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The who’s who of the worldwide Independent music community will come together June 18-20 in New York for A2IM’s 8th Anniversary Indie Week, an international conference and networking event aimed at maximizing the global impact of Independent music. All Worldwide Independent Network (“WIN”) and A2IM members are welcome to attend, the full latest agenda is HERE.
A2IM’s Press Release, which was serviced today, is below.
A2IM Talks Business w/ 8th Anniversary Indie Week in NYC
May 15, 2013
The who’s who of the Independent music community will come together June 18-20 in New York for A2IM’s 8th Anniversary Indie Week, an international conference and networking event aimed at maximizing the global impact of Independent music.
The three-day members-only conference will assemble more than 500 executives from around the world (including Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, New Zealand, etc.) for interactive panels, a think tank and one-on-one discussions; including full trade mission delegations from members of AIM (A2IM’s sister organization in the UK) and AIR (A2IM’s sister organization in Australia) funded by Sounds Australia.
Beginning Tuesday, June 18, A2IM members will have access to full day sessions at the Tribeca Grand Hotel (2 Ave of the Americas), culminating in A2IM’s 2nd Annual Libera Awards recognizing the year’s achievements by Independent artists and labels at the Highline Ballroom, Thursday, June 20.
Tuesday, June 18 – Licensing & Publishing Day
1:00PM – 2:00PM: Video Monetization – A look into publisher-related issues from a label perspective including premium content vs. user-generated content (UGC), backend data management, and content ID. Moderated by Alisa Coleman (ABKCO Music & Records), the panel will include: Rell Lafargue (Reservoir Media), Barry Daffurn (GoDigital) and Scott Sellwood (YouTube)
2:00PM – 2:30PM: “International Performance Royalties” – Panel discussion with Charlie Phillips of WIN, Mathew Reiffe of Razor & Tie, and Ryan Lehning of SoundExchange
2:30PM – 3:15PM: Music in Sports Panel – Moderated by Phil Cialdella (Wonderlous Music), the panel will include: Aaron Matusow (WWE), Stephanie Scarpulla (MLB) and Kevin Wilson (ESPN)
3:15PM – 4:00PM: Brands & Bands Panel – Moderated by Brooke Primont (Razor & Tie), the panel will include: Jack Bradley (Hifi Project), Jonathan Hecht (Tribal Brands) and Lori Hon (Gray V)
4:00PM – 6:00PM: Executive One-on-One Meetings with Music
Supervisors and Licensing service providers, as well as one-on-one meetings with the Australian trade mission delegates (10 x 10 min meetings)
6:00PM – 9:00PM: A2IM’s 8th Anniversary Reception at Santos Party House (96 Lafayette Street, NYC)
Wednesday, June 19 – Digital Media & Emerging Technologies
1:00PM – 1:30PM: “Digital Change: Show Me the Money. The End of
National Borders” – Presentation by Charles Caldas (Merlin)
1:30PM – 2:45PM: “Future of Monetizing Digital” – Panel investigating streaming services, social engagement, music discovery, and the surrounding revenue models. Moderated by Jaclyn Ranere (The Orchard), the panel will include: Oke Goettlich (finetunes), Jason Lekberg (Eleven Seven), Lisa Levy (Robbins Entertainment) and Chris Welz (Dead Oceans / Jagjaguwar / Secretly Canadian / SC Distribution)
2:45PM – 4:00PM: Video Monetization (cont.) – A look into content creation, maximizing revenue streams, developing exciting channels, and fan engagement. Moderated by Amy Dietz (INgrooves Fontana), the panel will include: Jamar Chess (Sunflower Entertainment), Dan Ghosh-Roy (Ultra Music) and Ben Lister (Base79)
4:00PM – 6:00PM: Executive One-on-One Meetings with Digital Revenue, Digital Marketing, Data Management, & Video Monetization service providers (10 x 10 min meetings)
Thursday, June 20
10:00AM – 12:30PM: Think Tank – Members gather in a roundtable breakout session to reflect and strategize on topics discussed over the previous two days. Conclusions of which are then are presented to the membership as a whole.
12:30PM – 2:00PM: Lunch Break
2:00PM – 5:00PM: State of the A2IM Union featuring Rich Bengloff of A2IM, Alison Wenham of AIM/WIN, Nick O’Byrne of AIR, Helen Smith of Impala, and Charles Caldas of Merlin. More TBA.
7:00PM – 11:00PM: 2nd Annual Libera Awards (The “LIBBYs”) at NYC’s Highline Ballroom (431 W 16th St. NYC). Co-presented by Caroline, The LIBBYs are an award show for Independent artists and labels, nominated and voted on by Independent artists and labels. Tickets are available now and can be purchased for $30 by A2IM members only HERE.
Indie Week is co-sponsored by Consolidated Independent; Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP; Nielsen Entertainment; Rdio; Section 101 and Sounds Australia.