Lululemon Leadership Conference - Day 1

This is me posing with my custom made Lululemon control vinyl just before getting started on Day 1 of the Leadership Conference. 

This is me posing with my custom made Lululemon control vinyl just before getting started on Day 1 of the Leadership Conference. 

Day one (October 6, 2015) of my duties at the 2015 Lululemon Leadership conference began with a 5:30 a.m. wake up call, getting dressed, hopping in a cab and making my way from my hotel to the conference hotel. I was scheduled to play four sets throughout the day: breakfast, lunch and two additional short afternoon breaks.

First Set (Breakfast): Consisted of mostly varying sub genres of house music; attendees were either coming directly from their rooms or from their morning “sweat” sessions, which was either a spin or yoga class. One of the company mantra’s is “sweat once a day,” and that even includes at their conference.

  • Rudimental ft Will Heard - I Will For Love (SYV Remix) (Clean) (Radio Edit)
  • Ed Sheeran - Photograph (Westphal & Whyman Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Lika Morgan - Sweet Dreams (Extended)
  • Duke Dumont f./Jax Jones - I Got U (Radio Edit)
  • Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand (Chris Lake Radio Edit)
  • Ciara ft Missy Elliott - 1,2 Step (Genisis Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Disclosure - Holding On (Armand Van Helden Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Avicii - The Nights (Extended)
  • DJ Dan & DivaDanielle - I Got A Man (Clean) (Short Edit)
  • Kaskade ft Estelle - Day Trippin (Clean) (Extended)
  • Alesso - Heroes (Basic Tape Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Michael Jackson - Billie Jean (Kandy Space Remix) (Extended)
  • Daughter - Get Lucky (Daft Punk Cover) (Holtoug Deep House House Edit) (Extended)
  • Warren G ft Nate Dogg - Regulate (Destructo & Wax Motif Remix) (Short Edit)
  • Sam Smith - I'm Not The Only One (Nathan Scott Remix) (Extended)
  • Charlie XCX - Boom Clap (Mighty Mi G-House Mix) (Extended)
  • DJ Cassidy - Calling All Hearts (Radio Edit)
  • Madeon f./Passion Pit - Pay No Mind
  • Natalie La Rose f./Jeremih - Somebody (Promo Only Gazza Intro Edit)
  • Krewella - Somewhere To Run (Promo Only Intro Edit)
  • Usher f./Juicy J - I Don't Mind (Promo Only Intro Edit)
  • J. Cole f./Miguel - Power Trip (Promo Only DJ Mike D Throwback Intro Edit)
  • Chromeo - Jealous (I Ain't With It)
  • Zedd ft Selena Gomez - I Want You To Know (Amenzo Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Wyclef Jean ft Avicii - Divine Sorrow (Extended)
  • Ghost Town DJ's - My Boo (Francis Mercier vs Posse Remix) (Extended)
  • Sander Van Doorn & Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano - ABC (Clean) (Extended)
  • Zedd ft Jon Bellion - Beautiful Now (Halogen Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Vance Joy - Wasted Time (Lost Kings Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Angelo Ferreri - Love Around (Clean) (Extended)
  • Clean Bandit & Jessie Glynn - Real Love (Blaklyte & ALMOND Remix) (Clean) (Extended)
  • Madonna & Avicii - Wash All Over Me (Extended)
  • Coldplay - A Sky Full of Stars (Syn Cole Remix) (Extended)

This is what 1,000 people looks like as they exit their general session. At least they had some fun beats to walk along to. 

Second Set (Lunch): The foyer I DJ’d in all week was directly outside of the main general session ballroom where all 1,000 attendees assembled. Each time they exited was essentially a break, so I made sure the first song, for whichever genre I was playing for that set, was something upbeat and recognizable.

So yes, the 80s Pop set kicked off with Tears for Fears.

  • Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World
  • Pet Shop Boys - Domino Dancing (Edge Remix)
  • Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy (Select Mix Remix)
  • Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl (Short Edit)
  • Phil Collins - Sussudio (Select Mix Remix)
  • Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love (Select Mix Remix)
  • Whitney Houston - So Emotional (Edge Remix)
  • Madonna - Holiday
  • Johnny Kemp - Just Got Paid (Select Mix Remix)
  • The Jets - Crush On You (Select Mix Remix)
  • Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour (miami mix)
  • Erasure - Chains of Love
  • Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy (Select Mix Remix)
  • Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Select Mix Remix)
  • Bon Jovi - You Give Love A Bad Name (Select Mix Remix)
  • Prince - Raspberry Beret
  • OMD - If You Leave

Third Set (Early afternoon break): This was essentially the set I was anticipating all day, and I think the attendees were too. How could one not start to dance and sing after sitting for a couple of hours and then spilling into a room that is echoing with 90s Mariah Carey?

  • Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
  • Janet Jackson - Feel It Boy
  • Backstreet Boys - I Want it That Way
  • White Town - Your Woman (Select Mix Remix)
  • BB Mak - Back Here (Select Mix Remix)
  • Spice Girls - Say You'll Be There
  • Will Smith - Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
  • Real McCoy - Come & Get Your Love (Intro Clean)
  • Michael Jackson - Remember The Time (Select Mix Remix)
  • Nelly Furtado - Turn Out The Light
  • Mary J. Blige - Real Love
  • Brandy - Sittin Up In My Room (Select Mix Remix)
  • Shanice - I Love Your Smile
  • Shoop - Salt-n-Pepa
  • En Vogue - Hold On (Select Mix Remix)
  • Skee-Lo - I Wish (Select Mix Remix)
  • Ace of Base - The Sign
  • Thalia ft Fat Joe - I Want You (Intro Clean)
  • Maxi Priest - Close To You (Select Mix Remix)
  • 2 Pac - Keep Ya Head Up (Select Mix Remix)
  • Coolio - It's All The Way Live
  • Digital Underground - Doowutchyalike (Select Mix Remix)

Fourth Set (Afternoon Break 2): The last set, of the first day, was a short and open format of anything from 2000 to 2015. When’s the last time you heard 2005 JoJo?

  • JoJo - Baby It's You
  • Iggy Azalea ft M0 - Beg For It (Dennis Blaze Remix) (Intro Clean)
  • Charli XCX - Boom Clap (Promo Only Intro Edit)
  • Tori Kelly - Nobody Love (Select Mix Remix)
  • Timeflies f./Natalie La Rose - Worse Things Than Love (Clean Edit)
  • TLC - No Scrubs
  • Naughty By Nature - Jamboree (Intro Clean)
  • Justin Timberlake - Senorita
  • Fifth Harmony - Worth It (Levianth Remix) (Clean) (Short Edit)
  • Coolio - Too Hot (Intro Clean)
  • Ben Harper - Steal My Kisses (remix)
  • De La Soul - Ring Ring Ring (Intro Clean)
  • Ella Henderson - Ghost (Oliver Nelson Remix) (Radio Edit)

Also check out setlists from the second and third day of the conference, as well as the closing night party

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