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Join us for next year’s event on January 26 – 27, 2023 at the Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663 

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From January 26-27, 2023, the world’s top aesthetics executives, leading physicians, and entrepreneurs will gather for the leading event in the industry — Aesthetics Tech Forum.

Join us in beautiful Newport Beach, CA to discuss groundbreaking medical aesthetic technologies as well as unmet clinical needs and new business opportunities. Book your hotel with Octane’s Group Rate here!

Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663

In 2022, Aesthetics Tech Forum reached attendees in 20+ states and 12 countries with over 200 leading physicians.


2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

Our sponsors are what keep Aesthetics Tech Forum going. As one of the largest communities for aesthetic tech professionals in Southern California, sponsoring is one of the best ways to get your company in front of a diverse, active, and engaged audience. With Octane’s powerful network and connected ecosystem, Aesthetic Tech Forum gives your brand an opportunity to expand your reach and amplify your message. If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor, take a look at our sponsorship opportunities here.

Want more details? Fill out the form here or email us at so we can find a package that makes the most sense for you!

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Who Attends

Leading Physicians

Take part in this inaugural Octane Summit and share your expertise in cutting-edge techniques and practices. Hear from leading aesthetic companies during LaunchPad presentations and network with influential colleagues in the field.

Top Industry

Engage with industry experts and leading physicians in the aesthetics field.  Have the opportunity to hear about innovative technologies and discuss unmet clinical needs with top physicians in the center of aesthetics innovation.

Investors & Entrepreneurs

Interact and engage with doctors in the aesthetic field as well as the next generation of aesthetics innovators and entrepreneurs at our LaunchPad presentations.

Thank You to Our Title Sponsor

allergan aesthetics, an octane partner

An Immersive In-Person and Digital Experience

Enjoy Beautiful Newport Beach

Aesthetics Tech Forum is held annually at the bayfront premier hotel, the Balboa Bay Resort, minutes from top-tier restaurants, shopping and beaches. Book your hotel with Octane’s rate here!

Livestream & On-Demand Access

For attendees that prefer to attend virtually, you can access our leading content though our livestream or at your convenience through our content library.

Community Virtual Connect

We’re expanding the capability of our event app to allow you to connect and network with other attendees whether you’re at the conference or attending virtually!

Are you a startup looking to raise your next round of capital?

Increase your companies visibility among top doctors, entrepreneurs and investors in Southern California. Gain access to this exclusive conference that will give your company increased exposure to the to leaders in medical aesthetics. LaunchPad SBDC is actively looking for innovative medical technology startups. Apply today for an opportunity to present in front of hundreds attendees at our Aesthetics Tech Forum. Get first hand access to subject matter experts eager to help your company succeed, grow and scale.  

Check out our past Presenting Startups and learn how to apply!

Aesthetics Tech Forum Committee

Tom Albright

CEO, Recros Medica

Caitlin Blanche

Partner, K&L Gates

Micah Bregman

VP, Global Strategy & Pipeline, Allergan Aesthetics an AbbVie Company

Frank Fazio
President & CEO, AMC Group, LLC
Fauad Hasan

CEO, Ornovi, Inc.

Alisa Lask

Chief Commercial Officer, Rion Aesthetics

Scott Whitcup

CEO, Akrivista and Whitecap Biosciences

Octane’s Medical Aesthetics Advisory Board

Gregory A. Buford, MD, FACS

Beauty by Buford, Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair

Wendy Lewis

Founder & President, Wendy Lewis & Co.

Steven G. Yoelin, MD

Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair

Kamakshi R. Zeidler, MD

Founder & Managing Partner, Aesthetx, Octane Medical Advisory Co-Chair

Physician Attendees

Andre Aboolian, MD
Rhonda Baldone, MD
Marisa Belaidi, MD
Brian Biesman, MD-owner
Charles Boyd, MD
Mitchell Brown, MD
Gregory Buford, MD, FACS, PCEO
M. Bradley Calobrace, MD, FACS
Akash Chandawarkar, Aesthetic Surgery Fellow
Mary Ann Contogiannis, MD
Tom Copperman, Dr
Roger Dailey, MD, FACS
Erez Dayan, MD
Andrew Dorizas, MD
Jeffrey Dover, MD, FRCPC, CoDirector of SkinCare Physicians
Brian Eichenberg, MD
Irina Erenburg, CEO
Elizabeth Estes, CEO
Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE
Amy Forman Taub, MD
Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC, FAAD
Sanjay Grover, MD
Jennifer Harb, MD

Bhushan Hardas, MD, MBA
Pantea Hashemi, MD, FAAD
Per Hedén, MD
Houman Hemmati, MD
Katherine Holcomb, MD
Carlo Honrado, President
Deirdre Hooper, MD
Janine Hopkins, MD
Whitney Ijem, SVP, Strategy and Business Development
Faryan Jalalabadi, Aesthetic Fellow
Brandey Kabat, Owner
Giff Kabat, Ceo
Heather Lampel, MD, MPH
Kimberlyl Lee, MD
Sandra Lee, MD
Dr James Lee, MD
Jacqueline Levin, DO, FAOCD, FAAD
Jennifer Levine, MD, MD
Li Li, MD
Carin Litani, MD
Frank Litvack, MD
Tim Love, MD, President

Mary Lupo, MD
Josh Makower, MD, MBA
Stephen Mandy, MD, Dermatologist
Stephanie Manson Brown, MD, MBBS, MRCS, MFPM
Dianne Martin, SVP, Aesthetic Sales
Oliver Mathias, Co-Founder
Dr Tess Mauricio, MD
David McDaniel, MD
Jose R Montes, MD
Amir Moradi, MD
Kiya Movassaghi, MD, DMD, FACS, MD
Rhoda Narins, MD
Natasha Natasha , MD
Patricia Ogilvie, MD
ken oleszek, MD
Jeff Parry, Advisor
Nancy Pellegrino, Founder & Co-Founder
Ross Radusky, MD
Sandra Rebish, MD
Laura Reynolds, Owner
Ashley Rice, DO
Kristine Romine, MD

Adam Rubinstein, MD
Nazanin Saedi, Dermatologist
Heather Schultz, MD
Hisham Seify, MD
Ava Shamban, MD
Sherly Soleiman, MD
W. Grant Stevens, MD, FACS
ILSE, PAC Strauss, PA C
Kathryn Tan, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Stacy Taubman, Work for Grant
Mark Taylor, MD
Dean Vistnes, MD, FACS
Dean Vistnes, Chief Medical Officer
Paul Vitenas, MD, MD
Jill Waibel, MD
Brooke Walls, MD
Alan D. Widgerow , MBBCh(MD), MMed(MHS), FCS (Plast), FACS
Joy Wisniewski, MD
Steve Yoelin, MD
Christopher Zachary, MD
Kamakshi Zeidler, MD, FACS
Brian Zelickson, MD