Annual Counsel of the Year Awards
Every year AMEC hosts the Counsel of the Year Awards, an annual event celebrating crème de la crème of the legal world in Media & Entertainment. Every January recipients are honored by over 200 peers. The Awards Gala is always hosted at legendary venues such as the House of Blues and The Hollywood Improv Club.
April 30 – May 3, 2017
Musexpo is a series of heavyweight music business debates hosted annually in Los Angeles. It is an exclusive opportunity to interact with a wide range of influential decision–makers from the international music, media and technology industries.
Speakers include: Larry King (CNN), Chad Hurley (Co–Founder, YouTube), Jeff Smith (Head of Music, BBC Radio 2), David Renzer (Chairman/CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group), Ged Doherty (Chairman/CEO, Sony Music Entertainment UK & Ireland), Michael Rapino (Chairman/CEO LiveNation), Chris Barton (VP Development, Google), Doug Frank (President Music Operations, Warner Bros. Pictures) and many others.
The AMEC Women Who Lead Branch Speed Networking Mixer
June 7, 2016
Attendees were able to further their networking skills by engaging in a “Speed Networking” cocktail. Each person was given a short worksheet that helped develop and polish their individual professional "elevator pitch”.
Virtual Reality But Real Issues, Virtual Reality Panel and 4DX Presentation
October 26, 2016
Guests were able to experience 4DX's motion chairs and environmental effects, hear latest news about 4DX and get a behind the scenes of the virtual reality industry from esteemed panelists: Max Jo - Vice President, Head of Business & Legal Affairs at CJ Entertainment America, and George Rose - Former long term General Counsel of Activision, advisor and investor in several game companies including Oculus and MergeVR.
Collective Digital Studio and InfoLawGroup - Digital Media: Dealmakers And Legal Issues
October 20, 2015
The Emerging Leaders Branch of The AMEC Advisory Board brought together leading digital media attorneys and dealmakers from companies like MGM, Viacom and many more at the Collective Digital Studio in Beverly Hills. Guests were informed about the latest in the rise and evolution of multi-channel networks (“MCNs”) and multi-platform networks to the ever-changing digital marketing of entertainment properties and the emergence of new multi-dimensional deals
Media & Entertainment M&A: A View from Insiders and their Advisors Organized by The Women Lawyers Association Of Los Angeles and The AMEC Advisory Board Emerging Leaders Branch
Tuesday June 28, 2016
Entertainment M&A panel discussed general M&A processes, what’s unique about entertainment and media M&A and practical tips from a panel of business and legal professionals including: Thomas Dey, President &CEO of ACF Investment Bank; Laura Kennedy Executive Vice President, TV Operations & Corporate Development; Kelly Kriebs, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP;Caitlin Wheeler, Esq. Executive Director, Business and Legal Affairs, GSN.