Are you even an LA resident if you haven’t been to or hosted events? After all, it’s the entertainment capital of the world, and there are events everywhere all the time. But where is the best event space? 

Here are five venue recommendations. 

The Beverly Hilton

This historic hotel has retro vibes and is perfect for large gatherings. It accommodates galas, banquets meetings, conferences, cocktail parties. You name it; The Beverly Hilton can provide. 

It’s also the home of the Golden Globes, so if you’re looking for a refined class and elegance, the Beverly Hilton is the event space for you. 

The Beverly Hilton, however, is currently refurbishing portions of the property.

The Garland 

The Garland is this list’s best event space for accommodating small to medium-sized groups. It has a laid back desert vibe that creates an intimate setting for banquets, receptions, conferences, and meetings. 

It’s only a short drive from Disneyland and Universal Studios Theme Park, so it’s perfect for a destination event where guests can enjoy the attractions the following day. 

Its 300 guest capacity will make you feel close to your guests without feeling cramped.  Because the Garland is 20,000 sq ft spaced over 13 areas, events can have multiple gathering areas, allowing big crowds to interact easily with each other.  

LA River Studios 

LA River Studios is a spacious warehouse venue designed with wood beam ceilings, brick walls, a loft and, a green room for private events. This unique event space leaves no stone unturned. 

If you’re looking to create a customized experience for your guests, LA River Studios has a stellar in-house production team. 

LA River Studios is best suited to host parties, fashion shows, product launches, brand activation events, and tech events. 

Its 15,000 ft square footage can accommodate up to 400 guests. 

Glen Oaks Ballroom 

Owned by LA Banquets and located in Glendale, Glen Oaks Ballroom has an alluring interior, and a state-of-the-art LED lighting system. The event space offers in-house catering, but you can also opt to use an outside catering service. It holds up to 450 people and is suited best for banquets and fundraisers. 

The event space offers a highly customizable menu and has an on-site manager trained to tailor your event to your liking.

Flora Chang 

Flora Chang offers an exclusive, intimate atmosphere and is perfect for small gatherings, team events, and client events.  It also operates as an art gallery and boutique. 

This event space dazzles guests with its vibrant Asian decor and beautiful lighting while offering a full bar, an indoor garden perfect for brainstorming with team members. 

Recap: Five Best Event Spaces

With so many venues to choose from, the only question is, which event space works best for you?

If you’re looking for a large gathering with a large budget, opt for the Beverly Hilton. If you’re looking for a more intimate setting near tourist attractions, choose the Garland. If you’re launching new technology, go for LA River Studios.

If you’re looking for catered food, Glen Oaks Ballroom is the best venue for you. And finally, if you’re looking for a place to host small work events conducive to productivity Flora Chang is the best option. 

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