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Silicon Beach Fest is Aug 24-27, with keynotes, panels, investors, developers advertising, VR tracks and panels, parties. Register to attend with discount!
Kevin Winston
Digital LA, CEO, Founder
Get ready for Silicon Beach Fest next week, Aug 24-27!

Silicon Beach Fest is LA’s original festival celebrating LA tech, entertainment & startups with panels, keynotes, workshops, mixers, and more August 24-27, 2016 in LA. We are excited to celebrate our 5th year, adding an extra day of panels for three days of panels Aug 24-26. We are returning to the stunning Marina Del Rey Hotel, which had a $25M renovation, with gorgeous views of the marina, water and boats from every conference room. Don’t miss out!


REGISTER to attend with code DLA20 for 20% off at

SBF 2016 Highlights include: keynotes with top tech leaders, panels, hands-on workshops, and more. Silicon Beach Fest’s amazing lineup of speakers include:
– GumGum CEO Ophir Tanz
– TechStyle Fashion Group CMO Shawn Gold
– Icon Media Direct CEO Nancy Lazkani
– Social Native Co-Founder Eytan Elbaz
– DanceOn CEO Amanda Taylor
– RadPad CEO Jonathan Eppers
– Comparably CEO Jason Nazar
– HomeHero CEO Kyle Hill
– Enplug CEO Nanxi Liu
– Soothe CEO Merlin Kauffman
and many more!


Plus multiple networking parties and mixers, and a VIP yacht cruise. Attend pre-events to celebrate all week: Monday Aug 22 is Downtown Fashion Tech day, and Tuesday Aug 23 is the Womens Luncheon.

Attendees include startup CEOs, accelerators, VCs, investors, Hollywood execs, agencies, content creators, social media gurus, developers, designers, virtual reality experts, and more from LA, Silicon Valley, OC, San Diego, New York, and international. Join us at the marina this summer to celebrate LA’s digital innovators in tech, startups, entertainment, marketing, and more!

REGISTER to attend with code DLA20 for 20% off at



This year’s fest is packed with panels and networking opportunities to meet the best and brightest of LA’s booming Silicon Beach tech scene

– Panels: Featuring LA’s top startups, CEOs, VCs, investors, and Hollywood execs, August 24, 25, 26


– Parties: Networking parties every night to help you meet key players and friends including the Opening Party with Icon Media Direct on August 24, Thursday Night AT&T Reception on August 25, and Closing Party at CTRL Collective on August 26. Plus VIP-only parties and other networking events including…
– VIP Yacht Cruise around Marina Del Rey August 26, 6-9p, open to paid VIP tickets, sponors and select speakers and guests

– Startup Showcase: Meet 20 up-and-coming Silicon Beach startups who’ll pitch for their chance to win the grand prize and SBF 2016 – Startup Showcase title and prize package including $5K cash provided by Media Temple, a Surf Air round trip ticket to its California destinations, a Air New Zealand round trip flight LAX to London. Semi-Finals on Wed Aug 24, 4-6p and Thur Aug 25, 4-5p; Finals Fri Aug 26, 5-6p.


– VR Lounge: Try the latest in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, with vendors including AT&T Entertainment’s DIRECTV, 360Rize, Specular Theory and more, Thurs Aug 25 and Fri Aug 26.

– Beach Games: Surf, play basketball, beach volleyball or ride bikes at our beach games on Sat August 27. We’re the only tech fest that includes beach games to network with friends you’ve made during the fest!

– Sunday Funday Pool Party: Chill and lounge poolside on Sunday August 28 with your new friends from the fest!

– Sponsor Tables: Visit sponsor tables in the lounge (indoor) or on the lawn (outdoor) on August 24, 25 or 26.

– Pre-Events:
– Monday August 22: Downtown Day: Opening with LA City Office of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti

– Tuesday August 23: Playa Vista Day: Womens Luncheon @ CTRL Collective

REGISTER to attend with code DLA20 for 20% off at

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and Entertainment Critic at, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board and tour coordinator of the Television Critics Association’s press tours. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and DAP Health, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.