2016 Los Angeles Entertainment Summit July 18-20, 2016

The 5th annual Los Angeles Entertainment Summit is July 18 - 20, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Century City Hotel.

     The Summit is the premiere forum for the major motion picture studios, video game publishers, retailers, distributors, and other ancillary companies and service providers in the industry to discuss the impact, benefits and challenges of new technologies and business models. 

     Last year over 1,000 attendees from 150 companies supported the event, including:


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Companies servicing the home video and video game industries can participate in the Summit by becoming a Sponsor. Sponsorship packages are available from $12,000 to $750 and offer a variety of ways to participate in the Summit. For more information, click here.

SILENT AUCTION CONTRIBUTIONS: Donate a product or service for Silent Auction. For more info, click here.



     July 18 – Golf Tournament

     July 18 – Knowledge Exchange: A series of seminars designed for executives from the studios, game publishers and service companies. Sessions will explore the state of the industry with leading research firms, entertainment marketing and creative services trends and retailing in the digital age. View the 2015 Research Presentations.

     July 18 – Opening Night Cocktail Party: For Summit attendees at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

     July 19 & 20 – Business Conference: Pre-scheduled meetings between retailers, studios and game publishers.  

     July 19 – Tech Tour: Displays featuring the latest technologies in home entertainment and video games.

     July 19 – Lot Party at Paramount Pictures: LAES supporters & attendees will enjoy networking & entertainment at Paramount Pictures!


John Morici – Co-Chair

Executive Vice President and Regional Managing Director - US/Canada, Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Ron Kurtz – Co-Chair

Senior Director of Sales, Square Enix

Mark Horak – Founder & Co-Chair, Fundraiser

President, Redbox

Mark Fisher – Co-Chair 

President & CEO, Entertainment Merchants Association


     In conjunction with the Summit, EMA makes a donation to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that impacts over 33,000 people in the US and Canada. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation funds more CF research than any other organization. Through their efforts, the life expectancy of a child with CF has doubled in the last 30 years.  

For more information about CF, click here or go to www.cff.org or call 323-939-0758

For more information on the Summit or sponsorship opportunities, contact Carrie Dieterich 

at the Entertainment Merchants Association

818-385-1500, ext. 227 or cdieterich@entmerch.org

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