May 1, 2007 - IGN's proper E3 invitations have started to trickle in, and we now have the layout for the event. We knew it was moving from the LA Convention Center to Santa Monica, and now we have the exact location: The Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Air Center.
Barker HangarA map of the event shows there will only be two sizes of booths -- 20x20 foot booths for the twelve biggest publishers, and smaller meeting rooms for everyone else. Electronic Arts' 20 square feet will be quite a bit smaller than its gigantic 360-degree video projection room at last year's E3.
The twelve publishers with larger booths are:
There are 96 more meeting rooms, but only 30 of them are currently reserved. The hangar itself is just that: a giant airplane hangar used for events and conventions.