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5 Events Not to Miss at the Los Angeles Convention Center this Winter

Located in DTLA, the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) has quickly become one of the most progressive facilities in the United States for conventions, trade shows, and exhibitions. Each year, more than 2 million people pour through the doors to be the first in their industry to learn of emerging trends or simply connect with like-minded individuals.

Located steps from LACC, a benefit of Hotel Figueroa’s close proximity is that we know which events are worth your time. Below, you’ll find the five conventions, expos and trade shows you shouldn’t miss this winter.

November 13 – 14, 2018 – REMODE

With a resolution to reduce wastefulness in the industry, REMODE is the premiere event for disruptive and sustainable fashion. The two-day convention includes speakers, workshops, fitness classes and networking experiences.  Innovative brands like Athleta, Kate Spade and Reformation share their own strategies for supporting the planet without compromising profits. For more, visit REMODE.com.

November 30 – December 9, 2018 – LA Auto Show 2018

Dating back to 1907, The Los Angeles Auto Show remains the industry’s first major North American auto show of the season as well as the largest with 1,000 vehicles. Car aficionados can count on exciting debuts by BMW, Porsche, Volkswagen and more. The Garage is a featured program that houses the world’s largest and most innovative collection of customized exotics and aftermarket goods and services.  Test drives are now also included with ticket purchase. For more, visit laautoshow.com.

January 23-27, 2019 – L.A. Art Show

The LA Art Show returns for its 24th edition as the West Coast’s largest art fair, and one of the most diversely programmed in the world with a lineup of exhibitors ranging from contemporary to classics to folk art and more. This year, as part of the DIVERSEartLA programming, Argentina’s Kirchner Cultural Center will feature the work of Andrés Paredes and his “The Memories of Mud” installation – a multisensory experience that requires viewers to immerse their heads into the ports at the bottom of clay domes. This year’s show will also include a special showcase of traditional pan-Asian ink paintings presented by Japan’s Kamiya Gallery. For more, visit LAArtShow.com

February 16 – 17, 2019 – Travel & Adventure Show

For those seeking a historically enriching trek around the world or simply need to improve their packing skills, the Travel & Adventure Show is a two-day expo that connects travelers with the best resources in the industry. Representatives from more than 350 destinations gather to provide prospective travelers with insights necessary for value-packed vacations. Travel celebrities, such as Samantha Brown, Rick Steves, and Pauline Frommer, take the main stage for inspired discussions and enthralling stories. Travel planning experts will also be on-hand to offer exclusive discounts and book dream vacations.  For more, visit travelshows.com.

March 2 – 3, 2019 – Jurassic Tour

T-Rex, Spinosaurus and fifty more life-sized dinosaurs take on downtown Los Angeles for the Jurassic Tour. Kids of all ages will have the chance to interact with museum-quality replicas and baby dinosaurs. Other event highlights include fossil digs, races against T-Rex, and a virtual reality zone to teach children how dinosaurs lived, what they ate, and how they survived on the planet. For more, visit jurassictour.com.

About the Los Angeles Convention Center

Located on South Figueroa Street just steps from Hotel Figueroa, the Los Angeles Convention Center is LEED® Gold certified and hosts 350 events annually with an emphasis on sustainability and unifying design elements. In September of 2018, the LACC also became the first convention center in the United States to permanently install a 5G wireless network to fully support AI, VR and video conferencing.  

Hotel Figueroa offers group rates for Los Angeles Convention Center attendees and exhibitors. To learn more about our luxury DTLA hotel, email sales@hotelfigueroa.com.