Founded in 1907, the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show), is one of the most influential and best-attended auto shows globally and spans more than 870,000 square feet. Each November, show creator ANSA Productions, gathers the who’s who of the auto industry to unveil the future of mobility in the car culture capital of the world. Delivering worldwide media exposure, global industry networking and experiential marketing in the nation’s biggest car buying market, the Show’s trade days (Press Days) draw more than 12,000 auto industry decision makers and influencers including 4,000 media from more than 50 countries. ANSA Productions recently launched the Connected Car Expo (CCE). CCE is a three-day trade show held in conjunction with Press Days that brings together the entire eco-system driving the convergence of technology and the automobile. Following Press Days, the Show opens its doors to the public and hosts approximately 900,000 guests over the course of ten exciting days.
Lisa Kaz joined the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) in 1987 and in 1989 co-founded ANSA Productions, where she currently serves as President and Chairman. As President of LAAS, Kaz oversees one of the largest auto shows in the world, delivering worldwide media exposure, global industry networking and experiential marketing in the nation’s biggest car buying market. For more than 24 years, Kaz has successfully gathered the who’s who of the auto industry to unveil the future of mobility in the car culture capital of the world. Kaz will continue… Read More
Terri Toennies recently joined the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), bringing new strategies and more than 20 years of event marketing experience to her role as the show’s General Manager. Toennies offers her breadth of experience and leadership skills as the LAAS continues to lead the industry in innovations for manufacturers, media, and local public attendees. Prior to joining LAAS in 2012, Toennies was the president, CEO and general manager of The Oncenter, owned by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development. Previous to her work at The… Read More
Brendan Flynn has been with ANSA productions and the Los Angeles Auto Show for the past six years. In his role of Sr. Director of Marketing and Communications, he is responsible for leading all marketing and communications efforts for the Los Angeles Auto Show, the largest consumer convention in Southern California, and the newly created Connected Car Expo. Flynn is responsible for marketing strategy and creative direction, as well as implementation of all advertising and media relations campaigns, direct email, printed materials, online outreach, social media initiatives and internal communications…. Read More
Julian Lile recently joined the Los Angeles Auto Show as Director of Sponsorships, providing his expertise to support the growing number of potential partners looking to increase exposure and consumer awareness through the show. Prior to joining the Los Angeles Auto Show, Lile was the Foundation Room sales manager at Live Nation. Lile is a Mass Communication graduate who joined AEG as an Account Executive and later joined Live Nation Entertainment, focusing his efforts on promotion of the organization’s Foundation Room. In both previous positions, Lile significantly boosted venue membership sales… Read More
Lefteris “Lefty” Tsironis recently joined the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) and provides more than 10 years experience in creative direction, integrated marketing strategy, show/project management, and partnership/sponsorship development. Prior to joining LAAS in 2013, Tsironis handled marketing and communications for over a million square feet of premier showrooms and exhibitors and staged more than 50 trade and consumer events annually, including the California Gift Show and Architectural Digest Home Design Show. Tsironis also focused on launching experiential pop-up marketplaces, introducing innovative exhibit models and securing brand and product placements… Read More