Baron Davis’ BIG Summit kicked-off on Wednesday, February 14 at The Jeremy Hotel with the BIG LOVEFEST Valentine’s Day Women’s Networking Luncheon, hosted by ESPN Sports Center Anchor, Cari Champion and sounds by DJ, television personality, and fashion model DJ KISS. The event honored women in business, sports, and entertainment including motivating speeches by Los Angeles Sparks President/COO, Christine Simmons, ESPN Sports Center Host, Cari Champion, and Baron Davis.
The Welcome to LA event on Thursday, February 15 at The London Hotel, was curated to set the tone of celebration for the weekend with music provided by DJ, producer and photographer DJ D-Nice, who began his career in the mid-1980s with legendary hip hop group Boogie Down Productions.
Attendees include: Ice Cube, Retired NBA Champion Matt Barnes, executive producer of VH-1’s reality TV series, Basketball Wives, Shaunie O’Neal, Lil Wayne’s manager/Maverick Management, Cortez Bryant (Young Money), retired NBA player Amare Stoudemire, NBA “super fan” James Goldstein, and two-time NBA All-Star MVP, Allen Iverson.
The BIG Summit was held on Saturday, February 17 at The London Hotel. Panel attendees were treated to thought leadership at the highest level brought together to exchange future-forward ideas around how to create real business and social impact, collaborations and opportunities that live at the intersection of sports, media, technology and culture, disrupting industries, and enriching our communities. Panelists include: Rapper, Actor, Producer, ICE CUBE, NBA All-Stars Chris Paul and David Robinson, Co-founder and President of Lyft, John Zimmer, and others. A viewing party of NBA All-Star televised events immediately followed the panel.
Additional panelists include: Film Producer, Scott Budnick, Philadelphia Eagles, Jay Ajayi, and Passionflix CEO, Tosca Musk (sister of Elon Musk).