Meet Hollywood

Hollywood and Highland Exterior | Photo courtesy of Hollywood and Highland

Elevate meetings and events into red carpet affairs in Hollywood, the epicenter of the entertainment world. Hollywood offers world famous attractions and venues, hotels that are stars in their own rights, dining hotspots, exciting nightlife and theaters showcasing blockbuster movies and Broadway musicals. 

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Hollywood and Highland Central Courtyard

Red-carpet ready in Hollywood

Discover the entertainment capital of the world by starting at Hollywood & Highland, which offers a number of flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces, ideal for brand activations, meetings, and conferences. Choose from a bevy of their venues, from the 19,000 square foot courtyard and a 1,750 banquet room with a view of the Hollywood Sign to two world-famous theaters: the TCL Chinese Theater and the Dolby Theatre.

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Dolby Theatre

The Dolby Theatre has been the backdrop for an array of Hollywood’s elite gatherings and special events including the Academy Awards. The elegant, art deco-inspired ballroom boasts extensive state-of-the-art lighting and audio-visual capabilities concealed in the 30-foot high ceiling. Mobile soundproof panels create flexible rooms to accommodate groups of all sizes or allow for multiple meeting breakouts. The sophisticated design elements will compliment a wide range of events, from social galas to fundraisers, corporate meetings, high profile entertainment programs and distinguished awards shows. 

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Loews Hollywood Hotel

Hollywood Hotels

From modern architectural wonders with cutting edge décor, to hotels that capture the spirit of the Golden Age of cinema or rock n’ roll history, Hollywood is bursting with so many unique hotels that planners will find the perfect fit. With fantastic hotels conveniently located adjacent to world famous attractions like Hollywood & Highland or famed intersections such as Hollywood and Vine, it’s easy to step from a presentation or conference right into the bustling heart of Tinseltown and panoramic views of the iconic Hollywood Sign. Whether it’s a business meeting for ten or an extravaganza for thousands of attendees, Hollywood hotels make every client feel like a star.

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Loews Hollywood Ballroom

With its commanding location at Hollywood & Highland, expansive guestrooms and cosmopolitan cuisine, meeting planners will find everything they need for an entertaining stay at Loews Hollywood Hotel. With more than 76,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, Loews Hollywood Hotel features breathtaking views of the Los Angeles cityscape, Hollywood Hills and iconic Hollywood sign. Along with state-of-the-art visual capabilities, Loews also offers guests the chance to indulge in the renowned cuisine of Loews Hollywood’s expert culinary team and Wolfgang Puck Catering. From corporate presentations in the 8,000 square foot Hollywood Ballroom to outdoor soirees on the 10,000 square foot pool terrace, Loews Hollywood offers options for every type of event.

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The Blossom Ballroom inside the Roosevelt Hotel

Since 1927, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel has been the playground of Tinseltown luminaries such as Clark Gable, Charlie Chaplin and Marilyn Monroe. The hotel’s history and fame has lent itself to a legendary reputation, which has inspired movie-makers and film directors to set their movies within the hotel’s storied walls. The Roosevelt's Spanish Colonial architecture has been restored to its original grandeur following a recent multi-million dollar renovation and continues to evoke vintage Hollywood glamour. The Blossom Ballroom, the venue for the first Academy Awards in 1929, features 25 foot tall LED light ceilings, nearly 4,500 square feet of space, custom chandeliers, vintage tiles and original ceiling details. In all, the hotel has more than 25,000 square feet of versatile event space consisting of 13 meeting and banquet rooms that can accomodate parties of 10 to 1,500 in addition to unique locations such as their rooftop and Tropicana Pool.

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Dream Hotel Exterior | Photo courtesy of Dream Hotel Hollywood

Additional accommodation along Hollywood Boulevard includes the chic 130-room W Hollywood Hotel and the 179-room Dream Hollywood Hotel. The Dream Hollywood, slated to open Fall 2016, will feature a rooftop pool, top-tier nightclubs and 4,000 square feet of event space. Discover more Hollywood hotels here

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The Studios at Paramount

Experience Movie Magic

Hollywood offers many options for planning meetings and events - even film studios are available for special occassions! Nothing could be more quintessentially Hollywood than hosting your event in a working film and TV studio.Despite its humble beginnings in 1912, The Studios at Paramount the longest operating and only major studio remaining in Hollywood) has been on the ground floor of every major development in the film industry - from the advent of motion pictures, to the emergence of television and onward through the digital revolution. When it’s time to roll out the red carpet, Paramount offers a number of unique spaces sprawled throughout 65-acre lot such as New York Street, the Blue Sky Tank, The Alley, versatile sound stages and plush theatres that can accommodate up to 10,000 guests.

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Universal Studios Hollywood

For an only-in-L.A. experience, plan an unforgettable event at Universal Studios Hollywood. Complete with jaw-dropping venues, innovative equipment and facilities, plus catering by “Chef to the Stars,” Wolfgang Puck, Universal Studios Hollywood will surely leave a lasting impression on your guests. Universal Studios Hollywood can host a variety of events from as few as 100 people up to 20,000 and has a team of dedicated event specialists to ensure your event is a blockbuster success. 

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Group Dining Goes Glam

Top chefs are also celebrities with devoted fans, so it’s no surprise that Hollywood restaurants are always in the spotlight. Whether it’s a historic Japanese restaurant with spectacular hilltop views, or multicultural cuisine from around the world, the star power in the kitchen is among the brightest in the city. Best of all, many of these Hollywood restaurants offer numerous options for banquets, receptions or group dining. Nestled above Hollywood and Highland, Yamashiro boasts three unique event spaces and stunning views of Los Angeles and beyond. Infuse your next event with Japanese tranquility and host an intimate group dinner inside Yamashiro’s Garden Courtyard. Accented with well-manicured landscaping, a koi pond and overhead headers, the Garden Courtyard can accommodate up to 150 seated guests.  

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Cleo Hollywood

Tucked inside The Redbury Hotel on Vine Street, Cleo showcases the nouveau Middle Eastern cuisine of Executive Chef Danny Elmaleh and offers mezzes, shared plates, flatbreads and more for group-style dining. The warm interior, designed by Matthew Rolston, marries Old Hollywood with relaxed Mediterranean charm. The main dining room, fitted with plush French and Moroccan decor, is 1,656 square feet and can accommodate up to 200 guests. Check out more Hollywood eateries here

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Los Angeles Metro

Getting Around

Hollywood is easily accessed via Metro Rail so visiting the area is convenient and eco-friendly. The Red Line station, conviniently located beneath Hollywood and Highland, extends to the San Fernando Valley and to Downtown Los Angeles. Popular attractions along the route include Universal Studios and the Pantages Theatre. Learn more here

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