Q: What is an “Urban Campfire”?
A: Urban Campfire is C5LA’s annual fundraiser. Not your run of the mill chicken dinner. Join over 350 of Los Angeles’ prominent business and community leaders at The London West Hollywood as they come together for an inspirational evening to support the Youth Leaders who benefit from our summer and year-round programs.
The invitation-only event will feature sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and food stations, refreshing cocktails and entertainment as we celebrate the success of our incredible young people and salute this year’s honoree Yolanda Macias of CINEDIGM.
Q: Who is Yolanda Macias?
A: Yolanda has over 25 years of home entertainment experience, including executive positions at Vivendi/Universal, DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company. She has been honored as one of the Top 50 Women in Business by the Los Angeles Business Journal, one of the Elite Women 2009 - 2018 in the home entertainment industry and recognized as an industry digital driver 2010 – 2018. In 2016, Yolanda was selected as one of the Fabulous 50 Business Alumni from the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics/CSUN and was also recognized by the Imagen Awards in 2018 as one of the Powerful and Influential Latinos in Entertainment. Recently Yolanda joined the DEG Board of Directors for the advocacy and promotion of entertainment platforms, products and distribution.
At Cinedigm, Yolanda Macías is responsible for acquiring global content rights for all distribution platforms and oversees all digital distribution and marketing. Macías received her MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and her B.S. degree from California State University, Northridge
Yolanda has served on the board of C5LA for four years and serves as a role model and mentor for C5 Leaders.
Q: Tell me about The London Weho
A: The London West Hollywood, a tranquil oasis that combines cosmopolitan elegance and laid-back California cool to create an unparalleled experience for our Urban Campfire guest. The hotel is the ultimate urban refuge, located steps away from West Hollywood’s hottest attractions and minutes from the rarefied glamour of Beverly Hills, The London West Hollywood redefines modern hospitality in one of the world’s most vibrant cities.
Q: Is this an indoor or outdoor event?
A: Our event will take place on the Roof of the London and the adjacent Penthouse. Boxwood on the Roof features fresh new menus, a cool new cocktail selection and a revamped space designed for sharing and socializing.
With its sweeping city views and playfully sophisticated vibe, Boxwood on the Roof will offer guests the perfect oasis for al fresco dining and mingling.
Known for his inventive and playful twists on New American cuisine and the top trending seasonal ingredients, Executive Chef Anthony Keene has created a vibrant new menu that takes each guest on a gastronomic adventure.
Q: How do I get there?
A: The London West Hollywood is located at 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. Click here to get directions to the hotel.Q: What is the attire for the evening?
A: Cocktail Attire
Q: Will there be assigned seating?
A: The Urban Campfire is not a formal, seated affair, but a networking-style cocktail party with plenty of fabulous food and fun.
Q: Do I need to register?
A: Yes! C5LA will need all guests, either Tribute ticket holders or guests of sponsors, to register. Please register here.
Q: Will I be issued a ticket?
A: The event is ticketless, there will be a registration table in the foyer of The London.
Q: What about parking?
A: Hosted valet parking will be available at The London
Q: Will there be a silent auction?
A: No, BUT C5LA has an exciting online auction in collaboration with Charity Buzz.
Q: I still have a question!
A: Please call or email Judy Cantu if you have any additional questions or need more information. Judy can be reached at 323-686-4215 or firstname.lastname@example.org.