Los Angeles

Los Angeles Convention Center introduces Hall of Fame

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, has introduced the LACC Hall of Fame, during the LACC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. Ellen Schwartz, general manager of LACC, said: “We are thrilled to have the 50th Anniversary celebration be a platform to launch the LACC Hall of Fame. Here, we can celebrate three significant events that have co...

LACC celebrates its 50-year anniversary

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, a venue management and services company, marked 50 eventful years with a live celebration, 29 July. Doane Liu, executive director of the Los Angeles City Tourism Department, said: “After an extended hiatus brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, we are excited to bring large-scale events back to Los ...

Hopin’s Illuminate shines some California light on events

Hopin Illuminate, broadcast 7 July from Los Angeles, brought together event organisers and marketers from all over the world to explore the future of the events industry, best practices for hybrid events, and more.  Attendees heard from leaders across the industry, including Salesforce, Marriott and Gap Inc., as well as the youngest Nobel Laureate, Malala Yousafzai.  Hopin made a series of announc...

IOC announces new global hospitality model from Paris 2024

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the organising committees of the 2024, 2026 and 2028 Olympics have introduced a new global hospitality model with hospitality firm On Location as the exclusive service provider. The new model will give fans and stakeholders access to unique ticket-inclusive travel and hospitality experiences through one off...

Los Angeles reopens meetings for under 300 people

The city of Los Angeles in the USA has announced that groups of under 300 can now gather again for meetings. The city is reopening museums, indoor dining and outdoor live events, including spectator sport, with capacity control. This has now extended to meetings. Los Angeles has also announced an initiative to verify the health security of all its hotels, alongside digital health company Sharecare...