Silicon Beach Fest

Schedule

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June 2015

E-Commerce Startups @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Thursday @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LA’s e-commerce startups in fashion, flowers and more will discuss issues e-commerce startups face, including fulfillment, customer acquisition strategies, marketing and social media, and data [...]
Evolution of the Media Company @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Thursday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Evolution of the Media Company @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Expert panelists will discuss how audience consumption has changed the digital landscape. They will present a new business model addressing ways in which advertisers, technology [...]
Podcasting Hacks for Beginners @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Thursday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A panel of seasoned podcasters discuss how newbies can skyrocket a new podcast. Moderator: Espree Devora, WeAreLATech.com + #womenintech Podcasts, ‘Podcasting for Beginners’ Instructor at General [...]
Startup Showcase Semi-Finals, Round 1 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Thursday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Startup Showcase Semi-Finals, Round 1 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Meet Silicon Beach startups in part one of this pitch fest where new and up-and-coming startups will pitch for 3 minutes with 3 min of [...]
Green High Tech: Seed to Incubator @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Thursday @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Join our joint panel of experts on the growing medicinal marijuana startup industry. With legalization of medicinal marijuana, startups are growing in the cannabis space. [...]
Startup Showcase Semi-Finals, Round 2 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Thursday @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Startup Showcase Semi-Finals, Round 2 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Meet Silicon Beach startups in part two of this pitch fest where new and up-and-coming startups will pitch for 3 minutes with 3 min of [...]
Super Bowls to Retail: Integrating Digital into Brands and Agencies @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Thursday @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Super Bowls to Retail: Integrating Digital into Brands and Agencies @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
From Super Bowl campaigns to retail, brands and agencies are facing the growing need to integrate digital into their strategy, creative, and production processes. The [...]
Thursday Night Cocktail Reception @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Lawn
Thursday @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday Night Cocktail Reception @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Lawn | Marina del Rey | California | United States
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SBF Tech Theme Park Party presented by Media Temple @ CTRL Collective - Playa Vista
Thursday @ 8:00 pm – June 26, 2015 @ 12:00 am
SBF Tech Theme Park Party presented by Media Temple @ CTRL Collective - Playa Vista | Los Angeles | California | United States
Attend LA’s first Tech Theme Park party at the brand new 26,000 sq ft. CTRL Collective space in Playa Vista from 8p-midnight.  We’re creating [...]
A Friday Morning Keynote: Sean Moriarty, Demand Media, CEO @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Friday @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
A Friday Morning Keynote: Sean Moriarty, Demand Media, CEO @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage) | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Sean serves as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Demand Media. Sean was previously the CEO of Saatchi Art, [...]
How Do I Choose a CTO? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Friday @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
How Do I Choose a CTO? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Join this panel featuring CEOs and CTOs who will assist in answering the questions related to choosing a CTO for your new venture. Topics may [...]
CTO Stories @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room
Friday @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CTO Stories @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Marina Room | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Silicon Beach CTOs from top companies will discuss how they find developers, build their team, work with other teams in their organization, and scale for [...]
Titans of LA Tech @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Friday @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for an in-depth discussion with tech titans from some of LA’s largest tech companies who’ll discuss entrepreneurship, leadership, and building a business in [...]
Hardware Startup Panel @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Dining Room
Friday @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This panel will feature hardware startups discussing their path to success on developing a business, not just a product, with a singular aim of supporting [...]
Lunch: Food Truck provided by Cornerstone OnDemand @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Parking Lot
Friday @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lunch: Food Truck provided by Cornerstone OnDemand @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Parking Lot | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Cornerstone OnDemand is bringing the food truck back to Silicon Beach Fest!  The food truck was so popular last year, we’re bringing it back!  Enjoy [...]
Digital Content Deals: Valuations, Exits, and Then What? @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Experts who’ve all sold or worked on digital content deals will discuss their decision process from valuation, to finding an acquiring company, to deal terms, [...]
Advertising Tech 401 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Advertising Tech 401 @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Digital advertising has become more sophisticated and complex than ever, with the advent of programmatic buying, big data and an unlimited number of technology providers [...]
Friday Afternoon Keynote: Will Keenan, Endemol Beyond, President @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Friday @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Friday Afternoon Keynote: Will Keenan, Endemol Beyond, President @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage) | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Will Keenan, Endemol beyond USA, President gives afternoon keynote.  Will Keenan was named President of Endemol Beyond USA, the digital division of Endemol Shine North America, [...]
Ask-The-Pros: Tricks of Building Your Local and Remote Office Networks to Scale @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop Leaders: - Nandan Kalle, Belkin International, Director, Commercial Networking - John Shiple, FreelanceCTO, Founder Startups confront many of the same technology challenges as large [...]
Beyond the Beach: OC, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and More @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Boardroom
Friday @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join this panel with leaders in the tech scene from San Diego and Santa Barbara, who’ll provide a brief overview of what’s happening in tech [...]
Angels, Accelerators and VCs: How to Get a Deal Closed @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Main Stage
Friday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Moderator: Ted Werth, Tengrade, CEO; startup advisor @tejawe Speakers: - Jeff Lapin, Tech Coast Angels, President of LA Network - Brad Zions, Harvard Business School [...]
Drones Take Flight @ Marina Del Rey Hotel - Sunset Dining Room
Friday @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Drone experts discuss the growing drone market including the rise in drone startups, drone VCs and investors, and types of drone companies (photography, e-commerce, B2C [...]
Startup Showcase Finals @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage)
Friday @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Startup Showcase Finals @ Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room (Main Stage) | Marina del Rey | California | United States
Startup Showcase finalists will pitch for 5 min followed by 5 min Q&A. Judges will pick a final to win the Silicon Beach Fest 2015 [...]
Friday Night Cocktails at WeWork Santa Monica @ WeWork
Friday @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday Night Cocktails at WeWork Santa Monica @ WeWork | Santa Monica | California | United States
Join us for Friday night cocktails at the new WeWork Santa Monica. Silicon Beach Fest attendees get a sneak preview of the large new co-working space before [...]
VIP Yacht Cruise @ FantaSea Yacht
Friday @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
With our new location at the Marina del Rey Hotel, we embark upon a private yacht cruise aboard the FantaSea yacht, to add a little [...]
Closing Party: Nautical Theme @ Killer Shrimp
Friday @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
All Silicon Beach Fest attendees are invited to our big Closing Party with a nautical theme and views of boats in the marina. Enjoy complimentary [...]
VIP Venice Beach House Cocktails @ Venice Beach House
Saturday @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for our Silicon Beach Fest – VIP Cocktails with wine & cheese at the newly listed home at 25 S. Venice Blvd. on Saturday [...]
VIP Malibu Beach House Cocktails @ Malibu Beach House
Sunday @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
VIP Malibu Beach House Cocktails @ Malibu Beach House | Malibu | California | United States
Join us for this panel with digital home and commercial real estate experts at a beachfront condo in North Malibu. Relax with cocktails, enjoy the [...]
SBF Disneyland Photo Op @ Disneyland Castle
Sunday @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
We just added this Disneyland meetup because so many international SBF attendees are in town, and wanted to go to Disneyland! International attendees to this [...]