Experiential Meeting Design Summit
November 17 – 20, 2017 I Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport & Warner Bros Studio
Friday, Nov. 17 I Penthouse & City View
Morning arrivals and registration at Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon with welcome by Barbara Scofidio, Prevue, & Darren Green, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, and introduction to conference app by Jeannie Power
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. One-on-one appointments
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Site inspection
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Opening reception in the Penthouse featuring Make-Your-Own Bracelet amenity by Diane Katzman
Saturday, Nov. 18
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Continental breakfast at hotel
8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m. Transfer to Warner Bros Studio
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Challenging Your Assumptions—Sharon Fisher of Play With a Purpose How can you transform everything from the general session to the F&B into an experience with the attendees as active participants?
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Experience Mapping Workshop—Carina Hessmer of Entire Productions
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Using Your App to Drive Engagement—Jeannie Powers of Power Event Group
12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Panel featuring Elizabeth Giron of Bixel & Company, Clint Upchurch of Extraordinary Events and Russell Harris of Russell Harris Event Group sharing how they incorporating experiential aspects into programs for their high-profile clients.
2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Creating Interactive Experiences and Immersive Entertainment—Brent Bushnell of Two Bit Circus
2:45 p.m. – 3 p.m. Wrap-up with Sharon Fisher and Barbara Scofidio
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Tour of Warner Brothers Studio
5 p.m. Transfer to The Garland for cocktails and site, then Hilton Universal for dinner and site. (Winner of the scavenger hunt is announced.)
Return to hotel by 10 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 19
Breakfast/brunch on own
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Salon appointments
2:15 p.m. Depart for American Music Awards
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pre-Reception at Red Carpet
4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. American Music Awards
8:45 p.m. – 10 p.m. Unwind at Hospitality Suite at the hotel
10 p.m. Transfer to hotel
Monday, Nov. 20
Check out at leisure for return flights. Airport shuttle provided by the hotel.