Location & Venue

Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 will be held on September 12 – 14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) located at 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, California 90015.

MWC Americas 2018 Opening Hours

Date Badge Collection Networking Garden Exhibition Floor
Monday, September 10 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, September 11 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 12 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 13 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, September 14 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

*Note – access times may vary for specific Partner Programs

The Los Angeles Convention Center is the preeminent destination for meetings, conventions, trade shows, and exhibitions. A perfect blend of historical charm and modernity, this desirable location offers first-class accommodations and attractions, ranging from the availability of diverse, exquisite cuisine to top-notch entertainment at neighboring L.A. Live.

Click here to book a hotel near the venue.

Frequently Asked Venue Questions

Venue

What items are prohibited from the Convention Center?
  • Illegal substances
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Over-the-counter medication (available inside festival at general store or from a first aid station)
  • Eye drops (sometimes available inside festival at the general store)
  • Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
  • Aerosol products / Aerosol Cans (i.e. sunscreen)
  • E-liquid/E-juice (available inside festival) – fluid used inside e-cigarettes/vaporizers that usually comes in small, plastic or glass containers
Are Convention Center shuttles transportation provided?

While the LACC does not operate a shuttle, Mobile World Congress Americas will offer shuttle services to the LACC. Please check the Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 Hotels page or with your hotel for details.

Is outside food and beverage allowed inside the Convention Center?

The LACC does not permit outside food and beverage. While an individual item i.e. bottle of water is ok, items in bulk such as a case of water or a cooler with food and snacks is not allowed on property and will have to be consumed outside of the venue.

Are animals and/or service animals allowed inside of the Convention Center?

Pets are not allowed at the LACC. However, the LACC abides by the regulations for ADA Service Animals set by the US Department of Justice. Please click here for additional information.

Los Angeles Convention Center Prohibited Items Include:

  • Illegal substances
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Over-the-counter medication (available inside festival at general store or from a first aid station)
  • Eye drops ( sometimes available inside festival at the general store)
  • Weapons of any kind (includes pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
  • Aerosol products / Aerosol Cans (i.e. sunscreen)
  • • E-liquid/E-juice (available inside festival) – fluid used inside e-cigarettes/vaporizers that usually comes in small, plastic or glass containers

Please visit LACC’s Prohibited Items for full list as well as Full List of Frequently Asked Questions.

Visit the MWC Americas Safety and Security page to learn more information regarding your event travel safety.

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