2020 Schedule

Monday, August 26

  • Time
  • Venue
  • Session

11:00am-5:00pm

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

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

11:30am-11:45am

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

Board Transportation to Flix Brewhouse Frisco/Little Elm
Transportation will depart by 11:45am. Return transportation will board and depart immediately after the event. Service is limited so board early!

12:00pm-1:00pm

Flix Brewhouse Frisco/Little Elm
1660 FM423, Frisco, TX 75033

Welcome Lunch
For exhibitors only.

1:15pm-2:00pm

Flix Brewhouse Frisco/Little Elm
1660 FM423, Frisco, TX 75033

The Benefits of Event Cinema—The Time to Book is Now
For exhibitors only.
Event Cinema continues to expand around the world as content options begin to grow. From concert films to bringing back all-time classics, Event Cinema generates new revenue and gives exhibitors the opportunity to reach new audiences. Learn more about the benefits that Event Cinema has to offer your theater with this presentation.

Presenter
Daniel Loria, SVP Content Strategy & Editorial Director, Boxoffice PRO

2:00pm-2:45pm

Flix Brewhouse Frisco/Little Elm
1660 FM423, Frisco, TX 75033

How to Choose, Market, and Program Event Cinema
For exhibitors only.
A panel of exhibitors will discuss how choosing, marketing, and programming an event cinema release differs from a standard wide-release film. Panelists will share their past experiences with Event Cinema, discuss well-performing genres and identify how they make their event cinema releases successful.

Moderator
Ronnie Ycong, Spotlight Cinema Networks
Panelists
Barak Epstein, The Texas Theatre / Annelise Holyoak, Cinépolis USA / Greg Johnson, Flix Brewhouse / Jim Bob McKown, Queen Theatre

2:45pm-3:30pm

Flix Brewhouse Frisco/Little Elm
1660 FM423, Frisco, TX 75033

Reinventing Cinema: From On-Demand Movies to Mini-Theaters
For exhibitors only.
A panel of industry leaders will explore how new technologies and concepts—from on-demand cinema platforms to mini-theaters—will increase box office revenue and empower the next generation of moviegoers.

Moderator
J. Sperling Reich, Celluloid Junkie
Panelists
Tony Adamson, GDC Technology / Dave Ballew, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema / Theresa English, TK Architects International

5:30pm-5:45pm 

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

Board Transportation to Studio Movie Grill The Colony
Transportation will depart by 5:45pm. Return transportation will board and depart immediately after the event. Service is limited so board early!

6:00pm-10:00pm

Studio Movie Grill The Colony
4800 State Hwy 121, The Colony, 75056

Dinner and a Movie / CinéShow Visionary Award
Join us as we honor Brian Schultz of Studio Movie Grill with the inaugural CinéShow Visionary Award! This award recognizes industry leaders who inspire and strengthen the cinema industry. The festivities will include a networking pre-show reception followed by dinner during a special studio screening.

Tuesday, August 27

  • Time
  • Venue
  • Session

8:00am-5:30pm

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

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

8:30am-9:15am

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-2

Music Licensing Consent Decrees: An In-Depth Overview
NATO will discuss the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees review undertaken by the Department of Justice.

Presenters
Jackie Brenneman, General Counsel and Director of Industry Relations, NATO Esther Baruh, Director of Government Relations, NATO

9:15am-9:30am 

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-2

Manager of the Year Award
The Manager of the Year Award recognizes cinema managers who exemplify leadership, integrity, and professional excellence. Join CinéShow as we honor the award’s inaugural recipient, Sierra Lee of Foothills Entertainment.

9:30am-10:15am

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-2

Culture Club: Do You Really Want to Work Here?
ICA Program. The power of a great company culture engages employees, creates a stronger brand, and attracts moviegoers. A panel of exhibitors will discuss strategies to cultivate and reinforce a healthy and vibrant workplace founded on a set of norms and values that are widely shared and strongly held throughout a company.

Moderator
Rob Del Moro, Managing Director, Cinema Buying Alliance
Panelists
Alishia Colimon, Director HR, Cinema World
Richard Dahms, General Manager, Austin Galaxy Theatres
Brian Hood, VP of Organizational Development, Studio Movie Grill

10:30am-11:15am 

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-2

Exhibitor Marketing in the Digital Age
A conversation with industry leaders about how exhibitor marketing has evolved in the digital age. This discussion will feature insights about how to optimize social media platforms, the importance of building a unique brand identity, and leveraging new trends to engage today’s audiences. The panel will also explore how different amenities—from PLF to entertainment centers—can help maximize value from e-commerce channels, driving engagement, and boosting ticket sales.

Moderator
Daniel Loria, SVP Content Strategy & Editorial Director, Boxoffice PRO
Panelists: Annelise Holyoak, Cinépolis USA / Greg Johnson, Flix Brewhouse / Chris Tickner, B&B Theatres

11:30am-11:45am 

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-2

Frank Liberto Award
The Frank Liberto Award honors industry partners who represent the highest quality in service to the exhibition industry. Join CinéShow as we honor Kathi Gillman of Cinergy Entertainment, who’s dedication and leadership is known throughout the cinema community.

Noon-12:15pm   

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

Board Transportation to Cinemark West Plano and XD
Transportation will depart by 12:15pm. Return transportation will board and depart immediately after the event. Service is limited so board early!

12:30pm-1:30pm

Cinemark West Plano and XD
3800 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

Film Row: Studio Networking Lunch
From collaborating on in-theater marketing strategies to creating excellent moviegoing experiences, exhibitor relations teams create success through partnerships with movie theaters of all sizes. Movie theater exhibitors are invited to meet with their Film Row partners at this networking and lunch event!

1:45pm-4:00pm

Cinemark West Plano and XD
3800 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

Film Row: Studio Presentations
Join us for an afternoon of exclusive studio presentations highlighting future movies and release schedules.

6:30pm-6:45pm     

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

Board Transportation to PINSTACK Plano
Transportation will depart by 6:45pm. Return transportation will board and depart immediately after the event. Service is limited so board early!

7:00pm-10:00pm

PINSTACK Plano
6205 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024

Dude. Let’s Go Bowling.
Everyone is invited to join CinéShow and Variety of Texas at PINSTACK for dinner, drinks, networking, bowling, and more! Click here for information on team and lane sponsorships in support of Variety.

Wednesday, August 28

  • Time
  • Venue
  • Session

8:00am-1:00pm 

Convention Center Lobby
Embassy Suites

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

8:30am-9:00am

Embassy Suites
Frisco 3-5

ICA and CBA: Working Hard for Independents
Independent exhibitors only. Leaders of the Independent Cinema Alliance and Cinema Buying Alliance will discuss their work to represent independent cinemas on industry issues and new programs that leverage the buying power of exhibitors to create new opportunities.

Presenters
Bill Campbell, Chairman, Independent Cinema Alliance
Rob Del Moro, Managing Director, Cinema Buying Alliance

9:00am-10:00am

Embassy Suites
Frisco 3-5

Open Discussion

Join your fellow exhibitors for an open discussion forum to share best practices, make new industry connections and learn about the latest developments in the cinema industry.

Moderator
Matthew Mader, President and Founder of Venue Valet LLC

10:00am-2:00pm

Embassy Suites
Frisco 6-9

Trade Show and Lunch
CinéShow hosts the region’s premiere trade show; highlighting innovative products, services, and technologies that help cinema operators bring magic to the moviegoing experience. Lunch will be served in the exhibit hall from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

5:30pm-9:30pm

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-5

Variety’s Texan of the Year Gala
(Separate Variety Registration)
Join Variety in honoring The Coca-Cola Company’s Krista Schulte as Texan of the Year!

5:30pm: Cocktail with Casino Games, Bourbon Tasting, and Cigar Rollers

7:00pm: Dinner and Program

9:30pm-11:30pm 

Embassy Suites
Frisco 1-5

After Party Presented by CinéShow and Variety of Texas
All CinéShow registrants are invited to the end-of-show after party featuring a cash bar, hand-rolled cigars, whiskey tasting, and charity casino games. 

Frequently Asked Question

Following a record-breaking year, Theatre Owners of Mid-America is excited to invite you to the 21st Annual CinéShow.

We’ve negotiated a special rate of $144 plus taxes and fees just for CinéShow attendees at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel Convention Center. Click here to book early as rooms are expected to sell-out.

Whether you are a cinema exhibitor or a trade show exhibitor, CinéShow is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. For more than 20 years, CinéShow has been known for its engaging seminars, trade show, and fun networking events that celebrate the convergence of cinema operators, suppliers, vendors, and distributors.

 

The hotel is a 20 minute drive from DFW International Airport and a 30 minute drive from Dallas Love Field Airport. Click here for more information. 

Click here for registration information.

Click here for information on how to register.

We do not provide details of attendees. 

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