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Marina del Rey Marriott

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Marina del Rey, CA 90292

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Now in it’s 23rd year the DMLA Conference goes west!

The 2018 Annual Conference will be held on October 21-23, 2018 at the Marriott Marina del Rey Hotel in beautiful Marina del Rey, California. The hotel is within walking distance of the vibrant and eclectic Venice Beach and just a short drive from the gorgeous Santa Monica beach.

Highlights:

  • Marina or mountain viewrooms for just $219/night.

  • The return of Networking Tables after great success in 2017. Book now as space is limited.

  • Multiple sponsorship opportunities to guarantee maximum conference exposure.

  • A stellar program geared to educating you and your staff

Spend three days with us in the California sunshine while taking a look at “Disruption” in licensing media. Join us as we bring together some of the best minds in technology to look at the changes influencing our industry.

Our program will look to turn the digital licensing industry inside out from innovative new business models and technology to trends affecting the bottom line of your business.

With this in mind, we are pleased to announce that kicking off the conference as our Keynote Speaker will be Chris Do:

Chris Do is the founder and CEO of brand strategy design consultancy Blind. Founded in 1995, Blind is a pioneer of Motion Design. Today, Blind continues in the tradition of excellence by bringing a world-class team of strategists, designers, film makers, writers and animators to create truly memorable video content for some of your favorite, tv shows, music videos, events, and brands. Chris Do, advocates interdisciplinary knowledge of design, business, education, entrepreneurship, and humanity. Chris has lectured all over the world about helping creatives become more business savvy. What win does your company need to reach that next level or to push to a new market?

Blind's work has garnered 2 Emmys, 3 Clios, multiple Gold/Silver BDA awards, MTv VMA, D&AD pencil, Telly, Addy Gold, Effie, ADC and One Show awards along with being featured in national and international festivals and publications such as Communication Arts, I.D., LA Weekly, Creatie, New York Film Festival, Type Director's Club, Stash, How and Print.

Other program highlights include:

  • Blockchain: Evolution or Revolution?: Will blockchain drive massive new efficiencies in your business systems and operations or cut you out of the content distribution chain entirely as it empowers content creators to conduct direct licensing transactions with buyers through the power of smart contracts.
  • Hot Topics in Legal:Legal licensing experts discuss the hottest topics facing the licensing industry today - GDPR, Framing, Small Claims, and more
  • At Your Service:Ancillary Revenue: A discussion on how some agencies are enhancing their worth and expanding their customer base with services and other offerings.
  • Machine Learning & AI- Beyond the Hype: Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence are often touted as the ultimate drivers of digital transformation. We want to go beyond the hype in Artificial intelligence to explore what, why and how.
  • 15 Minutes of Fame / Everyone's a Paparazzi - Entertainment, Celebrity, Privacy and Licensing: The show runners, mag editors, celeb licensors and celebrity agents come together for a lively conversation on free speech, privacy and the publics need to know - and how it affects the licensing industry.
  • Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality — Driving the next great tech revolution?: AR, VR and MR - What is it and how will it affect the future of content. As traditional revenues from advertising are beginning to erode, a new trillion-dollar industry is emerging that mandates brands be omnipresent. Within this decade, augmented reality is going to change the way the always-connected consumer works, shops and plays.
  • The Challenge of Selling Motion Graphics and 3D:Worldwide leaders in the licensing of 3D and motion graphics come together to discuss the technological, rights, pricing and delivery challenges in this new and fast growing licensing category
  • The Studios: Licensing in the Digital World:Universal, Warners, Disney, Paramount and Fox come together to discuss how licensing has changed in a digital world - from outakes and newsreels to the multilayered rights and merchandising world of today.
  • Not Lost but Found: Who are Social Media influencers are licensing their work to, how can stock agencies tap into this revenue stream?
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