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PRICING AND PACKAGES

A record number of session proposals were submitted this year

SMPTE’s Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition is the world’s premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. Taking place at the Hollywood & Highland Center, the event will fill two exhibit halls and multiple session rooms. SMPTE 2017 will also feature a beer garden, Broadcast Beat’s SMPTE 2017 Live! Studio, and a series of special events culminating with the SMPTE Annual Awards Gala hosted in the Loews Hollywood Hotel’s Hollywood Ballroom on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 26.

Pre-Registration Pricing is Available Thru 14 October!

 

Hotel Group Rates are Available, But Only While Supplies Last!

The conference and exhibition schedule includes the usual wealth of technical sessions as well an array of special events affording plenty of opportunities for face-to-face, real-world interaction between attendees, exhibitors, and speakers.

Monday, 23 Oct.

• The SMPTE 2017 Symposium will take place throughout the day.

• SMPTE and Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Women In Post will present the annual Women in Technology Luncheon, which provides guests the opportunity to discuss ways to increase diversity in the media and entertainment workplace. Tickets are available for purchase separately, or as an add-on with conference registration.

• The SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival will highlight the creative use of technology to support the art and craft of storytelling. Screenings will showcase outstanding short films submitted by students from around the world. Tickets are available separately, or as an add-on with conference registration. Tickets are free for students, and a donation to the SMPTE Education Fund is suggested for other attendees.

 

Tuesday, 24 Oct.

• The first day of the SMPTE 2017 technical conference will feature the opening keynote.

• The Ray Dolby and Centennial Exhibit Halls will open at noon.

• The Fellows Luncheon, open exclusively to SMPTE Fellows and Life Fellows, will honor the industry leaders newly elevated to Fellow status. SMPTE Fellows who wish to attend must select tickets with their conference registration.

• The SMPTE Annual General Membership Meeting is open to all conference attendees, and a separate ticket is not required.

• The Oktoberfest Reception in the Centennial Exhibit Hall is open to all attendees, and a separate ticket is not required.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

• Day two of the SMPTE 2017 technical conference sessions will extend the entire day.

• The Ray Dolby and Centennial Exhibit Halls will open at 10 a.m., and an evening reception in the Ray Dolby Exhibit Hall is open to all conference attendees from 5-7 p.m. No separate ticket is required.

 

Wednesday, 25 Oct.

• Day two of the SMPTE 2017 technical conference sessions will extend the entire day.

• The Ray Dolby and Centennial Exhibit Halls will open at 10 a.m., and a Trick-or-Treat Spooktacular evening reception in the Ray Dolby Exhibit Hall is open to all conference attendees from 5-7 p.m. No separate ticket is required.

 

Thursday, 26 Oct.

• The final day of SMPTE 2017 technical conference sessions will extend the entire day, with both exhibit halls open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• The SMPTE 2017 Annual Awards Gala will welcome ticketed guests on the red carpet and treat them to a reception and dinner honoring industry leaders. Tickets are available for purchase separately or as an add-on with conference registration.

 

Tickets for many SMPTE 2017 events are limited, and early registration is encouraged.

 

In addition to registering, prospective exhibitors may still secure prime exhibit space now, and sponsorship opportunities are available.

On-Site Registration Hours:

Sunday, 22 October:             2pm - 5pm

Monday, 23 October:            7am - 5:00pm

Tuesday, 24 October:            7am - 6:00pm

Wednesday, 25 October:    7:30am - 5pm

Thursday, 26 October:         7:30am – 2pm

Registration is located on the fifth level of the

Hollywood & Highland Center on the

Ray Dolby Ballroom Terrace.

Getting to Hollywood & Highland

 

Metro Info

Take the Los Angeles County Metro, Red Line, directly to Hollywood/Highland Station. Red Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily.

 

From the East

Take 10 West to 101 North. Exit Highland Avenue (Stay on right-hand side of the freeway as exit splits). The street winds down and becomes three lanes towards Hollywood Bowl. Turn left onto Highland Avenue. The parking structure is on Highland Avenue next to the Loews Hollywood Hotel, north of Hollywood Blvd.

 

From the North

Take 101 South. Exit Highland Avenue. The street winds down and becomes three lanes. You will then see the Hollywood & Highland retail complex. The parking structure is on Highland Avenue next to the Loews Hollywood Hotel, north of Hollywood Blvd.

 

 

 

From the South

Take 110 North (passing the Downtown area) to the 101 North. Exit Highland Avenue (Stay on right-hand side of the freeway as exit splits). The street winds down and becomes three lanes towards Hollywood Bowl. Turn left onto Highland Avenue. The parking structure is on Highland Avenue next to the Loews Hollywood Hotel, north of Hollywood Blvd.

 

From the West

Take 10 East to 110 North/Downtown (passing the Downtown area) to the 101 North. Exit Highland Avenue (Stay on right-hand side of the freeway as exit splits). The street winds down and becomes three lanes towards Hollywood Bowl. Turn left onto Highland Avenue. The parking structure is on Highland Avenue next to the Loews Hollywood Hotel, north of Hollywood Blvd.

 

 

Additional Information about Hollywood & Highland is available on the center's website.

 

www.hollywoodandhighland.com

 

Please note that SMPTE cannot validate parking.

About SMPTE®

For more than a century, the people of SMPTE (pronounced “simp-tee”) have sorted out the details of many significant advances in media and entertainment technology, from the introduction of “talkies” and color television to HD and UHD (4K, 8K) TV. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has received an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards for its work in advancing moving-imagery engineering across the industry. SMPTE has developed thousands of standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines, more than 800 of which are currently in force today. SMPTE Time Code™ and the ubiquitous SMPTE Color Bars™ are just two examples of SMPTE’s notable work. As it enters its second century, SMPTE is shaping the next generation of standards and providing education for the industry to ensure interoperability as the industry evolves further into IT- and IP-based workflows.

 

SMPTE’s global membership today includes more than 7,000 members: motion-imaging executives, creatives, technologists, researchers, and students who volunteer their time and expertise to SMPTE’s standards development and educational initiatives. A partnership with the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) connects SMPTE and its membership with the businesses and individuals who support the creation and finishing of media content. Information on joining SMPTE is available at www.smpte.org/join.

 

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SMPTE 2017 is the world’s premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. Find out more about SMPTE at www.smpte.org

 

SMPTE 2017 includes three days of technical sessions, two high-tech exhibition halls, special events including the Annual Awards Gala, and the SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival, plus a pre-conference Symposium, bringing you unparalleled opportunities for professional development, relationship building, and “mind sharing.” Presenters and attendees include world-renowned technology thought-leaders.