Business and Tourism

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce-Angels Baseball Luncheon Featuring Huston Street and Joe Smith

Featuring Angels Pitchers Huston Street & Joe Smith The Los Angeles Angels joins forces with the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the 2016 baseball season, and you are invited to an exclusive luncheon on April 26 inside the Diamond Club at Angel Stadium. Join select Angel players, coaches, and executive personnel for a luncheon linking the Anaheim business community to the team ...

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WonderCon Returning To Anaheim In 2017

WonderCon moved to Los Angeles from Anaheim for this year’s show, but that that the result of scheduling availability and it was always anticipated WonderCon would return to Anaheim in 2017. A March 23 story in the LA Business Journal makes it official (I guess) (H/T to TheLiberalOC.com). The LABJ story highlights the value of WonderCon, which is owned by ...

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2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships Coming To Anaheim

2017 P&G GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS COMING TO ANAHEIM The Country’s Best Gymnasts to Compete for Coveted National Championship Crown Next Summer at Honda Center ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 8, 2016) – USA Gymnastics, Honda Center and Visit Anaheim announced today that the 2017 P&G Gymnastics Championships, the national championships for men’s and women’s gymnastics, will be held in the city of Anaheim for the ...

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Visit Anaheim Introduces “Sports Anaheim”

VISIT ANAHEIM INTRODUCES SPORTS ANAHEIM  The Newly Formed Division of Visit Anaheim Set to Attract and Host Amateur Sporting Events  Visit Anaheim, the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Anaheim and Garden Grove, today announced the formation of Sports Anaheim. The group’s mission is to strengthen and promote the destination’s sports culture by attracting diverse sporting events to Anaheim and Orange County. ...

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Public Invited to Learn More the Anaheim Streetcar

Public Invited to Learn More the Anaheim Streetcar ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 4, 2016) – The city of Anaheim invites the community to an information meeting to learn more about the proposed Anaheim Rapid Connection streetcar project. The meeting is set for Thursday, March 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, or ARTIC, at 2626 ...

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Hotel Incentive Policy Attracts Another Luxury Hotel To Anaheim Resort Area

Good Hope International will utilize the Hotel Incentive Policy passed by the Anaheim City Council majority (Kris Murray, Lucille Kring, Jordan Brandman) earlier this summer to build a 580-room luxury hotel across Harbor Boulevard from Disneyland on the site of the venerable Anaheim Plaza Hotel and Suites. The 8.8 acres site will be scraped to make way for a four diamond ...

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A-Town Project Could Be Underway By End Of 2015

The OC Register reports that the long-dormant A-Town project may finally get underway by the end of this year: Construction of a 43-acre residential-and-retail development known as A-Town may get underway by the end of the year, with new plans for the long-delayed project going before the Anaheim City Council as early as October. The developer, Lennar Corp., plans on ...

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Disneyland “Star Wars Land” Construction To Start In 2016

Under the terms of the development agreement approved by the Anaheim City Council on July 7, Disney had to begin construction of what was later revealed to be “Star Wars Land” by the end of 2017. Otherwise, it would forfeit the de facto 30-year entertainment tax ban that was part of the agreement. Today, Disney announced it would begin construction of ...

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Visit Anaheim To Air Its First-Ever Broadcast TV Commercial Promoting Anaheim

Visit Anaheim (formerly known as the Anaheim/OC Visitor & Convention Bureau – is set to air it’s first-ever broadcast television commercial, promoting Anaheim nationwide as a destination: The vibrant, fast-paced 30-second commercial dares viewers to imagine what they can do while visiting Anaheim. The commercial is set to air nationally on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) during the 2015 National Pro Grid ...

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UPDATED: 4-Diamond-Rated JW Marriott Coming To GardenWalk

[Updated at the end with today’s OC Register editorial about the JW Marriott announcement.] Several weeks ago, the OC Register published an editorial mocking the Anaheim TOT tax rebate agreement intended to facilitate the building of two luxury hotels at the GardenWalk: “Tax Giveaway Can’t Lure Hotel To Anaheim GardenWalk.” The editorial was notable for the intellectual dishonesty of ignoring the ...

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