Pavilion is hitting the road! Join us at a city near you for Pavilion’s Roadshow 2022.Click here to register or become a sponsor.

Elevate Your Professional Impact

Pavilion is coming to Los Angeles with a full day of relationship building, in-depth workshops, and tactical tips that will help you elevate the core competencies needed to achieve your professional potential.

What To Expect

Following years of virtual interactions, we’ll finally reconvene in person to dig into the qualities that set great leaders apart, the frameworks that transform a startup into a unicorn, and the power of building genuine connections where you give in order to get.

Pavilion Executive Members will walk away from an Elevate Roadshow event with actionable advice and a support system that will help you take your career to the next level.

Roadshows open to Pavilion Executive Members only.



Come see some new and some familiar faces.
More speakers to come.

Sam Jacobs

CEO & Founder | Pavilion

Kevin "KD" Dorsey

Practice Lead: Sales Leadership | Winning by Design

Jen Spencer

CEO | SmartBug Media

Doug Landis

Growth Partner | Emergence Capital

Rachel Nazhand

Startup Operator & Co-Founder | Opsmate

Laura "LG" Guerra

VP of Growth | Pavilion

Jeff Ignacio

Head of Sales Operations |


9:30AM – 10:30AM

Check-In | Breakfast | Networking

10:30AM – 10:35AM

Welcome Remarks from Los Angeles Chapter Heads


Laura (LG) Guerra, VP Growth, Pavilion
Jeff Ignacio, Sales Operations Lead, West Amazon Web Services

10:35AM – 11:15AM

The State of Executive Compensation in 2022

Session Description:
From due diligence to liquidity to severance, Pavilion Founder and CEO Sam Jacobs will guide you through the core elements that should shape both your compensation package and your team’s with exclusive insights from the Pavilion 2022 Compensation Study.

Sam Jacobs, Founder & CEO, Pavilion

11:15AM – 12:00PM

Executive Compensation Roundtable Discussion

Session Description:
Go deeper into the previous session through moderated discussions with your table of peers – we’re hand selecting table seating based on function, industry, and company stage.

12:00PM – 1:00PM

Lunch | Networking | Lunch Roulette Live

1:00PM – 1:30PM

Rapid-Fire Session with Sam Jacobs & Doug Landis

Session Description:
Pavilion Founder & CEO has a quick-hitting, interactive conversation with Doug Landis, Growth Partner at Emergence Capital, on market insights, capturing and elevating your brand story, strategies for scale, growth hacks, and much more.

Doug Landis, Growth Partner, Emergence Capital
Sam Jacobs, Founder & CEO, Pavilion

1:30PM – 2:00PM

The Great Resignation Or The Great Retention? How To Meet Employee Expectations In 2022

Session Description:
From remote work to the Great Resignation, the expectations of employees have changed drastically in the last two years. Join us for a panel discussion on the state of the job market and hiring today, retaining top talent, building a winning culture, and much more.

Moderator: Jeff Ignacio, Sales Operations Lead, West, Amazon Web Services
Panelist: Rachel Nazhand, Startup Operator & Co-Founder, Opsmate
Panelist: Jordan Decker, VP of Demand Generation, PatientPop
Panelist: Allison Yazdian, Head of Growth, Compass

2:00PM – 2:30PM

Roundtable Discussion: The Great Resignation Or The Great Retention?

Session Description:
Go deeper into the previous session through moderated discussions with your table of peers – we’re hand selecting table seating based on function, industry, and company stage.

2:30PM – 3:00PM

Break | Networking

3:00PM – 3:30PM

Conversations from the Mountain Top: Fireside chat with Sam Jacobs & Jen Spencer

Session Description:
Returning from a two-week Wharton Executive Education program, SmartBug Media CEO Jen Spencer sits down with our own CEO Sam Jacobs to discuss lessons learned on her journey from the theater to the C-Suite, engaging employees in a remote workplace, and trends in marketing.

Sam Jacobs, CEO & Founder, Pavilion
Jen Spencer, CEO, SmartBug Media

3:30PM – 4:30PM

Level Up Your Leadership: How to Drive Results and Build The Culture You’ve Always Wanted

Session Description:
Part lecture, part workshop, join Pavilion Lecturer of the Year, Kevin “KD” Dorsey as he elevates your understanding of what it means to be a great leader, what truly drives results, and how you can raise the bar of success on your team.

Kevin (KD) Dorsey, Practice Lead: Sales Leadership, Winning by Design

4:30PM – 4:35PM

Closing Remarks


Sam Jacobs, CEO & Founder, Pavilion

4:35PM – 6:30PM

Happy Hour – Food, Drinks, and Great Conversations


Santa Monica Proper Hotel

700 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401


Ready to reach new heights?

Space is limited, register to secure your seat. This is an Executive Member event,
but we have reserved a very small number of tickets for Analysts and Associates.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?
The Roadshow is open to Executive Members only. We have reserved an extremely limited number of tickets for Associate and Analyst members who are interested in Executive trends and insights.
Can I bring a guest?
The Roadshow is open to Pavilion Members only. If you are interested in bringing a guest, they must be a Pavilion Executive Member and register themselves.
Is there a cost to attend?
No, there is no cost to attend.
What is included with my registration?
Interactive workshops, insightful panels, private roundtable discussions, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and happy hour are all included at this event.
Is there a room block?
No, but if you need a room, please contact us for discount availability.
Is there parking available?
There is valet parking for a nominal fee.
What are the COVID protocols?
We ask that all attendees avoid attending if experiencing any COVID/Flu symptoms.
See our Health & Safetysection for more information.
Is the event hybrid?
No, we want to see you all live and in person so don’t miss your chance to experience a day of interactive sessions among your peers.

Health & Safety

The health and safety of attendees and sponsors is important to the Pavilion Team.

Below are our current health & safety standards. As we draw closer to the event, these standards will be re-evaluated and updated based on current COVID-19 conditions. We will provide additional information to attendees prior to the event.

We ask that attendees not attend the event if he/she/they:

Tested positive for COVID within 10 days of the event

Have been exposed to COVID within 5 days of the event

Or are showing symptoms of COVID on the day or 3 days prior to the event.

Attendee assume all risks, including COVID exposure and any resulting effects, in attending this event, and expected to follow all official health guidelines. Pavilion will not be held liable for any injury, harm or loss incurred.

Special Thank You To Our Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

 We offer a variety of customizable sponsorship opportunities.
Contact our Partnerships team for more information.