June 21st | BROAD STAGE
A Unique show for the LA Creative & marketing Communities.

The aces of la

Los Angeles ingenuity, creativity, entertainment and marketing have been on the forefront of innovation for years. The creative capital has become one of the most diverse cultural, scientific and tech communities in the world. The ACES Gala celebrates our talent in all industries from SpaceX to startups.

The first annual AMA ACES is a uniquely new award show.
Featuring an eclectic mix of best selling speakers and top industry judges, live art and local music.

Food and drink will be provided.

The ACES of LA.

TED speaker & Activist
Using the urban landscape as his canvas, Ruben encourages communities to change for the better through optimism and collaboration. These once vacant walls are now vibrant reminders that inspire those who see them to dream big, feel beautiful, live in possibility, and to love.

Ruben’s murals can be seen in cities across the country and around the world from Paris to New York and Florida to Mississippi. Ruben’s portfolio of work extends beyond murals. He is a TED speaker, helping spread the message of art creating impact, a product designer and also a corporate consultant.

Ruben is also co-founder of Beautify Earth, a nonprofit dedicated to putting an end to blighted walls and fixtures all over the world by empowering artists, encouraging social responsibility, and instilling community pride.

speaker & thought leader
Chelsea Matthews is the Founder & Executive Creative Director of Matte Black, a creative agency based in Los Angeles focused on brand positioning, visual language, and the marketing that brings it all to like.. Some of her clients include Nike, W Hotels, Saucey, YouTube and so many more.

She is also the co-owner of a cafe in West Adams called Highly Likely, the creator of the Shape Shift Report, a content creation platform called Candid and the podcast, Sessions.. She was recognized as a ‘Tastemaker To Know’ in the DWELL #Inspired100 campaign, and has been spotlighted in InStyle, Huffington Post & Apartment Therapy.


Stay Scrappy, Be Nimble, Just Create.

Great work can come out of just about anything – even small teams, tiny budgets and less-than-limited resources. The thinking, the process and the creativity are what truly generate meaningful work. So ditch the norms, embrace your gut and turn the traditions of marketing on its head.


An eclectic group of speakers and judges to come together and create a new space to to create the state of LA.

The awards bring together members of the exponentially growing marketing community for a night that will embrace our community. After-party to follow.



CMO - Variety

Dea Lawrence is the CMO of Variety responsible for driving Variety’s global branding and communications strategy. Additionally she leads creative, ad sales program development, social media development and Variety’s Live Media events business. Dea created the Variety Content Studio which creates custom storytelling for brands.

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03.18 - Open Submissions
06.10 - Submission Deadline
06.14 - Nominees Announced
06.21 - ACES Show

Note: To apply for considerations
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1310 11th St,
Santa Monica, CA 90401
6:00_ Champagne Social
6:45_ Stage Doors
7:00_ All Set
7:05_ LA Highlight Reel
7:15_ Opening Monologue
7:20_ Breakthrough Award
7:25_ Changemaker Award
7:30_ Ruben Rojas
7:50_ AMA Young Gun Award
7:55_ Brand of the Year Award
8:00_ Chelsea Matthews
AMA Agency of the Year
8:10_ Closing Monologue
8:15_ After-party, drinks, food
Ruben Rojas Live Art + Music
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