Thursday, June 21, 2018 /
8:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Early Bird $50 Rate Extended
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"
Second panel: "Technovation in Transportation and the Impacts on Development"
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
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
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
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 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
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
There is only one Hollywood, and there is only one annual Economic forum that presents a comprehensive overview of this world-famous community.
Take advantage of this opportunity to promote your business. Here are some reasons why you should consider becoming a sponsor:
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Gold: $1,600 /
Diamond: $3,200 /
$50 through June 15th / $65 from June 18-20th / $75 At The Door
Discounted parking is available at ArcLight with validation.
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