Hollywood Chamber Economic Develpoment Summit 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018 / 8:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
ArcLight Hollywood / 6360 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood

Early Bird $50 Rate Extended
for registrations received through June 15th
$65 from June 18-20th / $75 At The Door

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Chamber's 24th Annual Economic Development Summit to Focus on "The Challenges of Change: Finding Solutions" in Hollywood

L.A. Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell will open the conference.

Introducing the theme, will be Katherine Perez-Estolano, the Cities Leader for Arup.

Discussing results from "The Hollywood Survey" will be David Klein.

First panel: "The Retail Revolution for Hollywood"
Panelist will include: Keith Kaplan, vice president of development for Westfield Corp.; David Sheldon of the Retail Design Collective; Pat Barber, vice president of real estate for Smart & Final; and Michael Dubin, founder, Michael Dubin and Associates.

Second panel: "Technovation in Transportation and the Impacts on Development"
Panelists will include: Grayson Brulte, co-founder of Autonomous Tomorrow; John Rossant of LACoMotion; Dr. Donald Shoup of the UCLA Department of Urban Planning; and Seleta Reynolds, general manager of the L.A. Dept. of Transportation.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Marlon Boarnet, professor of public policy and director of graduate programs in urban planning at the Sol Price School of Public Policy at USC.

Chamber President & CEO Leron Gubler, who has announced his retirement at the end of the year, will present the Excellence in Economic Development Award to a local developer who has invested in Hollywood.

Dr. Marlon Boarnetto Announced as Keynote Speaker at Economic Development Summit

Hollywood Chamber Economic Develpoment Summit 2018

Dr. Marlon Boarnet, Professor of Public Policy and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Spatial Analysis, University of Southern California will be offering keynote remarks on the theme of this year's Economic Development Summit. Read more

Katherine Perez-Estolano to Discuss Urban Planning, Transportation, and Stakeholder Engagement at Economic Development Summit

Hollywood Chamber Economic Develpoment Summit 2018

Katherine Perez-Estolano will share her expertise in urban planning, real estate and infrastructure development, transportation, and stakeholder engagement to create vibrant cities in collaboration with public agencies, foundations, and businesses. Read more

Klein to Share Results on The Hollywood Survey at Economic Development Summit

Hollywood Chamber Economic Develpoment Summit 2018

Attendees of the Hollywood Economic Development Summit will be the first to hear David Klein present The Hollywood Survey, an initiative which was commissioned by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of this survey is to help capture demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal analytics of the diverse people who make up this thriving community in the heart of Los Angeles. The goal is to further the economic revitalization of this historic community by helping businesses, investors, and policymakers better identify and understand "who" Hollywood is today; "what" drives behavior; and "how" respondents feel about various aspects of living, working and/or visiting Hollywood. Read more

Economic Development Summit Panel to Discuss
the Retail Revolution for Hollywood

Hollywood Chamber Economic Develpoment Summit 2018

The first panel of established retail businesses will be discussing ‘The Retail Revolution for Hollywood’ at the 2018 Hollywood Economic Development Summit. In today’s economy, no one is experiencing change like the retail industry. More shoppers have embraced the digital revolution which has changed the behavior and demands of consumers. This panel of retail specialists will explore the results of a Chamber commissioned report The Hollywood Survey exploring retail opportunities in Hollywood and address the perception the industry has in regard to doing business in our neighborhood.

Guest panelists to include Pat Barber, Vice President of Real Estate at Smart & Final; Michael Dubin, Founder of Dubin & Associates; Keith Kaplan, Vice President Development, Westfield Corp.; David Sheldon, Retail Design Collective. The panel will offer and overview of the supply and demand study. They will tackle experiential retail opportunities, neighborhood needs, retail adaptation patterns, as well as brick and mortar conversions. Read more

Economic Development Summit Panel to Discuss Technovation in Transportation and the Impacts on Development

Hollywood Chamber Economic Develpoment Summit 2018

The second panel of business leaders will be discussing the “Technovation in Transportation and the Impacts on Development” at the 2018 Hollywood Economic Development Summit. The panelists will be covering the positive impacts of technology and innovation in mobility and transportation. Some of the topics to be discussed will include autonomous vehicles, infrastructure and parking, integrated technologies and efficiencies, social impacts, and societal adjustments to technological advances.

Guest panelists to include Grayson Brulte, Co-Founder of Brulte & Company, Autonomous Tomorrow; John Seleta Reynolds, General Manager of Los Angeles Department of Transportation; Rossant, Founder & Chairman, LA CoMotion, New Cities Foundation; Dr. Donald Shoup, Professor at UCLA Department of Urban Planning. Read more

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There is only one Hollywood, and there is only one annual Economic forum that presents a comprehensive overview of this world-famous community.

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Take advantage of this opportunity to promote your business. Here are some reasons why you should consider becoming a sponsor:

The Economic Development Summit is Hollywood’s premier event that focuses on the positive changes occurring in the community.

Now in its 24th year, the conference provides cutting-edge information on the trends and big picture issues that will impact Hollywood’s future.

A great occasion to network with approximately 300 of Hollywood’s movers and shakers.

An opportunity to get a copy of the ever-popular Hollywood Development Update, listing information about more than 80 major projects in development in the community.

Be among the first to receive your copy of the annual Hollywood Guide & Community Profile

Get the most current data on the Chamber's new The Hollywood Surveyas David Klein discusses results and what the numbers reveal to investors in Hollywood.

Diamond Sponsors
Strategic Legacy Investment Group Kilroy Realty Corporation JH Snyder Company
Gold Sponsors
CIM Iron Mountain Entertainment Services Pavemint, LLC
JLL Counterintuity, LLC Relevant Group
Hudson Media Properties LaTerra Development Paramount Contractors & Developers
Faring Robertson Properties Group Avison Young
Gensler Armbruster Goldsmith & Delvac LLP American Commercial Equities
Argyle House LaTerra Development
Silver Sponsors

Ametron Audio / Video

CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

East Hollywood BID

Essex Property Trust, Inc.

Gonzales Law Group, APC

Handelman Consulting

Hart Realty Advisors

Hollywood Entertainment District


Marathon Communications

NAI Capital Commercial Real Estate

Oxford Hotel Hollywood

Park Plus, Inc.

The Proper Companies

Sunset & Vine BID

Trammell Crow

US Bank

Sponsorship Opportunities

Silver: $550 / Gold: $1,600 / Diamond: $3,200 / Presenting: $7,500
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About the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
For more than 97 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. Donelle Dadigan, is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2018-19, and Leron Gubler is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

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