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Beach Cities / LAX

With coastal attractions stretching from Malibu all the way south to San Pedro and the Port of Los Angeles, LA’s beach communities are the epitome of Southern California’s Endless Summer. Santa Monica delights beachgoers with the iconic Santa Monica Pier and the endless shopping of Third Street Promenade. Malibu is the home of the Getty Villa, 27 miles of beaches, and numerous activities in the Santa Monica Mountains. Known for its Ocean Front Walk, Venice Beach is also home to Muscle Beach, the Venice Skate Plaza and numerous basketball, handball and paddle tennis courts. Venice’s Abbot Kinney Boulevard is known for its eclectic shopping and sophisticated eateries. Marina del Rey is one of the world’s largest man-made, small-boat harbors. South of LAX, San Pedro is home to LA’s World Cruise Center, Battleship IOWA, as well as CRAFTED, a marketplace for hundreds of local artisans.

Beverly Hills

Centrally located in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills is a premier vacation and business travel destination, boasting beautiful weather year round, a backdrop of abundant greenery and parks, acclaimed full-service and boutique hotel accommodations, sumptuous dining and incomparable shopping. There are more than 100 world-renowned designer and couture boutiques in Beverly Hills including those on famous Rodeo Drive. The city also features five-star restaurants such as Thomas Keller’s Bouchon, Scott Conant’s Scarpetta, Wolfgang Puck’s Spago and Wolfgang Puck’s CUT. Hotels in the city offer the ultimate in service and luxury. Synonymous with glamour, Beverly Hills enjoys an international reputation as the home and playground of A-list movie stars. The city is not only known for its grand mansions and chic boutiques, but also for its small community atmosphere, spas and multitude of art and culture, including The Paley Center for Media.

Downtown / LA Metro

Downtown Los Angeles is experiencing a renaissance. Things to do in Downtown Los Angeles include world class entertainment venues and museums, incredible restaurants, a thriving nightlife scene and walkable streets. L.A. LIVE is a spectacular entertainment complex offering nightlife, restaurants and live music venues, including the GRAMMY Museum, ESPN Zone, Lucky Strike Lanes and Regal Cinemas. Across the street, STAPLES Center hosts major concerts and sporting events. The arena is home to the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and Sparks. Walt Disney Concert Hall is a modern architectural masterpiece anchoring the Music Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Ahmanson Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum. Nearby, Silver Lake offers low-key dining and trendy boutiques with a neighborhood feel.

Hollywood

For millions of visitors, Hollywood is an essential part of the Los Angeles experience. Things to do in Hollywood include must-see shows and attractions, celebrity-frequented restaurants, and world class hotels. Hollywood is rightfully known as the entertainment capital of the world. Experience the glamour of cinema at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre or the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which has honored celebrities for over 50 years. The nearby Dolby Theatre is home to the Academy Awards. For thrillseekers and families alike, Universal Studios Hollywood is a world famous theme park that includes the state-of-the-art “Transformers: The Ride 3-D.” Other things to do in Hollywood include the shops and restaurants at Hollywood & Highland Center in the epicenter of Hollywood. In addition to Tinseltown glitz, Hollywood is home to neighborhoods like Thai Town and Little Armenia, offering a rich array of ethnic cuisine.

Neighboring Regions

Five counties make up Greater LA – Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura. From the desert to the sea, and the mountains to the valleys, the diversity of the Greater Los Angeles area is astonishing. High-mountain adventure is available at Bear Mountain and its sister resort, Snow Summit, located in the nearby San Bernardino Mountains. Anaheim is located just 45 minutes south of Downtown LA, and a little farther south, a day of big splashy fun at SeaWorld San Diego awaits. For bargain hunters and shopping fanatics, sprawling outlet malls are the place to be. Several top-notch centers are located just outside LA, including Camarillo Premium Outlets and Desert Hills Premium Outlets.

Pasadena

Pasadena is the home of a world famous stadium, renowned cultural attractions and educational institutions, and some of the best hotels and restaurants in Los Angeles. The landmark Rose Bowl is the home stadium of the UCLA Bruins football team, and the site of the monthly Rose Bowl Flea Market, the annual Rose Bowl Game and July 4th fireworks. Some of LA’s most popular gardens are found at The Huntington Library, including the renovated Japanese Garden. The Gamble House is regarded as a masterpiece of the Craftsman movement. The Norton Simon Museum has an impressive collection of European art, while the historic Pasadena Playhouse has been the State Theatre of California since 1937. Other cultural attractions include the Pacific Asia Museum and the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Shopping areas include Old Pasadena, the outdoor Paseo Colorado, and South Lake Avenue. One of Pasadena’s best hotels is The Langham Huntington, featuring the acclaimed Royce restaurant.

Santa Monica

With world-class oceanfront hotels and glorious Pacific Ocean setting, Santa Monica is one of LA’s most popular destinations. Named one of the Top 10 Beach Cities in the World by National Geographic, Santa Monica blends urban energy, beach town atmosphere and natural beauty delivering an unrivaled California beach experience. Home to many top attractions including the iconic Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade, visitors can explore the endless restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions that has attracted celebrities for decades. Get a taste of Santa Monica’s award-winning culinary scene renowned for fresh Farmers Market ingredients, diverse international influences and al fresco dining with ocean views. Create the perfect LA beach look with trendsetting boutiques, celebrity favorite Fred Segal and Santa Monica Place, a three level open-air shopping haven. Embrace the Santa Monica lifestyle and live like a local with beach yoga, surfing and bicycling.

The Valley

The Valley is home to movie studios, excellent restaurants and natural and cultural attractions. Foodies and fashionistas alike will love Ventura Boulevard, the Valley’s main thoroughfare. Many of LA’s most acclaimed sushi restaurants are located on “Sushi Row” in Studio City, while dozens of boutiques and vintage clothing shops are sure to make fashionable shoppers drool. The vibrant NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood is home to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and an array of cafes, boutiques and theaters. Nature-lovers will appreciate Griffith Park, the largest municipal park in the United States and home to the Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles Zoo, and hundreds of miles of hiking trails. The Valley Performing Arts Center features top-quality performances in a world-class, eco-friendly setting. At the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum, visitors can tour Air Force One, sit in a replica of the Oval Office, and view a piece of the Berlin Wall.

West Hollywood

The legendary Sunset Strip, fashionable Robertson Blvd., and a vibrant gay community are just a few of the reasons why West Hollywood (aka “WeHo”) is one of LA’s top neighborhoods. The Sunset Strip has it all, from entertainment venues like the House of Blues and the Comedy Store, to the lively Saddle Ranch Chop House and fine dining at Asia de Cuba. Another famous West Hollywood street is Robertson Blvd., known for its high end fashion boutiques. WeHo is home to Southern California’s largest LGBT community, and is the site of the annual Gay Pride parade in June, and the Halloween Costume Carnaval, which attracts hundreds of thousands of partiers. The Abbey is the most famous of WeHo’s numerous bars and clubs, mainly located on Santa Monica Blvd. Some of LA’s best hotels are located in West Hollywood, including the Andaz, the Sunset Tower Hotel, the London and the Mondrian. Located on Kings Road, the Schindler House is considered to be the first house built in the Modern style.

Westside

The Westside is known for its top restaurants, high end shopping, and acclaimed cultural attractions. Shopaholics flock to the trendy boutiques on Third Street, popular shopping centers such as The Grove and the Beverly Center, and the landmark Original Farmers Market. Robertson Boulevard is known for its celebrity-magnet restaurants and chic, high-end boutiques. The affluent Brentwood community includes upscale shops and eateries along Montana Avenue and the world famous Getty Center, located atop the Santa Monica Mountains. More cultural attractions can be found on Museum Row, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Petersen Automotive Museum, the Craft and Folk Art Museum and the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits. In Century City, the Annenberg Space for Photography features a digital projection gallery and traditional print exhibit area. The Paley Center for Media is a living catalog of television and movies.

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DigiMarCon West - Inquiries

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This page will answer many of the questions you may have about DigiMarCon West 2020.

 


When and where is the DigiMarCon West 2020 Conference?

DigiMarCon West 2020 takes place from June 10th to 11th, 2020 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Santa Monica, CA. Click here for travel details.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Address:
1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States

Location:

  • 20 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport
  • Direct access to a magnificent California beach
  • Short walk to Santa Monica Pier, cliff-top Palisades Park, and trendy Third Street Promenade
  • Minutes from Beverly Hills, Century City and West L.A.


Directions:

 

From Los Angeles International Airport:

  • Head west on Century Fwy/Glenn Anderson FWY/ E Imperial Hwy toward California St.
  • Make a U-turn at California St
  • Continue onto I-105 E
  • Take the I-405 N/I-405 S exit toward Long Beach/Santa Monica
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-405 N and merge onto I-405 N
  • Take the Santa Monica Fwy exit
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward I-10 W/Santa Monica Fwy and merge onto I-10 W/Santa Monica Fwy
  • Take exit 1A for 4th St/5th St
  • Turn left at 4th St
  • Take the 2nd right onto Pico Blvd
  • Take the 2nd right onto Ocean Ave
  • Arrive at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

From Los Angeles and Inland Empire:

  • 10 Santa Monica Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the Santa Monica Pier

From the North and the Valley:

  • Take the 405 San Diego Fwy. (SOUTH)
  • Connect to 10 Santa Monica Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the Santa Monica Pier

From the South and Orange County:

  • Take the 405 San Diego Fwy. (NORTH)
  • Connect to 10 Santa Monica Fwy. (WEST)
  • Exit 5th Street (a one-way exit)
  • Turn left on Colorado
  • Turn left on Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right past the Santa Monica Pier

From Malibu and the North Beach Cities:

  • Pacific Coast Highway 1 (SOUTH)
  • Exit Ocean Avenue (at the Santa Monica Pier)
  • Go up the ramp at the signal light turn right onto Ocean Avenue
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel will be two blocks down on the right

Parking Information:
Parking is valet only and is $18 per day or $45 plus tax, overnight (subject to change).


What’s the Schedule?

Here’s the high-level schedule (note: all times are Pacific Daylight Time):

Wednesday, June 13, 2019
9:00am: Registration Desk & TECHSPO Hall Opens
9:50am – 12:00pm: Master Classes
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Networking Luncheon
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Master Classes
3:00pm – 3:40pm: Refreshments & Networking
3:40pm – 5:00pm: Master Classes
5:00pm – 8:00pm: Welcome Dinner Reception

Thursday, June 14, 2019
9:00am: Registration Desk & TECHSPO Hall Opens
9:50am – 12:00pm: General Sessions
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Networking Luncheon
1:00pm – 3:00pm: General Sessions
3:00pm – 3:40pm: Refreshments & Networking
3:40pm – 5:00pm: General Sessions

5:00pm – 7:00pm: Farewell Cocktail Reception


How much does it cost to attend DigiMarCon West 2020?

Regular price is $797 (USD) for a main conference access. We are also offering an All Access Pass, which includes the main conference, all Master Classes, Welcome and Farewell Cocktail Receptions and Video on Demand, for $1,097 (USD). Last but not least we have a Virtual Pass/Video On Demand (VOD) option for those who can’t make the conference for $347 (USD). For more information about pricing and the different passes available please click here.


What is included in the Main Conference Pass registration fee?

Your completed Main Conference Pass registration provides you the following:

  • Conference Tote Bag
  • All General Sessions – Thursday, June 11th, 2019
  • AM/PM Refreshments, Networking Luncheon – Thursday, June 11th, 2019
  • Unlimited Access to the TECHSPO Hall – Thursday, June 11th, 2019
  • Farewell Cocktail Reception – Thursday, June 11th, 2019


What is included in the All Access Pass registration fee?

Your completed All Access Pass registration provides you everything included in the Main Conference Pass plus the following:

  • All Master Classes – Wednesday, June 10th, 2019
  • TECHSPO Hall (Unlimited Access) – Wednesday, June 10th, 2019
  • AM Refreshments, Networking Luncheon – Wednesday, June 10th, 2019
  • Welcome Dinner Reception – Wednesday, June 10th, 2019
  • On Demand – Available online approximately 2 weeks after conference concludes


What is included in the VIP Pass registration fee?

Your completed VIP Pass registration provides you everything included in the All Access Pass plus the following:

  • VIP Priority Registration Check-In – Wednesday, June 10th, 2019
  • VIP Seating on Master Class Day – Wednesday, June 10th, 2019
  • VIP Seating on General Session Day – Thursday, June 11th, 2019


How do I register? Register now!

Full registration information is available here.


What forms of payment are accepted?

The following forms of payment are accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal. Payment is required to complete your registration.


Is there a group discount?

Absolutely! Bring as many colleagues as you’d like! Register FOUR or more people from the same company simultaneously to receive $200 discount off the prevailing registration price for each member of your group.

There are just a few simple Group Registration rules:

  • All registrants must be employed by the same company.
  • All members of the group must be registered at the same time. Discounts will not be applied retroactively.
  • You must pre-register to take advantage of these rates, which will not be offered on site.
  • Group Registration Rates cannot be combined with any other offers.

More details about Group Rates here.


Are there academic, government, nonprofit or military discounts?

Academic, Government, Military & Non-Profit discount rates at DigiMarCon West 2020 apply to current full-time employees of academic institutions, federal, state or local government agencies, international government agencies, active military and non-profit organization employees only.

More details about Discount Rates here.


What is the dress code?

Conference attire is business casual for all events, including the evening events. We do recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you since personal preferences vary regarding room temperature.


Can I bring a guest to the conference and networking events?

All attendees at the conference and networking events must be registered attendees who purchased tickets.


Can I send a substitute in my place?

You may send a substitute in your place at any time. All such requests must be submitted by email to registration[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @). Only requests made by the original registrant will be honored.


What is the refund policy?

You may cancel your participation in DigiMarCon West 2020 at any time, but please be aware of the following cancellation policy listed below.

Registration cancellations received 90 days prior to the Conference incur a 25% processing/administrative fee. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after event. If you must cancel for any reason, notify our registration department by 90 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable. Substitutions allowed prior to 90 days prior to the Conference with written or Faxed authorization only. No substitutions less than 90 days prior to the Conference. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to the Conference are non-refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, failure to use DigiMarCon credentials due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. DigiMarCon will not issue refunds for badges that have been revoked.

Unused registrations/applications have no monetary value and cannot be credited to future years or events. DigiMarCon will not issue refunds or credits due to failure to redeem a discount coupon during the registration process. Discounted prices are based on the date payment is received in the DigiMarCon office. Reselling DigiMarCon West 2020 registrations is not permitted.


I live outside of United States, do you accept attendees from other countries?

Yes, international attendees are welcome at each of our conferences.


I live outside of United States and my country requires a Visa to visit United States, can DigiMarCon prepare an invitation letter for me to attend the conference for Visa Processing purposes?

Yes, this is often requested for International Attendees. After you have registered, send a letter request email to info@digimarcon.com and provide your address, company name, company title and passport information to be included in the invitation letter.


I live outside of United States and my country requires a Visa to visit United States, if my Visa Application is declined will I get a refund?

You can request a cancellation at any time. Refer to our refund policy for refund eligibility criteria.


Where should I stay in Los Angeles?

The official conference hotel to stay in Los Angeles is;

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
1700 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States
http://www.loewshotels.com/Santa-Monica-Beach-Hotel

Hotel Booking Instructions

To book a room at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel follow the instructions below;

By Phone:
Call 1-888-332-0160, ask for reservations, give group name ‘DigiMarCon West 2020’ and arrival date and book.


What networking activities are associated with DigiMarCon West 2020?

A full list of the official conference networking functions are available here.


Will I receive event updates?

Yes, DigiMarCon will send emails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings and logistics. Please make sure that the email address registration[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @) is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important event information.


How can I submit to speak at DigiMarCon West 2020?

There are a limited number of sponsored keynote speaking spots still available during the conference. Please contact Aaron Polmeer, aaron[at]digimarcon.com (replace at with @), if you are interested in this opportunity.


Can I record what is presented at DigiMarCon West 2020?

Sessions may be audio recorded without special permission for personal use only. They cannot be placed online or transmitted to others without permission.

Sessions may be videoed only with special permission for personal use and also cannot be placed online or transmitted to others. Short audio and video clips may be used for blogging and press coverage of sessions. As a general guide, non-contiguous clips of one minute or less should be used. Contact us if you need guidance about longer clips.


How can we sponsor DigiMarCon West 2020?

Complete the sponsorship inquiry form here for more details on sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising opportunities at DigiMarCon West 2020.


Do you have an affiliate program?

Yes we do. Become a DigiMarCon Affiliate and earn commission on every completed registration referred by your efforts. Click here for details.


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