Traveling

To the Convention

Traveling to Long Beach is easy with our Official Airline Partner, Southwest! Book your discounted flight for dates between August 23-30.
See below for details.

Welcome to the “Center” of Southern California…the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, an urban waterfront destination perfectly positioned in the nation’s second largest metro market. Overlooking bustling Rainbow Harbor, Queensway Bay and miles of sandy Pacific Ocean beachfront, the Center sits in the middle of Long Beach’s downtown waterfront.

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

300 East Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 436-3636

Flying

Southwest Airlines Official Travel Partner
Official #CAHR18 Travel Partner
This year, Southwest is making it easier for you to travel to #CAHR18! Southwest Airlines is offering a a discount and Rapid Reward Points through their SWABIZ® account. This gives you a 10% discount off Anytime & Business Select® fares and a 3% discount off select Wanna Get Away® fares for travel to and from the conference.

Book your travel between June 15th, 2018 and August 12th, 2018 to take advantage of the discounted rates. (Discounts are available for travel August 23rd, 2018 through September 1st, 2018.) Take advantage of the discounted rates and book now using Corporate ID: 99609602.

Parking

Parking at the Long Beach Entertainment & Convention center is $15. Please note, no overnight parking is allowed.  

  • The Promenade Garage (bet. E. Shorline Dr. & E. Seaside Way, intersecting Pine Ave.) with 200+ capacity is the nearest garage to registration.
  • The alternative is the Terrace Theater Garage (bet. E. Seaside Way & E. Ocean Blvd., intersecting S. Hart Pl.). Attendees parking at the Terrace Theater Garage will walk upstairs to the Terrace Theater plaza and walk on the new pedestrian bridge connecting the convention center walkway. Volunteers and signage will assist in guiding the way. (at intersection of S Hart Place)

Please pay attention to posted rate signs. If you park in a structure or lot other than the convention center, parking rates will vary.

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center

Directions

From Los Angeles International Airport:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) south to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive to Linden Avenue and into the parking lot, or as advised by directional signage.

From Long Beach Airport:

Take Lakewood Boulevard south to the San Diego Freeway (405). Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive to Linden Avenue and into the parking lot, or as advised by directional signage.

From The John Wayne (Orange County) Airport:

Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive to Linden Avenue and into the parking lot or as advised by directional signage.

From Southern Orange County:

Take the Santa Ana Freeway (5) north to the San Diego Freeway (405). Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive to Linden Avenue and into the parking lot or as advised by directional signage.

From North Orange County And The Valleys:

San Gabriel & Pomona Valleys take the Orange Freeway (57) or San Gabriel Freeway (605) to the Riverside Freeway (91) to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive to Linden Avenue and into the parking lot or as advised by directional signage.

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