- Culture Shapers: The Rise of LA's Arts Scene, Wednesday August 31st, 8:30 am - 10:00 am, JW Marriott Olympic 1
Eddie Cota is the founder of Champion City, a creative agency that works with brands, nonprofits and venues to develop impactful programming, brand marketing and multicultural strategy. He has worked with companies like Sonos, Levi’s and Red Bull to present cultural programs, experiential events and digital content. As the former Artistic Director of the Levitt Pavilion in both Pasadena and MacArthur Park, Los Angeles, his innovative programming brought national recognition to these underserved communities as destinations for a cutting-edge multicultural concert series. He is also a journalist for local and national media, profiling emerging artists and creative communities.