FUSE

SEE YOU AT THE TABLE

Bringing together leaders of the world’s top studios in the world's creative capitols.
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FUSE /fjuːz/

to join or become combined, or to cause things to join: [I] The two cells are fused with a jolt of electricity. [T] The heat of the fire fused many of the machine's parts together.

Intimate conversations at the intersection of creativity and commerce.

Imagine private dinners where elite creative leaders foster deeper connections, address common challenges, and shape the future of our industry.

Each FUSE event is a transformative experience from which no one emerges unchanged.

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How it works.
WHO
Each dinner is a curated gathering of about a dozen leaders from top independent studios, production companies, and creative agencies. Priority invitations are extended to FORUM+ and then FORUM members. Remaining seats are then offered on an invitation-only basis.

FORMAT
Some dinners begin with happy hour or field trip to a host studio. All dinners feature a private, transformational Jeffersonian dinner.

FEE
These events are run at cost. First, you confirm your seat with a deposit to provide our private dinner venue with an accurate headcount. The day after the event, my assistant will equally split the bill among attendees.
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Previous
[37] NYC Tribeca Film Festival & AICP Week
5 June 2024
Private dinner at Buddha Bar

[36] BARCELONA pre-OFFF
3 April 2024
Happy hour and tour of UNFOLDED experiential space at Blit.Studio

[35] TORONTO
28 March 2024
Field trip at host studio Polyester + Weekend Characters
Private dinner at Ciba Wine Bar

[34] NEW YORK
21 March 2024
Field trip at host studio Versus
Private dinner at Upland

[33] CHICAGO
14 March 2024
Field trip at host studio Sarofsky
Private dinner at Duck Duck Goat

[32] PORTLAND
13 March 2024
Field trip at host studio Deep Sky
Private dinner at Ritz Carlton

[31] DENVER
5 March 2024
Field trip at host studio Spillt
Private dinner at Bistro Vendôme

[30] NEW YORK CITY - Don’t Call It Content
Private Dinner | New York | 15 Nov 2023
7-11 PM. Private room at Kimika. 16 total seats.

[29] TORONTO - Creating a Market
Private Dinner | Toronto | Q4 2023
7-11 PM. Terroni. 10 total seats.

[28] NEW YORK CITY - Shift Happens
Private Dinner | New York City | Q3 2023
7-11 PM. Craft NYC. 8 total seats.

[27] LOS ANGELES - Resilient By Design
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q2 2023
7-11 PM. Sunset Marquis, West Hollywood. 20 total seats.

[26] BARCELONA - OFFF After Party
Happy Hour | Barcelona | Q2 2023
7-11 PM. The Hoxton. 30 standing.

[25] NEW YORK CITY - Revolve Edition
Private Dinner | New York City | Q1 2023
7-11 PM. Private room at Kimika. 16 total seats.

[24] NEW YORK CITY
Private Dinner | New York City | Q4 2022
7-11 PM. The Front Terrace Room at Salinas NYC. 13 total seats.

[23] LOS ANGELES - Be More Agency
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q3 2022
8-11 PM. Lambrusco Garden at Rossoblu. 18 total seats.

[22] NEW YORK CITY
Private Dinner | New York | Q3 2022
7-11 PM. 10 total seats.

[21] BARCELONA - OFFF After Party
Dinner | Barcelona | Q2 2022
7-11 PM. Rooftop Bar at Yurbban Trafalgar Hotel. 30 total seats.

[20] LOS ANGELES - Take What’s Yours
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q1 2022
7-11 PM. Outdoor dining at Sunset Marquis, West Hollywood. 26 total seats.

[19] LOS ANGELES - Creating 2022
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q4 2021
Special guest Nick Wood from Syn, Tokyo.
7-11 PM. Outdoor space at Sunset Marqis, West Hollywood. 12 total seats.

[18] DENVER
Private Dinner | Denver | Q3 2021
After a year and a half, it’s time to reconnect… in person.
7-11 PM. Outdoor space at Stoic & Genuine, Union Station. 13 total seats.

[17] VIRTUAL - Catch Up Over Cocktails
Virtual Happy Hour | Global | Q2 2020
2 PM LA / 5 PM NYC / 10 PM London / 7 AM Sydney. Free.

[16] LONDONG - Working Through Economic Changes
Private Dinner | London | Q1 2020
7-11 PM. Wright Brothers Spitalfields. 15 total seats.

[15] NEW YORK CITY - This Decade Will Be Different
Private Dinner | New York | Q1 2020
We can complain about the future… or we can create it.
7-11 PM. The Breslin at the Ace Hotel. 15 total seats.

[14] MELBOURNE - Private Dinner at Nodefest
Private Dinner | Melbourne | Q4 2019
7-11 PM. Bomba. 15 total seats.

[13] LONDON - Expecting the Unexpected
Private Dinner | London | Q4 2019
7 – 11 PM at The Narrow by Gordon Ramsey. 14 total seats.

[12] NEW YORK CITY - Leader in Biz vs. Living Your Best Life
Private Dinner | New York | Q3 2019
A candid conversation about running a thriving creative firm… without running yourself into the ground.
7-11 PM. Private room at Kyma. 12 total seats.

[11] LOS ANGELES - Leader in Biz vs. Living Your Best Life
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q3 2019
Special guest Jamie Yuccas at CBS News
7-11 PM. Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood. 12 total seats.

[10] LOS ANGELES - Excited About the Future
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q2 2019
8-11 PM. Spa Garden at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood. 14 total seats.

[09] LOS ANGELES - The Reunion of Creative Entrepreneurs
Pre-Promax Party | Los Angeles | Q2 2019
6-9 PM. Bar Alta at Hotel Figueroa downtown Los Angeles. 75 standing.

[08] SAN FRANCISCO - Turning the Corner
Private Dinner | San Francisco | Q2 2019
8 PM – midnight. The Butcher’s Room at Trou Normand. 8 total seats.

[07] NEW YORK CITY - You Don’t Need a Sales Rep
Private Dinner | New York | Q1 2019
Mastermind with guest Carolyn Hill at Carolyn Reps
7-11 PM at The Breslin at Ace Hotel. 20 total seats.

[06] LOS ANGELES - Where the Cheese Is Moving
Private Dinner | Los Angeles | Q1 2019
8 PM – midnight at A.O.C. Wine Bar and Restaurant. 10 total seats.

[05] LONDON - Changing the Pitch Game
Private Dinner | London | Q1 2019
Mastermind with guest Blair Enns
7-11 PM at SoHo House 76 Dean Street. 14 total seats.

[04] LOS ANGELES - You’re Already Producing Content, Start Selling It
Private Dinner | Los Angeles Q4 2018
Mastermind with Neil Berkeley
7 – 11 PM at Catch at Casa Del Mar Santa Monica. 18 total seats.

[03] NEW YORK CITY - You Can Negotiate More Than You Think
Private Dinner | New York City Q4 2018
Mastermind with guest Kerry Smith, entertainment law attorney
7 – 11 PM at The Red Room at Freemans. 20 total seats.

[02] NEW YORK CITY - Diminutive… Yet Disruptive
Private Dinner | Q3 2018 New York City
Mastermind with Gareb Shamus, CEO at Ace Comic Con
7 – 11 PM at The Breslin at Ace Hotel. 20 total seats.

[01] LOS ANGELES - Business Development: What Really Works
Private Dinner | Q3 2018 Los Angeles
Mastermind with Chuck Carey
7 – 11 PM at Pizzeria Mozza. 20 total seats.