Venue Spotlight: L.A. LIVE

L.A. LIVE Microsoft Plaza at night
Microsoft Plaza at night | Photo: L.A. LIVE

Located in the heart of Downtown L.A. and steps from the Los Angeles Convention Center, L.A. LIVE is the West Coast’s version of Times Square and one of L.A.'s premier destinations. The $2.5 billion entertainment and sports complex is home to the annual GRAMMY Awards, Emmys, ESPYs and much more! Featuring over 4 million square feet of unparalleled event space, first-class catering and world famous backdrops, L.A. LIVE is a perfect choice to host a dynamic and engaging meeting or event.

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Target Terrace at night. Photo courtesy of L.A. LIVE.

Whether it’s a pre-concert reception, a spirited award show, a product launch, convention opening night, daytime meeting, or an intimate VIP party, L.A. LIVE has the perfect venue. Available event spaces include the 15,000 sq. ft. Microsoft Square; the 7,000-seat Microsoft Theater; the 2,300- seat NOVO by Microsoft; an 800-seat Premiere House; the 5,000sq. ft. Target Terrace, which offers breathtaking sky-line views and more.

Timeline of the GRAMMY Awards at the GRAMMY Museum
GRAMMY Museum | Photo: L.A. LIVE

For groups that are musically inclined, host an event at the dynamic GRAMMY Museum. Enjoy a private buyout of this 35,000 sq. ft. museum, featuring four floors of cutting edge exhibits, interactive experiences and films along with a private theater perfect for intimate shows, press conferences, premieres, speaking engagements, meetings and more.

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L.A. LIVE Event Deck. Photo courtesy of L.A. LIVE.

The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE features 42,000 sq. ft of flexible indoor/outdoor space, a flexible floorplan and the largest carpeted tent in SoCal. It’s the ideal canvas for premiere parties, corporate parties, consumer events, galas and more! Host to the ESPYS post party, Hunger Games world premiere after party, All-Star Chef Classic, Netflix anniversary party and Children’s Hospital biannual charity gala, the Event Deck at L.A. LIVE provides the ultimate destination for a party to remember.

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Photo courtesy of Wolfgang Puck Catering.

While their venues offer unique backdrops for entertaining, you can’t have a party without food and drinks! Catering at L.A. LIVE is handled by their exclusive partner, Wolfgang Puck. Wolfgang Puck Catering sets the standard for catering and event planning, providing award-winning restaurant-quality cuisine, flawless service and creative flair, perfectly matched to the occasion.

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Photo courtesy of L.A. LIVE.

L.A. LIVE is also just a stone's throw away from some of L.A.'s top hotels. Designed to reflect its location in Downtown Los Angeles, the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE provides a deluxe level of comfort and personal service within a unique hotel environment plus 76,687 sq. ft of meeting space. The sophisticated Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE boasts 169 guest rooms and 7 meeting rooms with a total of 4,500 square feet that accommodate up to 400 people. From the sleek 123-room Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles to the all-suite Residence Inn Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, planners will surely find hotel accomodation to suite their needs.

As true destination experts, L.A. Tourism offers award-winning experience, personalized service and seamless convenience. Want to learn more about Los Angeles or ready to plan your next event? Contact the L.A. Tourism Sales team to make your planning and decision-making easy, simple and stress-free.