Venue and Accommodations

BTAS 2018 will be held in The Torrance Marriott, Redondo Beach, close to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach offers a great combination of style, comfort and value in a beautiful suburban setting only two miles from the famous Redondo Beach Pier and ten miles from Los Angeles International Airport.

The Torrance Marriott sits in a safe, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood, minutes from the beach. Redondo and Torrance Beaches have endless options for activities and places to dine.

Del Amo Fashion Center, the fifth largest Fashion Center in the US, is located in close proximity to the hotel. Del Amo Fashion Center’s outdoor promenade is packed with great local and national restaurants, such as Great Maple, Frida’s, Ra Sushi and Lazy Dog Café, and fantastic entertainment options, such as AMC Theatres.

Conference guests will receive a discounted rate of $159/night (exclusive of 12% tax). There is no cost for WiFi if you are a Marriott Awards member.  Otherwise, WiFi is an additional $5/night. For reservations, please call 800-228-9290 or 310-316-3636. To receive the discounted rate, please mention that you are attending the BTAS 2018 conference.


The Torrance Marriott, Redondo Beach is conveniently located ten miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and 17 miles from the Long Beach Airport (LGB). Both are easy to access at a moderate price.

Taxi fare (LAX): $30 one way
Shuttle Service (LAX): $16 one way
Taxi Fare (LGB): $35 one way

A Hertz car rental desk is also located in the hotel for your convenience. Parking at the hotel is $15 for conference attendees. 


The Redondo Beach and Torrance areas offer a good variety of restaurants and fast-foods for lunches and dinners during the conference. Here attached a list of locations within walking distance to the BTAS 2018 conference.