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April 2018

What's Happening at the Southern California Jamboree?

If you love studying family history or would simply like to learn more about genealogy, you won't want to miss the forty-ninth annual Southern California Jamboree at our Burbank Convention Center.

Learn How to Uncover Your Heritage at The SoCal Genealogy Jamboree

Over 1,500 people are expected to fly into the Hollywood Burbank Airport for the SoCal Genealogy Jamboree this year. Novices, family historians, and genealogical experts across the spectrum are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Southern California JamboreeDedicated volunteers from the Southern California Genealogy Society (SCGC) put on the event each year with the goal of educating and providing access to the latest research techniques.

The jamboree will host over 100 classes and 55 speakers from across the United States and Mexico to help you uncover your family's lives and stories with expert guidance. At the exhibit hall, you can take part in mini-classes and DNA testing.

The Writers' Conference will teach participants how to document family history through letters, stories, and all kinds of written text.

Plan Your Trip to the Burbank Convention Center

The jamboree takes place Thursday, May 31st through Saturday, June 2nd.  On Thursday, the general public can enjoy several free events and round tables all day long.

If you're attending the jamboree, consider staying with us on-location at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. We're in an especially convenient location if you'll be flying into the Hollywood Burbank Airport.

A Historic Experience at the TCL Chinese Theatre

If you're planning a trip to Los Angeles, you won't want to skip the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. This theatre hosts over 50 major events each year and several movie screenings every day.

Red Carpet Movie Premieres, Celebrity Imprinting Ceremonies, and Much More

The Chinese Theatre opened its doors in 1927 and has since hosted thousands of famous stars – including Marilyn Monroe – as Hollywood's premier venue for Red Carpet movie premieres.

TCL Chinese TheatreIn 2013, the Chinese Theatre teamed up with TCL (China's largest electronics manufacturer) for a slew of exciting tech and design upgrades.

If you're a big Hollywood buff, you'll definitely want to book a VIP tour. You'll learn about the history of this film palace from the inside out through stories, fun facts, and a walking tour.

When you visit the theatre, be sure to check out the Forecourt of the Stars where you can find countless hand prints from their celebrity imprinting ceremonies. These prints aren't restricted to actors and actresses – you can also find singers, producers, athletes, animals, and even cars.

Bargain tickets to shows at the theatre start at just $12 for matinees. Average movie ticket prices are $21. The theatre also offers IMAX and MX4D® motion pictures.

Plan Your Trip to a Few Historic LA Theaters

A trip to Hollywood or Los Angeles wouldn't be complete without a visit to a few historic LA theaters like this one. If you're planning a California trip, consider staying with us at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel.

Business Meetings at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel—A Great Way to Network

Have business in or near Los Angeles? Hosting business meetings at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel is easy and will give your group access to all the convenience and excitement of the Burbank area.

If you’re attending a meeting at our hotel, you’ll have the finest tools and amenities at your fingertips.

Business Meetings in Burbank

Business Meetings at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport HotelBurbank is a natural hub for conducting business in and around LA. Only 12 miles from downtown Los Angeles and home of the Burbank Convention Center, the area has the perfect mix of business and entertainment to make your meeting a success.

The Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel offers easy access to the glitz of Hollywood and provides ample leisure amenities right at the hotel for those who want to enjoy the resort-style pools, tech-savvy cocktail bar, and fitness center.

Host a Meeting or Come Alone for Business

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel is right next to the Hollywood Burbank Airport, so it couldn’t be simpler to get to your lodgings after a day of travel. Host your next meeting in one of our boardrooms or use the grand facilities of the adjacent Burbank Convention Center for larger groups.

With audio-visual equipment, top-notch catering, and a professional meeting planning staff to serve you, your business meeting is assured success.

The Universal Studios Hollywood Experience

Universal Studios Hollywood is one of the top destinations in California for its fun parks and attractions that give you the chance to experience some of your favorite movies and themes in real-time. Their Legendary Studio Tour gives you a view into how blockbuster movies are made. Video host Jimmy Fallon gives you the hilarious background through the 13 historic blocks that were built in consultation by the famous Steven Spielberg. 

The Magic of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios HollywoodNo Universal Studios Hollywood visit is complete without visiting The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Dive into the magical world of the famed books and movies by touring Hogwarts castle and its grounds with Harry Potter as you join him on his forbidden journey. Pick up some knew robes at the Shops of Hogsmeade. Tired after a long day of exploring? Sit down for some authentic Potter fare and Butterbeer at the Three Broomsticks or Hog’s Head Pub. You’ll leave this experience feeling just a little bit witchy.

Fun for All Ages Including the Little Ones

Famous for its immersive style attractions, there’s an experience waiting for visitors of any age. The Transformer: The Ride-3D uses 3D HD media and flight stimulation technology to place you in the middle of an epic battle where you will meet Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron and over 13 other Autobots and you join them in saving the world. For a more comedic experience, join the mischievous minions in Despicable Me Minion Mayhem on an inspiring 3D ride as you’re recruited to yet another of Gru’s missions. End the successful journey with a Minion Dance Party!

After a heartwarming and exciting day at the Universal Studios Hollywood we invite you to rest with us at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel. Explore our Hotel Universal Studios Package and start planning your magical journey today!