential clients and such, but not the greatest choice for anything else because of its high price tag.


Best Convention Center in Los Angeles, An Eventective User from Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Convention Center, which is located in downtown LA, is probably the most known of all convention centers in the area. You may have heard of it because it is host to such popular conventions like E3 and the Anime Expo and is a popular place for celebrities to speak at. The entire convention center is very large and spacious and it can hold up to 10,000 people at a time. Considering how long this convention center has been around and how many people go through it in a single day, this center is very well maintained and the entire building is in great shape. The security and the rest of employees working there are all very friendly and very helpful - which is perfect since it is very easy to get lost in that area, so you will always have someone to give you directions. What is also great is that this entire center is completely solar powered, which is great for the environment; it's actually the world's biggest solar generating convention center. There are many food choices and catering in the area as well. Although the food is a little pricey, it really is worth it because it tastes so good. There are menus are available online for download on the official website. There is also a choice of Starbucks right outside of the convention center and with the order of a buffet (either breakfast, lunch or dinner), Starbucks premium coffee is served with it at no additional cost. Overall, for meetings and venues, this is the first choice to pop into your head if you're in the LA area, and it should be the only option. The Los Angeles Convention Center serves its purpose and more.


A great place for a conference, An Eventective User from Chicago, Illinois

This was a great place. I went there for a business conference about a year ago. The facility itself, was very easy to find and it was easy to navigate. The employees there were very friendly and helpful. It was a very comfortable and professional environment and I enjoyed my time there. If I ever have to go to LA on business again, hopefully my conference will be at this facility again. I almost got transferred to LA and I was already thinking about having business conferences here. I ended up staying in Chicago, but this conference center was probably one of the best I have seen. I have traveled all over the country and this was a memorable conference because the facility was so nice. I got to talking to some of the workers and they could tell I was from out of town. They were very understanding and respectful. They helped me with any questions I had and did their best to make sure I had a good experience. I would recommend anyone in that area who needs to have a conference of some kind to try and make it here. Coming in from out of town, my biggest concern was not being able to find where I needed to go. The people are helpful and they even have a nice map at the front of the facility to help direct guests.


LA Convention Center : The best, An Eventective User from Atlanta,Georgia

The Los Angeles Convention Center is one of the best places to hold a meeting or conference in the Los Angeles area. It is a very big facility that would be big enough for almost any companies meeting or convention. The theatre there is one of the best assists to the Los Angeles Convention Center, its provides seating for at least a few hundred and allows you to give good presentations to a large group of people. There are a few food courts that provide many different meal options that was cater to anyone's taste. The parking there has easy access to the building itself and also comes with a security guard who makes sure the area is safe. The parking lot leads to a main road which allows for easy exit after the conventions. There are many bus stops and shuttle pick up locations including one to and from the airport. One of the biggest perks is the location of the convention center itself. It is located within walking distance to the Staples Center. Many people take their clients to Lakers or Clippers games after the convention or to a concert if one is running that day. There are also many wonderful restaurants near the convention center also. Overall the Los Angeles Convention Center provides many businesses with all their needs for meetings or conventions. It is big enough to hold almost any company's needs, it has many food options, the parking is extremely good and it is located in a prime area with many surrounding options.


Los Angeles Meeting Location, An Eventective User from Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is a convention center in the southwest portion of downtown Los Angeles. The LACC hosts annual events such as the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show and Anime Expo, and is best known to video games fans as host to E3. Its newest major events are the Primetime Emmy Awards' Governors Ball, Microsoft WPC, Abilities Expo, and frequent TV show and movie filmings. On September 15, 2008, the Los Angeles Convention Center achieved a historical mark by becoming the first U.S. convention center and first Los Angeles City building of its age and size in the U.S. to be awarded the highly sought after certification in Leadership of Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

Location
Amenities
  • Air Conditioned
  • Business Center
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Meeting Room Broadband Internet Access Fee
  • Meeting Room Wireless Internet Access Fee
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 22870
  • Nearest Airport: 16-25 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 70
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 3
  • Parking: Parking Garage On-site
  • Proximity of Nearest Ski Area: Greater than 50 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 11-15 miles
  • Total Exhibit Space (Square Feet): 720,000
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 867,000
  • Year Built: 1971
  • Year Renovated: 1993
Santa Monica, CA  
Capacity: 1000
With accommodations for up to 1,000 total attendees for conferences, meetings, seminars, receptions, sales meetings, ceremonies, product announcements, luncheons and happy hours, the Museum of Flying is an ideal location to allow your functions to ‘take flight’ in an interesting and unusual venue that is unlike any other in the greater Los Angeles area. Your guests will be energized and inspired to engage and get the most of your function. Located at one of the oldest continually operating Airports in the United States, the Museum of Flying presents the rich history of aviation as it relates to Southern California with an emphasis on the Douglas Aircraft Company that called the Santa Monica Airport home for more than 40 years. In fact, the Douglas Aircraft Company built more than 10,000 aircraft here during World War II.
Universal City, CA  
Capacity: 600
$18-$45 per person
Our two-story Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood at Universal CityWalk has been impressing visitors and locals alike since 1996. From outside, you’ll marvel at the Taj Mahal-influenced building and the giant guitar fountain that serves as a CityWalk landmark. As you enter, you’ll be immersed in a world of authentic music history with famous guitars, clothes worn by your favorite artists, and a revolving 1957 classic car perched over the center bar. Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood at Universal CityWalk is your source for a relaxed, fun, music-inspired event. Whether you need to feed and entertain a group of traveling kids, or want to throw an epic, grown-up birthday bash, our experienced event-planning staff is here to make sure your party is a smashing success. Our Hard Rock Cafe can accommodate nearly 500 guests for a seated event or up to 600 guests for a reception-style function. The main floor seats 250 guests and our second floor Mezzanine level can seat 170 and features a fully stocked bar and kitchen, making it the perfect space for any semi-private event. We also offer two outdoor patios for private events.
El Segundo, CA  
Capacity: 500
$32-$90 per person
Embassy Suites LAX South is a Mediterranean inspired hotel conveniently located in El Segundo directly off the 105 Freeway on Imperial Highway. Our interior space is the perfect scenic backdrop featuring a natural light drenched atrium filled with lush tropical plants and koi filled ponds.
Irvine, CA  
Capacity: 200
Back Bay Conference Center is a Full-Service Banquet Center & Meeting Room Facility that is located on the second level of Irvine Lanes in Orange County, California. We have the unique ability to offer a nice elegant dinner, executive meeting, networking event, holiday party or an energized team-building event. Our onsite catering continues to impress hundreds of events each year. We offer the highest quality ingredients for all of our meals, premium wine & spirits, and impeccable service. Experienced employees, professional and friendly event coordinators to help you with your event from start to finish. Whether your group is 10 people for an executive meeting or a 200-person holiday party, Back Bay Conference Center is the perfect location for you!
Santa Ana, CA  
Capacity: 300
$12.50-$60 per person
If you’re looking for hotels in Santa Ana, CA, you'll find our stylish Courtyard Santa Ana Orange County hotel is perfect for business or pleasure, and makes for a great choice when looking at Costa Mesa hotels. Our Santa Ana hotel is near John Wayne Airport and Orange County attractions like South Coast Plaza, Anaheim Convention Center, Honda Center, Angel Stadium, and Disneyland®. Planning an event? Let us know – our Orange County hotel has four versatile spaces. -Our Santa Ana, California hotel has four event spaces – perfect for socials, showers, and banquets. -Our largest room can each comfortably accommodate up to 300 friends and family. -The two boardrooms in our Santa Ana, California hotel are perfect for more intimate gatherings.
Santa Ana, CA  
Capacity: 275
$44-$57 per person
The hotel boasts over 300 sleeping rooms and 8,000 square feet of flexible function / event space to accommodate groups up to 275 people. Host a fabulous event and enjoy the fruits of your labor along with your guests. Our Catering Managers will help with everything from food to entertainment, and our staff will make sure your event is truly memorable. No matter what the event, we'll create the appropriate mood and take the stress out of hosting. (Don't worry, you still get all the credit!)
Los Angeles, CA  
Capacity: 200
Located in LA's Arts District and housed in a 96 year-old classic brick building, Crafted Kitchen is a unique venue. With soaring 20-foot high bow-truss ceilings, highly polished concrete floors and plenty of natural light, the 675 sq. foot fully equipped kitchen is a chef’s dream. Paired with a 900 sq. foot patio, this uniquely designed space can accommodate large events, yet still feel intimate for smaller gatherings. Crafted Kitchen is nestled in the heart of the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles, and is conveniently located near the 10, 101 and 5 Freeways. The venue has accommodated Product Launches, Film & Photography Shoots, Cocktail Parties, Seated Dinners, Team Building Activities and more.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA  
Capacity: 180
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Newport Beach, CA  
Capacity: 146
$750-$3,000 per event
Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Of Lights is the premier holiday event in southern California. For over 108 years the Newport Beach Boat Parade has dazzled spectators. The boat parade in Newport Beach began as a 9 boat affair during the turn of the 20th century and has grown into hundreds of ships and homes in full décor with dazzling light displays and over 2 million people viewing the each year. The decor and amazing light displays begin early in December running throughout the month and into the new year. The parade takes place over 5 nights on third week in December with this year's parade is from December 13-December 17 2017. Holiday parties either set to the back drop of the Newport Christmas Boat Parade or dates throughout December will be treated to amazing light displays, decorated ships, and all the decor that has made Newport Beach one of the top 10 holiday happenings in the nation reported by the New York Times. Newport Landing provides ship rentals for holiday parities of all sizes with a large selection of yachts & ships with many types of amenities. Our event team has years of experience with holiday parties and understands the best formats to ensure your holiday event exceeds expectations and is a complete success.
Burbank, CA  
Capacity: 550
Warm and inviting. Elegant and sophisticated. Enjoy your special event in beautiful surroundings while relaxing with the feeling that you’re among friends. Arbat Banquet Hall brings you unique benefits not offered elsewhere. The Grand Banquet Hall is 100 x 78 feet, with a 50 foot bar. There’s a raised stage for your music ensemble or band, or for company awards ceremonies and new product introductions. A raised Table of Honor awaits Bride and Groom or VIPs. Additional adjoining rooms give you tremendous versatility in party or event planning. We understand that you want to show your guests a fabulous time. And we also realize that staying within your budget is important. We'll help you do both. Welcome to Arbat Banquet Hall!