E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet. For more information, please visit www.E3Expo.com or www.theESA.com.
No, E3 is not open to the general public. E3 is a trade event and only professionals from the interactive entertainment industry will be allowed to attend. Individuals who are not able to document their direct and current professional affiliation to the interactive entertainment industry are not qualified to attend E3. All E3 Attendees are required to show government-issued photo ID (such as a driver's license or passport) upon request.
Please view the Industry Requirements below.
E3 is scheduled to take place June 14-16, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The Los Angeles Convention Center is located at the intersection of the Santa Monica and Harbor Freeways.
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90015
For directions and additional information visit the Los Angeles Convention Center website.
E3 is not open to the general public. You must be part of the interactive entertainment industry in order to attend the show, and you must be able to provide documentation demonstrating your direct and current professional affiliation to this industry. To be considered for registration, two forms of industry ID must accompany your online application. At least one form of industry ID must contain both your name and the name of the company where you work. Incomplete applications will not be processed and the management of E3 reserves the right to deny any applicant admission. For more information regarding industry requirements, please click here.
Registration is located in the South Hall Lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
All E3 Attendees will be required to show a government issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) in order to pick up their badge holder on-site and gain access to the event. Do not use a fictitious name. The name on your ID and the name on your badge must be the same.
E3 is open to trade only. No one under the age of 17 (including infants) will be admitted. THIS POLICY IS STRICTLY ENFORCED. All E3 Attendees are required to show government-issued photo ID (such as a driver's license or passport) upon request to verify age.
The E3 2016 participating company list will be available soon. Please check back.
E3 Attendee badges will NOT be mailed prior to the show. All Attendees must pick up their badge on site at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Confirmed registrants will receive a confirmation email with a barcode when their registration is finalized. Registrants should print the confirmation and bring it to the Los Angeles Convention Center On-site Registration where your barcode will be scanned to receive your printed badge and badge holder. Confirmation barcode can also be scanned from mobile devices. All Attendees must present a valid government issued photo ID (driver's license or passport) to pick up your badge/badge holder.
Attendees may pick up their badge and badge holders at any on-site Badge Pick-Up Counter located outside both the South and West Hall Lobbies. Badge Pick-Up Counters at the Los Angeles Convention Center will open on Sunday, June 12th at 1:00pm.
Save time and pick up your badge before the show floor opens!
Badge Pick-Up Counter hours of operation are:
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The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) has 5500 parking spaces with easy public access. The parking fee is $20/day. In addition to the LACC parking, there are multiple lots available nearby, including at L.A. Live adjacent to the LACC.
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