Long Beach has emerged as a premier convention and meetings destination. Major downtown revitalization has transformed the city into an urban, waterfront community. Attendees can walk from the Long Beach convention center to hotels, restaurants, theaters, nightclubs, and miles of sandy beaches … Southern California's only meetings destination where cars are optional.

Fast Facts

  • WHERE WE ARE served by Long Beach Airport, Los Angeles Airport, and Orange County's Airport (John Wayne) • Long Beach Airport is 6 miles from the city center • airlines that serve the Long Beach airport: JetBlue, America West, Alaska Airlines, and Delta

  • WHERE TO STAY 18 hotels, 4,209 rooms citywide, with 2,984 of those in the downtown area

  • WHERE TO MEET Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 348,000 square feet of convention center exhibit space and 34 convention center meeting rooms • also Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center

  • WHERE TO PLAY an urban, waterfront playground, 5.5 miles of white, sandy beaches, sailing, kayaking, swimming, windsurfing, canoeing, boating, personal water sports • dedicated paths abound for biking, running, inline skating, and walking • urban waterfront downtown offers patio cafés, fine dining, a wide range of retail/shopping outlets, nighttime entertainment • arts and culture include live theatrical performances, opera, comedy, music, dance • famous attractions include the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, Gameworks, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach Museum of Art, Ranchos Los Cerritos, and Ranchos Los Alamitos

  • WEB INFO www.visitlongbeach.com offers information regarding accommodations, dining, shopping, calendar of events, attractions, nightlife, maps, and weather • special offers and discounts • meeting planners can obtain information on the Long Beach Convention Center, special event venues, and details regarding booking meetings, accommodations, events

  • WEATHER average high temperatures range from 65 degrees in the winter to 80 in the summer


One World Trade Center, 3rd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90831
President & CEO: Stephen Goodling
Senior Vice President Sales: Iris Himert
Fax: 562.435.5653