The conference venue is Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel nearby Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
There are many hotels nearby Los Angeles International Airport. Book early to get a better room rate. Recommended hotels include H Hotel Hotel (a Hilton property), Renaissance Hotel LAX, Hilton LAX, and Homewood Suites.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks
Bringing the freshest seafood to California's southern beach communities. Featuring a menu that is changed and printed daily which includes fresh, quality seafood served in a classic and traditional presentation.
For a quintessential Los Angeles experience, grab a bite and play a round. Right after you land or before you take off, it's an L.A. tradition to stop at the In-N-Out Burger next to the airport for favorites like a Double-Double Animal Style, chocolate shake and Animal Style french fries. Diners seated at the outside tables have an unparalleled view of the jets zooming overhead as they take off and land on the nearby runways.
You might have time to do some shopping while on layover at LAX. If you have less than 3-4 hours then you won't be able to venture much further than Howard Hughes Promenade - Closest to LAX. An upscale indoor/outdoor mall with restaurants, shops and a nice theatre. The variety of shops is small, however there is a Nordstrom Rack outlet store here where you can find some pretty good deals on name-brand clothes. Howard Hughes Promenade has a nice assortment of restaurants, such as Islands, Kabuki, Marie Callender's and quite a few more. There is a movie theatre with 18 screens, including a big-screen IMAX.
Automobiles reign supreme at the nearby Automobile Driving Museum. With a rotating collection of 130-plus classic, antique and vintage automobiles on display, museum visitors experience a wide range of vehicles. Visit on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to enjoy the Sunday Rides program, when three different vintage cars are available to give guests age 10 and older a brief passenger experience on the road (suggested donation: $10 per person).
The world famous, pedestrian-friendly Venice Boardwalk is the place to be if you’re into people watching, alternative cultures or simply want to experience a vibe that doesn’t exist anywhere else. Palm readers, tarot card readers, sand sculptors, portrait artists and all manner of creative types expressing their individuality make Venice Beach a must-see.