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 Export to Your Calendar 6/1/2017
When: Thursday, June 1
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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The Beverly Hilton
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, California  90210
United States
Contact: Event Coordinator
310-876-0650 x226

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For the seventh year, ThinkLA celebrates Southern California’s advertising, marketing, and media superstars. The IDEA Awards honor campaigns, agencies, clients, marketers, media partners, and individuals that exemplify the best our region has to offer.




Individual Tickets Tables of 10
(Limit 2 Per Company)
Late/Walk In

After Party Only

Finalists (by approval)
Members $275 $2750 $350 $100 $200
Non-Members* $325 $3250 $400 $150 $250



Check out the finalists HERE.



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ThinkLA events are organized with the help of industry professionals. Many thanks to this committee:


Co-Chairs Ben Sarmiento Executive Director, Sales - Auto Eyeview Digital
Co-Chairs Lisa Solomon VP Brand and Media Partnerships Omaze
Co-Chairs Lisa Tanner VP, Group Account Director RPA
Committee Megan Amic Sr Director, Media NBC Entertainment Marketing
Kim Robinson Founder KBR Consulting
Committee Beth Greve SVP Digital Discovery Communications
Committee Jim Baudino VP of Business Development Merry Jane Media
Committee Kyle Carpenter Programmatic Solutions Samsung Ads
Committee Mike Chu VP, Media Sales GlobalWide Media
Committee Kelly Clarke VP, Group Media Director Deutsch
Committee Charlotte Cochrane SVP, Managing Director, Digital Horizon Media
Committee Jeremy Delaplane Head of West Coast Sales, VP Vevo
Committee Shane Dwyer Sr. Account Executive Snapchat
Committee Eric Geiger ED, Lionsgate Mindshare
Committee Jennifer Klawin SVP Brand Strategy, West Coast BuzzFeed
Committee Lindsey Kollross Strategic Director AOL
Committee Jennifer Lockhart VP, Branded Entertainment POPSUGAR
Committee Joao Machado Director, Mobile OMD
Committee Myra Marayag VP of Sales Defy Media
Committee Sara Morton VP, Head of Strategy Convertro
Committee Elizabeth Newman Primm Manager, Client Solutions Twitter
Committee Pam Park Cross Tier Media Manager Toyota
Committee Awesta Wahab Sr. Account Executive Tapad
Committee Jason Yoong VP, Digital Strategy Vizeum

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