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Welcome to historic Downey, California
Home of the 2024 MBE Connect Summit

We are thrilled to host this year’s prestigious event at the SoCalGas Energy Resource Center, home to the [H2] Innovation Experience. As you embark on your summit experience, we invite you to explore all that Downey and the surrounding communities offer; from their rich cultural heritage to the many modern amenities and welcoming atmosphere. The area’s vast and diverse attractions await you, ensuring that your time here will be productive and filled with memorable moments. Enjoy the 2024 MBE Connect Summit, and be sure to make the most of your stay in Downey.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the event taking place?

This year's event will be hosted at the SoCalGas Energy Resource Center in Downey, California. 

What airports should I fly into?

We recommend flying into either of the two airports listed below: 
Long Beach Airport (LBG) - Map to Venue
Los Angeles International (LAX) - Map to Venue

Where should I book my lodging?

We recommend staying at the Embassy Suites by Hilton or at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott. Both hotels are located within walking distance of the SoCalGas Energy Resouce Center. When booking lodging, please double-check your hotel location to make sure you are in Downey, California. 

If you call to make your reservation, please reference DOE MBE Summit.

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