Los Angeles is quickly becoming a major league city, thanks in part to the recent additions of new sports teams and new state-of-the-art stadiums. Earlier this spring, the Los Angeles Football Club, Major League Soccer’s newest expansion team, became the third professional sports team in as many years to kick off their inaugural season in Los Angeles and the first to have a brand new stadium to call home.
We sat down with Kathryn Schloessman, President of the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission, to discuss why Los Angeles is a premiere destination for all things sports!
The NoMad Hotel, the latest from the Sydell Group which opened in January, brings a sophisticated, European-inspired presence to the downtown Los Angeles hotel scene.
At a time when the call for non-traditional, out-of-the box meetings has never been louder, a new player has burst onto the scene with the answer. Convene, which has opened two new locations in the heart of DTLA, offers flexible, accessible spaces with unique design and a new approach to all-inclusive hospitality.
City Market Social House, a contemporary, beautifully-restored warehouse, is the latest addition to event space in downtown, located in the Los Angeles Fashion District. The property has over 14,000 square feet of full service indoor and outdoor space for up to 1,000 guests.
With unprecedented access to the artists and craftspeople who make movie magic, the team of talented professionals at Warner Bros. can help stage your perfect event and guarantee a standing ovation. With three screening rooms, 13 backlot sets, a fine dining room, museums and premier theater, they have the capacity for an intimate retreat for 20 guests or an extravaganza for 5,000.
The legendary Patina Restaurant Group is a master in the creation of special events. From catering the famed Emmy ® Awards Governor’s Ball to serving intimate dinners in private residences, Patina Catering offers world-class events and off-site catering throughout Los Angeles.
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.
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.
Leave it to the professional magic makers at Universal Studios Hollywood, the Entertainment Capital of L.A., to set the stage for any corporate or private event. From conferences and company retreats, to theatrical premieres, weddings, Bar Mitzvahs and more, Universal Studios Hollywood’s Meetings & Events division offers one-of-a-kind event locations customizable to any imagination.
Celebrating the four-year anniversary of a successful partnership, AEG Facilities and the City of Los Angeles have worked together to refresh the Los Angeles Convention Center, turning the facility into an economic driver for Downtown Los Angeles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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 ...
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.
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.
From historic stadiums to state-of-the-art arenas, check out the L.A. sports venues that double as event spaces.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Find out more about the variety of eco-friendly features at Los Angeles hotels that ensure your stay is a green one.
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.
Located in the heart of our beautiful coastline, Marina del Rey is quickly becoming one of the premier meetings destinations in Southern California.