What to Expect at BizBash Live: Los Angeles

Registration is still open for event education sessions with top industry experts and entrance to the exhibit floor.

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BizBash Live: Los Angeles, an event designed to educate and inspire meeting and event professionals, returns to the city July 18 at the California Market Center.

Sessions during the Event Innovation Forum, a single-track education conference, the Workshop Series of seminars, and the debut of Masterclass sessions will cover topics such as influencer campaigns, fund-raising events, event technology, and more. 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, the Workshop Series, and Masterclass sessions 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


8:30-9:30 a.m.
Networking With Continental Breakfast and Coffee


9–9:50 a.m.
Workshop Session 1


Influencers 101: How to Get Maximum Buzz for Your Brand
Branden Meck, MarketKings; Chris Villain

Mastering the Client Relationship
Brett Hyman and Jenny Bronstein, NVE Experience Agency

Mastering Event Strategy
Heather Mason, Caspian Agency

Logistics and Creativity: Finding Balance in Event Execution
Shane Terenzi, High Beam Events

10–10:50 a.m.
Workshop Session 2

(Sessions repeated from Workshop Session 1)

Influencers 101: How to Get Maximum Buzz for Your Brand
Branden Meck, MarketKings; Chris Villain

Mastering the Client Relationship
Brett Hyman and Jenny Bronstein, NVE Experience Agency

Mastering Event Strategy
Heather Mason, Caspian Agency

Logistics and Creativity: Finding Balance in Event Execution
Shane Terenzi, High Beam Events

10:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
Exhibit Floor Opens


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

Building Big, Bold Experiences That Drive Brand and Partner Results
Vanessa Fontanez, Vox Media

Building a Better Nonprofit Event Experience
Todd Hawkins, The Todd Group

Shyness and Shibumi: Transforming Events With Emerging Technology
Brent Bushnell, Two Bit Circus

12:30–1:30  p.m.
Networking Luncheon


1–1:30 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education


Industry Intervention: A Candid Discussion on the Business of Events
Aaron Kaufman, Fifth Element Group

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


How Alexa and Siri Have Changed How We Need To Communicate with Attendees
Chuck Elias, Eventbots by Sciensio

2:30–3 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education


Producing Creative Experiences: From Concept to Completion
Simon Miller, Brand Activation Services

2:45–3:30 p.m.
Event Innovation Forum Session 2

It’s Simply in the Details: A Q&A With Designer Troy Williams
Troy Williams, Simply Troy Lifestyle & Events in conversation with Beth Kormanik, BizBash

How Events Define and Illuminate Your Mission
Suzy Jack and Scott Dallavo, Los Angeles Times

3:30–5 p.m.
Masterclasses


Problem Solved: Innovation and Design Thinking for Your Events
Sandra Herriot, ExperiencePoint

Beyond Hashtags: Creating a Social Media Plan That Resonates
Alex Plaxen, Little Bird Told Media

4–4:30 p.m.
Lounge & Learn Sponsored Education

Tips for Avoiding Burn Out: A Discussion on Mental Health
Danny Fisk, ILEA Los Angeles; Cindy Celis, Edge Design and Decor; Lee Dyson, Hey Mister DJ

5–7 p.m.
After-party

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