Travel & Hotel

Official Hotel Agent

EXPO TRAVEL, INC. (ETI), the official travel agency for Franchise Expo West is pleased to offer exhibitors and attendees substantial hotel and travel savings. Special arrangements have been made with a few of the finest hotels in Long Beach at prices below regular rates.

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST, Monday-Friday
Tel: 201-722-9733 or 800-829-2281
Fax: 201-722-9735

Reservation Information

Options to make a hotel reservation:

  1. Online reservation is available 24 hours/7 days a week. See below for more details.
  2. Phone reservation

Please have the following information available when making a reservation:

  • Name of the show you are attending (Franchise Expo West)
  • Names of all persons in your party, arrival/departure dates, single or double accommodations
  • Company name, address, telephone number
  • Credit card information including expiration date
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice of hotel

Hotel Rates

A 9-minute walk from 7th Street/Metro Center subway station, this upmarket hotel close to Downtown's eateries is a mile from both The Broad art museum and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Featuring striking murals and floor-to-ceiling windows, streamlined rooms provide free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and desks, plus Keurig coffeemakers and designer toiletries. Upgraded rooms add sweeping city views. Amenities include a chic all-day eatery, a lobby bar and a sleek rooftop restaurant/bar, as well as fitness and business centers. Valet parking is offered.


Discover a hotel stay unlike any other at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. Boasting an exceptional range of first-class amenities, our hotel situates you in downtown L.A., within walking distance of the city's most noteworthy attractions like L.A. Live, Staples Center and more. Stretch out and relax after your daily downtown adventure in a spacious, immaculately appointed hotel room or suite; each one provides a flat-screen TV, plush bedding, a mini-fridge and a writing desk. In addition, you can take advantage of our vast range of luxury on-site resources. We showcase a variety of sensational restaurant options, a rejuvenating signature spa, a fully stocked fitness center and a magnificent rooftop pool. Select our hotel to host your meeting or social gathering; enjoy over 75,000 square feet of sophisticated event space and experienced planning and catering. For a genuine luxury experience here in the heart of downtown, plan a distinctive stay at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE.

The Luxe City Center Hotel is perfectly positioned just 2.5 block from the convention center, and just a few blocks from Downtown's Business District. Our guestrooms are among the most spacious in the City, blending smart refined décor with a residential feel. The Hotel’s restaurant, serving breakfast daily, and niXon global kitchen + patio lounge, is an urban eatery featuring light bites, specialty cocktails, and unbeatable ambience. Rooms are a study in casually upscale living with platinum, champagne, and peacock green tones, acacia hardwood floors, lush carpeting, and thoughtful touches throughout including faux snakeskin patina benches at the foot of king beds that offer extra space. Granite and marble bathrooms are outfitted with luxurious 100% cotton terry robes, ionic hair dryers, and rain-style shower heads.

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel has been the premier choice for celebrities, presidents and dignitaries in downtown LA for 90 years. Few Los Angeles hotels boast the ideal locale and sumptuous comforts this luxury hotel has to offer. Situated at the heart of L.A's vibrant cultural district, the luxury hotel is just steps away from major LA attractions, such as L.A. Live, the Ahmanson Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Dodger Stadium. Just one block away is the quick Metro Red Line subway, which provides easy access to exciting venues like Universal Studios and the Dolby Theater. Just a short drive away you'll find Hollywood and Beverly Hills, as well as Los Angeles International, Burbank and Long Beach airports. Upon arriving at the Millennium Biltmore, you'll find contemporary comforts fused with classic European style in each of the 683 guest hotel rooms. All guests are provided with access to our Roman-style indoor swimming pool and health club, and Executive and Club Level floors feature premium hotel services for discerning travelers.

Please advise if you will need any special requirements at time of booking.

Group/Suite Bookings:  If you are making five (5) or more reservations or wish to book a suite, please call or fax us at the above listed numbers. Our group coordinators will be happy to assist you.

Please note: Special rates are per room, per night, and do not reflect taxes. Rates shown are exclusive through ETI and are in effect until approximately 30 days prior to the event (providing rooms are available), after which time we will continue to accept reservations at the prevailing rack rates, subject to their availability. Early booking is advised to ensure choice of hotels and special rates. Do not contact hotels directly, as higher rates will apply and Expo Travel cannot do rate adjustments to reservations booked direct.

A valid credit card is required to confirm a reservation and guarantee late arrival. No charges will post to the card at time of booking unless advance deposit required is noted on your hotel choice. All charges will be paid by the guest at check out.

Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid penalty and charges to credit card.

Online Reservation

Through the online reservation system of Expo Travel, Inc. you can now make a reservation 24/7, see the featured hotels at the lowest rates, review each hotel description and view a location and area map, as well as receive an immediate acknowledgement of your reservation at your preferred hotel via email.

Should you need to make changes to your reservation, you can do so by simply retrieving your reservation information on this website up to 2 weeks prior to arrival. Any changes needed to be made to your reservation within 2 weeks of your arrival, please call 201-722-9733 or 800-829-2281 or email your request to We will advise if we can still take your changes, or you must contact the hotel directly. Our normal business hours are 9:00am to 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday.


Phone Reservations

Phone: Call 201-722-9733 or 800-829-2281 to make reservations. Our normal business hours are 9:00am to 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday.

If you experience difficulty booking online, please contact us at 201-722-9731 or 800-829-2281, Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm E.S.T.

Special Savings

Airlines: Travel from September 11 - 17, 2018 and United Airlines will offer discounts off published fares of 2% to 10% or Zone fares into Long Beach International Airport. Call your travel professional or United MeetingWorks at 800-468-7022 for reservations. Refer to Z Code ZFCP and Agreement Code: 951503. Or, save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at Choose your flight times and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZFCP951503 in the Offer Code box.

Car Rental: Special arrangements have been made with Hertz Rent-A-Car. Rent any size vehicle from September 11 - 17, 2018. Click here to review more details about the special meeting rates. To reserve your special meeting rates, you can book online at, call Hertz at 800-654-2240, or call your corporate travel department or travel agent. To receive your special show rates provide the CV# 03B70020, along with the name and date of the event. At the time of reservation, the meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and you'll be quoted the best comparable rate available.

SuperShuttle:The easiest and most cost-effective airport shuttle service to and from the airport from your home, office or hotel. Book your reservation for airport transportation online now and save up to 10%…plus earn frequent flyer points or miles on select airline partners.

Parking and Directions

For information on parking at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, click here.

For information on directions to the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, click here.

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