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Delta Airline's reservation discount code: NMPN3



The cut-off date for all IFSA hotel blocks have passed and our negotiated group rates are no longer available. There are still accommodations available in the area to book and we have listed these below. 

Hyatt Centric The Pike Long Beach

Phone: (562) 432-1234

285 Bay St, Long Beach, CA 90802

0.2 miles from Long Beach Convention Center


The Westin Long Beach

Phone: (562) 436-3000

333 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

0.4 miles from Long Beach Convention Center


Hilton Long Beach

Phone: (562) 983-3400

701 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90831

0.7 miles from Long Beach Convention Center


Hotel Royal

Phone: (562) 283-8755

431 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802

0.7 miles from Long Beach Convention Center


Long Beach Convention Center Travelodge

Phone: (562) 435-2471
80 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

0.7 miles from Long Beach Convention Center


WESTIN LONG BEACH (Rooms Availible at Higher Rates)



Renaissance Room Block Sold Out!

Please be aware that no third party housing service is authorized to act on behalf of either IFSA or the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel or Westin Long Beach Hotel. IFSA has secured a block of guestrooms for the Annual Conference, and neither party provides these companies with any sort of contact lists from which to solicit business. If you receive a solicitation for hotel rooms, simply hang up and notify Libby Settle, IFSA Meetings Manager, by sending a note to 

Renaissance Long Beach Hotel

111 E Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, California, USA, 90802

Phone:   (562) 437-5900

Located in the heart of Long Beach's artistic, urban community, the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel is the headquarter hotel for IFSA’s 2017 Annual Conference and EXPO.  The hotel is just minutes away from the Long Beach Convention Center, The Aquarium of the Pacific, and Long Beach's downtown bustling scene of art, culture, shopping and nightlife. The hotel's spacious, contemporary guestrooms come equipped with workstations, access to Wi-Fi, and in some suits, beautiful Long Beach city and ocean views. 


Car Rental 

AVIS Rental Car Discount

IFSA is pleased to offer a corporate discount with Avis so that attendees can take advantage of specially discounted rates.   For reservations, please visit, and use the following Avis Wordwide Discount (AWD) number:  Q031767



Long Beach Convention Center

300 E Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90820


IFSA’s 2017 EXPO will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center, which features 224,000 thousand square feet of exhibit halls and over 32 versatile meeting rooms.


Time Zone

Long Beach is Pacific Daylight Time which is GMT +6 hours.



The month of September is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 83°F to 79°F over the course of the month, exceeding 92°F or dropping below 71°F only one day in ten.



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Located in the heart of sunny Southern California, Long Beach blends urban sophistication with the relaxed atmosphere of a beach-side community. Discover unique hotels, world-class attractions like the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific and the Queen Mary, cutting-edge museums, award-winning restaurants and a thriving, multi-faceted arts and culture scene.

Whether you’re visiting Long Beach, California for business, fun or both, you’ll always find something unconventional to do. Satisfy your inner urbanite at downtown Long Beach’s vibrant waterfront scene. From eclectic neighborhoods to sandy beaches, you’ll find Long Beach to be an urban waterfront playground. Visit museums, tour a 1930s ocean liner and watch sea lions at Long Beach’s aquarium.  Enjoy live performances and cruise Naples canals. Spot dolphins at play on your way to Catalina Island. Or take a short jaunt to Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, or other Southern California attractions.

For information on things to do in Long Beach, click here.