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Travel and Accommodations

Conference Venue

Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
300 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA  90802

Hotel Accommodations

Book your room at one of two hotels at the conference attendee rate. 

Hyatt Regency Long Beach
200 South Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA  90802
Phone:  1.562.491.1234
www.longbeachhyatt.com

Book your hotel room at the Hyatt at the conference attendee rate of USD 209. Make your reservations before February 28 to receive the group rate.

Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
111 East Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA  90802
Phone:  1.562.437.5900
www.renaissancelongbeach.com

Book your hotel room at the Renaissance at the conference attendee rate of USD 199. Make your reservations before February 24 to receive the group rate.

Travel/Transportation

Directions

Long Beach is surprisingly easy to access and is conveniently located between three airports, offering affordable travel.

Coming from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), take 405 south, then take 710 south. Long Beach is located at the end of the 710 freeway which leads to downtown Long Beach.

Coming from Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA). or San Diego or from the Long Beach Airport (LGB), take 405 north, then take 710 south. Long Beach is located at the end of the 710 freeway which leads to downtown Long Beach.

Coming from the Inland Empire or Palm Springs area, take 91 west to 710 south. Long Beach is located at the end of the 710 freeway which leads to downtown Long Beach.

Airport Transportation to Long Beach

Transportation Companies
Long Beach Airport – 7 miles / 14 minutes
LAX – 22 miles / 30 minutes
John Wayne/OC Airport – 24 miles / 32 minutes

Passport – intercity transportation

The Passport is a free bus that connects you to downtown Long Beach’s finest attractions and destinations, including the iconic Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, Pine Avenue, City Place Mall, The Pike at Rainbow Harbor, Convention Center, Shoreline Village, many downtown hotels.

Passport transit schedule 

Climate

Long Beach, California has pleasant year-round temperatures. Temperatures in March
range from lows in the mid-50’s and highs in the high 60’s.  Average temperature is 48 degrees fahrenheit (14.7 degrees centigrade).

Time Zone

Pacific Time

Visa Information

Attendees from countries that require a US visa for entry are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa may take several months.  Create an official SPE visa letter that you can print and use in obtaining a visa. Please note that this letter does not guarantee that you will be granted a visa, nor does it commit SPE to assist you in obtaining a visa.