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May 20, 2015

City of Los Angeles Announces 3 Los Angeles Convention Center Design Options Now Available for Public Viewing

LOS ANGELES -- As an integral next step in the “Expansion and Futurization Project” for the Los Angeles Convention Center, the City of Los Angeles, led by the L.A. Department of Convention and Tourism Development and the Bureau of Engineering, spearheaded a design competition to select an architect for the proposed renovation and expansion of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Three final teams were selected and their work is now on public display beginning Wednesday, May 20th through June 4th, 2015.


May 11, 2015

Los Angeles Convention Center Combats State's Drought Conditions

Running a large facility with thousands of visitors coming through can be a challenge in the middle of one of the most severe droughts on record in the state of California, but that’s the daily reality for the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Story by Rachel Wimberly, TSNN

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May 11, 2015

California's Exceptional Drought's Impact on Our Industry - LACC Reacts

The Los Angeles Convention Center, currently the focus of major expansion and renovation plans, has already implemented water saving measures and technologies. Furthermore it searches for ways to reuse water whenever possible. Just last month the LACC partnered with Green LA in such an effort.

Story courtesy of EventWorks Inc.

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Apr 21, 2015

Earth Day Celebration

The Los Angeles Convention Center is thrilled to participate in Earth Day 2015! Check out what we have planned for this special day, courtesy of Exhibit City News.

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Apr 6, 2015


Los Angeles, CA (April 6, 2015) – AEG Facilities’ Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is pleased to announce that the venue will host WonderCon March 25-27, 2016, solidifying L.A.’s position as a  prime site for meetings and conventions. Since the inception of WonderCon in Oakland, CA in 1987, the event has consistently grown in all aspects including content and attendance, with 60,000 attendees in 2014. Previously held in the Bay Area and then Anaheim, WonderCon is the sister show to Comic-Con International, sharing all main aspects of that show.

Mar 26, 2015

Los Angeles Convention Center Goes Dark for Earth Hour

Joining More Than 40 AEG Facilities-Affiliated Venues in a Global Call to Action in Support of the Environment

Los Angeles, CA (March 26, 2015) On March 28th, 2015, the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) will join millions of people and organizations worldwide in “going dark” for World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour, an international event in support of the environment. 

Mar 10, 2015

AEG Continues to Move Forward with Additional Downtown Development

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2015 –AEG has announced that it is no longer in discussions with the NFL or any NFL teams regarding its proposed stadium project in downtown Los Angeles.  Further AEG has confirmed that it will not seek to further extend the April 17th deadline in its agreement with the City of Los Angeles for this project.  

Mar 10, 2015

Venues Today --- Private Practice: Los Angeles Convention Center thrives after privatization

It’s been a year since the privatization of the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) took hold with the goal of improving operation efficiencies and enhancing the facility’s aesthetics and service, all while saving the City of Los Angeles millions of dollars. So how has the LACC fared under the new privatization structure? Quite well, say the experts.


Mar 5, 2015

AEG to Develop New 755-Room Hotel in Downtown L.A.

Expansion of JW Marriott Will Create State's Second Largest Hotel to Anchor Nation's Most Unique Meeting and Conference Destination

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 5, 2015)  – Just five years since the grand opening of the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, Los Angeles, plans were announced today by AEG to develop a 755-room expansion of the hotel creating the west coast’s premier meeting and conference destination.

Jan 28, 2015

After One Year, Privatization Proves to be the Right Choice for City-Owned Los Angeles Convention Center

Los Angeles, CA (January 28, 2015) Privatization of the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) has proven to be effective in improving operational efficiency, enhancing building maintenance and aesthetics, and increasing client and attendee satisfaction while saving millions of dollars for the City’s General Fund.

Dec 2, 2014

Embracing the Unconventional at the LACC

Photos available via dropbox.

Los Angeles, CA (December 2, 2014) – AEG Facilities’ Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is proud to offer clients and guests versatile, flexible space capable of accommodating a myriad of events ranging from equestrian competitions to celebrity-studded celebrations such as the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball. With the end of 2014 fast approaching, the LACC has hosted over 350 events, several of which showcase the transformative capabilities of the facility to hold events not typically hosted at convention centers.

Oct 29, 2014

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Annually Hosted at the LACC Was Honored as “The Greatest Show on Earth”

Largest and Greatest Trade Shows of 2013 Honored at TSE Gold 100 Awards

Written by: Hil Anderson, Senior Editor

Dana Point, CA – The International CES was named the “Largest Trade Show” of 2013, and the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) was honored as “The Greatest Show on Earth” at the Trade Show Executive Gold 100 Awards & Summit at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. The Gold 100 annually salutes the largest and most-accomplished trade shows of year, and this year’s event October 22-24 drew a large crowd of show organizers for the celebration and a full schedule of educational sessions and networking opportunities. Read More

Oct 14, 2014

Los Angeles Convention Center Launches New Website & Revamps Social Media Marketing

Los Angeles, CA (October 14, 2014) – AEG Facilities’ Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website The new website features extensive content and resources for clients and attendees in a streamlined, functionally and aesthetically appealing interface. This technologically advanced tool serves as a major communication platform for LACC’s clients, guests, employees and partners; creating an intuitive, user-friendly site was crucial to enhancing user experience and engagement. 

Sep 22, 2014

Los Angeles Convention Center Achieves Major Milestones Under AEG Facilities' First Seven Months of Management

Los Angeles, CA (September 22, 2014) The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) has reached several key and significant financial and other performance milestones since AEG Facilities took over the management of the city-owned facility in December 2013. 

Aug 27, 2014

Environmental Sustainability is at the Top of L.A. Convention Center’s Priorities

Los Angeles, CA (August 27, 2014) - In January 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought state of emergency and urged Californians to cut water waste by 20% and AEG Facilities’ Los Angeles Convention Center has sought ways to contribute to water conservation throughout its venue. 

Jul 23, 2014

AEG Releases 2014 Sustainability Report and Shows Progress Toward 2020 Environmental Goals

Los Angeles, CA – AEG has launched its 2014 Sustainability Report, demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to reducing the environment impact of its business, the announcement was made today at the Green Sports Alliance Summit in Santa Clara, California.

Jul 11, 2014


Los Angeles, CA – Pasadena-based business Image Quest Plus (IQ) has been selected to operate the Business Services Center for the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), it was announced today by Brad Gessner, Senior Vice President & General Manager, LACC and AEG Facilities.