(Los Angeles)...Hollywood gets even busier next week when thousands of social tech and digital lifestyle fans descend on LA for the third annual launch of Social Media Week Los Angeles.
Under the 2012 global theme of “Empowering Change through Collaboration,” this year’s SMWLA co-produced by Tubefilter and Crowdcentric, explores the intersection of social technology and entertainment. With over 100 free events, the week is packed with panels, presentations, demos, workshops, talks, conversations, and of course, parties!
One of the chief celebrations of the week is free concert hosted by Nokia and SMWLA featuring Grammy-nominated R&B singer Janelle Monáe for 2000 fans at Club Nokia.
Other key events include a live-taping of Larry King Now featuring King and rapper Nick Cannon; a Fireside Chat with Anthony Zuiker, creator of the CSI franchise; a Fireside Chat with Troy Carter, the manager behind Lady Gaga; a full day of Fashion events including StyleSaint and American Apparel at The Egyptian; and a full day of sports programming with the NFL’s Jeff Berman and Burton Snowboards.
For quick rundown of events to attend, check out our “Schedule At A Glance”. The Social Tech Hub at io/LA, a local collaborative workspace (7083 Hollywood Blvd.), features events about advertising and technology, business and entrepreneurship and science and government. The Entertainment Hub, at the Historic Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Blvd.) showcases what else, entertainment. For the full schedule visit www.socialmediaweek.org/losangeles.
SMWLA is also supported by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and a host of sponsors including Nokia, Shoutlet, Adobe, and many others.
For a complete listing of programming, please visit: http://socialmediaweek.org/losangeles. Find us on twitter @smwla or on facebook https://www.facebook.com/SMWLA. For more information about Social Media Week, contact [email protected].
Tubefilter is the leading digital entertainment media company covering the online video industry and is the definitive source for industry news, reviews, and industry events. Properties include: Tubefilter News, the authority for online video industry and leading source for web series news and reviews; Tubefilter Meetups, an event series where online video professionals gather to hear expert panel discussions and meet other advertisers, executives, and content creators; and the Streamy Awards, a star-studded awards show honoring excellence in online video programming. Visit www.tubefilter.com and follow @ tubefilter
Crowdcentric is a New York-based strategy firm that works at the intersection between media, communications and technology, helping organizations around the world establish deeper and more valuable relationships through crowd-accelerated innovation. We envision a future where greater connectivity leads to a more information abundant, prosperous and sustainable world. Our team is committed towards this goal because it will have a positive and measurable impact on economies and cultures around the world. Crowdcentric owns and operates Social Media Week.