International Music Conference Panels Announced!!!

| September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

producersIMC Creator, Julia Huie-Martin of The Bridge PR w/ Panelists & Guests including Bangladesh, Drumma Boy, Jazze Pha, Dready and more 

The International Music Conference continues with its Day of Conference events at The Artmore Hotel located at 1302 West Peachtree Street in Atlanta. Registrations begins at 9 a.m. in the hotel’s courtyard. Hip Hop Enquirer’s own Editor-In-Chief Dennis Byron will be moderating the R&B/Hip Hop Song Feedback Panel. See other panel topics and participants inside!

Day of Conference schedule:

12:00PM – Challenges & Opportunities for International Collaborations, Moderator: Ronda Penrice – Uptown Magazine.  

Description: Meet entertainment executives who will outline what they look for in an international star. What works, what doesn’t, what’s trending, the right sound the right look and attitude, what makes you unique and overall crossover appeal. Learn from the very best in the business. Ask questions and the chance to submit demos.

Panel: Shawn “Tubby” Holiday – Senior VP A&R Sony Music, Capprecieo Scates – Associate Director Writer/Publisher Relations, SESAC, David Miller  – VP International Marketing, Atlantic Records, Hannah Kang – GM Grand Hustle.  

1:10PM – Pop Song Feedback, Moderator: Rodney Carmichael – Creative Loafing

 Moderator: Rodney Carmichael – Creative Loafing

 Description: Engage in honest talk and receive valuable advice from chart-topping Pop songwriters and producers and industry executives in this song listening session where a limited number of songs pre-submitted by registrants will be given feedback in front of an audience.

  • J Que Songwriter, Producer – “Best Thing I Never Had” Beyonce
  • Sean Garrett Songwriter, Producer, Artist – “Massive Attack” (Nicki Minaj), “Toy Soldier”     (Britney Spears) “Get Me Bodied” (Beyonce)
  • Chuck Harmony Producer – “Russian Roulette” (Rihanna), Pretty Girl Rock (Keri Hilson), “Bittersweet” (Fantasia)

2:15PM

 Legal Issues 101

Moderator: Gerald Radford – Rolling Out

 Description: If you are an emerging music creator, then you probably have some basic legal questions you need answered such as “When do I need an attorney?” or “What can an attorney do for me?” This panel of experts will explore all of these basic legal questions as well as give an overview of legal issues covering publishing, administrative and co-publishing deals, reversions and 360 deals as well as practical information about handling co-writes and shares, sampling and what you should do to put your “legal” house in order.

  • Rob Finan, Esq. Associate – Greenberg Traurig LLP  
  • Donald Woodard, Esq. Attorney – Gordon & Rees LLP  

3:00PM

 Marketing & Promoting Your Music Overseas

Moderator: Stephanie Dayton – Sister 2 Sister

 Description: Marketing Your Music Overseas is Different, So How Do You Do It? (Successfully Marketing Your Music Overseas) This panel will show you how the European song market differs from that of the US and will explore the roles of European publishers, how deals differ from territory to territory the significance of IMC and how to go about breaking into global markets.

  • David Miller – VP International Marketing, Atlantic Records  
  • Mr. Play – UK Promoter  

  

4:00PM  

The DJ: The Importance of DJ/Artist Relationships in the UK/US

Moderator: Mami Chula – Wild FM

Description: Who you should know and why. Differentiating the roles of a radio DJ and a club DJ and the importance of both, why they are important to the careers of an artist and the best ways to foster a relationship.

  • DJ Trauma
  • DJ Don Cannon
  • DJ Silk (Bang FM – UK)

5:00PM

R&B  & Hip Hop Song Feedback presented by Hip Hop Enquirer

Moderator: Dennis Byron

Description: Engage in honest talk and receive valuable advice from chart-topping R&B  and hip hop songwriters and producers and industry executives in this song listening session where a limited number of songs pre-submitted by registrants will be given feedback in front of an audience.

  • Drumma Boy Producer – “No Hands” Waka Flocka, Roscoe Dash and Wale, “Put On” Young Jeezy) “Money to Blow” (Birdman ft Drake and Lil Wayne)
  • Bangladesh Producer – “A Milli,” “6 Foot 7 Foot” (Lil Wayne), “What’s Your Fantasy” (Ludacris)
  • Jennifer Drake Director of R&B/Hip Hop – ASCAP
  • Bryan-Michael Cox Producer, Songwriter – “Burn”, “Confessions,” “You Got It Bad” (Usher)
  • Dready Producer – “21 Seconds” So Solid Crew, Estelle, Chipmunk
  • Kawan “KP” Prather Senior VP A&R Island Def Jam

6:15PM

Networking in the Courtyard

IMC OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY

IMC Registrants receive free entry before 11:30PM. IMC Registrants will have own line to enter the vicinity – Please have your IMC Passes as proof of entry.

Location: Mansion Élan 3595 Clairmont Road Atlanta, GA 30319

Time: 10:00PM – LATE

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