Hotel at L.A. LIVE Near Los Angeles Convention Center Is Site of Economic Trade Forum With China’s Ministry of Commerce

The Vice President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, joined United States Vice President, Joe Biden at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE for the final stop of his U.S. tour. The hotel near the Los Angeles Convention Center was host to the U.S.-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Forum with 1,100 delegates from both countries to discuss trade relations. During the forum, DreamWorks Animation signed a $330 million joint venture with Chinese partners to form Oriental DreamWorks.

The visit included a lunch in the Plaza meeting rooms with VIP’s including both Vice Presidents, California Governor Jerry Brown, past-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the governors from Montana, Vermont, Illinois and Hawaii, among others.

The JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE Hotel welcomed the important Chinese guests with translated welcome letters, China Daily newspapers and associates learned simple Chinese greetings. For the Chinese delegation attending the forum a specially crafted menu was served at the hotel’s restaurant WP24.

To top off Vice President Xi’s visit he attended a Los Angeles Lakers game at STAPLES Center which is adjacent to the JW Marriott. There he was greeted by AEG Executives, Magic Johnson and David Beckham.

The JW Marriott Hotel Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE is located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles and serves as the focal point of the L.A. LIVE sports, residential and entertainment district, offering sophisticated travelers a front seat to the emerging world-class entertainment, sports and dining development, along with the approachable luxury for which the brand has long been known. With its 878 well-appointed guest rooms, nine treatment room spa, full service fitness center and outdoor pool, diverse dining options, including celebrity chef Kerry Simon’s LA Market and 100,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE has become a vibrant center of life in the city. For additional information on the hotel, please call 213.765.8600 or visit www.lalivemarriott.com.

L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports, residential and entertainment district is the region’s most active ‘live content and event campus. With fifteen world-class restaurants along with venues such as STAPLES Center, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, the Conga Room, Club Nokia, the GRAMMY Museum, Lucky Strike Lanes and Lounge and Regal Cinema L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theatre, The Ritz-Carlton Los Angeles and JW Marriott L.A. LIVE hotels, L.A. LIVE showcases more events, award shows, sporting competitions, concerts and hospitality options than any other destination in the world. Visit L.A. LIVE today at www.lalive.com.

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