E3 2013 attendance hits 48,200

Entertainment Software Association reveals attendance figure for this year's show, says hotel spending brought in $40 million for Los Angeles.


48,200 industry professionals, analysts, journalists, and retailers from 102 countries attended E3 2013, event owner and organizer the Entertainment Software Association has announced.

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This is up from 45,700 for E3 2012.

The show resulted in an approximated 28,000 hotel room nights, generating about $40,000,000 for the host city of Los Angeles.

E3 2014 will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 10-12, 2014.

E3 will remain in Los Angeles through at least 2015. The annual gaming gala has been held in Los Angeles for 16 of its 18 years of existence. Other host cities have included Santa Monica, California (2007), and Atlanta, Georgia (1997).

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