LOS ANGELES -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Silicon Beach Fest is back for its third year. Taking place on June 18-21, 2014, in Santa Monica, the annual fest brings together technology leaders, startup CEOs, investors, Hollywood studio executives, entrepreneurs, city officials, university faculty, developers, social media experts, and more to celebrate LA’s dynamic technology industry. This year’s fest expands upon last year’s success, which attracted more than 2,000 attendees from around the world, received national press coverage, sparked collaboration among industries, and resulted in the creation of new startups. For Silicon Beach Fest 2014 schedule and registration, please visit: http://siliconbeachfest.com.
Silicon Beach Fest 2014 will showcase three of LA’s most prominent entrepreneurs as featured speakers. Patrick Soon-Shiong, visionary surgeon, scientist, and CEO of NANTHEALTH, will present the opening keynote on June 19th. SBF will also feature fireside chats with Frank Addante, Founder and CEO of The Rubicon Project, and Chet Pipkin, Founder and CEO of Belkin, who will discuss building successful businesses in Los Angeles.
“2014 has been the most successful year yet for the Los Angeles digital tech community,” said Kevin Winston, Founder of Digital LA, and creator of the Silicon Beach Fest. “With impressive successes from companies like Beats by Dre, Oculus Rift, Maker Studios, and The Rubicon Project, the Los Angeles tech scene has become a top global destination for technology innovation.
“For the past two years, Silicon Beach Fest has been the premier place for the tech community to meet, mix, and create new business opportunities. We’re excited to welcome an eclectic mix of LA’s most successful companies, worldly entrepreneurs, and anyone looking to learn about and experience the Los Angeles technology community.”
Key events include:
New features for this year include:
Sponsors / Partners
Many companies, people, and initiatives share the mission to make LA a global epicenter for technological innovation and entrepreneurialism. Thanks to sponsors: Demand Media and City National Bank; organizing sponsors Digital LA, Radix Collective, Kluge Interactive, PromoJam, and Orange Soda; venue sponsors Cross Campus and General Assembly; media partners Built in Los Angeles, PandoDaily, SocalTech, TechZulu, VentureBeat, and What’s Trending, as well as dozens of additional sponsors and partners. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
About Digital LA
Digital LA is the largest digital startup entertainment professional group based in LA, reaching more than 55,000 professionals weekly via its newsletter, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn groups. http://digitalla.net @DigitalLA