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Sep 24, 2019

Los Angeles Convention Center Donates 26 Tons of Event Items & Carpet to Several Los Angeles Nonprofit Organizations

LOS ANGELES (September 24, 2019) – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, recently collected and donated 14.1 tons of remaining event items and 12 tons of carpet to several Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations. The recent donations underscore the LACC’s commitment to zero waste management and service to the community.

May 21, 2019

Summer 2019 Event Preview: Six Events at the LA Convention Center That Should be on Your Radar

LOS ANGELES (May 21, 2019) – Summer 2019 brings six can’t-miss events to the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). Owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, the LACC is delighted to welcome back RuPaul’s DragCon LA, BET Experience, Anime Expo (AX), Beautycon LA and KCON LA, as well as newcomer, AlienCon.

Apr 30, 2019

Los Angeles Convention Center Unveils Largest Public Art & Civic Project in the Country by Portraits of Hope

The Four-Football-Field Long Mural and Accompanying Artwork was Hand-Painted by More Than 7,000 Individuals in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES (April 30, 2019) - The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, recently revealed a massive, hand-painted mural created by Portraits of Hope, titled Shaping LA. The mural, spanning the length of four football fields, and accompanying artwork will be displayed for approximately six months on the LACC’s South Hall facing the 110 freeway and on the ground level of the facility in and around the West Hall parking garage and walkway facing STAPLES Center.

Mar 28, 2019

Los Angeles Convention Center Presented with the Most Prestigious Sustainability Award in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (March 28, 2019) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, was recently honored with the Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge (LABBC) Innovation Award for its significant energy savings.

Dec 11, 2018

Five Years of AEG Facilities Successful Management of the Los Angeles Convention Center Being Celebrated

LOS ANGELES (December 11, 2018) -  On December 8, 2018, the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles, celebrated five years of successful operations by AEG Facilities Management.  

Nov 27, 2018

Los Angeles Convention Center Hires Vice President of Operations & Vice President of Finance

LOS ANGELES (November 27, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, is proud to welcome Shaun Davis, Certified Venue Professional (CVP) as the new Vice President of Operations and Ben Zarhoud, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as the new Vice President of Finance.

Nov 13, 2018

The Los Angeles Convention Center Launches Strawless Campaign & Water Saving Initiatives in Honor of America Recycles Day

LOS ANGELES (November 13, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, announced its straw ban during a sustainability presentation at the National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit on November 9, 2018.

Sep 25, 2018

The Los Angeles Convention Center is the First U.S. Convention Center with a Permanent 5G Network

LOS ANGELES (September 25, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, is proud to be the first convention center in the United States to permanently install a 5G wireless network. This cutting-edge technology was deployed at the LACC in conjunction with the “GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in Partnership with CTIA” on September 12-14, 2018.

Jul 10, 2018

Ellen Schwartz Named General Manager of the Los Angeles Convention Center

Current General Manager Brad Gessner Promoted to Senior Vice President of Los Angeles Convention Center

Gessner will continue in his Senior Vice President of Convention Centers role with AEG Facilities to help guide expansion of the division

Jun 20, 2018

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May 15, 2018

Los Angeles Convention Center Hires Vice President of Sales & Marketing

LOS ANGELES (May 15, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities is proud to welcome Nancy Walker as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. 

May 8, 2018

AEG proposes $1.2-billion expansion of L.A. Convention Center and JW Marriott hotel

The last time the Los Angeles Convention Center was expanded in 1997, the Lakers were still playing in Inglewood and Richard Riordan had just won a second term as mayor.

Originally posted on latimes.com.

Apr 25, 2018

AEG Facilities at the Los Angeles Convention Center Honored with LA County Green Leadership Award

LOS ANGELES (April 25, 2018) -  AEG Facilities recently received the 10th annual Los Angeles County Green Leadership Award for its “Next Level Sustainability” campaign at the city-owned Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC).

Apr 5, 2018

Los Angeles Plugs in Largest Solar Array on Municipally Owned Convention Center

LOS ANGELES (April 5, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, unveiled its 2.21 megawatt solar array on April 4, 2018 during a press conference with Mayor Eric Garcetti. Located on the roof of South Hall, this addition brings the facility’s total solar to 2.58 megawatts, making it the largest solar array on a municipally owned convention center in the United States.

Mar 22, 2018

Los Angeles Convention Center Goes Dark for Earth Hour

Joining the City of Los Angeles & AEG Facilities in a Global Call to Action in Support of the Environment

LOS ANGELES (March 22, 2018) On March 24, 2018, the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) will join millions of individuals and organizations to raise awareness about climate change by turning off their lights for one hour in support of World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour. From 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., the LACC will turn off its non-essential lights, primarily focusing on West and South Hall towers, as a symbolic call to action to protect our planet. As part of a global Earth Hour campaign organized by the City of Los Angeles and AEG 1EARTH, AEG’s industry-leading corporate sustainability program, the LACC joins City buildings in six districts and more than 20 AEG Facilities-affiliated venues in four continents across the globe.

Mar 6, 2018

Free Brain Health Fair Coming to Los Angeles for First Time

One-day-only Event for the Entire Family

LOS ANGELES – Are you interested in learning about brain health? People of all ages are sure to discover something new at the Brain Health Fair, presented by the American Academy of Neurology. This free, one-day-only event includes fun, hands-on activities, and connects the public with some of the best and brightest neurologists in the world to learn the latest advances in the treatment of neurologic disorders.

Feb 21, 2018

Innovative Rooftop Garden Debuts at Los Angeles Convention Center

Los Angeles (February 21, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), managed by AEG Facilities, revealed its new 9,500 square foot rooftop garden in January. The project began taking shape in April of 2017 and features various citrus trees, herbs, vegetables and seasonal flowers above the South Hall lobby. 

Jan 26, 2018

Climate Action Recognizes Los Angeles Convention Center for Sustainable Mobility Operations

United Nations Environment Program contracted partner exemplifies two AEG venues as solution to achieving Sustainable Development Goals in the Sports Industry.

Originally posted on 3BLmedia.com.

Jan 22, 2018

Governor Brown Honors the Los Angeles Convention Center with Environmental and Economic Leadership Award

Los Angeles (January 22, 2018) -  The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, recently received the prestigious Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) for its waste reduction efforts.