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Frequently Asked Questions

Planning a meeting or event? LA answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

General Planning Resources

Will LA Tourism only assist professional meeting planners?

The team at LA Tourism will assist and provide personalized services to committees, volunteers, professionals and planners of all levels.


What can I expect after I submit my RFP to LA Tourism?

You can expect a quick response from a real person who can help. We'll review your RFP and match you with the LA expert who is the best fit to assist you. We have team members all over the country who specialize in different types of events. One of them will reach out right away to get more information and start answering your questions.


How do I safely meet in LA?

See the latest safety information


Are there any videos to help me plan or convince my board?

Watch LA Tourism’s meetings videos


What are the top reasons for hosting my meeting or event in LA?

We break down why your meeting belongs in LA

Getting Here & Around

Getting Here & Around

What LA airport is best for my group?

There are several airport options for groups flying into Los Angeles, including Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Ontario International Airport (ONT), and Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) offers 190 non-stop destinations in 38 countries and 70 airline carriers 

See the LAX Basic Guide.

See LAX snapshot.

See LAX’s latest safety information.

Get information on additional LA airports.


Once landed, what transportations options are there in LA?

Learn about our free airport connection shuttle on Metro

See accessibility services at LAX, Metro, attractions and venues across LA.

See LA car-free, on bike or by bus.

Meeting Venues & Spaces

Meeting Venues & Spaces

How many hotels are near the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC)?

See Downtown hotels within walking distance and more.


What’s the largest hotel near the LACC?

The 878-room JW Marriott and 123-room Ritz-Carlton (both under one roof) is LACC’s headquarter dual hotel property.


I want to host my meeting or event outside. What are my options?

See LA’s top outdoor venues.

Wow your attendees with these rooftop views.


Which venues are unique spaces for meetings?

Get inspired from these Super Bowl LVI social spots

See the sports venues with event spaces

See the movie studios that double as event spaces.


Which LA hotels have meeting space?

Visit our Venue Finder and select "hotel venues" from the filters on the left-hand side. This will allow you to view our hotels with meeting space and easily see where they are located and what they offer. You can even “favorite” a few properties to compare quickly. 

Community Focused


What city initiatives are focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)?

See LA’s community impacts.

Host accessible and inclusive meetings and events.


Are there any corporate social responsibility opportunities to incorporate into our meeting?

Yes, several. See LA’s CSR opportunities.

Group Activities & Things To Do

Group Activities & Things to Do

What team-building options are popular?

Plan from these top team-building activities.

See some of LA’s ocean-front group activities.


What are some budget-friendly activities for my attendees?

Plan from 100 absolutely free things to do in LA.


Where can my attendees find the lesser-known LA attractions?

Add these Downtown hidden gems to your itinerary.


Which cultural activities work well for groups?

See the top museums best for groups.


Which activities work well for my specific itinerary?

Outdoors & wellness

Top attractions & tours

Arts & culture


What are some major city events happening during my meeting/event?

See the list of events happening year-round in LA, from sports to film to food and drink and more.

Group Dining & Culinary Events

Group Dining & Culinary  Events

What are some unique group dining experiences?

Get a reservation at one of LA’s “Top Chef” restaurants.


What culinary activities are available for my group? 

Our partner listing page will help you find any services you need, including catering. These partners have all been vetted by LA Tourism and will provide the level of service you expect.


Which vendors offer catering for my event? 

You can use our partner search tool to explore all types of things to do.


What are some culinary festivals/events happening during my meeting/event? 

Our newly re-vamped LA Perks Pass offers rewards for exploring the city! Take advantage of discounts and special offers for things to before, during and after your meeting.

Have Other Questions

Our team of experts would love to hear from you to help answer any questions you have about planning your meeting, event or incentive travel.