Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Roberta Greene 646-918-6008

BizBash's Venue Issue: "Bible for Los Angeles Event Producers" Features 1,273 Sites in Los Angeles and Southern California

An Essential Tool for Event Planners Organizing More than 80,000 Events Held Annually in Los Angeles

Plus Artisanal Quaffs Replace Afternoon Tea


Los Angeles, California - September 14, 2007 - The September/October 2007 issue of BizBash Los Angeles, 160 fact-filled pages, features what every event planner needs to know about 1,273 spaces of every size, shape, and location in LA and Southern California.

According to BizBash CEO and founder David Adler,  “With the BizBash Los Angeles Venue Issue, we are responding to an overwhelming need for an unbiased annual guide to the ‘best of the best' settings along with special news features that are of interest to our audience.”

Adler continued, “With more than $3.8 billion spent on events in LA and Southern California each year, deciding which venue to choose is big business and this guide provides the information you want in the format you need."

The issue spotlights Los Angeles, Orange County, Palm Springs, Santa Barbara and San Diego.

The September/October issue also features:

  • Stealing Beauty – the ongoing problem of planners and vendors swiping ideas from each other and the ramifications involved
  • Contract Sports – the most thorough guide for any planner signing a contract for a venue
  • How corporate jobs are changing, new ideas for company holiday parties, welcome gifts for out-of-towners, the best new rentals, and hundreds of other useful tips
  • The buzz behind LA’s most vibrant neighborhoods – and their hippest sites
  • LA’s Downtown Lowdown: Is Downtown LA really attracting events?
  • Showing off San Diego’s colorful heritage – or heading south to the source
  • The inside scoop behind LA movie premieres including Evan Almighty, Harry Potter, The Simpsons Movie and Ocean’s 13
  • Behind-the-scenes at events for the American Ballet Theatre, the BET Awards, Bumble & Bumble, Comedy Central, the Fragrance Foundation, Land Rover, and more
  • Business entertaining – Southern California’s hottest spots
  • The San Fernando Valley:  A new events center
  • Under-the-radar venues for insiders only
  • Innovative ideas honored at BizBash 1st Los Angeles Event Style Awards
  • How to include gambling at an event - legally
  • Why Tony Blair will be the next biggest speaker on the circuit
  • How event planners stay organized
  • Where to rent video games for groups
  • The latest in seat cushions for events

BizBash ( is the most-visited Web site in the world for professional event planners, producers, and suppliers, with an average of 300,000 unique visits monthly.

According to Adler, “BizBash is where planners go to satisfy their hunger for ideas.  Our products provide planners with a backstage pass to see how others are orchestrating events.  They are able to peek over the fence to see everything from strategy to décor and from invitation concepts to after-event follow-up.  Our stars are not the celebrities who attended the event.  We focus on the corporate and association and nonprofit planners and the reasons an event was or was not successful.”

About BizBash
Since its founding in 2000, BizBash Media has become the industry’s leading source for inspiration, smart marketing strategies, and useful tools, helping to revolutionize how the event professionals get ideas and connect with each other.  The company publishes magazines and Web sites and produces trade shows for the event industry in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Florida and Washington, D.C.

BizBash Media is located at 21 W. 38th Street, New York, NY  10018, 646-638-3600 t.; and its West Coast Bureau offices are at 8721 Sunset Blvd., Suite P7, West Hollywood, CA  90069, t. 310-659-9510.


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