About Us

The World-Class Los Angeles Convention Center is one of the most efficiently designed and technologically advanced convention and exhibition facilities in the world. Our trademark glass and steel pavilions, which house the exhibition halls, towers and lobbies are conveniently linked by a meeting room concourse forming a grand unified center. With a total of 720,000 square feet of exhibition and 147,000 square feet 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.

Mission Statement

To serve the City of Los Angeles by enhancing its prominence as the only destination of choice for citywide conventions, exhibitions, trade shows, and high profile events. To perform as an economic and jobs engine for the region through primary and secondary client spending, and to support the promotion of the arts, sciences, humanities, and education. To effectively leverage the assets of the Sports and Entertainment District as a solid business partner and corporate citizen.

Corporate Identity

World-Class Facility, World-Class Service

Vision of Success

To inspire a "Beyond Excellence" culture that establishes the Los Angeles Convention Center as the only venue of choice for our customers, the only employer of choice for our employees, and the most enduring symbol of environmental sustainability and social responsibility for our community and future generations.

Core Values



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The Los Angeles Convention Centers comprehensive report on activities throughout the preceding years. Our annual reports are intended to give you information about our company's activities and financial performance.

Annual Report 2010 - 2011
Annual Report 2009 - 2010
Annual Report 2008 - 2009
Annual Report 2007 - 2008
Annual Report 2006 - 2007
Annual Report 2005 - 2006








The Los Angeles Convention Center's work has been recognized by leading corporations nationwide. These caring corporate citizens have partnered with us to find innovative ways to help the City of Los Angeles and our clients to reach their full potential.

LA Live Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation American Heart Association Staples Center American Red Cross Environmental Protection Agency Waste Wise

Environmental Protection Agency Green Power U.S. Green Building Council Ports of Los Angeles Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

Los Angeles Downtown Center Business Improvement District Los Angeles Department of Sanitation Los Angeles Department of General Services Los Angeles Fire Department Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety

Los Angeles International Airports

Center - At - A- Glance

AEG Facilities
Owned by the
City of Los Angeles
and operated by
AEG Facilities


Los Angeles Convention Center Department Commission

Los Angeles Convention and Exhibition Center Authority

Meeting Schedule and Minutes

Executive Director:
Robert R. "Bud" Ovrom

Development History: Opened in 1971 with 210,685 square feet of exhibit space, 21 meeting rooms and 9,230 square feet of pre-function / registration space. Major Expansion was completed in 1993, adding 347,000 square feet of exhibit space, 43 meeting rooms and a 299-seat theater. Kentia Hall with 162,000 square feet of exhibit space was added in 1997.

Design Features: The Convention Center comprises a 347,000 square foot South Exhibit Hall, connected to 210,000 square feet West exhibit 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.

Major Components include:

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