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Hotel and Travel

All educational sessions will take place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.






Conference Hotel
Loews Hollywood Hotel
1755 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Tel: +1-855-563-9749
Int'l callers: +1-615-340-2000

Alert for Conference Attendees

The Loews Hollywood Hotel is currently sold out during the dates of the ADEC Annual Conference. ADEC is continuing to work with the Loews to ensure as many conference attendees are able to book a room at the hotel as possible.

list of the nearest hotels to the Loews Hollywood Hotel is available through Expedia. (Please note that each of these hotels has a different cancellation policy; review the details of each hotel from the list.)

Contact Meetings Assistant Brenda Howe to be placed on the roommate matching list for the Loews Hollywood. It is possible that someone on the list has already made a reservation with the Loews, and you can join their reservation.

Roommate Service
For assistance in finding a roommate, contact Meetings Assistant Brenda Howe. We will send you a list of other registrants looking for a roommate. It is your responsibility to contact someone on the roommate list and make your reservation with the hotel directly. When e-mailing Chris, please be sure to include arrival and departure dates, your gender, city and country you reside in and smoking preference so we can try to find suitable matches.

Air Travel Discounts
Airline reservations may be made through FCm Travel Solutions, the preferred agency for the ADEC Annual Meeting. FCm charges a processing fee on transactions. International callers and callers in the state of Illinois call FCm Travel Solutions at +1-847-948-9111, ext. 3; callers from North America dial +1-866-341-7672.

Ground Transportation
From Los Angeles International Airport, the Loews Hollywood Hotel is approximately 20 miles (45 minutes) by car. Taxi fare is approximately $65.
From Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, the Loews Hollywood Hotel is approximately 12 miles (30 minutes) by car. Taxi fare is approximately $35.
Super Shuttle is available to and from both Los Angeles International Airport and Bob Hope Airport. Shared service from Los Angeles International Airport is approximately $16. Shared service from Bob Hope Airport is approximately $21. Make a reservation by calling +1-800-258-3826 or going to

Car Rental
Avis Rent-a-car System Inc. is the official car rental service for the ADEC 35th Annual Conference. Avis has a facility conveniently located at all local airports (O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway Airport) and can provide discounted rates for annual meeting attendees. For details, call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number J991355 to receive special pricing. Or visit the Avis website.

Valet parking is available at the hotel for $32 overnight with in and out privileges. Self Parking is available in the Hollywood & Highland Parking Structure for $10 per visit (Questions?  Call the Loews Hollywood Hotel at:  +1-323-856-1200).

Internet is $12.95 per night in guest rooms. Guests who purchase Internet in their room can also use Internet in the hotel lobby, but not in the meeting space.

Hollywood Climate
Temperatures in the Los Angeles area in April can range from 55–72 degrees Fahrenheit (12–22 degrees Celsius). Because people have varying sensitivities to temperatures in hotel meeting rooms, please bring a sweater or other warm clothing to wear inside the hotel.

Travel Visas
Visit for step-by-step instructions on the process for obtaining a temporary visa. If you need to obtain a Letter of Invitation for a travel visa, please contact Chris Viglione.  



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