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Venue Information
Pasadena Convention Center

Pasadena Convention Center
300 East Green St
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 795-9311

About the Pasadena Convention Center
Located twelve miles from downtown Los Angeles, The Pasadena Convention Center features state-of-the art design, LEED® Gold Certification, and is located within walking distance from Old Pasadena.

Hotel Information

For Pacific Media Expo 2015 we have two official hotels: the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel and The Westin Pasadena.

**Updated - 8/14/2015** There are currently only four (4) remaining rooms in The Westin Pasadena room block. Reserve your rooms now before they run out!

Public Transportation

Save Gas! Travel by Rail or Bus

As with any trip, plan ahead! For traveling within Los Angeles County, use the Metro Trip Planner or Google Maps as a guide. If traveling from Northern California, San Diego County or anywhere in-between, please consider using Amtrak or Greyhound. Listed below are many of the transit services available within the Greater Los Angeles County. The Complete Rider's Guide applies to all Metro bus and rail services.

Driving Directions

Planning to drive to Pacific Media Expo?

Flying to PMX

Are you planning to come to PMX by plane? The nearest airport to the PMX 2015 site is Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) which features a variety of daily flights from around the country. The Pasadena Sheraton and Westin Pasadena Hotel both have shuttle service through SuperShuttle (see website for latest pricing). If you are flying into Los Angeles Airport (LAX), shuttle service is available to the Sheraton by Prime Time Shuttle (see website for latest pricing) and the Westin Pasadena Hotel by SuperShuttle.

Would you prefer to take public transportation instead of a shuttle? Please see below!

Nearby Eateries
Dining Options within One Mile of Pacific Media Expo
There are many options for dining or snacks within walking distance of the Pasadena Convention Center. This guide is just a small sample of the many places to get food within one mile of the Pasadena Convention Center. Looking for helpful reviews or maybe dining options not listed? Please try this search string on

Nearby Money

While it is advisable to obtain cash before arriving at Pacific Media Expo, we know that sometimes you will need to withdraw some more. Here is a list of nearby ATMs, all within a one mile radius.

Nearby Parking

Limited street parking is available near the convention center and is typically limited to two hours from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Please do not park on the street overnight. According to the City of Pasadena website, "There is no street parking allowed in Pasadena between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. except where posted otherwise."

Parking at the Pasadena Convention Center is available with entrances on Marengo Avenue (West) and Euclid Avenue (East) for $10.00 up to 16 hours or $15.00 for a full day with in-and-out privileges.

Tipping Guide

Will you be staying with one of our partner hotels for PMX? Please feel free use this handy guide for tipping at the event. Convention time is a very busy time for hotel and the surrounding area staff, and they are all working very hard to make your stay enjoyable. While tipping is never required it is considered an excellent way to show gratitude for the services provided.



Registration Update!
PMX Registration has moved to Magnolia (from Redwood). Both are in the conference level of the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel. (09.03.15)

Program Schedule
The final version of the PMX 2015 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2015 click here. (09.03.15)

Know Before You Go
PMX will be this Saturday. All our 2015 policies can be found here. (08.30.15)

Fashion Programming
A complete listing of all our PMX Fashion events for 2015 can be found here. The lineup for our 2015 Fashion Show can be found here. (08.30.15)

Program Guide!
The 2015 Program Guide is now available. Download your copy here! (08.27.15)

Jin Fan Events
Jin (behindinfinity) tickets for fan events are now available! (08.27.15)

Fashion Night Market
Closet bursting? Canít close your drawers? Sock overload? Then come clear out your closet at the PMX Fashion Night MarketĖa Swap Meet specifically for your surplus fashion items! More details can be found here. (08.27.15)

Panel Descriptions
Fan and industry panel descriptions for PMX 2015 are now available here. (08.26.15)

Program Schedule
A second draft of the PMX 2015 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2015 click here. (08.26.15)

Mahjong Nights
Want to learn to play mahjong? Stop in, learn and play with us at PMX Presents: Mahjong Nights! (08.25.15)

Femme Fatale VIP's
Online sales for Femme Fatale VIP Passes will begin at 8:15 p.m. PDT on Wed., Aug. 19. (08.16.15)

Vocaloid Tickets
Tickets for the Fan Made Vocaloid concert are now available! (08.16.15)

Swap Meet
Swap Meet table sales open at 8:00 p.m., Saturday August 15. Click here for details. (8.15.15)

Fashion Night Market
Closet bursting? Canít close your drawers? Sock overload? Then come clear out your closet at the PMX Fashion Night MarketĖa Swap Meet specifically for your surplus fashion items! More details can be found here. (08.15.15)

Help Wanted
Would you like to attend PMX with little or no charge? With a little work we can make that happen! PMX is seeking qualified individuals to volunteer. Please see pages for details. (08.12.15)

Martial Arts
PMX is pleased to announce three martial arts workshops for Saturday Sept. 5: Kajukenbo, Fight Choreography and Filipino Boxing. (08.11.15)

Industry/Press Reg
Registration for Industry and Press is now open. (08.10.15)

Preliminary Schedule
The first draft of the PMX 2015 Program Schedule is now available. Check out schedule updates for 2015. (08.10.15)

Kigurumi Pajama Party
Back by popular demand. The Kigurumi Pajama Party returns for PMX 2015. (08.05.15)

Hotel Update
Rooms at The Westin Pasadena are still available! Rooms starting at $149 are available clicking here. (08.04.15)

Fashion Update
We are excited to announce the return of Baby, the Stars Shine Bright and Alice and the Pirates to PMX! They will be participating in our 2015 PMX Fashion Show and will have merchandise available in our Boutique. More details can be found here. (08.04.15)

Vocaloid Concert
By popular demand, Vocaloid divas Hatsune Miku, Gumi, and Yuzuki Yukari return in an unofficial concert at PMX! (07.28.15)

CosFest Registration is up! We have created a new web site dedicated to our various cosplay events and contests. Please check it here (07.23.15)

Pro-Reg Policies Up
The press and industry policies and FAQs are now available. Professional (industry and press) registration will be opening soon. (07.22.15)

Voice of Rabi~en~Rose
PMX is pleased to announce voice actress Kyoko Hikami as our Anime Guest for PMX 2015. (07.09.15)

Cosplay Guest
PMX is proud to announce that we will have a Featured Cosplay Guest: Jin (behindinfinity) at PMX 2015! (07.02.15)

Femme Fatale at PMX
PMX welcomes Visual Kei band Femme Fatale as our 2015 music guest of honor. (07.01.15)

Gekko Shojo Illustrator
PMX is proud to announce our 2015 Fashion Guest of Honor, Kira Imai. This will be her first appearance at PMX. (06.25.15)

Lorina Liddell
PMX welcomes the Japanese clothing shop, Lorina Liddell, known for carrying Sheglit, EXCENTRIQUE, Morun ◊ Muuna Stoik, and more to our 2015 Fashion Show & Boutique. (06.14.15)

AMV Contest 2015
PMX is pleased to announce the return of our Anime Music Video Contest. See the AMV page for more information on rules and how to participate. (06.01.15)

Panel Reg is Open!
Are you interested in presenting a Panel or Workshop at PMX? Click here for more information. (05.28.15)

Exhibits Update
Exhibitor Information is now available. The Exhibits tab has also been updated with additional information regarding Exhibit Hall. (05.20.15)

Sheraton Hotel
The PMX room block at the Sheraton Pasadena Hotel is now open. For room rates and other details please click here. (05.09.15)

Plan Your Trip
The PMX 2015 Location Page has been updated with for our new location. Also, hotel information is now available. (05.04.15)

Registration Open
Online pre-registration is now open! Full badges are $45 until June 5th. (04.02.15)

Coming Soon
Stay tuned to this webpage. PMX is all set to start making announcements. (03.31.15)

Save the (NEW) Date!
PMX HAS MOVED to Labor Day Weekend and the Pasadena Convention Center for 2015. Mark your calendars for September 5-7, 2015. (03.31.15)

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