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Why Choose Los Angeles for Your Next Meeting or Event?

Why L.A.? 7 Reasons to Choose Los Angeles

November 2015
Los Angeles is a thriving and vibrant city with a high quality of life, eclectic neighborhoods that offer uniquely L.A. experiences, culture, diversity and world-class amenities for meeting attendees.

10 Reasons Why Meeting Attendees Love L.A.

October 2016
Los Angeles offers the perfect combination of sunshine, value, and entertainment so it’s no surprise attendees love coming to the City of Angels! Keep your guests smiling, energized and excited by planning your next meeting or event in L.A.
Photo Courtesy of Exotics Racing School Los Angeles.

Top VIP Group Experiences in L.A.

February 2017
Give attendees a taste of the luxe life in L.A. Indulge them in a behind-the-wheel experience on a professional racetrack, a bird’s-eye view of L.A. via helicopter, an exclusive meal hosted by a Michelin-starred chef, and more.

Unique L.A. Venues for Your Next Meeting

November 2017
For an “Only in L.A.” experience that is sure to impress, check out just a sample of the unique venues LA has to offer.
Los Angeles Coliseum

Historic Los Angeles Event Venues

June 2016
Los Angeles is home to a collection of unique venues, each with a history of its own. From classic theaters to architectural gems, discover the days of yesteryear at these historic Los Angeles locations.

The Future of Meetings in Los Angeles

October 2017
From multi-million dollar venue renovations to improved city infrastructures and even more exciting entertainment options, the future has never looked so bright for the City of Angels.
Special event at The Studios at Paramount. Photo courtesy of The Studios at Paramount.

Los Angeles Movie Studios that Double as Event Space

April 2017
Los Angeles has long been synonymous with the film and TV industry. As the Entertainment Capital of the World, L.A. is home to a number of well-known movie studios that have served as the backdrop to countless movies and TV shows. But these studios are not just for the movies! Backlots, sound stages and antique sets can all be unique backgrounds for your next event. Read on for our guide to L.A. movie studios that double as event space.
Photo Courtesy of Taglyan Cultural Complex.

Top 10 Outdoor Venues in Los Angeles

September 2016
Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a large scale event for thousands of attendees, meeting professionals can think outside the box at spectacular outdoor spaces throughout Los Angeles. 

Los Angeles Venues with a View

March 2016
Whether you're planning a small meeting or a large scale event, there’s nothing like a breathtaking view to inspire and refresh your attendees. From picturesque ocean views to sweeping cityscapes, discover these Los Angeles venues with a view.

Top 10 things to do in L.A. Pre/Post Conference

June 2016
Who says you can't combine work and play? With its endless entertainment options, L.A. is the perfect city to mix business with leisure. Add a few extra days before or after your visit and explore the city’s many attractions. Whether it’s visiting a world-class museum or attending a boisterous ball game, there's always something exciting to do in L.A.

Downtown Los Angeles has Come Full Circle

October 2017
Once the region’s center for culture and business as well as its transportation hub, Downtown L.A. has reestablished itself as a major draw for leisure tourists, business travelers and locals alike.
Photo Courtesy of Exchange LA.

Top L.A. Nightlife Venues for Meetings and Events

January 2017
Los Angeles nightlife offers endless entertainment options, whether it’s a relaxing drink with colleagues or dancing the night away with thousands of fellow party people. Capture the energy of L.A.’s electrifying nightlife scene for your next meeting or event. From beachside retreats to glamorous clubs, check out our top picks for nightlife venues in Los Angeles.
Photo Courtesy of iFly Hollywood.

Action-Packed Group Activities in L.A.

February 2017
There's no shortage of thrilling experiences in the City of Angels that'll surely leave a lasting impression on your attendees. Send them to a vertical wind tunnel to get airborne, to see exotic animals on a wine-tasting safari, and to take in majestic L.A. views from a bike or surfboard. Check out our top picks for action-packed group activities in L.A.
Downtown Los Angeles

Meet Downtown Los Angeles

April 2016
Planning meetings and events in Downtown L.A. means access to world-class museums, entertainment venues, hotels in every size and price point, concert halls, theatres, and dozens of acclaimed restaurants.

The Rise of Silicon Beach

March 2017
During the first part of the 20th century, the area now commonly referred to as Silicon Beach was known for its eccentrics. Fast forward a few decades, and the region gained a reputation for being unapologetically eclectic. Today, though, Los Angeles’s arguably buzziest area is downright electric.
Photo Courtesy of The Line Hotel.

Top Spots for Group Dining in L.A.

December 2016
Los Angeles boasts one of the most exciting and influential dining scenes in the country, where local chefs are known for pushing the boundaries of modern cuisine and infusing the city’s diversity into their delicious fare. From historic hotspots to chic, beachfront retreats, meeting and event planners can expect to find a wide variety of dining options in the City of Angels. Check out our top 10 picks for unique group dining options in L.A.
Danny Fisk of Work The Room Productions

Industry Insider - Danny Fisk of Work The Room Productions

June 2016
Danny Fisk, CEO of Work The Room Productions and native Angeleno, boasts more than ten years of event logistics and production experience. Read on for his top picks and see what this industry insider has to say about the City of Angels ...
Photo Courtesy of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

L.A. Concert Venues That Double as Event Space

November 2016
Los Angeles is home to a thriving and diverse music scene and just about every national act on tour books at least one show in L.A. With its robust roster of concert venues, meeting and event planners can seamlessly integrate music history into their events. Here are eight Los Angeles music venues that double as event spaces for planners looking to plan a rocking event.
Photo Courtesy of Petersen Automotive Museum.

Venue Spotlight: Petersen Automotive Museum

January 2017
Since opening in 1994, the Petersen Automotive Museum has become known as “the world’s greatest automotive museum” by CNN, Octane, and Top Gear. Following an extensive $125-million renovation in 2015, the Petersen reopened with even grander exhibits and revamped meeting and event spaces. With four floors of dynamic venue space, state-of-the-art technology infused throughout the museum and a great location in the heart of Mid-City, the Petersen Automotive Museum offers an amazing setting for glamorous gatherings. With more than 50,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor event space, the Petersen is a popular choice for product launches, meetings, receptions and more.

Partnering with L.A. Tourism

February 2016
When you’re planning an event in Los Angeles, the first step is partnering with the right people. As true destination experts, the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) offers a number of personalized, complimentary services to ensure a seamless experience for your next destination meeting or event. With a surge of new attractions and L.A.'s ever-evolving landscape, there’s never been a more exciting time to MEET L.A.!
Meeting at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles

Your Guide to Green Meetings in Los Angeles

October 2015
From sustainable hotels and meals to recycling and public transportation, there are several steps to keep in mind when planning a green meeting in L.A. Here is a handy guide to help get you started.
Photo Courtesy of LASEC.

L.A. Sports Venues that Double as Event Spaces

March 2017
From historic stadiums to state-of-the-art arenas, check out the L.A. sports venues that double as event spaces. 

Discover the 10 Regions of Los Angeles

November 2015
Discover L.A.’s vibrant regions — each one a destination in itself, filled with unforgettable experiences and unique attractions.
Photo Courtesy of LASEC.

L.A. Sports Venues that Double as Event Spaces

March 2017
From historic stadiums to state-of-the-art arenas, check out the L.A. sports venues that double as event spaces. 

Industry Insider - David Merrell of AOO Events

May 2016
David Merrell, COO and Creative Director of AOO Events, has been taking the event industry by storm since 1989. With a name synonymous with cutting-edge and innovative event design and production concepts, Merrell has transformed the market and captivated audiences worldwide. Read on for his top picks and see what this industry insider has to say about the City of Angels...
Special event at Vibiana in Downtown L.A.

Plan your next meeting at these 10 luxury event venues

August 2016
If you’re coming to L.A. and looking to host an unforgettable event for VIPs, look no further. From a historic battleship to theatres and movie studio back lots, there’s something for everyone here.  
Photo Courtesy of Universal Cinema.

Private Screening Rooms for your Next Event

February 2016
As the undisputed Entertainment Capital of the World, Los Angeles has long been associated with the glitz and glam of movie magic. Whether you’re looking to host a private screening or treat your guests to a fun movie night, these L.A. venues have you covered.
Cross Campus Santa Monica

Discover the Undiscovered Venues of L.A.

May 2016
Whether you're looking for a collaborative workspace in Silicon Beach or a ritzy nightclub in Hollywood, Los Angeles is full of one-of-a-kind event spaces.

Group Dining Spots in Los Angeles

November 2015
Unique group dining spots in Los Angeles aren’t hard to come by. These 10 restaurants are the cream of the crop when it comes to group dining in LA — unique, professional and of course, delicious.

See What's New for Meetings in L.A.

November 2015
For meeting professionals and event planners, Los Angeles offers world class venues in a dynamic city that’s constantly evolving and expanding its possibilities.

Plan Unique Team Activities in Los Angeles

November 2015
From sailboats to studio tours, read on for unique team activities in the City of Angels.

Los Angeles Hotels Go Green with Eco-Friendly Features

August 2016
Find out more about the variety of eco-friendly features at Los Angeles hotels that ensure your stay is a green one.