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Akin Gump

Corporate Partner:
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and advisors in 21 offices. The firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments. Our entertainment practice has been recognized for many years as a key industry player in global entertainment and media transactions. The foundation of our entertainment practice is the representation of clients in complex transactions involving the production, financing and distribution of films, television and digital media worldwide. Based in our Los Angeles office, our entertainment lawyers execute deals efficiently and seamlessly around the world with the assistance of our lawyers on the ground in New York, Dallas, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Beijing, London and Moscow. For more information, please visit


Supporting Partners:
Armanino is the largest independent accounting, consulting and business management firm based in California. We are a national leader in serving private and public companies, as well as nonprofits, wealthy individuals and families. We provide four main services—audit, tax, consulting and business management—and work with clients in a large range of industries including entertainment, technology, manufacturing, professional services, nonprofit, education, real estate and healthcare. In addition, our global footprint extends across more than 120 countries through our membership in Moore Stephens, an international accounting and consulting organization. Notably, we have a depth of experience serving Asian clients who are interested in investing in U.S. businesses. Wherever you are, we can support your individual and business goals. Visit our website at

Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of Dec. 31, 2017, the Company had $142 billion in assets and operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest with $362 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $37 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. With more than 155 years of experience, Fifth Third has the expertise, leadership and innovative technologies to help your organization succeed in a rapidly changing global marketplace. For more information, please visit Member FDIC.

National Research Group

Industry Partner:
As the pioneer of the Hollywood research industry, NRG is the go-to firm for decoding audiences around the globe. Our expertise in brand management, content strategy and storytelling puts us at the intersection of entertainment and technology. We provide insights and actionable strategies for content creators and marketers from Disney, Netflix and Amazon to cutting-edge OTT, gaming and social brands. Our cutting-edge research methodologies, rooted in 40 years of industry expertise, push the envelope and challenge conventional thinking. For more information, please visit

Asia Society Northern California

Community Partners:
The Asia Society Northern California Center, established in 1998, is uniquely positioned on the edge of the Pacific and at the entrance to Silicon Valley. The Center connects the San Francisco Bay Area’s diverse local community with a wide network of global leaders and visionaries in the fields of policy, business, arts & culture, education, and technology/innovation.


Launched in 2015, Modernist is a private social club with a mission to build an amazing life-long community in San Francisco and around the world. WIth the dream of having their own living room with friends, the partners got 100 of their friends together, and Modernist was born. As a community, we invest, learn and have fun together. On regular days, you can unwind, savor cocktails crafted by award-winning mixologist, sip on rare whiskies, and enjoy private Japanese dining experience by Akiko’s inside the Modernist. On nights filled with entertaining and thought provoking programs, you can find yourself participating in fireside chats or magic shows. We look forward to hosting you at our clubhouse.


Venue Partner:
Colorbloq is inspired by the concept of ‘color-blocking’, the process of taking opposite colors and pairing them together to make interesting and complementary color combinations. We see our space -- complete with colorful shipping containers -- as a blank canvas to design experiences that bring people together from diverse walks of life. The key things that define Colorbloq are 1) Creativity in the Simple Things, 2) Diversity is Complementary, and 3) It’s more fun Together. The creators share an entrepreneurial spirit and creative passion. They are driven toward building community and creating something out of nothing, and Colorbloq was a happy accident through experimentation. For more information, visit

Foundation Partner:
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 49 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt is a Top 10 cancer hospital and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 6,000 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.1 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit, and follow the momentum on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.

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