Itinerary of planned events
6:30 a.m.Buses leave for Al Lapidus Golf Tournament from the Flamingo Road Entrance of Bally’s Hotel. 8 a.m. Convention registration at Paris Ballroom Foyer; golf tournament; trade show registration, Palace Foyer, Bally’s. 9 a.m. Tennis tournament, Bally’s; hospitality and coffee lounge, Napoleon’s, Paris. 1 p.m. Opening-day luncheon, “ShoWest Goes Global”; keynote speaker: Jim Gianopulos, chairman-CEO, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Paris Ballroom 3 p.m. “How to Stay Ahead of the Curve as the Industry Confronts the Future” at Le Theatre des Arts, Paris Hotel with panelists: Rory Bruer, president, worldwide distribution, Sony; Andrew Cripps, president, Paramount Pictures Intl.; Dan Harkins, CEO, Harkins Theaters; Paul Heth, president-general director, Rising Star Media; Lee Roy Mitchell, chairman, Cinemark; Tim Richards, president-CEO, Vue Entertainment. 6 p.m., 9 p.m. “An Evening of Independent Film,” screenings of “More Than a Game,” “Easy Virtue,” “The Hurt Locker,” “Is Anybody There?” and “The Cove” at Orleans Hotel. 8 p.m. ShoWest showcase reception at Orleans Hotel.