Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

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Meet Los Angeles

A dynamic, ever-evolving destination where everyone is welcome, Los Angeles is made up of 30 culturally diverse neighborhoods – each one offering its own unique vibe. Home to near-perfect weather, 75 miles of stunning shoreline, thriving arts & culture, endless sports and outdoor activities and a vibrant culinary scene, LA offers immersive experiences for every taste and interest. Los Angeles is ready to roll out its signature red carpet for meetings and events, from intimate gatherings to large-scale conventions. With access to a deep pool of thought leaders from cutting-edge industries and prestigious universities and an array of ‘only-in-LA' venues and locales, LA presents limitless meeting possibilities that will keep attendees engaged and inspired. The official destination promotion organization for the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board works to inspire travelers around the world to visit LA for leisure or business. LA Tourism’s complimentary, personalized service ensures a seamless meeting and event planning experience. As destination experts, LA Tourism is the ultimate resource for where to stay, play, shop and meet, from Hollywood and Downtown to the Valley, Westside and the Beach Cities. For more information about Los Angeles, visit meetLA.com.


Venue Highlights

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Getting Here

LAX airport is centrally located with 886 daily flights from 175 cities. Smaller regional airports are also accessible and Los Angeles offers robust public transportation options as well as modern tools like car and bike sharing programs.

Distance from airport

  • Los Angeles International Airport

    16 mi. from city center

  • Hollywood Burbank Airport

    17 mi. from city center

  • LA/Ontario International Airport

    40 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Universal Studios Hollywood

Go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour, to see how Hollywood movies are made. Plus, hold on tight for the Studio Tour’s grand finale, Fast & Furious — Supercharged. Face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions — including Despicable Me Minion Mayhem– that put you inside some of the world’s most popular TV shows and movies. From magical spells to magical creatures, from dark villains to daring heroes, it’s all here at “The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM”, now open at Universal Studios Hollywood. And, enter the post-apocalyptic world of AMCs “The Walking Dead”in an all-new year-round daytime attraction.

The Broad

The Broad is a new contemporary art museum being built by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The museum will be home to the nearly 2,000 works of art in The Broad Art Foundation and the Broads’ personal collections, which are among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide. With its innovative “veil-and-vault” concept, the 120,000-square-foot, $140 million building will feature two floors of gallery space to showcase The Broad’s comprehensive collection and will be the headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library. The Broad is also building a 24,000-square-foot public plaza adjacent to the museum to add another parcel of critical green space to Grand Avenue.

Los Angeles International Airport LAX

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is the largest airport in California and millions of passengers pass through its gates every year. One of the world's busiest airports, thousands of flights take off and land annually from Los Angeles International Airport's location on the south coast of California. The city of Los Angeles is just 15 miles (24 kilometers) from LAX Airport and the two are linked by numerous rail and road connections. Within Los Angeles International Airport's nine terminals there is an impressive choice of shops and restaurants, and all the services passengers would expect from a modern international airport. Los Angeles International Airport is the base for millions of passengers to travel to destinations in California, North America and around the world. LAX Airport is also a central cargo hub for the Southern California area.


L.A. LIVE is the sports and entertainment district that surrounds STAPLES Center and Microsoft Theater. The campus features sports and music venues, night clubs, restaurants, a bowling alley, museum and movie theaters. L.A. LIVE is the premier destination for live entertainment in Downtown Los Angeles. L.A. LIVE is located in downtown Los Angeles, across from STAPLES Center, at the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Figueroa Street.

Hollywood & Highland

Hollywood & Highland is the entertainment center of Los Angeles for tourists and locals alike. Steps away from landmarks like the world famous Walk of Fame and TCL Chinese Theatre, formerly Grauman’s, Hollywood & Highland is the perfect place for a Hollywood beginning. With world-class shopping and dining, red carpet movie premieres and celebrated live theatre it’s the ultimate entertainment destination.

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Historical landmark
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum & Sports Arena complex is one of the most memorable sports monuments in America today with countless historic events taking place including two Olympiads, two Super Bowls, and a World Series.

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Historical landmark
Designed by architect Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall (WDCH) is an internationally recognized architectural landmark and one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world. From the stainless steel curves of its striking exterior to the state-of-the-art acoustics of the hardwood-paneled main auditorium, the 3.6-acre complex embodies the unique energy and creative spirit of the city of Los Angeles and its orchestra.

Grand Central Market

Historical landmark
Experience the international diversity of Los Angeles at the Grand Central Market. Offering more than 50 food stalls of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry and fresh fish from California and around the world, the Grand Central Market has been a hub of bustling activity since 1917. A place where thousands of people from all walks of life come to meet with old and new friends, shop for the best bargains in town or just to have a cone of ice cream on a sunny California afternoon.

Convention Centers

  • Los Angeles Convention Center

    Los Angeles Convention Center attracts millions of visitors annually & is renowned internationally as a prime site for conventions, trade shows, & exhibitions.The grand facility offers 720,000 sq. ft. of exhibition & 147,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

    • Exhibit Space720,000 sq. ft.
      Total meeting space1,080,000 sq. ft.


Additional Information

Our team can help with any of your planning needs from securing the right venue to planning transportation to connecting you with local talent and vendors.