A FULL DAY ecommerce anti-conference


Houdini Estate, Hollywood Hills

Hawkefest brings together carefully selected ecommerce entrepreneurs and executives to enjoy a full day of peer collaboration and programming featuring industry thought leaders. Guests also enjoy immersive entertainment activations, gourmet cuisine and a top-shelf bar at the iconic Houdini Estate in the Hollywood Hills.

At Hawke, we keep our fingers on the pulse of the ecommerce industry. Our curated agenda centers around the topics most relevant to growth-stage ecommerce businesses, as told by the CEOs and experts who’ve lived the struggle and are now living the dream. With your participation, they’ll explore past trends, what’s happening now and what the future holds for topics including fundraising and finance, company culture, marketing, product, operations, technology, emerging industries and much more.

Who should apply?

Our application process ensures we have the very best attendees. If you’re a growing brand or VC – we’d love to have you join us.

  • Current or past C-level execs and founders of growth-stage ecommerce businesses generating $5M+ in annual revenue
  • Hungry early-stage entrepreneurs making an impact in the ecommerce industry
  • Ecommerce industry experts
  • Established VCs and investors


Everything from our programming to our setup is designed to encourage meaningful collaboration between carefully vetted industry peers – Hawkefest is free of job-seekers and vendors. Through our meticulous vetting process, we’ve distilled our audience down to only the most legit ecommerce players in the LA scene.


  • Wide selection of programming covering topics relevant to you and your business
  • Interaction with community of successful peers
  • World-class magic and illusions
  • Inspiration and valuable knowledge on how to take your business to the next level from the people who’ve done it
  • Gourmet cuisine and open bar


  • Cornered by people who want something from you
  • A stack of business cards from those people
  • Vendors trying to sell you $#!+ you don’t want
  • Spatial disorientation and claustrophobia
  • Rubber chicken lunch
  • VIP package envy (everyone’s a VIP at Hawkefest)

Want to be a part of the magic?

Contact us if you’re interested in learning more about a financial or in-kind sponsorship.

  • Drip
  • Facebook
  • Georgias
  • Klarna
  • Klaviyo
  • Magento
  • Many Chat
  • Brex
  • Okendo
  • Recharge
  • TriNet
  • Yotpo
  • Dulce Vida
  • Cooper
  • Fancy Unicorns
  • The Orphan Starfish Foundation
  • Giftagram
  • The Plug
  • Recess
  • Varidesk
  • NodPod
  • Summer Water
  • Obvious Wines
  • Freedom Estate
  • Boom Boom