We are thrilled to have hosted Trusted X LA earlier this month on June 15th, at the fantastic Globe Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles.
Cryptocurrency and NFTs have been a hot topic – and one that advisors with high net worth clients are looking for concrete guidance on. Many clients are heavily invested in the space, and are interested in creating and collecting NFTs. This has created a series of unique challenges from a tax, legal, and risk perspective.
With over 40 speakers, the day was filled with insight from CEOs, business managers, agents, attorneys, CPAs, and Web3 advisors who hold special expertise in entertainment, digital assets, and the metaverse.
Many of the speakers, sponsors, and attendees have been a part of our tight-knit community and involved in Trusted Advisor since the early days. Trusted X LA was able to be bigger and better (with over 150 attendees!) as our network has grown, so thank you to everyone who has been along for the ride so far! We are looking forward to more in-person events including the second annual Trusted Advisor Summit later this year.
Here are some pics from Trusted X LA – we hope you were able to make it and we’ll see you again for our future events in 2022!
Matthew Hoffman (Founder of Trusted Advisor)
Ushering in the Web3 Era: Creator/Agency Dynamics & Legal Implications: Jeremy Goldman (Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz PC), Reed Ryan (Chrstie’s), Jacob Martin (2 Punks Capital) and Angelo Robles (Family Office Association)
Platform Revolution: Empowering Music, Sports, & Entertainment: Heidi Chung (Variety), Emma Waldron (WiLDE), Adam Friedman (CAA and Connect Ventures) and Thomas Fiss (OneOf)
Web3 and Music – The Road Ahead: Vickie Nauman (CrossBorderWorks), Jennifer Justice (The Justice Dept.), Geoff Sawyer (United Talent Agency) and Mickey Maher (Dapper Labs)
Thank you to Cactus Raazi and Amber Group for partnering with Trusted Advisor
DTC: Direct to Community: Josh Kriger (Edge of NFT), Jake Udell (Metalink), Gary Marella (Beatclub) and Luke Lombe (Faculty Group)
The New Creator Economy: Tamar Kaprelian (Nvak Collective), Leah Lamarr (Comedian and Web3 Advisor), Swan Sit (Queen of Clubhouse) and Francine Ballard (Metagolden)
The Importance of User Experience for Mass NFT Adoption: Keynote Speaker Jack O’Holleran (SKALE Labs)
The Real Deal: What to Know About Taxes & Regulations: Gregory S. McNeal (Pepperdine University), Joshua Rivera (Blockchain Capital LLC) and Hugh Meyer (Highline Wealth Partners)
Regulations Are On the Way: Katie Mills (Barnes & Thornburg LLP) and Cactus Raazi (Amber Group)
How Crypto Meets Industry: The Massive Forces Pushing Web3 Forward: Jeremy Lewis (Crypto.com), David Wachsman (Wachsman) and Rob Bonstein (HIFI)
Leading the Democratization of Self Employment: Keynote Speaker John Paller (Opolis)
E-Commerce, Business Development & the Metaverse: Syama Meagher (Scaling Retail), Michelle Reeves (Mavion), Jennifer Justice (The Justice Dept.) and Brooke Jackson (Water & Music)
How VC Investing and Web3 Can Empower Entertainers and Musicians: Jackie Fast (Sandbox Ventures), Joshua Wolters (Legaci), Harrison Wang (Unblocked) and Max Brabant (Meta)
Athletes & NFTs: Morgan Stinson (MGO), Leonard Armato (Management Plus Enterprises), Baron Davis (More Than Us (LLC) presented by Baron Davis Enterprises, LLC) and Justin Giangrande (The Network Advisory and Levels Sports Group)
Matthew Hoffman (Trusted Advisor) and Andy Anderson (Faculty Group)
A big thank you to Faculty Group for sponsoring the cocktail reception!
Cocktails to wrap up the evening! Until next time!