Housing & Travel

AVS is pleased to offer special rates at four downtown Long Beach hotels Hyatt Regency Long Beach (Headquarters), Renaissance Long Beach, Hilton Long Beach, and Courtyard Long Beach.

Keep in mind that reserving a room in this convention block helps AVS meet its financial commitments to the host city and retain lower registration fees as well as a high quality conference with the features and services you are accustomed too. Reservations open July 6, 2018 and close September 27, 2018.
 
Due to limited space we recommend booking as early as possible to receive this special rate—please note that once the reserved room block is full, the room availability and rate are not guaranteed and may vary.

Hotels

Hotel
Room Rates
Parking
Hyatt Regency Long Beach (Headquarters)
200 South Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802
Single/Double: $210-$220
 $29 overnight valet
$26 self-parking overnight
Renaissance Long Beach
111 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
Single/Double: $220 
$30 overnight valet parking
$24 self-parking overnight
Hilton Long Beach
701 W. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90831
Single/Double: $199 $28 overnight valet parking
$22 self-parking overnight
Courtyard Long Beach
500 East First Street
Long Beach, CA 90802
Single/Double: $199 $29 overnight valet parking
$25 self-parking overnight



 

Reservation Cancellation for Attendees:
Reservations can be cancelled without penalty up to 72 hours prior to the day of arrival. Failure to arrive on your confirmed arrival date will result in one night’s room & tax charged to the credit card provided and your entire reservation will be cancelled. A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. Cancellations can be made via the website or via e-mail, avs@experient-inc.com until 11:00 pm EST on September 27, 2018. Please contact the hotel directly after October 10, 2018, for all cancellations and changes. Please do not call the hotel prior to October 10, 2018, as the hotel may not have record of your reservation.
 
Reservation Cancellation for Exhibitors:
Due to hotel stipulations, a minimum number of blocked rooms must be utilized by the AVS; therefore, the FINAL day to cancel your reservation without penalty is 5:00 p.m. EST on August 31, 2018. Reservations cancelled AFTER 5:00 p.m. EST on August 31, 2018, will be assessed a cancellation fee equal to one night's room and tax per reservation. NOTE: The reservation cancellation fee is in addition to any hotel charges you may incur. If you cancel directly with the hotel, you will still be charged the cancellation fee. You are also subject to your individual hotel’s cancellation policy. Hotel requires cancellation of 72 hours prior to the day of arrival. Failure to arrive on your confirmed arrival date will result in one night’s room and tax charged by the hotel to the credit card provided and your entire reservation will be cancelled.
 
A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. Changes to your reservation can be made via the website or via e-mail, avs@experient-inc.com until 11:00 pm EST on September 27, 2018. Please contact the hotel directly after October 10, 2018, for all cancellations and changes. Please do not call the hotel prior to October 10, 2018, as the hotel may not have record of your reservation.


Airports

It’s easy getting to and around Long Beach. From airports, travel by car, limo, shuttle or the efficient Long Beach Yellow Cab. From downtown Long Beach, LAX and Orange County, SNA airports are less than 30 minutes away while the ultra-convenient, affordable Long Beach Airport, LGB is seven minutes.

Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Approximately, six miles from the AVS conference hotels.
 
Ground Transportation from LGB
  • Shuttle: $22 one way per person LGB- Long Beach hotels; reservation required
  • Bus: $1.50 one way
  • Taxi: $30 one way
From Long Beach Airport (~ 6 miles):
  • Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to the Long Beach Freeway / 710 South toward Long Beach.
  • At the Freeway split, take the left lanes for Downtown Long Beach/Convention Center.
  • Stay on Shoreline Drive (DO NOT TAKE Broadway/Civic Center/Pine Avenue exit).
  • Follow the signs to Aquarium / Convention Center/ Pine Avenue.
  • Turn left on Pine Avenue at the 4th stop light.
  • Our Long Beach, California hotel is on the corner of Shoreline Drive and Pine Avenue.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Approximately, 24 miles from the AVS conference hotels.
 
Ground Transportation from LAX
  • Shuttle: $23 one way per person LAX- Long Beach hotels; reservation required
  • Taxi: $75 one way
From Los Angeles International Airport (~22 miles):
  • Take San Diego Freeway / 405 South to the Long Beach Freeway / 710 South toward Long Beach.
  • At the Freeway split, take the left lanes for downtown Long Beach/Convention Center.
  • Stay on Shoreline Drive (DO NOT TAKE Broadway/Civic Center/Pine Avenue exit).
  • Follow the signs to Aquarium / Convention Center/ Pine Avenue.
  • Turn left on Pine Avenue at the 4th stop light.
  • Our Long Beach, California hotel is on the corner of Shoreline Drive and Pine Avenue.

John Wayne Airport
Approximately, 24 miles from the AVS conference hotels.
 
Ground Transportation from SNA
  • Shuttle: $29 one way per person SNA- Long Beach hotels; reservation required
  • Taxi: $75 one way
From John Wayne Airport / Orange County (~24 miles):
  • Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to the Long Beach Freeway / 710 South toward Long Beach.
  • At the Freeway split, take the left lanes for Downtown Long Beach/Convention Center.
  • Stay on Shoreline Drive (DO NOT TAKE Broadway/Civic Center/Pine Avenue exit).
  • Follow the signs to Aquarium / Convention Center/ Pine Avenue.
  • Turn left on Pine Avenue at the 4th stop light.
  • Our Long Beach, California hotel is on the corner of Shoreline Drive and Pine Avenue.


Shuttles


Airport Transfers – DISCOUNT to & from your HOTEL!
Book with Karmel Shuttle Service! Reservations are required, but quick and easy!
Click on this link to manage your transportation to and from your Hotel!
For reservations within 12 hours of your pick-up time, or to place reservations by phone, please call: Toll free  1-888-995-RIDE (7433)
PROMO CODE: “AVS65” to receive your discount.

Additional Shuttle Transportation


Parking

The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center has more than 4,000 parking spaces around the Center in three parking garages and one ground level parking lot. Rates may vary by event and are in effect seven days a week. The Terrace Theater Parking Garage is generally open for theater events and has 800 parking spaces. The Arena Parking Garage is open for conventions, tradeshows and Arena events and has 1,460 spaces. The Promenade Parking Garage is open for conventions, tradeshows and special events and has 350 spaces. The Main Parking Lot along Shoreline Drive has 1,500 spaces.
 
Additional Nearby Parking and Parking Garage Map

Climate

Long Beach has a Mediterranean climate, with strong semi-arid climate characteristics. In general, the city features warm to hot, dry summers and mild, damp winters. High temperatures in the summer range from 70 to 80 degrees with winter highs at a comfortable range between 67 to 73 degrees. Days in Long Beach are mostly sunny, as in Southern California in general. 

Loose, lightly colored clothing is recommended for daytime activities; a lightweight jacket or sweater is a good choice for the evening, especially for activities on or near the water. Sunscreen rated SPF 15 or higher is also a must for visitors of all ages.
 
Experient is the Official Housing Provider for AVS 65. The AVS has worked diligently with the hotels in Long Beach to establish room blocks for attendees and exhibitors. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company or housing provider other than Experient is not approved by AVS. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates; however they may be illegitimate, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of, and report any unauthorized solicitation to della@avs.org.
 

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