Hey C&C LA Squad! We are so excited to get the LA party started! There are so many amazing things coming your way (ahem, Kim Kardashian West) but before we get any closer to the big day, we wanted to give you a sneak peek of what to expect.
Attendee Happy Hour
If you’ve never been to a C&C attendee Happy Hour the night before the conference, you are in for a treat. Please bring your badge for entry or your attendee confirmation.
Not only do you get to mix, mingle, and network with fellow C&C attendees (bring those biz cards) you’ll also get a your first big (head) shot.
LinkedIn is providing headshot and Linkedin page optimization services. That’s right. You’ll look totally pro, before you hit the C&C circuit the next day. Plus we'll have plenty of mocktails from La Croix.
Address: Rolling Greens 7505 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90036
Limited parking will be available onsite. We recommend taking an Uber or Lyft.
ON to the conference…
ALL DAY FUN
At every C&C Conference, we have a roster of incredible brands that set up pop-up shops to give our attendees amazing and unique experiences. There is a little something for everyone. Here are the incredible things you can expect to see at the market in LA.
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Stop by the La Croix photo booth and visit the live artist who will be sketching attendees in their cute outfits + La Croix can in hand!
Get empowered and check out a shoppable market in the pop up lounge by The Little Market --featuring bags and accessories, candles, homegoods and more! They are all about "empowering female artisans around the world," which is empowering to us.
"Find your shade bar" manned by Troop Supergoop! Bartenders stocked with powder and other Supergoop! Faves. Match your shade and get a glam takeaway.
Who doesn't love a good Hollywood Celebrity beauty secret? Stop by the Slip Silk pop up and get a free custom embroidery. Learn why all of Hollywood’s stars, stylists and dermatologists can’t stop talking about this luxury beauty tool.
If you’re feeling a little adventurous be sure to stop by the Simon G. booth and get ready to shine bright like a diamond. Simon G Jewelry will be offering piercing on site.
The coin savvy Quickbooks team will be holding office hours for all attendees interested in some onsite financial advice. It's tax time. Take advantage of this.
Office Hours with QuickBooks
12n-12:30 p.m. Lisa Greene-Lewis, Taxes & Self-Employment
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Paco de Leon, Finance for Creatives
1 – 1:30 p.m. Lisa Greene-Lewis, Separating Business & Personal at Tax Time
1:30 – 2 p.m. Paco de Leon, Side Hustles & Money
5 – 5:30 p.m. Kimmie Greene, Beyond the 1099 – When (and Who) to Hire
5:30 – 6p Kimmie Greene, Know Your Value – How-To Contracting Tips
Stop by the Saje pop up to learn about plant-based remedies for common ailments like sleep, stress, headache, cold & flu and tummy upset. The first 50 people to make a purchase will also receive a complimentary limited edition ‘100% natural’ t-shirt!
Saje connects people with the healing power of plants, offering 100% natural essential oil blends, body care, and home environment products that are sustainably sourced from nature’s most beneficial plants.
Rolling Green is hosting a popup plant shop. Get ready to figure out the next Fiddle Fig. What’s better than greenery? Not much if you ask us.
Shop and snap the selfie you’ve always wanted at Mott50’s Create & Cultivate pop up. Choose from their Chrissy Teigen and Luna Legend approved Avocado styles or the chic new prints from their Resort 2018 collection and receive 20% off your purchase!
Stop by the cabi suite for a complimentary styling session. Think you’ve got great style? So do they! Sip some champs and learn all about cabi’s unique career opportunity that lets you be the boss, call your own shots...and look absolutely fabulous doing it! They know you’ll love your look, so you can order one piece from cabi’s Spring 2018 Collection after your session, on the house. Spots are limited, and by appointment only—RSVP here.
noosa yoghurt is hosting Mentoring Circles: Finding Your Mate at their booth! Sign up at their booth to participate in a mentoring session with co-founder Koel Thomae! Sessions will take place during the 5-6pm break at the noosa booth. To reserve a spot, visit the noosa booth ahead of time, and grab yourself some bloody good yoghurt while you’re at it!
Don't miss out on the Little Words Project pop-up where you can enjoy 15% off pricing on their bracelets, as well as, write a note on the "kindness wall” and leave inspired to share kindness all day.
Wedding Wire’s pop up is full of colorful fun! Check out their confetti bar to pack your party in your purse. And if you’ve got a shiny new ring finger accessory, chat with their reps on how to make your big day, the best day ever!
Blue Sky is SO, totally excited to present their personalized planner + notebook program at Create & Cultivate LA. They can’t wait to walk attendees through their one-of-a-kind, completely personal way to plan their year. Take 2018 by storm and personalize your very own planner or notebook in their booth (with a special code just for C&C attendees!), and be the first to get a sneak peek at their newest designs to come!
If you aren't familiar with RXBAR, they make a whole food protein bar with simple, clean ingredients. Coming in thirteen delicious flavors, each bar packs 12 grams of protein and is gluten free, soy free and dairy free. They are perfect for an on-the-go breakfast, pre/post-workout fuel or a convenient snack.
Be sure to stop by their pop-up to talk all things RXBAR. They'll be sampling various flavors, playing Plinko, and giving away some RXBAR swag.
Time's up on sexual harassment and assault! But there's still work to do. LIVESTRONG contributor, self defense expert, 3rd degree black belt and creator of Stilettos & Self Defense, Jennifer Cassetta, teaches women around the world to feel more strong, safe and confident from the streets to the boardroom. She empowers women to communicate boundaries and fight back when we need to. At LIVESTRONG's C&C booth, Jennifer will be showing you how to use how to use your body as a weapon. She'll lead you through emotional and physical self defense moves to help you kick butt and unleash your badassery into the world. RSVP below!
Join the Shopstyle pop up to connect, share, and create. In collaboration with Instagram-artist I Scream Colour, a larger-than-life 'Collective Art" experience will allow guests will contribute to the piece on site, while connecting with ShopStyle members directly. The final creative piece will be featured on ShopStyle platforms, at future brand activations, and more. Discuss monetizing your blog and social channels. Learn more about their campaigns and exciting new opportunities to expand your influence. Don't have a Shopstyle account yet? Sign up with one of their team members at the event, and you’ll get $50 to your account.
Pop in the living proof photo booth with some of your new friends and learn some new styling tips and tricks with celebrity stylist Mara Rosak. Get a sneak peak of some new living proof product too!
Don’t miss The Mine’s furniture and home décor giveaway at their pop up booth. You’ll also get the chance to snap the perfect polaroid in this Instagrammable urban oasis.
Grab a t-shirt at the Richer Poorer booth and get custom chain stitching on the front pocket. What’s better than a custom t-shirt!?
Experiencing the soko way through on-site personalization of their Iga Cuff where you can add initials to the bracelet. You’ll also get info on their best-sellers & sneak peak of the spring collection!
Lettuce help you shine! Sip organicgirl’s brand new hydrating and nourishing bevvys, see what your favorite greens brand is up to and snap a photo of yourself with their highly grammable living heart wall.
Stop by the FabFitFun pop-up for one of two exclusive boxes curated just for Create & Cultivate attendees. If you’re a VIP ticket holder, you’ll receive your first box for free! Choose from either the “Boss Lady” or “Queen of Content” Box, packed with more than $300 of hand-picked beauty, fashion and lifestyle products from brands like FOREO, tarte, Oribe, and Living Proof.
The OM Digital pop up will be a guaranteed IG opportunity. Their fun video booth will make you want to grab your new friends and make magical shit. Stop by for string art, IG vids and more!
Get some art deco inspiration at the Framebridge pop up on site. You can never have enough inspo for ways to hang frames.
It's a long day, but The Glam App is on deck for all your hair and beauty touch-up needs. From a fresh lip to a festive braid, they'll have you looking fresh.
A Saturday is just not complete with a face-mask right? The Neutrogena face mask bar will you give you a chance to learn the proper techniques and real benefits of using face-masks to get the most out of them.
Meet the team of professional Beauty Stylists for Nordstrom beauty to look and feel your most fabulous. You’ll get to try one of their hot trends for spring or elevate your natural beauty. Check out all their favorite brands (Charlotte Tilbury, Tom Ford and MAC, to name a few). Don’t miss their experience wall to play and sample (face mist, anyone?), plus free sparkly pink tote bags and goodie packs to take with you.
Dermalogica will be hosting a "build your own skin kit" activation where attendees can pick from best sellers and targeted products that fit their needs. Skin isn't one size fits all, and therefore your skin care routine shouldn't be either! You’ll also receive a fun cosmetic bag to hold all your goodies on your way out!
Leave your #HairStatement at C&C after checking out the TRESemme styling station. Stylist Justine Marjan will be styling in their booth during break.
You’ll have plenty of chances to get Instagram ready at C&C and the nudestix booth is one of them! The nudestix team believes a natural look is a perfect fit for any face and a touch of color here and there is enough to bring out our finest features, so check out their beauty products for face, eyes and lips. They'll be doing touchups all day long!
Try a sample of the Biossance Probiotic Gel Moisturizer and 100% Squalane. You can also experience a “Sugarcane” field to see where all their ingredients come from.
Check into the EcoTools 'Glamping' stations. Choose a station you want to highlight (face, eyes, finish, etc.) and then experience their eco-friendly brush sets and products. Once you’re feeling fierce, check out the fun photo booth for a picture perfect moment!
+Smoked Salmon (or market veg) Tartine with Kite Hill Cream Cheese
+noosa Yogurt and Purely Elizabeth Parfait with Market Berries
+Barney Butter Overnight Oats with Chia and Blueberries
+Assorted Pastries: Almond Muffins with Chia, Hemp, and Flaxseed; Noosa Yogurt Lemon Loaf; +Chameleon Coffee Coffee Cake
Lunch with Flowerchild
ALL DAY SNACK-AGE
Purely Elizabeth : All the granola samples
Suja : Stay hydrated with a variety of healthy juices
Health ADE : drink up with their onsite kombucha mixologist
Crown Royal Bar : Check out the Crown pop up to take pics with polaroid cameras with your new friends and enter to win a camera to take home with them.
HAPPY HOUR GRUB
Jewel - Ebony + Ivory Chia Pudding, Emerald Kale, Pad Thai
HomeState - Brazos Tacos, Brisket Tacos, Queso & Chips
Same Same - Spicy Laab and Mini samples of Thai Iced Tea
Baldoria - Citrus Stuffed Endives Fresh Ricotta Toast with Vanilla Kumquat Compote
Pixsweet - Custom popsicles
According to a recent study from Express and Levo, pursuing passion in a career is a top priority for women. Join their spotlight session with Patrice Croci where they'll discuss exactly what women want from their career and the growing popularity of side hustles.
MEET THE SPEAKERS during BREAK
+ Nina Dobrev will be hanging in the Reebok Booth
+ Denise Bidot will be kicking it in the LIVESTRONG Booth
+ Maria Hatzistefanis will be signing her book “How to be an overnight” (already an amazon best seller)
They're giving you the ultimate #closetgoals experience! Create your own meme and enter for a chance to win a year worth of shoes + get styled from head to toe by JustFab & ShoeDazzle! Pop by our booth, snap a photo, mix + mingle with the ShoeDazzle + JustFab social teams.
It’s a very important period perk. We’ve got LOLA in the bathroom and tamp samps for all VIPs!
Hair done, nails did. They've got a nail art station for VIPs only.
Things to Bring with You To C&C
Make sure to bring a schedule of all the things you want to hit up day-of, it’s a day filled to the brim with activities so coming with a game-plan is key.
Also in the spirit of good networking, make sure to pack extra business cards. You want to be able to hand them out throughout the day so don’t short change yourself.
Keep an eye out for your attendee gift box that should be coming in the mail! We are so excited for you to receive, make sure to share it on social with us using #CreateCultivateLA!