South Asian Creative Summit 2018 - Los Angeles

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3921 West Jefferson Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90016

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Thinking about if the South Asian Creative Summit is for you?

Our attendees are creatives, would-be entrepreneurs, business owners, career changers, retailers, service providers and brands in: Art + Photography, Acting, Beauty + Wellness, Blogging, Podcasting, Content Creation, Event Services, Fashion, Film, Food, Graphic + Web Design, Marketing + Branding, Media, Music, PR, and Professional Services that rely on your creativity and business strengths!

The South Asian Creative Summit aims to further the footprint of South Asian creatives by bringing together creatives and thoughts leaders from all verticals to connect, educate, and activate. The Summit creates a space to collaborate, share resources and improve both the reach and strength of the personal brands and projects of creatives. The event provides tangible strategies and tactics towards professional development, marketing, business management, community building and entrepreneurship.


SOUTH ASIAN CREATIVE SUMMIT SCHEDULE:




9:00-10:00AM :
BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
[ Come together with fellow attendees and start the Summit day with a healthy breakfast and day jams (with a live DJ ofcourse) to get your energy right for a day of CREATIVITY ]



.: CREATIVE INSPIRATION :.



10:00-10:30AM
[*] AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS [*]
MASTERCLASS ON WILD & CREATIVE GROWTH
PAYAL KADAKIA PUJJI, CEO @ ClassPass, Creative Director @ SA Dance Company
[ Payal steered Classpass towards a valuation of close to half a billion and with the same drive and commitment built the Sa Dance Company in tandem. This Masterclass will show you why staying true to your passion and not being afraid to ask for help will always lead you towards fulfillment and success. ]

10:30-11:15AM
THE ART OF (BRAND) SEDUCTION
ZARNA SURTI of Tonal Journal
AISHWARYA IYER of Brightland
STELLA SIMONA of Haati Chai
[ Brands that get it right create compelling content online that resonate offline. Hear these people, brand, and experience-conscious creative entrepreneurs tell their growth stories and why aesthetic and quality are crucial for any creative. Learn how they seamlessly weave their culture into their work and in turn further the South Asian diaspora footprint. ]



.: CREATIVE STUDIO :.



11:15AM-12:00PM
BUSINESS LAUNCHPAD
REENA BHANSALI, Founder of RB Communications & Hindi By Reena
[ Once you have your idea, leveling up usually requires a lawyer, accountant and PR rep to guide you through the confusing (and expensive) steps. These speed round sessions will take you through how to build a press kit, how to budget, what's an NDA, LLC vs C Corp, why and how do you trademark, and all the questions that leave us googling for hours. ]

12:00-12:30PM
BUILD YOUR TRIBE: ONE PERSON AT A TIME
SANIYA WAGHRAY, Marketing Strategy at Disney
[ Perception is important but an authentic presence will create companions, cheerleaders and champions for you and your work. Learn what an elevator pitch really is, how to maximize the potential of LinkedIn, strategies to navigate different networking channels to start fostering genuine connections. Basically, how to keep building your rolodex. ]




12:30-1:45PM
LUNCH
INTERACTIVE MUSIC EXPERIENCE & ARTIST EXHIBITION
[ On your lunch break (with a live DJ) enjoy the spread. Get to know each other, share notes with friends, exchange handles, experience the music and have a visual vacation with the 12 Artists on the Art Bloc. ]



.: CREATIVE CURRENCY :.



1:45-2:30PM
CREATE YOUR VISION
[ From concept to shoot, learn from the freshest team on how to capture, edit, and perfect photo + video content. What works, what doesn't and how to create a studio where ever you are. ]

2:30-3:00PM
BUILD YOUR TRIBE: ONE LIKE AT A TIME
GARIMA VERMA, Digital Marketing at Paramount
[ Tips and tricks to become more organized, understand your audience, create solid content, and increase engagement across all your social platforms. ]

3:00-3:30PM
CULTIVATE YOUR AUDIENCE
SHAWN KALSI, Digital Marketer at Walt Disney Studios
KEERTANA SASTRY, Casting at Bialy/Thomas & Associates
[ Entrepreneurs are slowly replacing big businesses, and with limited resources, creative ideas usually have to be presented to potential clients, media, brands, and agencies by the creatives themselves. This session will teach you how to do it right the first time. ]




3:30-4:00PM
BREAK
[ DJ + Art Bloc + Enjoy a delicious sweet treat by the 'Paratta' gang! ]



.: CREATIVE CLIQUE :.



4:00-4:30PM
COLLABORATION VS. COMPENSATION
BABNEET LAKHESAR, of Babbuthepainter
ARJUN MAHENDRO, of Badmaash
NAKUL MAHENDRO, of Badmaash
REFINERY29
[ A 2018 collaboration vs compensation case study between Babbuthepainter, Badmaash LA, and Refinery29. Find out how to gauge the values of tangible worth (monetary) and intangible worth (relationships). Learn to see potential, when to ask for money and when to focus on the experience. ]

4:30-5:00PM
TRENDING: DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
ZEEL SHAH, Brand Solutions & Marketing at Saavn
[ Focused on the growth of the South Asian diaspora creative space - see a snapshot of where we were five years ago, where we are now and what the projections indicate. Is there room to grow? What have been some of the challenges? Are we making progress? Who's paying attention? Is it our time? ]

5:00-5:30PM
[*] PM KEYNOTE ADDRESS [*]
MASTERCLASS ON THE ART OF GIVING AND GROWING A COMMUNITY
AJAY RELAN, Founder @ #HashtagLunchbag
[ Ajay co-founded a movement (now a charity) called #HashtagLunchbag, which encourages friends (and brands) to get together to make and deliver lunch bag meals with “love notes” to the needy year-round. This masterclass will show you why giving and service are key in self care and how a spontaneous idea slowly built a community into a worldwide movement. ]

5:30-6:00PM
AUA: ASK US ANYTHING
[ An open discussion between our speakers and the attendees on questions, opinions, thoughts and love from the day of topics and sessions ]



6:00-7:00PM
HAPPY HOUR
[ DJ + Bites + Drinks for this last chance at seeking out your community and making the connection! ]


Learn more at www.southasiancreativesummit.com

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