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4YFN STARTUP EVENT


4YFN OVERVIEW TIME AND LOCATION FORMS & DEADLINES
BOOTH BUILDING BUILDING REGULATIONS ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
CONTENT MARKETING & PRESS REGISTRATION & VISA
CUSTOMER CARE

Welcome to the 4YFN section of the Online Event Manual. This page is only for exhibitors and partners of 4YFN event as part of MWC Los Angeles 2020. If you have any questions, please reach out to the MWC20 Los Angeles Team for assistance.


4YFN OVERVIEW

Four Years From Now (4YFN) is the startup event of MWC LA 2020, enabling startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together, strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

At 4YFN, the startup zone of MWC LA 2020, startups will be showcasing their innovative technologies to investors and corporate partners.

At the 4YFN Discovery Area, more than 90 thought leaders will dissect the following four themes: Intelligent Connectivity, Health-Tech, Media & Entertainment & 4Impact.

Exhibiting startups will have access to 20 hours of mentoring activities and 70+ startup pitches will take place in front of investors and corporates.

Three days to connect, be inspired and grow the American and international startup ecosystems to make a positive impact through technology.

4YFN Los Angeles 2020 will take place within MWC Los Angeles 28-30 October 2020.

TIME AND LOCATION

4YFN at MWC Los Angeles will be held from 28 to 30 of October 2020 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles.

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Address:

1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90015
USA
Tel: (213) 741-1151

For more details regarding the venue information, click here.

4YFN event will be celebrated from 28 to 30 of October 2020 and located in “West Hall”

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OPENING TIMES

4YFN opening times are the same as general MWC2020 Los Angeles opening times. To see detailed build up, registration and event opening times, click here.

TRANSPORTATION

Click here to see details of best options to get to the venue.

VISA

You can apply for Visa Invitation Letter through Exhibitor & Partner Invitation System which will go live later this year. Click here for more information.

FLOORPLANS

Check the detailed 4YFN floorplan here. 4YFN is located in West Hall.


FORMS & DEADLINES

Each stand package has a set of forms applicable to fill in by exhibitors to ensure that we receive and can implement your booth on time. Please go to Forms & Deadlines section to see your set of forms.

BOOTH BUILDING

BUILD UP TIMES

Thursday, October 17:  1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday, October 18 – Monday, October 21: 8:00 PM – 7:00 PM

For more details regarding opening times, click here.

BUILD UP ACCESS

4YFN exhibitors should follow the same access rules as all MWC20 Los Angeles exhibitors during build up and dismantling days.

All exhibitors and their contractors must have the necessary passes to access the site for build-up and dismantling. Please go to Forms & Deadlines section to request wristbands for your team through the Move-In & Move-Out wristbands form.

For more information regarding access logistics click here.


BUILDING REGULATIONS

All stand packages except Space Only Stands will be ready for you to exhibit on your arrival. Stand structure can be only adapted in minor ways as described in the 4YFN Booth Package section. If you wish to order additional services, please see below the corresponding regulations. If you wish to bring an exhibit that exceed your assigned space or in any way can be considered dangerous or unusual, please send us a short description of this product and we will advise the best way to proceed: customercare@mwclosangeles.com

Space Only stands should follow the same Stand building regulations and Access Rules as all MWC20 Los Angeles Space Only stands. Space Only Stands must also comply the Health and safety regulations and provide corresponding Booth building documentation according to organizer specifications.

All exhibitors must be aware and comply with the General health and safety rules at all times.

EXHIBITOR CODE OF CONDUCT

4YFN event is a part of MWC20 Los Angeles and therefore all 4YFN exhibitors must comply with the Exhibitor code of conduct established for the show.

In addition to points listed in Exhibitor code of conduct section, all 4YFN Exhibitors should be aware of additional rules:


Roll Up Banners

It is not permitted for Startup Pod, Startup Cluster and Graphic Pod exhibitors to place roll-up banners within or outside of their space perimeter due to space restrictions and visibility obstructions. Other forms of stand branding are permitted as long as they do not present any risk to exhibitors or attendees and do not obstruct the visibility of exhibition floor (i.e. stickers).


Open Flame

It is not permitted to organize any show cooking initiatives in the hall during build up, event days or dismantling. Any show-cooking activities will be sanctioned.


Vehicle Use

It is not permitted to use vehicles such as scooters, bicycles, skateboards or segways inside the venue during event open days.


Product Showcasing

Any products and/or services showcasing must be conducted within the stand space and in accordance with stand building regulations and exhibitor code of conduct. If you wish to showcase your product or service, you must obtain the organizer approval in advance. Please contact customercare@mwlosangeles.com for more details.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

SPACE ONLY STANDS

Space Only stands can order all additional products and services from the MWC official suppliers listed here. Make sure to order lighting, power and carpet as they are not included in your package.


STARTUP POD, STARTUP CLUSTER, GRAPHICS POD, SHELL SCHEME AND MEETING ROOM

Startup Pod, Startup Cluster and Graphics Pod exhibitors have all basic items included in the stand package. Please review the listing of products included before you make any orders.

There are several restrictions as to ordering additional products and services for Startup Booths and Corners due to the space limitations:

  • Furniture– ordering of additional furniture is not allowed due to space restrictions
  • AV equipment– due to space restrictions you can order only TV screens up to 32” with self-support or placed on the counter
  • Visuals/Branding– Branding is already included in your stand package. For more details please refer to the roll up banners display rules above.
  • Internet- Public Wifi will be available throughout all halls. Additional Internet can be ordered from official exhibition suppliers
  • Catering– If you wish to order a catering service, please consider the lack of storage or tables at your booth.

SHELL SCHEME, MEETING ROOM AND WALL & CARPET STANDS

Shell Scheme, Meeting Room and Wall & Carpet Stand packages can order additional products and services from the MWC official suppliers listed here, as long as they fit in the designated exhibition area.


CONTENT

CONFERENCE

Aside from the vast display of startup technology on show in the exhibition area, once again we will have a jam packed conference program at this year’s 4YFN LA focusing on startup technology. 4YFN conference sessions including hot shot speakers, startups competitions and pitching sessions sessions will take place in the 4YFN Stages located in South Hall.

ACCESS

4YFN Conference: All 4YFN and MWC20 Los Angeles attendees, with any pass types, have access to 4YFN conference sessions.

MWC20 Los Angeles Conference: 4YFN exhibitors and attendees with Exhibition Visitor Pass does not have access to Conference sessions. Only Investors with VIP Pass have access to the Conferences.

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES

If you don’t have a content opportunity included in your package, you can send us your proposal by filling a form online. We will get in touch only with selected applicants. Please bear in mind, that we will only contact those applicants what are interesting for our conference program.

Speakers are selected on the topic relevance and originality of their submission, in addition to their proven ability in the proposed topic and overall prominence in the industry.

4YFN AWARDS

Don't miss the opportunity to apply to the 4YFN Awards at MWC Los Angeles 2020, the world’s largest startup competition on mobile technologies and business models.

The application form will be available shortly.

4YFN STARTUP CATALOG

• Get noticed by Investors: Submit your detailed startup profile to the online 4YFN Startup Catalog which will be made available to all investors attending the event. It is the main tool investors use to spot companies of interest ahead of the event. This startup catalog is private and distinct from the public exhibitor listing on the event website/APP.

Submit the “4YFN STARTUP PROFILE & STARTUP PROGRAM” form in Forms & Deadlines section

STARTUP EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

Build relationships that can help shape the future of you company: meet industry experts, serial founders and investors by applying to our Startup Experience Program. More information will come soon at https://www.4yfn.com/los-angeles/ If you have any questions regarding our Startup Experience Program, please contact: activities@4yfn.com

NETWORKING

4YFN is about networking, discovering and being inspired. Don’t be glued to your booth, walk around because the chances to meet people are everywhere. Take advantage of the networking areas distributed within the 4YFN area in South Hall and come to meet with attendees and other exhibitors of 4YFN and MWC20 Los Angeles.


Private Meeting Lounge

For our Partners and members of Investors club we will make available a Private Meeting lounge where they can conduct quality meetings with startups or network with other investors and event partners.


MARKETING & PRESS

MARKETING TOOLKIT

We offer you our 4YFN and MWC20 Los Angeles marketing creative elements to promote your presence at the event. You will find such marketing assets as 4YFN and MWC Los Angeles logos, banners and other brand elements. To use our Marketing Tool Kit please click here.

PROFILE, LOGOS AND URL

Your profile and logo will be included in several places to promote your company. Here are the many places you will find it:

  • 4YFN Website – company profile, logo and social media links
  • MWCC Los Angeles Website – company profile

All you have to do it upload your details to the 100 Word Profile Form and 4YFN Website Information and we will do the rest!

The sooner you do this the sooner we can promote your presence.

*4YFN Partners - Your brand visibility is detailed in your contract and our team will reach out to you separately to discuss implementation details. Please also note that you must submit your set of forms listed in the Forms & Deadlines section.

If you wish to appear in more channels, please click here to see available options.

PRESS LIST

The pre-registered press and analyst list for MWC Los Angeles and 4YFN Los Angeles is available as a benefit to exhibitors, sponsors and partners only and is accessible exclusively through the Online Event Manual. The MWC Los Angeles PR team does not email this directly to exhibitors, sponsors and partners or their PR agencies. We do not make the list available to general attendees. Further, the event manager at the exhibitor/sponsor/partner company will be responsible for providing the press/analyst list or the login details for the Online Event Manual to their PR support teams as appropriate.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We use various social media channels to promote 4YFN Los Angeles: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube, in addition to the 4YFN social media channels.

We regularly update our social media channels with all the latest event info, promotions, startup success stories and news, so please feel free to follow us, share and spread the word to your networks using the handle and hashtags mentioned below.

Popular hashtags #4YFN #4YFNLA20 #4YFNinvestors #MWCLA20
Twitter Handle: @4YFN_MWC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FourYearsFromNow/
LinkedIn: 4 Years From Now
Instagram: 4yfn_mwc

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

Want to promote your presence at 4YFN Los Angeles 2020 on social media? Contact our marketing team at: marketing@4yfn.com and they will send you the media pack with text and banners to use.

KEEP UP TO DATE

Be the first to get hot off the press news from our newsroom, including exclusive interviews with leading industry experts, new speaker announcements, as well as the latest fun-filled activities, parties and side events! Sign up to our newsletter here.

Registration & VISA

Depending on your stand package, you have been allocated with certain amount of MWC20 Los Angeles passes. Please check your pass allocation here

You can register and invite your guests to register through the MWC20 Los Angeles Exhibitor & Partner Invitation System that will go live later this year. Please check back to Registration section for more updates.

Visa- You can apply for your Visa Invitation Letter in the Registration System once it goes live.


Customer Care

If you still haven’t been able to find information you are looking for, please feel free to contact our teams for any inquiries you might have:

CUSTOMER CARE
customercare@4yfn.com


REGISTRATION
registration@mwclosangeles.com


SALES INQUIRIES
exhibitors@4yfn.com
partners@4yfn.com


MARKETING
marketing@4yfn.com


NETWORKING ACTIVITIES
activities@4yfn.com


ONSITE CUSTOMER CARE
This information will follow closer to the event.