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Venue & Pricing

The 2018 CAA World Congress of Sports will be held April 17th-18th, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, California. 

The hotel is located at:
900 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015 
(213) 765-8600


About the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

Designed to reflect its location in downtown Los Angeles, the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE provides a deluxe level of comfort and personal service within a unique hotel environment. Guests enjoy convenient access to Los Angeles, whether visiting the revitalized downtown area or other parts of the city.

The hotel features the most efficient meeting space in downtown Los Angeles. As a one-of-a-kind entertainment campus, L.A. LIVE is a genuine world-class sports and entertainment destination located in the center of the entertainment capital of the world. The 5.6 million square foot L.A. LIVE mixed-used development complex encompasses 27 acres. It features world-class venues such as STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, The GRAMMY Museum®, Regal Cinemas and a large selection of restaurants and nightclubs.

Dining Out

For a complete list of dining options at L.A. LIVE, please go to

Sleeping Room Reservations

We have a discounted block of rooms at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles, L.A. LIVE. To take advantage of the discounted room rate and reserve online, click HERE or call 1-888-236-2427. It is important to mention the WORLD CONGRESS to receive discounted room block rates.

We recommend booking your reservation early as our block expires at 11:59 PM PT on Monday, March 26th, 2018 and we are expected to sell out quickly for this event.

Registration Fee for the CAA World Congress of Sports 

$1,695 for SportsBusiness Journal paid subscribers
$1,895 if you are not a SportsBusiness Journal paid subscriber

The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, conference documentation and admittance to the networking reception on April 17th.

Payment Policy / Substitutions / Cancellations 

All conference registration payments must be received by March 27, 2018Only credit card payment for new registrations will be accepted after this date. 

Check Payments & Mailing Information:
Make checks payable to Street & Smith’s Conference Group
Mail payment to:
Street & Smith’s Conference Group
120 West Morehead Street, Suite 310
Charlotte, NC 28202

Credit Card Payment:
To pay by credit card, please contact Pat Cooke at or 704-973-1372.



The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE is located in downtown Los Angeles, less than 30 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport.


From Los Angeles International Airport

1. Take 105E to 110N

2. Exit Pico Blvd./10W and take the Pico Blvd. off ramp on the left

3. Continue on Cherry Street and turn right at Chick Hearn Ct.

From San Fernando Valley

1. Take 101S to 110S

2. Exit Olympic Blvd. and turn right at end of ramp (Blaine St.)

3. Turn right on Olympic Blvd.

4. Continue on Olympic Blvd. and turn right at Francisco St.

From San Bernardino

1. Take 10W (towards Los Angeles)

2. Take 110N and exit Pico Blvd.

3. Continue North past Pico Blvd. (on Cherry St.) to 11th St. and turn right

From Orange County, San Diego

1. 405N to 110N

2. Exit Pico Blvd./10W and take the Pico Blvd. off ramp on the left

3. Continue on Cherry Street and turn right at Chick Hearn Ct.

Recommended Attire

Business attire or business casual is recommended.