Social Media Week Los Angeles' Unveils 'Social 25 List'
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.
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.
George Takei - @GeorgeTakei
Hannah Hart - @harto
Oliver Luckett, theAudience - @revilopark
Stan Lee - @TheRealStanLee
Toby Turner - @TobyTurner