A day full of talks, panels, and connections featuring the most sought-after personalities and brands in food, fashion, & travel.
10:00 - 11:00
Arrivals & Coffee Social
Say “Good Morning” to your fellow fashion, food, and travel aficionado over some yummy breakfast treats.
11:00 - 11:30
Imagine if companies engaged with their customers like their favorite youtube star or blogger! This address will discuss the many reasons why and how businesses can be their own influencer.
11:30 - 12:30
Panel: The Millennial Market For Fashion, Food & Travel
Millennials make up more than a quarter of the US population and by 2020, will have annual buying power of $1.4 trillion, which is 30% of all the retail sales in the US alone. Businesses need to start thinking like Millenneals now to avoid losing them as customers. This panel will discuss how companies are starting to engage this tech savvy and social-driven consumer group.
12:00 - 1:30
Get your afternoon fuel as you mingle with your fellow attendees, along with our presenters and sponsors.
1:30 - 2:00
Themed Round Table Forum
Discuss aspects of the fashion, food, & travel business in greater depth as you break out in groups with your fellow attendees.
2:00 - 2:30
From Idea To Your First Million: A Fireside Chat with Alexis Schulze of Nekter Juice Bar
How do you turn an idea into an actual money-making business? We sit down with Alexis Schulze of Nekter Juice Bar to find out how she turned a dream and a concept into an actual multi-million dollar business.
2:30 - 3:30
The Social Selling On-Demand
Businesses have social media to be effective in promoting products and growing brand recognition. Now, it's also become a method for product distribution. This panel will discuss the concept, strategies, and benefits of social selling from the perspectives of the main players - the businesses and the influencers.
3:30 - 4:00
Enjoy some kombucha and light snacks. This will heighten your energy level while it nourishes and refreshes your body.
4:00 - 5:00
Panel: I Woke Up Like This
No, they didn't. Becoming an influencer takes a lot of hard work, trial and error, and time. Get the real scoop from some of LA's top bloggers and youtubers on what it really takes to get paid for your influence.
5:00 - 5:30
We wrap up the day with a fun closing address.
5:30 - 7:30
Taste of LA + Gifting Suites
Complete the experience with an evening reception that can't be missed. At Taste of LA, you'll get to try cuisines from 4 of the city's top restaurants. At the gifting suites, receive presents from some of our favorite LA brands. Music and drinks will also be available for your enjoyment.