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DEG’s Fall General Membership Meeting
October 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LUNCH 12 PM
Skirball – Haas Conference Center
PROGRAM 2 PM SHARP
Skirball – Ahmanson Ballroom
Welcome | State of the Association
Amy Jo Smith, President & CEO, DEG
Matt Strauss, EVP Xfinity Services, Comcast Cable and Chair, DEG
“Future of Retail” Opening Remarks | Stacey Shulman, Chief Innovation Officer, Intel’s IoT/Retail, Banking, Hospitality and Education Group
“Future of Retail” Keynote Conversation | Les Ottolenghi EVP & CIO, Caesars Entertainment Corp., with Stacey Shulman
Retail Trends Presentation | Elizabeth Lafontaine, Director of Thought Leadership, NPD Group
Retail Narrative | From Experiential to Transformational: An Entertainment Evolution
Michael Beneville, Chief Creative Officer, AREA15
3:50 PM | Break
Panel Discussion | Immersive Retail for Entertainment Franchise Extension
John Penney, former Strategic Partnerships executive, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (Moderator)
Hilarie Hildebrandt, SVP Customer Marketing, Paramount Pictures
Mark Lewis, SVP Sales, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Greg Liberman, CEO, Spatial&
Christina Lee Storm, VP Business Operations, Strategy, & Emerging Technology, DreamWorks Animation
Retail Technology Presentations | Airship, BlockV, Hivestack, Spacee, VenueNext
Closing Remarks | Rick Hack, Head of Media & Entertainment Partnerships, Intel and Director, DEG
NETWORKING RECEPTION 5:30 PM
Skirball – Guerin Courtyard
Members, please email Shannon Gregory (Shannon@degonline.org) to RSVP.
For more information, or to inquire about non-member attendance, please email Shannon Gregory (Shannon@degonline.org)
DEG’s General Membership Meeting follows the Entertainment Finance Summit, which will be held at Skirball the morning of October 15.
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