Millionaires, billionaires, and the big names in tech and media swarm to Sun Valley, Idaho, for Allen & Co.'s mogul fest
JILLIAN D'ONFROJul 6, 2016, 22:03 IST
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It's that time of year again.
Investment bank Allen & Co. is hosting its 34th annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, and many of America's wealthiest and most powerful businesspeople in media, technology, and sports have swarmed the scene.
We've grabbed photos so you can see which power players made it out to Idaho this year.
The conference usually spans the first week in July and is something of a "summer camp for billionaires," featuring talks about business and the economy...
... as well as activities like rafting, cycling, and golf.
And because the conference brings together such a smorgasbord of top executives, it's credited for kindling major mergers like Comcast and NBC and blockbuster acquisitions like Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post.
Let's take a peek at who's hobnobbing there this year:
The sun gleams upon the arrival of CBS CEO Leslie Moonves.
PayPal chairman and former CEO of eBay John Donahoe rolls in with a smile.
Here's Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Ken Lowe, president and CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive, is already donning his complimentary Sun Valley fleece vest.
While Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey opts instead for a leather jacket, as he strolls in flanked by venture capitalist Aviv "Vivi" Nivo and McDonalds CEO Steve Easterbrook.
Because Twitter has been under pressure to sell itself of late, Dorsey could have a particularly eventful conference.
Stacey Bendet Eisner, CEO of clothing company Alice + Olivia, also eschews her vest in favor of something more fashion-forward.
HP CEO Meg Whitman shows up prepared to take notes.
TV producer Brian Grazer looks psyched to be there.
Here's Michael Ovitz, co-founder of the Creative Artists Agency. It looks like he's peering around for someone's arrival.
While Disney CEO Bob Iger waves.
Hello, Shari Redstone, vice-chairwoman of CBS and Viacom!
Brothers James and Lachlan Murdoch arrive together in dark shades.
This is Zander Lurie's first Sun Valley as Survey Monkey's CEO. He took the position in January.