The City of Los Angeles consists of many distinct regions, full of vibrant neighborhoods with a wide range of available activities. The fact sheets and videos included within each section provide a scope of the unique experiences available for your event and attendees. The incredible diversity of geography, cultures, attractions, hotels and restaurants means that Los Angeles truly offers something for everyone.
The pulsating heart of the city’s core, Downtown L.A.’s renaissance has created a walkable, dynamic urban center featuring scores of new and refreshed hotels. Downtown L.A. is home to world-class museums, concert halls, theatres and critically acclaimed restaurants. With rapidly expanding public transit options, thriving nightlife and art scene and countless new shops and boutiques, Downtown is a thrilling setting for meetings and events.
Elevate meetings and events into red carpet affairs. Tinseltown glamour starts with the TCL Chinese Theatre and nearby Hollywood Walk of Fame, which has honored celebrities for over 50 years. The state-of the-art Dolby® Theatre™ at the Hollywood & Highland Center is home to the Academy Awards. Universal Studios Hollywood™ theme park serves as the perfect backdrop to events of all types, and the iconic Hollywood Bowl outdoor amphitheater nestled in the mountains is unforgettable for staged events.
Harness the endless summer of L.A.’s stunning coastlines where the Beach Cities can accommodate groups and events of all sizes. Enjoy easy access to the beach towns of Hermosa, Manhattan, Marina Del Rey and Venice for shopping, dining & relaxation after a full day of meetings. Plus attendees can extend their trip as ferries to Catalina Island depart regularly from local ports. The mountains of Malibu offer a range of activities including hiking, horseback riding and wine tasting.
Santa Monica offers a blend of urban energy, beach town atmosphere, oceanfront hotels and Pacific Ocean backdrop. Attractions include the historic Santa Monica Pier and numerous restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions. Santa Monica’s culinary scene is renowned for seasonal ingredients, international influences and oceanfront al fresco dining. Shopping abounds at trend-setting boutiques and the open-air Santa Monica Place.
The Westside is Los Angeles at its most glamorous. Meetings here offer proximity to major medical, entertainment and federal government hubs. Many of L.A.’s most acclaimed, luxury hotels can be found in the Westside, which boasts a wide variety of meeting venues for flawless events. From Culver City’s hip arts district to Museum Row, to Brentwood’s fine dining, the Westside features luxury-brand shopping, world-class cultural attractions and endless entertainment.
Beverly Hills is synonymous with luxury, affluence and comfort. More than 100 renowned high-fashion retailers line Rodeo Drive, the shopping street known around the world. Ultra-luxurious hotels offer more intimate event space for smaller VIP events and meetings while exclusive shopping, five-star dining, spa treatments and lush scenery will permeate your meetings and events and keep attendees basked in luxury. Meetings in Beverly Hills benefit from proximity to a major concentration of private medical industry and law firms.
West Hollywood’s rock-star pedigree, boutique shopping, progressive attitude and non-stop nightlife will create a fun-filled setting for your events. The world-famous Sunset Strip, Melrose Ave. and Robertson Blvd. provide endless dining and nightlife, and a thriving arts and LGBTQ+ scene make WeHo a fast-paced mini-metropolis.
The San Fernando Valley is one of L.A.’s entertainment capitals, home to NBC Studios, Warner Bros. Studios and more. In addition to broad streets and abundant parking, the Valley also has sophisticated hotels and economical event venues. Countless bustling restaurants line Ventura Blvd. and the NoHo Arts District is a vital creative hub. Meetings and events in the Valley offer unparalleled value for quality, with business centers and conference hotels boasting some of the largest inventory of meeting spaces in the L.A. area.
Famous for hosting the New Year’s Rose Parade, Pasadena is home to a variety of meeting and event venues. Sun-splashed Pasadena’s small town charm, world-renowned cultural institutions, fantastic shopping and diverse dining options mean attendees will want to stay long after the meetings are over.
From the desert to the sea, and the mountains and valleys, all of L.A.’s stunning diversity is captured in the neighboring regions, which includes Ontario, Pomona, La Habra, West Covina and many other communities. Neighboring regions are rich with large and vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, offering a rainbow of exciting international cuisine.