NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fast Company announced today that it will host its third annual FC/LA: A Meeting of the Most Creative Minds in Los Angeles May 16-17. The two-day event will bring together some of the most creative minds in business, technology, design and entertainment. A series of “Fast Tracks”—exclusive, behind-the-scenes experiences curated by Fast Company—will give attendees a glimpse at some of the hottest companies in seven neighborhoods throughout the city: Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Playa Vista, Venice, Santa Monica, Burbank, and Downtown.
Fast Track highlights for 2017 include Goop with Gwyneth Paltrow, Foodstirs with Sarah Michelle Gellar, Bob Saget with Comedy Dynamics, Facebook, Hulu, Microsoft, Headspace, Giphy, Grindr, and the Annenberg Innovation Lab at USC.
The event also celebrates Fast Company’s annual “Most Creative People in Business” issue, which will be available online May 15 at fastcompany.com and on newsstands May 22. The newest additions to the list will be toasted, along with Most Creative People honorees from the previous eight years, at a cocktail reception at United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills.
To purchase tickets and to see the complete schedule of events, times, and locations, go to http://events.fastcompany.com/fcla/
Aloft Hotels is the official hotel partner of FC/LA
Since its inception in 2008, Aloft has revolutionized the way the staid hospitality landscape approaches the guest experience. Inspired by this, Aloft Hotels will be the first stop on the Playa Vista neighborhood track giving attendees a behind-the-scenes look into the innovative technology and design elevating the Aloft guest experience. Extending beyond the neighborhood site visits, Aloft will refuel and refresh attendees with custom-curated snack boxes and “Live At Aloft” playlists distributed on all event buses. The conference will conclude with an Aloft Wrap Up celebration at United Talent Agency featuring a “Live At Aloft” artist performance, cocktails, and networking opportunities.
FC/LA FAST TRACK LINEUP
TUESDAY, MAY 16
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17
|Foodstirs with Sarah Michelle Gellar||Hulu|
|Goop with Gwyneth Paltrow||Crispin Porter + Bogusky|
|Bob Saget with Comedy Dynamics||Karten:Design|
|Headspace||Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams|
|Anomaly + Beats by Dr. Dre||Hmbldt|
|Beautycon Media||Clique Media Group|
|Huge, Inc.||Whalerock Industries|
|Creative Artists Agency||Grindr|
|Wet Design||United Talent Agency|
|Absolut Art||Hauser & Wirth|
|Homeboy Industries||biz 3|
|Giphy Studios||Annenberg Innovation Lab @ USC|
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