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Join the Massage Therapy Community in Pasadena for the AMTA 2017 National Convention!

Pasadena, California is home to the historic Rose Bowl and Tournament of Roses parade, and is a cultural and foodie destination. Conveniently located near Los Angeles, Pasadena is a charming city near the glamour of Hollywood. Start planning your trip!

AMTA 2017 National Convention Location

Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101

AMTA 2017 National Convention Host Hotels

Stay in the hub of convention activity at AMTA's official host hotels. The deadline to book in AMTA's hotel block has passed, but call the hotels to confirm availability.

Recommended: Residence Inn Los Angeles/Pasadena

21 W. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA 91103

Sheraton Pasadena

303 Cordova
Pasadena, CA 91101

Hilton Pasadena

168 S. Los Robles Ave., 
Pasadena, CA 91101

Getting to Pasadena

Other Regional Airports:

It’s easy to get to and around Pasadena thanks to close, convenient transit options. Learn more about getting to Pasadena »

Related: Find Cheap Flights to AMTA National Convention

Ground Transportation

Pasadena is about 27 miles from LAX and 15 miles from Bob Hope Airport. 

LAX Flyaway

The LAX FlyAway buses offer convenient and affordable airport transfers between LAX and Union Station with no stops in between. It runs 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Learn more »

Super Shuttle

The shared-ride service is Super Shuttle’s most popular and affordable option. Book your ride in advance to share a shuttle with other travelers. The cost for a one-way trip from LAX approximately $30, and approximately $22 from Bob Hope Airport. AMTA National Convention attendees get 10% off Super Shuttle with code QTPXT.  Learn more »


At LAX, taxis can be found curbside on the LAX lower/arrival level islands in front of each terminal under the yellow sign indicating taxis. The average cost of a one-way trip is $95.

At Bob Hope Airport, taxis are located on the ground transportation islands immediately in front of the airport terminal. The average cost of a one-way trip is $50.

Rideshare Services

Riders should wait until they have their luggage and are ready for pickup to request as drivers cannot idle. The cost for these ride services vary greatly based on the service used.

LAX rideshare information »

Bob Hope Airport rideshare information »


The convention center’s subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. There are two entrances, (a) on Marengo Avenue, and (b) Euclid Avenue, both between Green Street and Cordova Street. If you are using a Mobile GPS, enter this address for the most direct route: 175 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

$13 a day for up to 16 hours; $18 a day for in-and-out privileges (subject to change).

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