Black Meetings and Tourism

September / October 2016

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20 CENTER OF ATTENTION #2 LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER The World-Class Los Angeles Convention Center is one of the most efficiently designed and technologically advanced convention and exhibition facilities in the world. Its trademark glass and steel pavilions, which house the exhibition halls, towers and lobbies are con- veniently linked by a meeting room concourse forming a grand unified center. With a total of 720,000 sq. ft. of exhibition and 147,000 sq. ft. of meeting room space, the Los Angeles Convention Center provides a preeminent setting for any event. The Los Angeles Convention Center is convenient to major points throughout the City. The Convention Center comprises a 347,000-sq. ft. South Exhibit Hall, con- nected to the 210,000-sq. ft. West exhib- it Hall by a two-story meeting room concourse bridging over Pico Boulevard. Kentia Hall located beneath the South Exhibit Hall can be converted into a parking area for 415 vehicles. With 64 meeting rooms and a 299- seat presentation theater, the center boasts an array of amenities, including sun-filled spacious lobbies with art- works by nationally recognized artists, three food courts, a full-service Business Center, on-site parking for 5,600 vehicles, advanced fiber optics, power and data/network systems, the Marriott/Ritz con- vention center hotel, and nearby sports and entertain- ment venues including LA Live and Staples Center. The Los Angeles Convention Center has partnered with some of the indus- try's leading contractors to offer resources and event support to meeting and event planners working in our venue. The LACC team of experts provides a wealth of knowledge and experience coupled with world-class customer serv- ice to ensure the success of every event held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Their dedicated Event Managers assist you and your team in all key areas ranging from initial planning to facilitating site visits and meetings to proactively identifying and resolving any concerns. They are committed to providing an exceptional service experience, giving your organiza- tion, exhibitors, and guests a reason to cheer! • • • STATS • • • Total Exhibit Space: 720,000 sq. ft. Largest Hall: 347,000 sq. ft. Number of Meeting Rooms: 64 E-Mail: Telephone: (800) 448-7775 Website: B M & T ••• September/October 2016 •••

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