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Nov 15, 2022

LOS ANGELES (November 15, 2022) - The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, the premier venue management and services company, has inducted Abilities Expo to the LACC Hall of Fame, class of 2022. 

The LACC Hall of Fame was introduced in 2021 during the Convention Center’s 50th Anniversary celebration.  Previous winners include LA Auto Show, Ski Dazzle and Anime Expo.

“We are excited to welcome Abilities Expo to the LACC Hall of Fame,” said LACC General Manager Kimberly Weedmark. “Abilities joins a distinguished group of events who have contributed to the success of this Center while imbuing the Center’s values. The team producing the event has positively impacted the lives of so many area residents.  We are proud the LACC has been chosen as their Los Angeles venue partner.”

The event, free to attendees, offers the latest tech products, informative workshops and interactive features for those with disabilities. The organizers run similar events in various cities throughout the United States.

Abilities Expo Chairperson Lew Shomer said, “We are honored to be included in the Class of 2022 Hall of Fame. We are grateful to the LACC not only for such prestigious recognition, but also for their continued partnership with Abilities Expo in our efforts to increase independence and opportunities for Southern California’s disability community.”

To commemorate the induction, Mayor Eric Garcetti prepared a framed proclamation from the City of Los Angeles for the organizers.

Each year, additional events will be named to the LACC Hall of Fame and collectively, these events will illustrate the vibrant history of the Los Angeles Convention Center.



Nancy Walker

VP, Sales & Marketing

Los Angeles Convention Center

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About the Los Angeles Convention Center

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is renowned internationally as a prime site for conventions, trade shows, and exhibitions. Owned by the City of Los Angeles and professionally managed by ASM Global, the LACC attracts over 2.5 million visitors annually. The facility is an integral economic component to the Southern California area, generating economic benefits through attendee direct and indirect spending and sustaining over 12,500 local jobs. The LACC also remains an enduring symbol of environmental sustainability and social responsibility and is proud to be a LEED® Gold certified facility. The LACC strictly adheres to the ASM Global VenueShield Health & Safety Protocols. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About ASM Global

ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management—delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 350 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and


About Abilities Expo

Abilities Expo is the nation’s leading event for people with disabilities, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. For more than four decades, the disability community has gathered at Abilities Expos all over the country to discover the latest, life-enhancing products & services, access experts in info-packed workshops and engage in fun, adaptive activities like sports, fitness, dance, service dog demonstrations and more. This event is designed to increase independence for people with disabilities and admission is always free. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. For more information, visit