Los Angeles, California
Established in 1993
The Last Thursday of every Month (except for November & December)
accepts "thank you gifts"
Guests enjoy a Breakfast
Reuben Cannon receives a cap and software from sponsors,
Final Draft & Jungle Software
Attendees give a standing ovation
Overview & History
The Hollywood Networking Breakfast®, is a fun, very popular monthly event, which
has proven to be an exceptional and crucial networking vehicle for
entertainment industry professionals and aspirants. The Breakfast has
provided attendees with access to some of Hollywood's most powerful players and
has facilitated numerous collaborations and employment opportunities. The
first monthly networking studio event of its kind, the Breakfast has
proudly served as the blueprint for all other subsequent similar industry
This innovative program is the brainchild of HGEN founder, Sandra Lord, who
created the event in 1993 on the Paramount Studios lot.
For over 10 years, the Hollywood Networking Breakfast has featured an impressive
list of top Hollywood players and professionals. Past speakers include
Academy Award®, Emmy Award®,
Golden Globe, Directors Guild and Peabody Award winning producers, directors,
writers, and others such as, Paula Wagner, Penny Marshall, Mike Medavoy, Garry Marshall, Laura Ziskin, Tom Ortenberg, Lynda Obst,
James Burrows, Phil Rosenthal, Dayna Kalins Bochco, David E. Kelley, Wes Craven,
Tom Gutteridge, Janet Zucker, Marta Kauffman, Chris Moore, Thomas
Carter, Reuben Cannon, Melissa Gilbert, Henry Winkler, Jonathan Prince, Kevin Hooks, Marty
Katz, Moctezuma Esparza, Paris Barclay, Thomas Schlamme, Jeremy Zimmer,
George Tillman & Bob Teitel, Tom Arnold, Michael Grillo, Bo Zenga, Roy
Campanella II, and many
others. Guest speakers have such a great time, that some have spoken
more than once!
Ms. Lord initially
introduced and produced the event under the auspices of Women in Film, but now
produces the event in Los Angeles to benefit Changing Images
in America (Chia), a nonprofit organization she founded in 1996 to promote diversity in
American culture. Lord produces the event outside Los Angeles through HGEN.
If you plan to attend the Hollywood Networking Breakfast in Los Angeles,
California, please click on this link to read the guidelines and policies
specifically pertaining to L.A.
Guidelines & Policies.
This Month's Guest Speaker
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