About Los Angeles, Calif.


General Information

Conference Venue


Optional Tours

Discover LA

General Information 

Los Angeles is a thriving and vibrant city with a high quality of life, eclectic neighborhoods that offer uniquely L.A. experiences, culture, diversity and world-class amenities for meeting attendees. It’s also a safe, welcoming city with a broad transportation network, a thriving Downtown area, and plenty of easily accessible airports for clients.

Southern California’s climate has often been described as “perfect” and with good reason. Most days are sunny and warm, with gentle ocean breezes in the summer. In fact, there are no unpleasant seasons in Los Angeles. The average high temperature is 75° (24° C) and the city is sunny nearly 300 days a year.

Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, offering myriad attractions and activities: movie studios, the Sunset Strip, Venice Beach, landmark museums, world-famous theme parks, wineries, breweries, outdoor activities, exciting nightlife, and much more. So, there is plenty to do once the meeting is over.

Downtown Los Angeles offers world class attractions, incredible restaurants, a thriving nightlife and walkable streets. The spectacular L.A. LIVE entertainment complex includes popular attractions such as the Grammy Museum, Lucky Strike Lanes and Regal Cinemas. Staples Center is home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks, and also hosts major concerts. The stunning Walt Disney Concert Hall anchors the Music Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. The Museum of Contemporary Art houses an acclaimed permanent collection and rotating exhibits. Historic Exposition Park is home to the California Science Center, the California African American Museum, the LA Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena, and the Natural History Museum. Experience this vibrant region’s renaissance.

Conference Venue

The Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 South Figueroa Street

Los Angeles, California 90015, USA


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.

JW Marriott at LA Live – AADR Headquarter Hotel!

Address: 900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90015, USA

In the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, just steps from the LA Convention Center and the famed STAPLES Center, JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Hotel fashions a new standard for luxury. This stunning 54-story masterpiece hotel is the focal point of L.A. LIVE, offering guests a front-row seat to this emerging entertainment, sports and dining epicenter. The hotel offers an unmatched location for visiting the Staples Center, Nokia Theatre, Club Nokia, the Grammy Museum, Conga Room, Regal Cinemas, and much more. Hosting many of L.A.’s most fashionable events, the hotel is complemented by the lavish Ritz Carlton Spa®, a rooftop pool, dining options such as Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 and Ford’s Filling Station, modern yet comfortable guest rooms, and luxurious suites. Entertain your senses at JW Marriott Los Angeles.


Optional Tours


Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood movie experience! Go behind the scenes on the world famous Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made. Visit the sets of some of your favorite shows and movies, like ABC’s hit series Desperate Housewives or the incredible airline crash from the blockbuster The War of the Worlds. And, survive firsthand the world’s largest 3-D experience, King Kong 360 3-D, created by Peter Jackson. Then, face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world’s biggest movies, including the greatest battle you’ll ever ride in TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D. Plus, join the mischievous Minions on an epic adventure you’ll never forget in the all-new 3-D ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem. For more information visit http://www.universalstudioshollywood.com


AADR Attendees take 20% off daily tours.

Enter Coupon Code: CONF16 during checkout

Bikes and Hikes LA is the #1 outdoor activity in LA according to TripAdvisor. Thousands of guests have toured the great city of Los Angeles in an eco-friendly, health conscious way. Legendary bike adventures of the city and hiking tours throughout the Santa Monica mountains are offered. Each tour is packed with historical landmarks, culturally significant sites, incredible views and excellent photo opportunities. Guides are true ambassadors of the city and take great pride in ensuring that each guest leaves town with a greater love for LA in their hearts, as well as a reduction in their carbon footprint. For more information visit www.bikeshikes.com.


Come see Space Shuttle Endeavour, one of the most advanced transportation systems ever created – on display in the Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Timed reservations to see Endeavour are available online. Free general admission to the museum’s permanent exhibits includes over 100 hands-on science exhibits in immersive environments. Don’t forget to experience a film on a 7-story IMAX screen. (IMAX films and special paid exhibitions not included in free admission)


Hours of Operation

Mon – Sun: 10 am – 5 pm



Discover the best of LA with quality sightseeing tours ifrom Starline Tours of Hollywood! See tours of Movie Stars’ Homes, City Sight-seeing Hop-on Hop-off Double-Decker Tours, Grand City Tour in nine languages, 1-hour Hollywood Fun Tours, TMZ Tour & tours to Theme Parks, Movie Studios, San Diego & Tijuana. Private bus charters also available.



Offering year round daily whale watching cruises. View many varieties of whales including the giant blue whale that is nearly over 90 feet long. Also enjoy dolphins, seals and more! Catering and customized times for private groups available. Newport Beach Whale Watching $16 Special Year Round-Newport Landing www.newportwhales.com/newport_beach_whale_watch_offer.html



A true SoCal experience and top rated tour on Tripadvisor. Experience two beach cities, Rodeo Drive, The Grove and all of Hollywood in one day! Hotel-pick up and drop off available.