IPW Event Location

Below is a preliminary schedule (subject to change). Details will be added as they are confirmed. Please note: IPW 2024 will follow a Friday-Tuesday pattern rather than the traditional Saturday-Wednesday pattern.

Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Friday, May 3, 2024
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Booth Set-Up

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Destination Experiences Registration Desk

Varies

Ad Hoc Meetings, Brand Activations

Times Vary

Destination Experiences for Buyers

Destination Experiences depart from the convention center.

Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the tour departure time to check-in.

 

Saturday, May 4, 2024
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Booth Set-Up

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Destination Experiences Registration Desk

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Brand USA Global Trends and Market Insights

A quick dive into top travel trends, insights, and updates with Brand USA.

Time TBD

Tourism Cares Volunteer Opportunity

Start off IPW by pairing business with purpose, volunteering and education. Learn more.

8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

IPW Press Brunch and Tours

Open only to registered journalists.

Tours depart directly from the press brunch at 12:00 p.m. and return to the convention center by 4 p.m.

Times Vary

Destination Experiences for Buyers

Destination Experiences depart from the convention center.

Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the tour departure time to check-in.

7:00-10:00 p.m.

Opening Night! – Memorial Coliseum, Exposition Park

Los Angeles loves an opening night party, and the iconic Memorial Coliseum in DTLA is a spectacular location to welcome IPW 2024 to the entertainment and creative capital of the world. Prepare to experience the Eats, Beats and Streets that fuel the heart of LA in an immersive evening of fun, food and play.

Open to all registered delegates.

Sunday, May 5, 2024
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00-8:45 a.m.

Media Breakfast and Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

8:00-9:50 a.m.

California Plaza Open

Open to all registered delegates.

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

9:10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Brand USA Media Marketplace

Open only to registered journalists and Media Marketplace participants.

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Business Appointments

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Lunch

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-6:00 p.m.

California Plaza Open

Open to all registered delegates.

Monday, May 6, 2024
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00-9:50 a.m.

California Plaza Open

Open to all registered delegates.

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

9:00-9:20 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

9:30-9:50 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Business Appointments

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

11:00-11:20 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Lunch

4:15-5:15 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-6:00 p.m.

California Plaza Open

Open to all registered delegates.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Registration Hours

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Press Room Hours

8:00-9:50 a.m.

California Plaza Open

Open to all registered delegates.

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

9:30-9:50 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

10:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Business Appointments

10:30-10:50 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

11:00-11:20 a.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Press Conference

Open only to registered journalists

12:30-1:45 p.m.

Lunch

4:15-5:00 p.m.

Networking Session, Marketing & Technology Pavilion, and Open Appointments

4:15-6:00 p.m.

California Plaza Open

Open to all registered delegates.

4:20 p.m.

$10,000 Buyer Prize Drawing

All registered (in-person) international and domestic buyers are eligible; however you must be present during the drawing to win.

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Booth Teardown

7:30-10:30 p.m.

Closing Event - Universal Studios Hollywood

It’s time to party like a superstar! Universal Destinations & Experiences is throwing one of the biggest parties ever for IPW Los Angeles! We’ve reserved Universal Studios Hollywood, and they’re rolling out the red carpet just for you. All night long, you’ll have exclusive access to the immersive lands of Hollywood’s legendary entertainment theme park, and the excitement of The World-Famous Studio Tour. All the glitz and glamor of Hollywood is yours for the whole night.

Open to all registered delegates.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Booth Teardown