February 16, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA)- The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), managed by AEG Facilities, is proud to have partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Informa Exhibitions for a record-breaking 90.3 percent waste diversion rate at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. Creative strategies implemented by both teams resulted in a significant increase in the diversion of recyclables and composting from the waste stream.
Tom Petty got his band the Heartbreakers back together for a high-class gig to launch Grammy weekend.
Originally published on CBS 5 website Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers reunite for Grammy Honor
Please refer to the attached map for more information on LACC access during the Grammys.
The Chainsmokers December 20, 2016 list of accepted and prohibited items.
Three years of AEG Management Leads the Los Angeles Convention Center to $6.1 Million in Reserves and an annual Operating Surplus
December 20, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA)- December marked AEG Facilities and the City of Los Angeles three-year anniversary of a successful partnership. The private and public entities have worked together to reinvigorate the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) turning into an excellent economic driver for downtown Los Angeles. Key highlights of the three-year partnership include record-breaking financial results, surpassing the City’s goal of building a financial reserve, new sales and marketing initiatives, and capital improvement projects upgrading the building.
AEG Facilities’ reputation as one of the world’s most trusted and experienced venue management companies that consistently delivers successful events time and time again, will be the focus of an international awareness campaign targeting convention decision makers.
Originally published on AEG Advantage News.
Information regarding the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween Half Marathon is now available.
Get more information here.
SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Experience Industry Management Department will host Brad Gessner, who is responsible for the overall management of the Los Angeles Convention Center as an executive-in-residence November 6-8.
Originally published by Cal Ploy. Read more here.
Those freebie juice boxes were a distant memory once guests got to the Governors Ball at the Los Angeles Convention Center: They were greeted with water and bubbly as they walked into the Nature's Elegance-themed party.
Originally published by The LA Times. Read full article.
Due to the Primetime Emmy Awards and the Los Angeles Rams football game, downtown Los Angeles will be heavily congested. Please give yourself plenty of time to travel and locate parking. For additional City of LA traffic information, visit www.go511.com.
LOS ANGELES, CA (August 30, 2016) – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), professionally managed by AEG Facilities, has hired a new Marketing Specialist, Alexa M. Diaz, and promoted from within announcing two new Senior Event Managers, Adrienne Hall and Frank Keefer.
UNDER AEG FACILITIES’ MANAGEMENT, LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER REPORTS RECORD-BREAKING RESULTS IN FISCAL YEAR 2015-2016
(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) reported its most successful financial and operational year to-date. Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016 significantly exceeded revenue expectations and nearly tripled the prior year’s profits of over $2.8 million to a record-breaking profit of $8.1 million. Beyond financial accomplishments, the LACC also completed a myriad of Capital Improvement (CIP) and Alteration & Improvement (A&I) Projects to further enhance building operations and efficiencies while adhering to its overarching environmental sustainability goals.
July 26, 2016 (Los Angeles, CA) – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), professionally managed by AEG Facilities, was awarded the 2016 Venue Excellence Award by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) during the 91st VenueConnect annual conference held in Minneapolis, MN July 23-26, 2016.
LOS ANGELES, CA (June 21, 2016) – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), professionally managed by AEG Facilities, is thrilled to announce the promotions of Ellen Schwartz, Estella Flores, and Sandra Lady.
LAS VEGAS – Smart City, the nation’s leading provider of telecommunications, technology and logistics solutions for the meeting and convention industry, congratulates the hospitality staff members at the Tampa Convention Center and the Los Angeles Convention center for earning Smart City’s 5-Star Achievement Award for 2015.
Story originally published here 5/16/16.
Increase in Citywide Conventions in 2016 to Generate Significant Revenue for Los Angeles Convention Center and City of Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 19, 2016) – The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), professionally managed by AEG Facilities, reported a successful first quarter of 2016, with numerous highly attended Citywide Conventions and an overall increase of over 30% in Citywide Conventions booked for Calendar Year (CY) 2016 compared to the prior year.
This weekend, downtown Los Angeles will be crawling with comic-book nerds, movie geeks and cosplayers of all stripes as WonderCon moves into the L.A. Convention Center for the first time. More than 60,000 pop-culture fans are expected to attend the three-day event, injecting tens of millions of dollars into the local economy on an otherwise slow Easter weekend and helping Los Angeles audition for Comic-Con — WonderCon’s big sister show and “the granddaddy of comic-book conventions.”
Check out the full article featuring an interview with Brad Gessner here.
Article written by Annlee Ellingson
Joining More Than 50 AEG Facilities-Affiliated Venues in a Global Call to Action in Support of the Environment
LOS ANGELES, CA (March 17, 2016) On March 19th, 2016, the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) will join millions of people and organizations worldwide in “going dark” for World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour, a worldwide grassroots movement uniting people to protect the planet. From 8:30 to 9:30 PM, 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 AEG 1EARTH, AEG’s industry-leading corporate sustainability program, the LACC joins more than 50 AEG Facilities-affiliated venues in 27 cities, eight countries and four continents across the globe in celebrating its commitment to the environment.
The City of Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering has announced that US Rte 101 will be closed for 40 hours to enable safe demolition of a section of the Sixth Street Viaduct, located over the freeway. The 40-hour full freeway closure on US Rte 101 through downtown LA will take place starting Friday Feb. 5th at 10 p.m. to Sunday Feb. 7th at 2 p.m.
Visit the project website for details.