2015 Los Angeles Entertainment Summit Announced    July 6 - 8, 2015

   Thank you for helping create another successful Los Angeles Entertainment Summit. More than 1,000 industry leaders participated in the Business Meetings, Tech Tour & Knowledge Exchange, Casino Night, Golf Tournament, and Welcome Reception. It was a very productive three days of business conversations, learning, renewing and building relationships, and socializing.


We are very pleased to announce that the 2015 Summit will be held July 6-8 and that Universal Studios Home Entertainment will host Casino Night on July 7

We look forward to seeing you there!


2014 LAES

 The third annual Los Angeles Entertainment Summit benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be held July 21-23, 2014 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, and many have committed to participate again this year, 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 $15,000 to $5,000 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 information, click here.


     July 21 – Charity Golf Tournament: Held at the Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles, Palos Verdes, CA. 

     July 21 Welcome Reception: For Summit attendees at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

     July 22 & 23Business Conference: Pre-scheduled meetings between retailers, studios and game publishers.  

     July 22Knowledge 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.

     July 22 – Tech Tour: Displays featuring the latest technologies in home entertainment and video games.

     July 22Casino Night Party: Summit supporters will enjoy networking, entertainment, casino games, raffle prizes and a silent auction on the Sony Pictures lot.


Andrew Brown – Co Chair

Senior Vice President, Americas Sales, Activision Blizzard

Mark Horak – Founder & Co-Chair

President Redbox

Jack Talley – Co-Chair

Executive Vice President Sales, North America, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Mark Fisher 

President & CEO, Entertainment Merchants Association

Simon Swart

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


     Proceeds from the Summit benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. To date, the Summit has raised almost $1 million for the 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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