Function Space


If your company would like to hold or conduct a meeting or social function while in Los Angeles, you must be a contracted exhibitor and arrangements must be made through the AANS Meetings Department. To request space for a meeting or social event in Los Angeles, please complete and submit the Request for Function Space form. A request form will need to be submitted for each meeting or event your company wants to schedule.

Function space is not available at the convention center. expo suites will be available on the Exhibit Floor. Please contact Kim Schrader, AANS exhibits manager, at for more information on expo suites.

Ancillary meeting space is available only at the venues and hotels where AANS has contracted space. The AANS must approve all meetings held during the 2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting even if it is held at an alternate hotel. Once approved, the group will be able to work directly with the requested hotel. All meeting space requests at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, the AANS Headquarter Hotel will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and room assignments will be confirmed at a later date. Fees may apply.

The deadline for receipt of your Request for Function Space form is Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Requests received after Jan. 6, 2017 will be on a space available basis. Direct all questions to Sue Christiansen at or 847.378.0536.

The AANS prohibits the scheduling of events at times that conflict with the Scientific Program or any official AANS social function. Below is a list of the dates and times available for affiliate functions:

Friday, April 21, 2017: After 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 22, 2017: All Day

Sunday, April 23, 2017: Prior to 4:45 p.m.

Monday, April 24, 2017: Prior to 7 a.m./After 6 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017: Prior to 7 a.m./After 6 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017: Prior to 7 a.m./After 5 p.m.

For more information or questions, contact Sue Christiansen, meetings coordinator, at or 847.378.0536.