When is O You!?
O You! will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2012, in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center at L.A. Live.
What is the event attire?
This is a day dedicated to you, so dress to feel your best!
Attendees are encouraged to dress casually and wear comfortable shoes—there is a lot of ground to cover!
How much does it cost to park at the event?
O You! will be held in the South Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The parking lot for the South Hall is gated and has an attendant on duty during the event hours. Parking in this lot costs up to $15 for an all-day pass. Please note that this parking lot does not allow re-entry; once you have left the lot, a fee will be required to re-enter.
How do I get there?
For directions to the Los Angeles Convention Center, please visit Oprah.com/omagazine/Plan-Your-Trip-to-O-You. For more information about getting to the Los Angeles Convention Center, please visit http://www.lacclink.com/lacclink/maps_directions.aspx.
What time should I arrive at the event?
Doors open at 7:30 a.m. PST for check-in. Opening remarks will begin promptly at 9 a.m. PST. All seating is general admission and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Is early event check-in available?
No, all attendees will be allowed to check-in starting at 7:30 a.m. PST.
What if my ticket is lost or stolen?
The customer service area at O You! will be able to reprint lost or stolen ticket(s) on site; however, we encourage you to bring your ticket print-out so that your entry will be quick and easy and you can make the most of your time upon entering the event.
What if I am late?
With great speakers and activities, you won't want to miss any part of the day! However, if you are late, we will happily point you in the right direction upon your arrival.
Will I be able to come back into the event once I've left?
Yes, attendees will be able exit and re-enter the venue. For security purposes, all attendees will be asked to walk through a screening device and be subject to a bag check upon entering or re-entering the venue. Please note that there is no re-entry allowed in the parking lots. If you drive out of the parking lot, you will be required to pay the fee again.
Will there be a coat/bag check?
Are cameras allowed?
Cameras are permitted, however, no camcorders or tripods of any kind will be permitted at the event. We will be screening bags upon entry, and camcorders will be taken to the coat/bag check. Please avoid having these items in your possession upon entering the venue.
Are cell phones allowed?
Yes, but we ask that you please turn them to vibrate or silent so as not to interfere with the event. We also ask that you do not use your cell phone as a video recording device.
Will the event be handicap accessible?
Yes, all event spaces have wheelchair access. Wheelchairs can be rented directly through Pico Medical prior to arriving: http://www.picomedical.com/rent.htm
Wheelchairs can be picked up or delivered. When delivered to the LACC, they will be available at the first-aid office located in the Main Lobby. For inquiries regarding accommodations for the visual or hearing impaired, please contact Customer Service.
Can I bring my baby/child or pet with me to the event?
No one under the age of 18 is permitted to attend the event. With the exception of services dogs/animals, no pets will be permitted in the venue.
Are there facilities for lactation?
Yes, private family restrooms are available at the venue for lactation. Attendees can also visit the on-site Information Booth for directions to the closest lactation facility.
Are there gift bags?
All attendees will receive a custom-designed O You! tote bag, which includes the current issue of O, The Oprah Magazine and gifts from our sponsors.
Will food be available?
Yes, lunch is included in your ticket price. Breakfast and other concessions will also be available for purchase throughout the day.
Can I meet or get autographs from the O experts and guest speakers?
O You! is designed to be intimate and to encourage interaction. Attendees will be able to visit with experts/speakers during designated book-signing times.
Can I bring a card/gift for the O experts or guest speakers?
Unfortunately, cards and gifts cannot be accepted by the experts/speakers.
I'm traveling to Los Angeles for this event. Where can I stay?
For lodging recommendations, attendees are encouraged to visit http://discoverlosangeles.com/
Are there other things to do while I'm in Los Angeles?
Special discounts will be available for O You! attendees. Be sure to check back on July 10 for more tips, deals and attractions in L.A.!
For more information about places to visit, things to do and sites to see while in Los Angeles, please visit the Convention & Visitors Bureau at http://discoverlosangeles.com/
Will there be an O You! event in other cities?
Our plans are currently limited to the 2012 event in Los Angeles.
When can I purchase tickets for O You! 2012?
Tickets will go on sale online on July 10, 2012, at 9 a.m. PST, 12 p.m. EST. Beginning on this date, please visit Oprah.com/oyou to purchase tickets.
How much do tickets cost?
Tickets for O You! are $150 each (plus tax and service charges).
What do I get for my ticket?
The $150 O You! ticket includes access to the full-day event, featuring O experts and time for sponsor activities as well as a complimentary lunch, an exclusive O You! journal and a limited-edition tote bag filled with products from our sponsors and the latest issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.
How many people can I register at a time?
Up to eight (8) tickets may be purchased at a time with a single method of payment (one purchaser). All attendees must have their printed ticket(s) for entry to the event. If purchasing for others, please be sure they have the ticket printout prior to entering the venue.
Can I use multiple promotion codes when purchasing tickets?
Ticket promotion codes cannot be combined. Only one (1) promotion code will be allowed per transaction.
If we don't register together, can we still attend the same workshops?
Workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Since they fill up quickly, attendees are encouraged to create their schedules together during the online registration process. We cannot guarantee seating for attendees who have not signed up for that workshop. For more information about workshops and registration, please check back on July 10, 2012.
Is there an age restriction for attending this event?
Yes, no one under the age of 18 may attend or register for O You!
Can men attend?
Can I cancel my ticket/registration if I have already paid?
Yes, we will refund the cost of your registration, less a $25 processing fee, for requests made by 5 p.m. EST on Friday, September 28, 2012.
Can I purchase tickets on site?
Due to high demand for this event, tickets typically sell out prior to event day. We encourage those interested in attending to purchase their tickets as soon as possible. In the rare event that tickets are still available on event day, they will be offered for sale at the venue.
General Sessions & Workshops:
How long is each session/workshop?
Each of your two (2) selected workshops will run 45 minutes. Between workshops, attendees will have "You! Time" breaks for sponsor activities.
Are there assigned seats in the workshops?
All seating is general admission and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Are the workshops interactive?
Yes, all workshops will involve audience interaction; however, the level of interactivity will vary depending on the workshop topic and the speaker.
How many people are in each workshop?
Each workshop seats up to 3,800 attendees. The opening and closing sessions will accommodate all attendees (approximately 5,500).
Do I have to select the workshops when purchasing my ticket?
Yes, you will need to make your workshop selections in order to complete the ticket purchasing process. Workshop information will be made available by June 10, 2012.
Can I change my workshop choices after I've purchased my ticket?
No, workshop selections are final once your ticket has been purchased/confirmed.
If I register for a workshop but change my mind at the event, can I switch?
No, all workshop selections must be made prior to the event day.