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2018 A2IM SynchUp Schedule

The lineup and schedule for the 2018 A2IM SynchUp is live! Check it out below and get your tickets here.



For the 4th consecutive year, over 100 A2IM member independent labels, publishers, synch houses, managers, and more will take part in an afternoon of curated executive one-on-one meetings to connect the independent music community the U.S.’s top music supervisors.

But first, join us for a series of panels and talks from lead creatives in the music community and networking over breakfast and lunch! We’ll close the evening out with a sunset cocktail hour.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Registration

9:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Panel: A Survey of Music in Award-Nominated Films
Speakers TBA

10:55 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Panel: Indie Case Study: Anna of The North & To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Nat Hays, Co-Founder, +1 Records
Laura Webb, Music Supervisor, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Lindsay Wolfington, Music Supervisor, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Moderator: Jonny Kaps, Co-Founder, +1 Records

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Panel: Latin Music in Film and TV
Diana Beas, Senior Manager, Synch Placement, ole
Lisa Quintana, International Originals LATAM, Netflix
Michelle Silverman, Music Supervisor, The Mayans
Moderator: Jamar Chess, Co-Founder Sunflower Entertainment / Spirit Music Latino

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Poolside Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

One-on-One Meetings
Pre-registration Required

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Round Table Networking Session

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Poolside Reception




New to SynchUp in 2018, A2IM’s digital capacity program will provide the opportunity to learn about opportunity and developments at workshops from the leading digital service providers and digital marketplaces.

We’ll enjoy breakfast and lunch, and continue the networking over drinks by the pool.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast and registration

9:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Amazon Music Workshop
A state-of-business update on Amazon Music Unlimited and Prime Music including information on editorial program offerings, playlisting, and original content.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Qobuz Workshop
Say hello to Qobuz: Hi-Res streaming finally comes to the USA. Meet key contacts and get all your questions about Qobuz answered in person.

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Poolside Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
YouTube Music Workshop

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Bandcamp Workshop
Bandcamp’s Chief Curator Andrew Jervis presents a workshop on how to make the most of Bandcamp as an independent label, including tips and tricks to get your music in front of fans and the Bandcamp Daily’s editorial team. He’ll also shine a light on all the latest features available to labels and provide some insight on what’s coming next.

4:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m.
Music + Video + Social: Using Facebook & Instagram To Engage Your Fans
Facebook and Instagram’s music partnerships teams will share insight into how the company is bringing audio and visual together to build stronger, more connected communities around music. They’ll discuss the music products that Facebook and Instagram have recently introduced – like Lip Sync Live on Facebook and Music Stickers on Instagram — and will highlight the ways artists and labels leverage the suite of Facebook products to engage their fanbases, from IGTV to Premieres and Events on Facebook.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Poolside Reception

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.