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Social Media Week Los Angeles’ has released its second annual Social 25 List, which honors the southern California individuals, brands and companies influencing the future of social media.
Among the boldfaced named being honored are Kevin Spacey, George Takei, Scooter Braun, Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Stan Lee.
SMWLA runs Sept. 23-27. It is produced Tubefilter, an industry trade organization founded by Drew Baldwin and Joshua Cohen.
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SMWLA will feature a number of free panels, which will include honorees as keynote speakers. Reservations to attend panels can be made at SMW.LA. The week’s organizers say it will stimulate conversation about innovation and progress.
“We’re showcasing Los Angels as a stage for global conversation,” Baldwin tells The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s about how Los Angeles attracts people form all over the country and all over the world as a meeting spot for those types of conversations.”
The honorees are slated to attend a VIP event during SMWLA’s opening night, September 23. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was an honoree last year, will fete the honorees at the red carpet event. Entertainment will be provided by KCRW Musical Director Jason Bentley, as well as other surprise performers.
Find the complete Social 25 List below, listed alphabetically by first name.
Ben Goldhirsh, LA2050 and GOOD Magazine – @LA2050, @GOOD
Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers – @blakegriffin32, @LAClippers
Brian Robbins, Awesomeness TV – @BrianRobbinsTV, @awesomenesstv
Chris Hardwick, Nerdist – @nerdist, @nerdistchannel
Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, Snapchat – @evanspiegel, @hellobobby, @Snapchat
George Takei – @GeorgeTakei
Hannah Hart – @harto
Jada Pinkett Smith, Dontsellbodies.org – @jadapsmith, @DontSellBodies
Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti, Trigger Street Productions – @KevinSpacey, @DanaBrunetti
Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas, Veronica Mars – @IMKristenBell, @RobThomas, @veronicamars
Margot Stephenson, Sonos – @margotenenbaum, @Sonos
Mark Suster, Upfront Ventures – @msuster, @upfrontvc
Nate Warner, Red Bull Media House – @natewarner, @redbullLAX
Nicholas Tran, Taco Bell – @atsignnick, @TacoBell
Oliver Luckett, theAudience – @revilopark
Oscar Menjivar, URBAN TxT – @menjivar, @URBANTxT
Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim and Eric, and Reggie Watts, JASH – @SarahKSilverman, @timheidecker, @ericwareheim, @reggiewatts, @JASH
Scooter Braun, SB Projects – @scooterbraun, @SB_Projects
Sophia Amoruso, Nastygal – @Sophia_Amoruso, @NastyGal
Stan Lee – @TheRealStanLee
Toby Turner – @TobyTurner
Veronica McGregor, Stephanie L. Smith, and Courtney O’Connor, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory – @VeronicaMcG, @Stephist, @CourtOConnor, @NASAJPL, @MarsCuriosity
William Barnes, Uber Los Angeles – @williampbarnes, @Uber_LA
Zach James and Rich Raddon, ZEFR – @ZachJames, @RichRaddon, @ZEFRinc
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