IDEA Awards Gala presented by Grindr
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IDEA Awards Gala presented by Grindr

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When: Thursday, June 1
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Where: 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:

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

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