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    The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is a video game industry trade show held annually since 1995. It is usually held in the late spring or early summer in Los Angeles, California.

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    Overview

    The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is considered the most important event in the gaming industry each year. It has undergone many changes in recent years, but continues to be a meeting place for the industry's publishers, developers, retailers, and press. E3 is a trade show, meaning that it is not open to the general public. This changed in 2016 when the ESA introduced a public area at LA Live next door, then introduced public exhibition passes in 2017.

    Prior to the introduction of E3, the games industry used the Consumer Electronic Show as a venue for presenting upcoming products and titles. But in 1995, the Interactive Digital Software Association, the company who established the Entertainment Software Rating Board a year prior, decided it was time for the games industry to have its own massive showcase. So they rented out the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles, California, and E3 was born.

    1995

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    1996

    LACC
    LACC

    1997

    Georgia Dome
    Georgia Dome

    1998

    Georgia World Congress Center
    Georgia World Congress Center

    1999

    LACC - South Hall
    LACC - South Hall

    2000

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2001

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2002

    LACC - South Hall
    LACC - South Hall

    2003

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2004

    LACC - South Hall & Concourse Hall
    LACC - South Hall & Concourse Hall

    2005

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2006

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2007

    Barker Hangar
    Barker Hangar

    2008

    LACC - Inside West Hall
    LACC - Inside West Hall

    2009

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2010

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2011

    LACC - South Hall
    LACC - South Hall

    2012

    LACC - South Hall
    LACC - South Hall

    2013

    LACC - South Hall
    LACC - South Hall

    2014

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2015

    LACC - West Hall
    LACC - West Hall

    2016

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    2017

    LACC West Hall
    LACC West Hall

    2018

    LACC West Hall
    LACC West Hall

    2019

    LACC West Hall
    LACC West Hall

    2020

    • E3 2020 was cancelled in March 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    2021

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