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 - 11:15
Welcome Address + Morning Inspiration with Yogaworks
We'll start off the day with an exciting introduction from The Collective Team. Then, our friends at Yogaworks will take us through a mind-body session that will have us starting the day feeling inspired and excited!
11:15 - 12:15
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 Millenials 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.
12:15 - 2:00
Story of Sharky's + Lunch & Learn Social + Afternoon Inspiration with Yogaworks
We'll hear from Sharky's CMO, Steven Goldstein, about how the tasty and healthy Mexican restaurant establishment came to be. Then, as you munch on your delicious lunch by Sharky's, we’ll break out into groups to discuss aspects of the fashion, food, and travel business in greater depth. Why just lunch when you can lunch + learn? Then, Yogaworks will take us through a quick afternoon pick-me-up that will surely get us all re-energized and re-inspired for the rest of the day.
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
Fresh Juice Break with Nekter Juice Bar
Enjoy some fresh pressed juices from our sponsor, Nekter Juice Bar, as well as light snacks from Snack Nation. 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.