Networking opportunities at our Conference are boundless and beyond our celebrated members, Board of Directors and all star line up of honorees, this year's panel programming includes hot industry topics featuring expert moderators and panelists. We have an incredible line up on our Executive Leadership/ General Counsel panel including George Cheeks of NBC Universal, Frank Cooper of PepsiCo, Bernard Gugar of Harpo, and Darrell Walker of BET. See the full schedule below (subject to change).
BESLA's Power Panel speakers Frank Cooper, George Cheeks, Darrell Walker and Bernard Gugar (not pictured).
Best Practices and Tips to Protect and Grow Client Wealth
Representing the Children: Negotiating Deals for Minors in the Film and Television Industries
State Film Tax Credits and incentives: How to Leverage Them in the TV/Film/Digital Media Industry
Sports Executives Discuss Hot Issues in Professional Team/Player Representation
Working in Sports and Entertainment Roundtable
Representing Authors in the new Publishing Industry
The Power of Digital Content, Devices and Services
Race and Sports
New Ways of Monetizing Music Content
What's Hot, What's Not - A Conversation with Jon Platt about Music Publishing
Changing Landscape of Big Time College Sports
The Imminent Future of Television
BESLA Power Panel, General Counsel and Executive Leadership: Lessons from the Top
Over 150 attorneys, law students and marketing, sports and entertainment professionals attended BESLA's Los Angeles Regional Event on August 21st at Confidential in Beverly Hills, where BESLA honored CherylBoone Isaacs, the newly elected President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The event featured a panel including Nicole A Bernard of 21st Century Fox, Jeff Clanagan of Codeblock Films, Nikkole Denson-Randolph of AMC Theaters, Robi Reed of BET and was led by moderator Darnell Hunt of UCLA as they addressed issues in The State of Black Hollywood. The panels were followed by a networking reception and pictures from the event can be viewed here including BESLA Board of Directors Lawrence Hinkle, II and Inga Dyer presenting Cheryl Boone Isaacs with her honorary award.