2018 Schedule of Events

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MON / AUG 27

Premiere Lux 10 & Pizza Pub / 510 E Westchester Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Join GDC and NEC as they host a live demo of the new SR-1000 server and CA2.0 cinema automation program. This is not your “cues and triggers” automation. Instead, CA2.0 is a content automation program to move and manage content playback without human intervention. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience an evolutionary leap in theater management.

Cap-Rock Foyer / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Check-in and on-site registration for attendees and trade show exhibitors.

Front Lobby Entrance / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Transportation will board at 5:45pm and depart at 6:00pm. Return transportation will board and depart immediately after the event. Service is limited so board early!

SMG-Northwest Highway / 10110 Technology Blvd. West, Dallas, TX, 75220

Join Cinéshow for an evening of fun, food, and film. The festivities will include a cocktail reception followed by dinner and a special studio screening.

TUE / AUG 28

Check-in and on-site registration for attendees and trade show exhibitors.
Welcome to the 20th Anniversary of the Greatest CinéShow on Earth!
International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

The exhibition industry is witnessing a paradigm shift from traditional box office sales to emerging ticketing platforms, ranging from subscription-based models to mobile applications. A panel of experts will discuss key factors and trends behind the growth and demand for ticketing innovations.
Moderator: Daniel Loria, Content Strategy & Editorial Director, Box Office Magazine

Panelists: Barack Epstein, President, Texas Theatre / Malcolm MacMillan, SVP Global Exhibitor Sales and Marketing, Webedia Movies Pro / Max Lynn, Business Development, Atom Tickets / Michael Gannon, Director, North America, Veezi

One of the most significant enhancements to the cinema experience in the last few years is the growth of the dine-in cinema. Unlike traditional cinemas, dine-in venues have unique problems to solve such as trade off between seating capacity and per cap, complexity of scheduling movies around kitchen capacity, increased labor costs & regulation, and training of staff and
customers alike. This forum will address these unique considerations with an expert panel to answer your questions.
Presenters: TBA
International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Cinema Dining has experienced tremendous growth in the United States over the last decade. In this session, executives from some of the industry’s most influential circuits go over the new challenges and opportunities in expanding their cinema dining operations.

Moderator: Daniel Loria, Content Strategy & Editorial Director, Box Office Magazine

Panelists: Eduardo Acuna, Head of Americas, Cinépolis / Jaime Rionda, COO & CDO, Cinemex / Brian Schultz, CEO, Studio Movie Grill / Guillermo Younger Jr, CEO, CES+

International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

The Frank Liberto Award honors industry partners who represent the highest quality in service to the exhibition industry. Join CinéShow as we honor the award’s namesake and industry legend Frank Liberto, who’s dedication and leadership is known throughout the exhibition community.

International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

You have questions, NCM has the answers. From how customers choose a theater to moviegoing manners, NCM presents the results of some of their most valuable Ask the Audience surveys.

Moderator: Jennifer Lupo, VP, Affiliate Partnerships, NCM

International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Here are thoughts to consider as ‘rules’ that have been in place that affect booking and projection equipment begin to retire. This seminar will share perspectives from exhibitors, bookers, and equipment manufactures about potential cost savings, risks associated with older equipment, and the path to re-fresh with new technologies.

Presenter: Keith Watanabe, Business Development, CinemaNext

International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Join fellow exhibitors for an open discussion and update from the Independent Cinema Alliance on its efforts to promote the preservation and prosperity of independent cinemas as an essential part of a healthy motion picture industry.

Transportation will board at 6:15pm and depart at 6:30pm. Return transportation will board and depart immediately after the event. Service is limited so board early!
3760 Blair Oaks Drive, The Colony, TX 75056

Support Variety of Texas while you network at this popular CinéShow event. Open to all CinéShow registrants.

Wed / AUG 29

Cap-Rock Foyer / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

Check-in and on-site registration for attendees and trade show exhibitors.

All attendees are invited to meet and network over breakfast.
International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

The fight against new and emerging cyber threats can feel like a never-ending game of whack-a-mole. This session will explain data security in plain English and explore strategies to protect your business and guests from cyber criminals.

Moderator: Wynn Salisch, CEO, Casablanca Ventures

International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

For the first time in US history, there are 5 generations employed in the workforce. The forces shaping our organizations and industry present many new opportunities and challenges—with diversity of the employee population being a key factor. This session will explore the common ground and differences among the generations. Looking at the past, present, and future, industry leaders will come away with practical tactics to recruit, develop, and engage employees of all ages.

Moderator: Barb Gromacki, VP Human Resources, Marcus Theatres

Texas Grande Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

CinéShow hosts the region’s premiere trade show; highlighting innovative products, services, and technologies that help cinema operators bring magic to the movie-going experience.

International Ballroom / Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center

From collaborating on in-theater marketing strategies to creating excellent movie-going experiences, exhibitor relations teams create success through partnerships with movie theaters of all sizes and in every part of the region. Movie theater exhibitors are invited to meet with their Film Row partners at this exclusive networking event.

Austin Ranch / 2009 Anderson Gibson Road, Grapevine, TX 76051

Join us in celebrating Cinemark’s Walter Hebert at Variety’s Texan of the Year Gala!

5:00 pm: Cocktail Reception featuring Chicken Sh*t Bingo and Texas Midway Games

7:00pm: Dinner and Program

9:30pm: Dancing and Entertainment by Sundae Drivers