What are the hours of Essence House?

Essence House: Hollywood Edition day programming will take place from 10 am – 5pm. The evening portion of the event will be a live podcast recording at 6 pm followed by a cocktail reception from 7 pm – 8 pm.

Who should attend Essence House? Is there an age limit?

Essence House: Hollywood Edition is a ticketed event and open to emerging and established talent and creators within the Hollywood Industry – actors, directors, producers, creators, agents and behind the scenes industry staff. We will be diving into mature topics, so attendees must be 18 years of age or older. A valid ID is required for entry.

Which parts can I attend?

Essence House: Hollywood Edition registrants will be admitted on a first-come-first-served basis. Pre-registration is required but doesn’t guarantee you admission to the event. You will need to register separately for the daytime and evening programs.

Will there be a coat check? Can I bring a tote or backpack?

Coat check is not available. Please limit the number of bags you bring on-site.

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Will food be provided?

Yes, we will be providing lunch and beverages throughout the day.

What should I wear?

Most attendees go semi-casual—anything that’s appropriate for work or networking.

How can I learn about new speakers, experiences, and session announcements?

Check back here soon for announcements.

This event is for attendees 18 and over.
Pre-registration and valid ID must be provided to enter.


For more information, contact: EssenceHouse@essence.com.