Department Commission


The Los Angeles City Tourism Board of Commissioners is composed of five members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

The Board of Commissioners is responsible for: 1) advising the Mayor and City Council on tourism, marketing the City, and Convention Center business and operations; 2) directing the Executive Director and overseeing contracts with the private operator and convention and visitor's bureau; 3) advising on matters related to developing a strategic plan for tourism and hotel development; and 4) providing recommendations on rates.

Notice to City Tourism Department Industry Professionals

If you are compensated to interact with the City Tourism Department, City law may require you to register as a lobbyist and report your activity.  Any individual may qualify as a lobbyist, regardless of occupation, education, training, or professional title. A lobbyist may hold a position that includes but is not limited to attorney, CEO, consultant, government liaison, business owner, permit applicant, engineer, expediter, land developer, festival and event servicers, mobility and accommodation servicers, destination programmers, architects, entertainment managers, various real estate professionals and others.

More information is available online through the Ethics Commission’s lobbying program and publication pages.  For assistance, please contact the Ethics Commission.

The Board meets on the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 9:00am. Please refer to the meeting agendas below for information on how to attend Board meetings.

2022 Board Meetings Calendar

Meeting Agendas and Minutes