What to Expect at BizBash Live: Los Angeles

Register for education sessions with top event industry experts, a networking luncheon, and entrance to the exhibit floor.

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LOS ANGELES—BizBash Live: Los Angeles, an event designed to educate and inspire meeting and event professionals, returns to the city July 24 at the California Market Center.

Sessions during the Event Innovation Forum, a single-track education conference, and the Workshop Series of seminars will cover topics such as the event organizer's role in diversity, inclusion and sexual harassment; transforming the guest experience; and the latest event design trends. Attendees have the chance to earn credit toward CSEP re-certification through a partnership with ILEA, and credit toward CPCE certification through a partnership with NACE.

Registration for the Event Innovation Forum and the Workshop Series includes admission to the exhibit floor.

The schedule for BizBash Live: Los Angeles, including morning and afternoon sessions, a luncheon, and post-event cocktails, is below; registration is available here.

8 a.m.
Registration Opens

8:309 a.m.
Networking With Continental Breakfast and Coffee


9–9:50 a.m.
Workshop Session 1

The Event Organizer’s Role in Diversity, Inclusion, and Sexual Harassment
Kausar Mohammed, Natalie Bui, and Veline Mojarro of Shift

Blending Physical and Digital to Amplify Awareness and Drive Engagement
Matthew Sheppard, The Sheppard

Powerful Language and Communication Tools for #Eventprofs
Kate Patay, Patay Consulting; Karen Gordon of GoodShuffle Pro

Immersive Technologies: Not Just for Geeks
Eyal Simko, the One Up Group


10–10:50 a.m.
Workshop Session 2

(Sessions repeated from Workshop Session 1)

The Event Organizer’s Role in Diversity, Inclusion, and Sexual Harassment
Kausar Mohammed, Natalie Bui, and Veline Mojarro of Shift

Blending Physical and Digital to Amplify Awareness and Drive Engagement
Matthew Sheppard, The Sheppard

Powerful Language and Communication Tools for #Eventprofs
Kate Patay, Patay Consulting; Karen Gordon of GoodShuffle Pro

Immersive Technologies: Not Just for Geeks
Eyal Simko, the One Up Group


10:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
Exhibit Floor Opens


11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Event Innovation Forum Session 1

Design to Impact: A Q&A with Event Designer Kristin Banta
Kristin Banta, Kristin Banta Events, in conversation with Beth Kormanik, BizBash

What We Can Learn from Nonprofit Event Strategies
Judy Levy, Levy Pazanti & Associates, in conversation with David Adler, BizBash

Marketing to Women: Creating High-impact Experiential Events for Niche Groups and Why it’s Worth the Investment
Amy Stanton, Stanton & Company

12:45–1:45  p.m.
Networking Luncheon


1:45–2:15 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education


How AI Chatbots Can Increase Revenue, Create Community, and Drive Cost Savings
Chuck Elias, Eventbots by Sciensio

2:153:15 p.m.
Event Innovation Forum Session 2

Picture Perfect: Why Creating Memorable Moments Matters
Kelly Helfman, Informa

It's Not All About You: How to Transform the Guest Experience
Jeff Consoletti, JJLA

Insights on High-Impact Entertaining from Socialite Philanthropist Christine Chiu
Christine Chiu, in conversation with Beth Kormanik, BizBash

3:15–3:45 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education

Mind.Blown.: A Performance from Mentalist and Illusionist Wayne Hoffman
Wayne Hoffman, Hoffman Entertainment

4:15–4:45 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education

Confronting the C-Word...Change
Josh Aldama, Blueprint Studios; Thuy Diep, PRA Business Events and International Live Events Association

5–7 p.m.
After-party

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