September 19-20, 2017 in Los Angeles

CMX Summit 2017

Harness the power of collaboration and community

Join us for 2 days of community-focused sessions and connecting with community-driven professionals. CMX Summit brings together experts and pragmatic approaches to community for business success. Our conference seeks to expand the discussions, techniques, and tactics applied to community building and support communities and their builders at scale. We want to show businesses practical ways to invest in their communities.

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Monday, September 18, 2017 from 12:30-6:30pm

Join us for an exclusive workshop with CMX Media’s CEO David Spinks the afternoon before CMX Summit kicks off. Whether you’re new to community or looking to build upon your community’s foundation and success, David will show you how to turn your community dreams and ambitions into business cases and valuable assets for colleagues, clients, and customers.

David teaching a past CMX Summit workshop

David teaching a previous CMX Summit workshop.

Most community professionals are self-taught. It’s easy to think you’re alone and feel like it’s up to you to invent the wheel. This comprehensive workshop to help you benefit from the collective knowledge of hundreds of the leading experts in the community industry. David will walk you through:

  • — creating a high-level plan for your community program
  • — defining the business value of your community and choosing metrics
  • — how to fuel engagement in your community

You’ll also have the opportunity to work together with other community professionals and get personal feedback on your business’ challenges. Everyone who attends this workshop will walk away with a set of tools they can bring back to their team and come back to any time.

Don’t miss out on our Early Bird workshop deal to save $50 — $449 $399.

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Venue and parking

Magic Box at the REEF
1933 S Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90007


Our official CMX Summit hotel is Luxe City Center at LA Live in downtown LA approximately 8-10 minute Uber/Lyft drive from our conference venue, Magic Box. In addition to the nightly discount, CMX Summit attendees get complimentary premium Wi-Fi.

Luxe City Center at LA Live
1020 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Group rate: $209 (plus tax) for king rooms / $219 (plus tax) for double rooms
Cut-off date: Friday, August 25, 2017


Get a discount on your flight! We worked with both Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines to save money on your flight to CMX Summit in LA. If flying on Alaska, head to and use the code ECMX798 for 7% off. If flying on Delta, go to and use the code NMQAG for 2-10%, depending on where you depart from and return to.


Q: Besides the conference, what does my CMX Summit ticket include?
A: Your ticket includes not only access to the conference, but breakfast, lunch, and two snacks on both days. You’ll also get access to CMX Summit official parties, some way cool swag, and all the fun activities we have planned at the event.

Q: Can I just go to the Workshop?
A: Yes, you can purchase a Workshop-only ticket at either Early Bird or Regular ticket pricing. Supplies are extremely limited as only 100 people can attend.

Q: I’m a speaker and would like to pitch to CMX Summit; how can I do this?
A: We do accept speaker pitches which you can submit here! We’re looking for people from diverse backgrounds with great community tactics and experiences to share.

Q: Is CMX Summit held in an accessible venue?
A: Yes, the Magic Box at the Reef is fully accessible, and our layout accommodates everyone. If you have any worries or specific questions, please contact [email protected].

Q: I requested a special meal. How do I get my meal?
A: Meals are all served in one room. Vegetarian food is part of the main fare. (We order based on percentages.) But dairy-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, vegan, and other special meals will be served near the other food, and the catering staff will ensure you get your meal.

Q: Do you provide student or non-profit discounts?
A: We do provide 20% off a full-priced General Admission tickets for CMX Summit. But our Pre-Sale tickets are a larger discount than this, so buy early for the best deal! For full-priced ticket discount, email [email protected].

Q: Sadly, I can’t make it to CMX Summit this year. Do you refund tickets?
A: Full refunds on full-priced General Admission tickets will be given if tickets are canceled by Friday, August 18, 2017. You can alternatively transfer the GA ticket to a colleague or friend. Pre-Sale or Early Bird tickets cannot be refunded, and can only be transferred to another person. Any ticket transfers must be made by Friday, September 1, 2017. Latecomer tickets are ineligible for refunds or transfers. Please contact us for transfers and refunds.

Q: I’m international and need to order a visa in order to come to CMX Summit. Can you help with this?
A: Yes, we can write you a letter of recommendation for you to apply for a visa. Email [email protected] your name, business address, and ticket order number. Please check with your local government office for any visas waiting periods. If for some reason you cannot obtain a visa, we will refund your ticket.

Q: Does CMX Summit have a code of conduct or other policy for attendee behavior?
A: Yes, we have adopted a code of conduct for further inclusiveness for attending community managers of all stripes. We expect all attendees, staff, sponsors, and anyone else at CMX Summit to abide by the code of conduct, and will enforce it as needed.

Q: Will CMX Summit be recorded? Can I record something?
A: Yes, it will be recorded by our team of professional a/v staff and the videos edited for your viewing pleasure. We ask that attendees do not record the sessions themselves.

Q: I’d love to get more information about CMX Summit. How can I do that?
A: You can sign up for our email list and be the first to know about tickets sales, agendas, and other CMX Summit previews.

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Register for CMX Summit

Make your budget and your boss happy. Buy your CMX Summit Early Bird ticket today and save! Limited tickets available. Early Bird closes on June 3rd or when we sell out.

Early Bird | 2-day conference + Workshop ticket $1,049 $949
Early Bird | 2-day conference ticket $849 $749
Early Bird | 2-day conference ticket (Groups of 3+) $799 $699
Early Bird | Workshop on Sep 18th ticket $449 $399

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