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LaunchFest: Meet the Experts @ The Deco Building

iHollywood Forum

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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VIP Tickets $15
VIP Admission Includes seminar, 2 drink tickets, networking and sessions.
Ended $15.00 $1.37
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LaunchFest: Grow Your Business
 Drinks, Appetizers and Sushi 
LaunchFest is an exciting new series for small business owners and corporate executives offering networking and educational programs addressing strategies on how to grow your business. 
Meet other executives, make business deals, and learn new ideas over food and drink.

Ask the Experts Night
Hosted by The Deco Building.

This event is presented in connection with these partners
Green Festival LA (Oct 29-30)
BlogWorld & New Media Expo (Nov. 3-5)
Gravity Summit (Feb 22 LA)

Looking to grow your business and increase sales? Want to pitch ideas to investors?
Need to 
launch idea with a brand expert ? Want to use social media for marketing?

Here is how it works: We will be in a large room for networking.  Around the room are 12 private offices. Each session will be led by an expert in the field for informal discussion.   Each session will last 25 minutes. You can attend three different sessions which will be repeated. 

Free street parking or pay $5.00 for parkiing in lot on Sycamore and Wilshire, 1/4 block North of Wilshire. Lok for sign for parking lot.

At 8:30 we will have a break, but facilitators will stay in their room for informal networking


Preseminars from 4pm-6pm only have room for 100 attendees. Seating on a first come, first serve basis.
We will accomodate everyone during expert sessions which are open to everyone but each session can take from 10-40 attendees. You choose your own session until the room is full.


4:00-4:45  Seminar : Using Social Media for Viral Marketing
Linh Ho, Principal, Ideation ( a creative marketing agency)

5:00-5:45  Seminar: Extending and Managing Your Brand
Howard Lim, Branding Expert, How Creative

5:45-7:00 Networking, appetizers and drinks
Free appetizers and drinks.

7:00-8:45 Expert Sessions
Each session is 30 minutes and repeated three times. There is 5 minutes switch between sessions.

You will be requested to switch sessions at the end of each session.

1. Developing and Creating Your Brand

 Howard Lim, Branding Expert, How Creative

2. Using social media for viral markeitng
Linh Ho, Principal, Ideation ( a creative marketing agency)

3. Developing a Mobile Apps Strategy
Robert Yamashita, Principal, Cogentic

4. A Holistic/Spiritual Apporach to Business Marketing
Andrea Adler, Author and Founder, Holistic PR

5.  Recent Facebook News From F8  the Facebook Conference Held Last Week
David Goldsmith, Prinicpal, The Goldsmith Company

6. Tracking Social Media and Monitoring Website Views
Chas Salmore, CEO, MWKS

7. Renovation Strategies for Sustainable Building and Adaptive Reuse
Brian Clark, Developer, The Deco Building

8. Using mobile QR codes for media, entertainment and brands
Bradley Tomkins.

9. Buying your Next Car; Evaluating Alternative Fuel Vehicles
E.B. Gendel, Ph.D., Prof. of Economics, Chair Sustainable Campus Task Force, Woodbury Univ.

10. Using LinkedIn for professional business networking
Chuck Hester, Chief Connections Officer, Chuck Hester Enterprises

11. Email Marketing and Strategy
Vinod Jain, Founder, MailRail Email Marketing Service

12.  Funding and Resources for Green Ventures and Social Entrepreneurship
Lielle Arad, Global Director, FD3

13. Renovation Strategies for Sustainable Building and Adaptive Reuse
Brian Clark, Developer, The Deco Building

14. Transmedia Marketing
Andrea Sokol

8:30-9:30  Open Networking

We will have experts at many topics in small meeting rooms. You can choose any session and then rotate to a new session.    At 8:30 we will have a break, but facilitators will  stay in their room for informal networking.


Want to apply to be an expert?
Experts will lead informal discussion in your room from 7:00-8:30 pm.  There are three consecutive sessions of 25 minutes each. We do not require a fee for experts., but experts that sponsor will receive the entire attendee list and a demo table.  You may not distribute literature or marketing materials. Send us topics. Speakers are selected based on expertise, innovation, experience and company reputation.   Send us your bio, areas of expertise, examples of customers or partners, and suggested topics to speakers@AngelLaunch.com the date with "ExpertSpeaker" in the subject line

Want to host a demo table or be a host expert?
Call 310 736-1541 or email HollywoodJournal@gmail.com for sponsorship info.

Demo Table:  You host a demo table if you have a product, service, software, hardware, or application where you are looking for customers, investors or partners. Includes Wifi and outlet. Includes five tickets.  Call 310 736-1541 or email HollywoodJournal@gmail.com for sponsorship info.

Host Expert: You can give a seminar before the session and also host an expert session. You will receive a demo table, listing on our website, and we will include your message in an email sent to the attendee list. You are allowed to distribute marketing materials in your session.


The Deco Building, set in the heart of Los Angeles' vibrant Miracle Mile District near Wilshire and Fairfax, represents the next generation of creative office space. Modeled on the boutique hotel concept, Deco is characterized by personalized service in an ambiance of timeless elegance. State of the art amenities, flexible office and workspaces, full concierge services, and a gorgeous renovated interior, make Deco a truly unique office experience.  Over 6000 square feet of elegant flexible office Space, inspired by classic Art Deco Style. State of the art technology blended with personalized concierge Service and a dazzling collection of Space, delivers a template breaking office concept that can only be described as brilliant. For more details contact craig@thedecobuilding.com

Green Festival, the nation’s largest, most trusted green living event comes to the Los Angeles Convention Center October 29-30. Meet and hear renowned authors and visionaries. Participate in DIY workshops. Enjoy films, fun kid's activities, organic vegan & vegetarian cuisine, local beer & wine, music & art and a diverse marketplace of green businesses & organizations.  For more information, check out our website at www.greenfestivals.org, email us at social media@greenfestivals.org or call 828-333-9403.

World’s Largest Social Media Event, BlogWorld & New Media Expo is here.
BlogWorld is the world’s largest blogging and social media event, and it’s known worldwide for presenting internet luminaries, the most popular and knowledgeable social media business thought leaders and online content experts. This year's event will feature great educational content for businesses striving to grow online using social media marketing, so you’ll learn the best tips, technologies and methods for growing your brand, audience and revenue online. Be sure to register for the Full Access Pass, as it’s the only pass which gets you access to all 3 days of the event, lunches and snacks each day, and the exclusive Social Media Business Summit—world’s largest social media business conference!

In addition to learning new ways to hone your social media skills and promote your company successfully online, this is one of the best places to network, look for business opportunities, collaborators, and of course find important resources in the only New Media Expo!

Don't miss the exclusive Social Media Business Summit conference at BlogWorld:

20% OFF any pass up thru the event.

The Discount Code is: HOLLYWOOD20
Register online at http://www.blogworldexpo.com


Areas of expertise we are seeking or suggest others:

  • Film and TV Production
  • Trends for Cars
  • Games
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Mobile Apps and development
  • Using Facebook
  • Digital Media
    Pitching to Producers
  • Pitching startusp to Investors
  • Attracting funding
  • Green tech/clean tech/energy
  • Healthcare, services, devices-mobile and digital
  • Marketing your brand
  • Social media marketing strategies
  • Using Linked In and Twitter to help your business grow
  • Pitching your script or idea in Hollywood
  • Managing your personal wealth
  • Finding strategic partners

Parking: $5.00 at Sycamore Drive one block north of Wilshire
Also valet parking behind building.



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When & Where

The Deco Building
5209 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free Valet Parking

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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