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The experience

TEC Weekend consists of all things Tech and Entertainment

by way of panels, workshops, mixers, and performances

in Leimert Park with hundreds of creatives,
professionals and entrepreneurs.

Featuring some
amazing panels


Moderator: Khrissy B
LA Culture Influencers is a segment that highlights today’s influential faces in media, entertainment and music. This panel will provide the tools on how to ramp up your ideas , get started and build your brand in a digital space.

Watts Homie Quan
Nina Gloster
CHAramon Hunter

Cultural Currency: Building Black Wealth Through LA’s Creative Economy

Moderator: TBD
Please join us as we explore the entertainment opportunities in LA’s  Creative Economy industry through the LA Urban League’s Young Professional's Backstage Careers, and Color of Change’s Change Hollywood. We will explore synergies, strategies and stories on developing lucrative careers in the creative sector grounded in cultural competencies.

Work Hard Game Harder

Moderator: Khleo Thomas
 The next iteration of content consumption isn’t coming, it’s here! From consoles to PC’s, to elite controllers  and a plethora of mouse and keyboards, gaming is this year’s discussion that will provide you with a starting  point to landing a career in gaming.  

Alexandra Heard, Riot Games Recruiter 
Lydia Elle,  Microsoft, Sr. Program Manager
Seth Smith – Riot Games, Senior Game Designer

Fashion Forward: The Art of Collaboration

Moderator: Diane Abapo, Sr. Director of Content - GOAT
This panel will bring together notable entities within the fashion and sneaker industries to talk about the power of collaboration. These brands will take a DEEP DIVE into the strategy behind collaborations. Creatives will talk about representation, influence, unsung heroes, and how to build and maintain a brand identity while mastering the “art of the collab”.

Gavin Mathieu - CEO + Founder, Supervsn
Microsoft Vice President, Customer Success, Digital and App Innovation
Microsoft, Director, Executive Engagements & External Talent; Events, Studios, Communitiest


Moderator: Christian Keyes
As the most influential and beloved entertainment company in the world, Disney is strategically positioned to develop the next generation of entertainment through innovation and culture. This panel will allow Disney leaders the opportunity to share their long-term strategy and what’s next on the horizon in the areas of parks, media, and consumer products that will propel and continue the long legacy of Disney’s impact.
Tim McNeal - SVP Creative Talent & Inclusion,Disney Television Studios, Disney
Asa Kalama - Vice President and Executive Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering
Bianca Bridges- Director of Partnerships Strategy and Operations, Disney Streaming, Disney+

For The Record Presents: The Future Of Music

Moderator: Kei Renee
For The Record Music Panel is a discussion with some of today’s prominent musicians & diving into the core of the business. Our panelist will share insight on their personal stories, industry etiquette, and the future of music.

Gwen Bunn


Moderator: Ian Abbott, BCG
The next iteration of the web isn't coming, it's here! And Web 3.0 will change the game yet again! From cryptocurrencies to NFT's, smart contracts and the blockchain underlying it all, this discussion will provide you with a starting point to make sense of it and offer ideas on how to use the tools to set yourself up in the future.
PANELISTS: Shantal Anderson, Reel Mood
Courtney Olujobi Blockchain Enthusiast/Entrepreneur
Cheyan Satchell, Founder & CEO of BTS California, Metaverse/Web 3 Futurist


  • Mixer @The Gathering Spot
    7p - 11p


  • Check-in Opens
  • Young Professionals Champagne Brunch
    @Leimert Park Plaza
  • Opening Remarks
    12 PM
  • Panels
    Location: North and South Stages
    12:30 PM
  • NBA2k + Call of Duty Tournament
    Location: Microsoft Gaming Lounge
    1 PM
  • Metaverse Arcade
    1 PM
  • Disney Takeover
    Location: South Stage
    4 PM
  • Live Music Performances
    Location: Main
    4 PM
  • VIP After Party
    Location: Soho Warehouse
    9 PM


  • Brunch @ The District
    12 PM

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SEPTEMBER 23–25, 2022
Leimert PARK, Los angeles

Leimert Park Village

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TEC Leimert is leading the way for technology and entertainment convergence in South Los Angeles bringing together industry experts, thought leaders and influencers from across a spectrum of top Fortune 500 companies. The conference focuses on exchanging ideas around tech and entertainment to highlight new pathways toward monetization in an environment of constant change brought on by technological innovation. If you are an entrepreneur, professional, student, creative, tech enthusiast or simply interested in navigating the digital economy this is where YOU want to be!
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