The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce proudly presented the 28th Annual Hollywood Expo at the world-famous Avalon Hollywood on Thursday, May 5, 2016. The annual Chamber function proved to be it is a premier networking event and provides exhibitors an ideal opportunity to showcase their business and make new introductions. “This year’s Expo was held during National Travel & Tourism Week, as Hollywood is an ideal destination for both corporate and leisure groups. We also featured a Health & Wellness section to highlight the importance of how ‘business and wellness’ go together!” said Kaylee Kiecker, Executive Vice President of the Hollywood Chamber.
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell (Council District 13) and Hollywood Chamber President & CEO Leron Gubler welcomed exhibitors and guests. The Expo attracted over 250 concierges, business owners, and Chamber members interested in learning what’s new in Hollywood. Invited guests celebrated Cinco de Mayo at the recently renovated Avalon Hollywood while sampling menu items from local restaurants and enjoying a variety of wine, beer, margaritas and cocktails at the several bar. In total, there were more than 20 restaurants offering menu samples at this year’s event and musical entertainment was provided by DJ Crash.
Guests were greeted with interactive exhibits from sponsors in the Health & Wellness section: Aflac, AltaMed, Bliss Spa, Breathe LA, Covered California, Equinox, Famous Hollywood Dental Care, Hollywood YMCA, La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Center, Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, Managed Career Solutions, Metro MD Institute of Regenerative Medicine, and YogaWorks.
Presenting sponsor of the Hollywood Expo is Variety. Partnering level sponsors are Avalon Hollywood and Line 204 Events. Platinum level sponsors are 33 Taps, The Argyle Hollywood, DLS Events, Harman Press, Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building, Six Flags Magic Mountain, and Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill. Gold level sponsors are Anheuser-Busch, C9 Balloons, Callaloo Caribbean Kitchen, Conscious Cup Cafe, Dream Los Angeles/Hollywood, Eastown Apartments, Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City, Hollywood Carnival, Loews Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles Culture Festival, Lucky Strike Live!, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Mel’s Drive-In, Metro MD Institute of Regenerative Medicine, Pantages Theatre – Nederlander West, Pig ‘N Whistle, Pink’s Hot Dogs, and Trailer Park, Inc. Silver level sponsors are Aflac, AltaMed, Bliss Spa, Beathe LA, Casino Kings, Covered California, Ciabatta Bar, Equinox, Famous Hollywood Dental Care, Foto Spark, Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood, Hollywood American Legion Post #43, Hollywood Heritage Museum, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood Welcome Center, Hollywood YMCA, La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Center, LA Tourism & Convention Board, Live Nation, Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House, Managed Career Solutions, Monster Energy Company, The Original Farmers Market, Paramount Contractors & Developers, SoCal Self Storage – Hollywood & Bronson, Sunset Ranch Hollywood Stables, Inc., Sweet-E’s Bake Shop, Time Warner Cable Business Class, US Bank, W Hollywood Hotel, and YogaWorks.
For information about the event, please contact Kaylee Kiecker, Executive Vice President of the Hollywood Chamber at email@example.com.
For more than 95 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Kaylee Kiecker is Executive Vice President and Leron Gubler is President and CEO. Dr. Fariba Kalantari of Famous Hollywood Dental Care serves as the 2016-17 Chair of Board of Directors.