About the festival
Summit's 12th flagship,
LA18 will gather 3,500
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.
Over 100 talks, 40 performances, 65 wellness sessions, and more
Initial lineup below:
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Former Vice President of the United States
Chairman, Climate Reality Project
Chairwoman & CEO, United Therapeutics
Sr. Director, Girls for Gender Equity
Creator of the MeToo movement
Founder, Cirque du Soleil, One Drop Foundation, and Lune Rouge
Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Director, African and African American Research at Harvard University
Founding Member, The Grateful Dead
Co-founder and CEO, Coinbase
World's Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange
Founder and Partner, Cowboy Ventures
Executive Director, ACLU
Premier Defender of Civil Rights in the U.S.
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
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.
For ten years Summit has been building the world's most diverse leadership community and ideas festival.