Register NOW for The Miami Music Festival Artists Conference: Only $99
Intimate â€“ Inspiring â€“ Invaluable!
Give us a day and a half, and weâ€™ll give you the future. Over 90 music industry professionals will gather at the Miami Music Festival on November 12th and 13th at the Hyatt Regency Miami to help guide the careers of emerging artists, and you canâ€™t afford to miss it!
This extraordinary group of music management, label, technology, publishing, legal, creative and media executives will be sharing insights and answers every artist and member of the music business community needs to hear. These speakers are in Miami to meet and talk to you. But will you be there?
Investing in oneâ€™s career sometimes means making sure youâ€™re in the right place at the right time. Showcasing at the MMF is critical, but spending a day and half learning about today and tomorrowâ€™s music industry is just as important. Youâ€™ve never had a better or more affordable opportunity to take the next step.
Featured speakers include:
Debra Antney (CEO, Mizay Entertainment)
Julio Bague (East Coast Creative Director, peermusic)
Derrick Baker (Program Director, 99 Jamz)
Kevin Black (CEO, U Can Fly Holdings and President, You Can Fly Entertainment)
Bryan Calhoun (VP of New Media and External Affairs, SoundExchange)
Leila Cobo (Executive Editor for Latin Content and Programming, Billboard)
Ted Cohen (Managing Partner, TAG Strategic)
Eric Galen (Founder & CEO, Music180.com)
Isaac Green (A&R, Columbia Records)
Nick Haussling (A&R, Warner Bros. Records)
Jim Jonsin (Grammy Award-Winning Hip-Hop Writer and Producer, and Entrepreneur)
Rico Love (Songwriter -Usher, Omarion, Marques Houston, B5)
Sean Pajot (Music Editor, Miami New Times)
Chris Palmer (Managing Partner, Take 6, and Director of UM’s Arts Presenting and Live Entertainment Program)
Lou Plaia (Co-founder, ReverbNation)
Maestro Powell (Promotions Director, Sunday Gospel Show host, Mixshow Director, WEDR-FM, Miami)
Elric “E-Class” Prince (Founder and CEO of Poe Boy Music Group)
Jeff Rabhan (Artist Manager, and Chair of the NYU Clive Davis Department of Recorded Music)
Steve Robertson (Vice President of A&R, Atlantic Records)
Douglass E. Robertson (Chief Executive Officer, SpunLive, Inc.)
Robert “Leo” Rodgers (Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records)
Rey Sanchez (Former Musical Director for Chayanne and Program Director of University of Miamiâ€™s Music Business & Entertainment Industry Program)
Featured Panels Include:
The Secret – How did they do it? How did they rise above the clutter and take their careers to the next level?
How To Make Sure You Are Outstanding In The Crowd: The right tools and the right strategies in a very competitive digital marketplace.
Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry. Want to start your own music-related business? Hereâ€™s how to set yourself up for success.
Can I Use Your Music? Protect your rights while generating revenue.
Making Your Own Video EPK
Independent Labels: â€œHow to Market and Promote Your Music,â€ “Why you need a marketing plan?,” “Do you really need radio?,” and “So what if you are on iTunes?”
Copyright Law in a Nutshell. â€œYou know you should register, and you know people get sued over it, but do you really understand it and how to use copyright to your benefit?â€
Be Seen and Be Heard (Sponsored by Chart Vision) Present your music to key entertainment executives in an intimate and private setting.
â€œGive It To Me Straight.â€ Retail, radio, and A&R execs tell you what it takes to make an impact in todayâ€™s industry.
How Strong Is Your Song? Description: Accomplished songwriters review songs submitted by conference attendees, focusing on the song itself, rather than the production.
Radio Today (Presented by the Urban Network) How to get your song played on radio, the power of internet radio and who really decides what gets played.
MMF A&R Breakfast Description: This group of top A&R executives will share their insights on what it takes to persuade a company to invest in your career.
The HIP HOP Power Panel (Presented by the Urban Network): “Getting Your Grind on in the Rap Game,” “The Value of Publicists and Booking Agencies,” “Promoting Your CD to DJs” and “Making Money on Tour and Appearances.”
Word Up: Recording, Mixing, and Remixing Vocals
360 and Beyond: Current Trends in Recording, Publishing Deals, and Management Deals