Fast Company Announces Third Annual FC/LA Line-Up

Featuring Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Experiences: Gwyneth Paltrow at Goop + Sarah Michelle Gellar at Foodstirs

May 16-17 in Los Angeles

Fast Company is hosting its third annual FC/LA: A Meeting of the Most Creative Minds in Los Angeles May 16-17.

NEW YORK--()--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 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

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.






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
Wevr Aspiration
Anomaly + Beats by Dr. Dre Hmbldt
Microsoft Facebook
Partner: Aloft 72andSunny
Ignition Creative Winc
Deutsch Tender Greens
Beautycon Media Clique Media Group
Huge, Inc. Whalerock Industries
Creative Artists Agency Grindr
Wet Design United Talent Agency
Comedy Dynamics Wattpad
Hasbro Tongal
Absolut Art Hauser & Wirth
Homeboy Industries biz 3
Giphy Studios Annenberg Innovation Lab @ USC

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Fast Company is one of the world’s leading business media brands, with an editorial focus on creativity and innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication Inc. and can be found online at


For Fast Company
Mary Vertin, (917) 593-3223



For Fast Company
Mary Vertin, (917) 593-3223