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2018 Annual Conference Hotel and Travel

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Hotel Information

Hilton Long Beach Hotel
701 W Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90831

Online Reservations:

Call-in Reservations:

Online Reservation Link

(562) 983-3400 (Group Code:  PM2)

Group Rate:

Reservation Deadline:


Friday, May 4, 2018

Please mention PMBA (Public Media Business Association) or Group Code: PM2 to obtain the group rate. Hotel reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis until Friday, May 4, 2018, or until the block has sold out. PMBA cannot guarantee the group rate after Friday, May 4, 2018.

Check-in Time:

Checkout Time:

3:00 pm


The Hilton Long Beach is located at the World Trade Center Long Beach on Ocean Boulevard in the heart of the business district. Take a walk along the beautiful beach, situated just 1 mile away. Unwind in the spacious pool or book a sightseeing tour to discover the hidden treasures of Long Beach.

Travel Information


From Long Beach Airport (LGB)—15 minutes from hotel
From Los Angeles Airport  (LAX)—30 minutes from hotel
From John Wayne Airport  (SNA)—40 minutes from hotel



$25–$30 each way from Long Beach Airport (LGB)
$50–$55 each way from Los Angeles Airport  (LAX)
$55–$60 each way from John Wayne Airport  (SNA)


$15-$20 each way from Long Beach Airport (LGB)
$30-$40 each way from Los Angeles Airport  (LAX)
$35-$45 each way from John Wayne Airport  (SNA)


PMBA has partnered with Avis Car Rental and is offering discounted car rentals to all PMBA attendees. To reserve and receive a discount online, please visit: Avis Discount for the 2018 PMBA Annual Conference. Your Avis Worldwide Discount Code: Q100011 will automatically be placed in the reservation details. You may also call (800) 331-1600 and provide the agent with Avis Worldwide Discount Code: Q100011.


Self-Parking: $13/day discounted group rate
Valet-Parking: $28/day discounted group rate

Other Information

Things to Do

View a list of things to do in Long Beach, California.


The average high temperature in Long Beach in May/June is 77 °F, and the average low is 57 °F.