Entertainment Conference 2016 / Hollywood Without Borders: The Global Entertainment Industry

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Name: Entertainment Conference 2016 / Hollywood Without Borders: The Global Entertainment Industry
Date: November 30, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM PST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Registration to this event has been closed as this event has sold out.

Work is underway planning for the fifth annual State of the Entertainment Industry Conference, presented by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Variety. The conference is the pre-eminent local forum that focuses on the importance of the Entertainment Industry to California and steps that need to be taken to keep it healthy.

The conference will be held at Loews Hollywood Hotel on Wednesday, November 30th. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the sessions running from 9:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The conference includes breakfast and lunch. Co-chairs are Sharon Keyser, Senior VP, Real Estate, Government & Community Relations for Paramount Pictures, and Doug Troy, COO/CFO of Trailer Park. Producer Vin Di Bona will once again Emcee the conference.

The theme selected for the 2016 conference is “Hollywood Without Borders”. It will again feature messages from public officials and industry experts. Amy Lemisch of the California Film Commission will provide an update on the California film tax credits program. Zach Katz of BMG US will be offering a spotlight on the Music industry. Ted Sarandos of Netflix will be recognized with the 2016 Commitment to California Award.

This year, a special panel discussion will hone in on the topic “Hollywood Without Borders – the Global Entertainment Industry”. The panel is expected to discuss why films and TV shows must play well in an increasing number of global markets to achieve real success. They will also discuss which new markets are representing the best growth opportunities and which non-scripted formats and scripted series are gaining traction around the world.

Panelists on "Global Hollywood" include Brent Montgomery, Chief Executive Officer of ITV America; Sarah Goldberg, Chief Creative Officer of Skydance Productions; Michael Grindon, President of Worldwide Television Distribution, Legendary Entertainment.

Sponsors to date include Variety as the presenting sponsor, with the Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building as the platinum level sponsor.
Breakfast-level sponsors include Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Loews Hollywood Hotel, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Trailer Park, and Vin Di Bona Productions / FishBowl Worldwide Media.

Gold-level sponsors include Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Entertainment Union Coalition, FilmL.A., Inc., First Entertainment Credit Union, Harman Press, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hudson Media Properties, Meruelo Media, and Skydance Media.

Silver-level sponsors include APM Music, AT&T, Capitol Music Group, Emerson College Los Angeles, Gensler, Hilton Los Angeles / Universal City, Hollywood American Legion Post #43, Comcast | NBCUniversal, Occidental Entertainment Group Holdings, Paramount Contractors & Developers, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, SAG-AFTRA, W Hollywood Hotel & Residences, and The Walt Disney Company.

Additional supporters include Mole Richardson and NewFilmmakers Los Angeles.

Anyone interested in being a sponsor should contact Kaylee Kiecker at kaylee@hollywoodchamber.net.
Early bird admission is $99 before November 28th for members. $125 for non-members. Loews Hollywood Hotel is located at 1755 N. Highland Ave. Valet parking is $20 and $15 self-parking.

To register online or for more information, please visit http://www.hollywoodchamber.net/conference

About the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
For more than 95 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Fariba Kalantari, DDS, is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2016-17, and Leron Gubler is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. For more information please visit www.hollywoodchamber.net.

Loews Hollywood Hotel
1755 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood

Valet parking at Loews hotel is $20.
Self-parking at H&H is $15.
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Conference will start with networking at 8:30 a.m. followed by a packed program through 1:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Early Bird Special Rate for Members:
$99 before November
$125 afterwards 

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