The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is a convention center located in Long Beach, California. Conference centre redirects here For the conference facility in Salt Lake City Utah that is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Long Beach is a city located in southern California, USA, on the Pacific coast It was built on the site of the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium beginning in 1962. Year 1962 ( MCMLXII) was a Common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The primary venues of the complex include:
The Long Beach Arena was the first building to be completed in the complex. Capacities are as follows: 11,200 for hockey, 13,609 for basketball, and either 4,550, 9,200 or 13,500 for concerts depending on the seating chart
It was home to the former Long Beach Ice Dogs team, which played professional ice hockey in the ECHL. Ice hockey, often referred to simply as hockey, is a team Sport played on Ice. Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m A concert is a live Performance, usually of Music, before an Audience. Suspension of operations On April 20, 2007 the ECHL announced the suspension of the team's operations citing an item from the league's recent board of governors' meeting Ice hockey, often referred to simply as hockey, is a team Sport played on Ice. The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a Professional Ice hockey league based in Princeton New Jersey, with teams scattered The Ice Dogs ceased operations of the team in 2007.
The Arena has hosted various entertainment and professional and college sporting events, most notably the volleyball events of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games. This page presents the results of male and female Volleyball during the Olympic Games of Los Angeles in the summer of 1984. The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, It is also noted as a top venue for hip-hop concerts, although entertainers such as Frank Sinatra, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Metallica, Slayer and Led Zeppelin have also headlined here. Hip hop is a cultural movement which developed in New York City in the 1970s primarily among African Americans and Latinos. Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra (December 12 1915 &ndash May 14 1998 was an American singer and actor For other uses see Iron maiden. John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born December 3 1948) is a British singer Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in 1970 in Birmingham. Metallica is an American heavy metal band that formed in 1981 in. Slayer is an American Thrash metal band founded by Guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King in Led Zeppelin were
For trade shows, the arena features 46,000 square feet (4300 m²) of space, with an additional 19,000 square feet (1800 m²) of space in the lobby and 29,000 square feet (2700 m²) in the concourse. Hanging from the arena's 77 foot (23 m) high ceiling is a center-hung scoreboard with four White Way "Mega Color" Animation Screens. There is an 11 by 15 foot SACO Smartvision LED Wall located on the South end of the arena.
Along the exterior wall of the drum-shaped Arena is "Planet Ocean", one of environmental artist Wyland's Whaling Walls, which was dedicated on July 9, 1992. Robert Wyland (born 1956 in Detroit Michigan) known simply as Wyland, is an artist best known for painting large outdoor Murals of Whales This is the list of Whaling Walls, large outdoor murals of whales and other sea life that have been completed by the artist Wyland. Events 455 - Roman military commander Avitus is proclaimed Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) At 116,000 square feet (11,000 m²), it is the world's largest mural (according to the Guinness Book of Records). A mural is a Painting on a wall ceiling or other large permanent surface Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records (and in previous U The mural depicts migratory gray whales and other aquatic life that can be found in the waters off Long Beach. The Gray Whale or Grey Whale ( Eschrichtius robustus) is a Whale that travels between feeding and breeding grounds yearly An aquatic ecosystem is an Ecosystem located in water bodies.
Long Beach Arena was the site of the first National Hockey League game involving an expansion team, as the Los Angeles Kings and the Philadelphia Flyers, both expansion teams, played on October 14, 1967. The National Hockey League ( NHL) is a professional Ice hockey league composed of 30 teams in North America The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles California. The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional Ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Events 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings - In England on Senlac Hill seven miles from Hastings, the forces Year 1967 ( MCMLXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. The Kings won, 4–2. The Kings played in Long Beach for the first half of their expansion season while the Forum was being completed. The Forum, known for a time as the Great Western Forum, is an indoor arena in Inglewood California, a suburb of Los Angeles.
The arena was also one of the sites of the 1986 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Rounds of 64 and 32. Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) The NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship is a single elimination Tournament held each spring featuring 65 College basketball teams in the The teams which played at Long Beach Arena included Maryland, Pepperdine & UNLV. Maryland's Len Bias played his final collegiate game at the Long Beach Arena on March 14, 1986 in a loss to UNLV in the Round of 32. The Arena was also the site of the Big West Conference men's basketball tournament from 1989 to 1993. The Big West Conference ( BWC) is an NCAA -affiliated Division I major college athletic conference that formerly sponsored Division I-A (now known as Division I FBS Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar)
Three exhibition halls feature a total 224,000 square feet (21,000 m²) of space. Separately or combined, the exhibition halls can seat up to 14,899 for events.
There are two theaters: the 3,051 seat Terrace Theater and the adjoining 825 seat Center Theater
There are two ballrooms: the 20,456 square foot (1900 m²) Grand Ballroom (seating up to 2,100) and the 13,200 square foot (1300 m²) Promenade Ballroom (seating up to 1,400) plus 34 meeting rooms totalling 82,823 square feet (7695 m²). The Terrace Theater is a full theatrical and performance venue located in Long Beach California.
The Long Beach Arena has been used to record part or all of several live concert albums and videos, including:
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