Experiential Meeting Design Summit
November 17 – 20, 2017 I Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport & Warner Bros Studio
Friday, Nov. 17
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 at hotel 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. – 9:45 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?
9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Experience Mapping Workshop—Carina Hessmer of Entire Productions
11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. Using Your App to Drive Engagement—Jeannie Powers of Power Event Group
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Deli 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 9 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-AMA Reception
4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. American Music Awards
8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Post-AMA Reception
11 p.m. Transfer to hotel
Monday, Nov. 20
Check out at leisure for return flights. Airport shuttle provided by the hotel.