Long Beach Long Beach Convention Center

One of the few ocean front arena and convention facilities in the country, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center attracts approximately 2 million people each year for conventions, trade shows, theater and sporting events. Managed by SMG, the Center offers state-of-the-art facilities including unique entertainment venues at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, which includes the Terrace and Center Theaters, as well as the Long Beach Arena.

Graphic Novelist Ben Templesmith Confirms Attendance at LB Comic & Horror Con

Ben Templesmith - Long Beach Comic & Horror Con Long Beach Comic & Horror Con has just announced that the amazing talent Ben Templesmith will be a guest at the 5th Anniversary event November 23-24. Templesmith is a New York Times best-selling artist and writer most widely known for his work in the comic book industry where he has received multiple nominations for the International Horror Guild Awards as well as the industry’s top prize, the Eisner Award.

USA Jump Rope Host U.S. National Jump Rope Championship June 20

National Jump Rope Championship USA Jump Rope will host its Gold Rush Classic Jump Rope Tournament and the U.S. National Jump Rope Championship at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, June 20-23, 2013. USA Jump Rope is the national governing body for the sport of Jump Rope in the USA, and will be celebrating its second year in Long Beach this event.

The “Super Bowl of Astronomy,” The American Astronomical Society Meets in Long Beach

american-astronomical-society Long Beach is the “Waterfront Center of Southern California,” and from now thru January 11, 2013 it’ll be the celestial center of attention too. That’s when the American Astronomical Society (AAS) gathers for its 221st meeting at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E.

Starcraft II Grand Finals Bring World’s Best Players to Long Beach

Starcraft II Grand Finals in Long Beach Starcraft II . Image copyright Blizzard Entertainment. The season four finals of one of the biggest Starcraft II tournaments in the world is headed to the SMG-managed Center Theater on Saturday December 9th, 2012 and Sunday December 10th, 2012.

Councilmember Neal Invites the public to a Summit on Job Creation and Small Business

Councilmember Steven Neal 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal Councilmember Steven Neal invites the public to “Getting Back To Work 2012: Summit on Job Creation and Small Business Long Beach.” Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Long Beach Bikeway Route 2

_DSC8895_edited-1 Queen Mary Ride Type: Recreational, Family-friendly This ride offers beaches, a lighthouse, an aquarium, floating palaces, shopping and dining – what more could you want!  Long Beach Bikeway Route 2 is a wonderful set of paths that connects some of Long Beach’s most famous and attractive landmarks while remaining primarily car-free. 

Women’s Bicycling Summit Looks for a Brighter Future

National Womens Bicycling Summit Across the U.S. the number of bicyclists is skyrocketing — but women still ride much less than men. In 2009, women accounted for just 24 percent of all U.S. bike trips. The National Women’s Bicycling Summit will bring together women leaders — and launch a national effort to close the gender gap in American bicycling.

Long Beach Hosts First National Women’s Bicycling Summit

National Women’s Bicycling Summit On September 13, 2012 the first-ever “National Women’s Bicycling Summit” will be held in partnership with the “Cycle Chic: Past, Present & Future” urban bike fashion in downtown Long Beach California on the last day of the National Pro Walk/Pro Bike: Pro Place 2012 conference.

Entrepreneurs! California Women’s Conference Accepting Submissions for its Dolphin Tank

California Women’s Conference EventComplete, LLC has announced that it is accepting applications for its “Dolphin Tank” competition for entrepreneurs taking place on September 24, 2012 at the California Women’s Conference at the Long Beach Convention Center.

First All-Test Drive Auto Show Headed to Long Beach

all-test drive auto show premiering in Long Beach The first-ever all-test drive auto show, premiering in Long Beach June 15-17, will feature a number of eco-friendly vehicles and West Coast debuts among the more than 100 vehicles guests can test drive. The SoCal Test Drive Expo is the nation’s first-ever event that pairs a traditional auto show with the opportunity to drive virtually every car on the show floor.

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