The biggest gaming convention in the U.S. comes back to the Los Angeles Convention Center. It's industry-only, but I highly recommend trying to bluff your way in. Best conference ever.
Added by waxpancake on April 26, 2004
If anyone seriously wants to go and needs help bluffing their way in, I *may* be able to help you. It depends on a suite of factors that may or may not be under my control, but it's a show worth going to some trouble over. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.