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regions of Los Angeles
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 in Hollywood, the epicenter of the entertainment world. The epitome of the L.A. experience, Hollywood features myriad attractions and endless entertainment. Experience Tinseltown glamour at 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™ is L.A.’s premier theme park and serves as the perfect backdrop to events of all types. The iconic Hollywood Bowl outdoor amphitheater nestled in the mountains and the delicious multicultural cuisines of nearby Thai Town and Little Armenia are sure to keep guests entertained.
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 Beach, Manhattan, Marina Del Rey and Venice for shopping, dining & relaxation after a full day of meetings. Plus attendees can extend their trip into a Pacific Ocean vacation as cruise ships to Mexico and Hawaii, and 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 upscale and glamorous. Meetings here offer proximity to major medical, entertainment and federal government hubs. Many of L.A.’s most acclaimed, luxurious hotels can be found in the Westside, which boasts a wide variety of meeting and event 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 and stylish setting for your events and meetings. The world-famous Sunset Strip, Melrose Avenue and Robertson Boulevard provide endless dining and nightlife, and a thriving arts and LGBT 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, abundant parking and economical meeting and event venues and restaurants, the Valley also has sophisticated hotels and sleek alternative event venues and conference centers. 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 Day Rose Parade, Pasadena is just minutes away from Downtown L.A. and is home a variety of meeting and event venues. Sun-splashed Pasadena’s small town charm and world-renowned arts & cultural institutions, fantastic shopping and diverse dining options mean meeting 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.