ShoWest 2010: Highlights

Screenings, seminars and salutes


8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
• Convention registration
Paris Ballroom Foyer, Paris Hotel

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Trade show registration
Palace Foyer, Bally’s Hotel

1 p.m.
• Opening day luncheon, sponsored by IMAX
Paris Ballroom, Paris Hotel

3 p.m.
• Seminar: Exhibition Speaks Out: New Challenges and Best Practices
• Presentation: New and Innovative Theaters
Le Theatre Des Arts, Paris Hotel

6 p.m. & 9 p.m.
• An Evening of Independent Film: Titles include “Get Low” (SPC), “The Joneses” (Roadside), “The
Kids Are All Right” (Focus), “Twelve” (Hannover), “Racing Dreams” (Zipline), “The Square” (Apparition)
Cinemark Orleans 18 Theaters, Orleans Hotel


7:45 a.m.
• Breakfast & Will Rogers Institute 2009 Theater Managers Awards/The Inter-Society’s Ke• Maso•
Award: Gary Weaver, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Champagne Ballroom, Paris Hotel

9:15 a.m.
ShoWest 2010 state of the industry update
• Texas Instruments, DLP Cinema’s Salute to $100 Million Films of 2009
• Award: ShoWester of the Year, William J. Stembler, Georgia Theater Co.
Le Theatre Des Arts, Paris Hotel

10:45 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
• Screening: “Toy Story 3”
• Award Presentation: The ShoWest Big Ten Award, Pixar Animation
10:45 a.m., Jubilee Theater, Bally’s Hotel; 11:15 a.m., Le Theatre Des Arts, Paris Hotel

1 p.m.
• Luncheon, sponsored by Walt Disney Studios, masterImage 3D
Paris Ballroom, Paris Hotel

2 p.m.
• ShoWest University: Theater & Booth Preparation for Digital Cinema
Las Vegas Ballroom #1, South Tower, Bally’s Hotel

3:30 p.m.
• ShoWest University: Increase Profits Through Menu Expansion and Renovation
Las Vegas Ballroom No. 1, South Tower, Bally’s Hotel

2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
• ShoWest Trade Show and Corporate Suites: Palace Room 1 (Cinedigm), 2 (Tivoli), 3 (Sony), 4 (Datasat), 5
(NEC), 6 (Dolby), 7 (Meyer Sound)
Grand Ballroom and Events Center, Bally’s Hotel

6 p.m.
• Screening: “Letters to Juliet” (Summit Entertainment)
Le Theatre Des Arts, Paris Hotel

8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
• Dinner Reception, sponsored by Summit Entertainment, Ballantyne Strong/NEC Display Solutions
Champagne Ballroom, Paris Hotel


7:45 a.m.
• ShoWest All-Industry Breakfast
• Awards Presentations: The Bert Nathan Memorial Award (Shelley Feldman, NAC)
• ShoWest/NATO Marketing Achievement Awards Ceremony
• Seminar: Marketing a Film on the Grass Roots Level: Exhibition and Distribution Share Their Thoughts
Champagne Ballroom, Paris Hotel

9:45 a.m.
• Seminar: Green Screen: Environmental Advances in the World of Cinema
Le Theatre Des Arts, Paris Hotel

10 a.m.
• ShoWest University: Accessibility Products for Digital Cinema
Las Vegas Ballroom No. 1, South Tower, Bally’s Hotel

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• ShoWest Trade Show and Corporate Suites: Palace Room 1 (Cinedigm), 2 (Tivoli), 3 (Sony), 4 (Datasat), 5 (NEC), 6 (Dolby), 7 (Meyer Sound)
Grand Ballroom and Events Center, Bally’s Hotel

11:30 a.m.
• Technicolor 3D demonstration: 3D for Every Exhibitor
Jubilee Theater, Bally’s Hotel

12:30 p.m.
• Luncheon, sponsored by Sony Pictures Releasing, Sony Pictures Releasing Intl., Sony Digital Cinema Systems

Paris Ballroom, Paris Hotel

2:45 p.m. & 3:15 p.m.
• Screening: Sony Pictures Releasing
Jubilee Theater, Bally’s Hotel

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
• Dinner Event, sponsored by Lionsgate

8:30 p.m.
• Screening: “Kick-Ass” (Lionsgate)
Le Theatre Des Arts, Paris Hotel


8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• ShoWest Trade Show and Corporate Suites: Palace Room 1 (Cinedigm), 2 (Tivoli), 3 (Sony), 4 (Datasat), 5 (NEC), 6 (Dolby), 7 (Meyer Sound)
Grand Ballroom and Events Center, Bally’s Hotel

10 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.
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