Five Immersive Pillars

Summit LA blends talks, performances, wellness, culinary, and art into one immersive weekend.



learning sessions spanning keynotes, master classes, workshops, and meetups including:

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on Leadership Principles, Scaling, and the Highly-Anticipated Road to IPO

Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi

From Start Up to Starred Up: SpaceX and the Journey Towards Multi-Planetary Life

President and COO of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell, in conversation with SpaceX’s Head of Dragon Launch Operations, Kiko Dontchev

Masters of Scale Live at LA19

Vista Equity CEO, Robert F Smith, interviewed by LinkedIn founder, Greylock partner, and host of Masters of Scale, Reid Hoffman

A Call to Modernize American Philanthropy

Author of “Decolonizing Wealth,” Edgar Villanueva

Back to Our Roots: How America is Reclaiming its Health by Growing Local

“Mother of the American Farm-to-Table movement” Alice Waters & “The Gangsta Gardener” Ron Finley

From Curing Diseases to Designer Babies: The Opportunities and Ethical Dilemmas of Human Genome Editing

Co-inventor of CRISPR, Jennifer Doudna

Adventures Beyond the Lens with Oscar-Winning Directors of Free Solo

Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhely



musicians, comedians, poets, dancers, and more performing in speakeasies, grand theaters, and alleyways including:

Live DJ sets by popular artists featuring Bonobo and De La Soul’s Maseo

Genre-spanning performances featuring Tank and the Bangas, Bob Moses, and more

Underground speakeasy sets featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Throwback hip-hop dance party spun by the iconic Grandmaster Flash

Intimate singer-songwriter performances featuring Joey Dosik

Comedy hour and hilarious stand up sets

Surprise performance art and pop-up theatrics



classes and experiences taking place in studios, wellness havens, and recreational spaces, including:

Mindfulness Practices and Work-Life Harmony with Renown Yogi and Humanitarian Sadhguru

Meditation and human connection workshops

Yoga practice with Baron Baptiste and other leading practitioners

Accessing Ancient Wisdom with Legendary Anthropologist Wade Davis

Exploring the Autoimmune Spectrum: Where Are You? with Dr. Amy Myers

Zen and the Human Experience with Diane Musho Hamilton

Body Blast Bootcamp with Lita Lewis



world-renowned chefs sourcing ingredients from over 30 local farms, featuring 9 restaurant takeovers, pop ups, and culinary surprises, such as:

Outdoor dinner parties featuring all-star guest chefs in Summit’s custom-built marketplace

Concept dinners and exclusive takeovers at some of DTLA’s hottest local restaurants

Talks on health, the microbiome, and the future of food

Bangkok-style night market featuring LA’s best street food and underground flavors from around the world

Dozens of daytime food pop-ups and killer collaborations

Culinary workshops, tastings, and discussions with our culinary heroes

Snack stations and pop-ups offering a taste of the newest and coolest in CPG snack and beverage brands



Interactive art experiences:

Hear from artist and smells researcher Sissel Tolaas

Public installation series by artist and environmental activist Justin Brice Guariglia

Daata Editions, in collaboration with Gentle Monster, will feature an immersive video art exhibition space showcasing top visual artists of our time.

Installation by visual multimedia artist Kambui Olujimi

Works by world-renown and emerging artists strewn throughout the campus

Performance art and interactive theatre troupes

Arts & crafts workshops


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