The world's preeminent ideas festival

November 2-5, 2018
Downtown Los Angeles
About the festival

Summit's 12th flagship,
LA18 will gather
leaders across all

For three days, the festival will host a wide array of talks, performances, wellness classes, art installations, gourmet food, and experiences designed to foster relationships and inspire new perspectives.

Summit Rainbow Logo
LA18 lineup

Over 80 talks, 40 performances, 45 wellness sessions, and more

Lineup below:
Al Gore
Former Vice President of the United States Chairman, Climate Reality Project
Martine Rothblatt
Creator, SiriusXM Chairwoman & CEO, United Therapeutics
Howard Schultz
Former Chairman and CEO, Starbucks
Eckhart Tolle
Author, "The Power of Now" and "A New Earth" One of the best-selling spiritual authors of all time
José Andrés
Chef and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup Founder, World Central Kitchen
Anthony Romero
Executive Director, ACLU Premier Defender of Civil Rights in the U.S.
Marian Goodell
CEO, Burning Man
RZA (of Wu-Tang Clan)
Rapper, Producer, Musician, Actor, Filmmaker and Author
Jenny Holzer
Contributing Artist
Explore full lineup
The experience

The program consists of six pillars



Keynotes and discussions



Musicians, comics, dancers, poets



Gourmet dining, barista bars, tastings



Installations and exhibits



Fitness, meditation, integrated health, nutrition, yoga



Philanthropic endeavors

Learn more

The campus

Centered around downtown Los Angeles’ historic Broadway Theatre district, we will take over LA’s top hotels, restaurants, theaters, build an open air lounge and marketplace, erect a wellness studio, convert rooftops into salons, and more.
Learn more

For ten years Summit has been building the world's most diverse leadership community and ideas festival.

Learn more