We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Los Angeles Convention Center

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1308
Phone Number: +1 213 741 1151
Website
Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

The Los Angeles Convention Center attracts millions of visitors annually...

The Los Angeles Convention Center attracts millions of visitors annually and is renowned internationally as a prime site for conventions, trade shows, and exhibitions. Located in the cultural, business, and entertainment mecca of Downtown Los Angeles, the LACC is an integral economic component of the Southern California area, and remains an enduring symbol of environmental sustainability and social responsibility for our community. First opened to the public in 1971, the LACC has since undergone modernization and expansion; as a testament to our continuous effort to enhance our facility and services, the LACC is embarking on its fourth phase of renovation under AEG’s management this year. The year-long transformation will enhance both functionality and aesthetics of the LACC, and will include replacing existing carpet, installing the latest energy-efficient products such as “cool roofs” and new air handling units, completely remodeling the theatre, and upgrading IT infrastructure and operating systems throughout the Center.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 115 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Attended Carpenters Rally, great meeting place!

We attended the Carpenters contract rally here and I was pleasantly surprised at how well run the convention center is. Signs easily directed you to your meeting place and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Carolinelomeli
,
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 94: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every April the Sikh celebrate vasakhi and lot of people come and there is martial arts and a parade. I go there every year but we have to remove shoes and socks and cover the head with a bandana because the Sikh are celebrating their 10 gurus birthday Guru Gobind Singh birthday.

Helpful?
Thank Jaspreet K
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Jaspreet K, Thank you for your review. I am happy you enjoyed your time during your last visit. We hope to welcome you back for another event soon! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

Niles, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In town for the National Association of Letter Carriers National Convention. I was so pleased with the professionalism and service provided by the guest services manager....Sean Najarro. I lost my iPhone in one of the clean restrooms of the convention hall. As you can imagine I was more than beside myself. The manner in which the convention center coordinated lost... More 

Helpful?
Thank Indio911
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Indio911, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your convention. It was our pleasure in assisting you and providing a safe environment for you during your event. Please come visit us again soon! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
404 reviews
209 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Carpenters contract rally here and I was pleasantly surprised at how well run the convention center is. Signs easily directed you to your meeting place and attendants were very helpful. Restrooms were kept very clean and the large hall we were in was of adequate size for the event. One tip before going would be to make... More 

Helpful?
Thank Carolinelomeli
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Carolinelomeli, Thank you for your glowing review. I am happy to learn that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back soon for another event! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location was conveniently close to the tram station. Spacious. Had to do a long line, but the staff was able to accommodate it within air conditioned area. Security check was quick and effective allowing the long line to vanish quickly. Inside it was spacious and clean. With enough space for out 2yo to have a nap. Good variety of food... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jose P
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Jose P, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our convention center during your visit for BeautyCon. We hope to welcome you back for another show soon! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

Riverside, California
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to hold a large convention such as the one I attended with 14,000 attendees. But you never get the feeling that you are crowded. Staff is friendly too.

Helpful?
Thank FitnessTrekker
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear FitnessTrekker, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your last visit. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your time here and that you felt the staff was friendly. I will be sharing your comments with my team. We hope to welcome you back for another expo soon! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services... More 

Level Contributor
47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Had an amazing time. The registration process, breakouts, expo and vendor info were streamlined perfectly.

Helpful?
Thank Enna J
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Enna J, Thank you for sharing your experience during your recent visit. I am happy to read that you had an amazing time here. We look forward to welcoming you back for another show soon! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
127 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I have never been to a convention that attracts over 100,000 like minded/Amime people. This convention center almost got it right, it is close to the Metro and had the foresight to have many food trucks in the parking lot out front to feed that many people.

Helpful?
Thank AZ85603
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

DearAZ85603, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your experience. Anime was an amazing expo! We hope to welcome you back to another event soon. Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

San Diego, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The venue was big, space enough for all the exhibits and events for the anime expo. There was a few food options inside, and not enough dining tables set up. But overall its good.

Helpful?
Thank burichi
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear burichi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience here. I will pass along your feedback with regards to dining tables. We hope to welcome you back soon for another show! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I lost my phone in the bathroom, and not only was it turned in, but they reached out to me promptly and I got my phone right away! Thanks so much convention center!

Helpful?
Thank Cara M
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Cara M, Thank you for your kind words and sharing your experience. It was our pleasure in assisting you locate your lost phone. I am glad we were able to locate it and have it returned to it's rightful owner. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Sean Najarro Guest Services Manager More 

SF Bay Area
Level Contributor
144 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The L.A. Convention Center is showing its age. It smells musty and old (some rooms worse than others). While the lighting in the exterior hallways is nice, with lots of windows and glass ceilings, the lighting in all the meeting rooms is quite low, resulting in a depressing ambiance - not something desirable for a professional conference. I don't know... More 

Helpful?
Thank Grace Carr L
Sean N, Manager at Los Angeles Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear Grace Carr L, Thank you for candid feedback regarding your visit. I have shared your review with our management team so that we can review and improve the areas you mentioned. We are also excited for our expansion and modernization project to begin sometime in the next couple of years. You can visit our website to learn more about... More 

Travelers who viewed Los Angeles Convention Center also viewed

 

Been to Los Angeles Convention Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Los Angeles Convention Center and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Los Angeles Convention Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
Explore this neighborhood