Revolt Music Conference Unveils Sizzling Programming Line-Up With Powerhouse Leaders
Clear Channel Chairman/CEO and MTV Co-founder Bob Pittman Added as Keynote to REVOLT TV’s Inaugural Music Conference Taking Place October 16-19 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
New York, NY (August 12, 2014) – REVOLT TV unveiledadditional speakers and panel names for the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference taking place Thursday October 16th through Sunday, October 19th at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, FL.Speaker names, panels and registration information is now available on the conference site: http://www.revoltmusicconference.com/.
In addition to Clear Channel Chairman/CEO and MTV co-founder Bob Pittman providing a keynote address, marketing and technology industry veterans joining the inaugural conference as panelists include:
- Frank Cooper, Chief Marketing Officer at PepsiCo
- Rio Caraeff, CEO of VEVO
- Bob Moczydlowsky, Head of Music at Twitter
- Kevin McGurn, Chief Revenue Officer at Shazam
- Josh Rabinowitz, EVP Director Of Music at GREY
- Omar Johnson, EVP Marketing at Beats by Dre
- Britt Morgan-Saks, Head of Artist Services at Spotify
- Lee “Q” O’Denat, Founder of World Star Hip Hop
- Necole Bitchie, Blogger and Founder of Necole Bitchie
“It’s an honor to have executives from the most influential companies joining us at our inaugural conference to discuss the importance of music to their brands and customers,” said REVOLT TV Vice Chairman and Conference Chair Andre Harrell. “We look forward to them sharing their insights and expertise with our audience and breaking down topics such as the business of celebrity, the influence of social media and what brands truly want from artists.”
Confirmed panels include:
The State of Women in Music
Shaking up the balance of power in the music industry, these successful women are leading the charge in the C-suite as managers and as leaders. Learn from their secrets of success in navigating the changing music industry.
Social Media: Influence, Currency and Monetization
A strong point of view and consistency are two elements in a winning social media strategy. Learn how you and your brand can get traction in social media, leading to monetization.
Disruptors: The New Record Business
Technology, media and social media have disrupted the record business. Learn how and why you should care about where the record business is going and who is in control.
The Lost Art Form of A&R
The ability to spot talent and surround them with people to help facilitate the artist vision is core to A&R. Hear lessons for developing and working with talent in the age of social media, digital sales and global branding.
How to Start Your Own Independent Label
With so many artists crowding the music landscape, it is necessary to take matters into your own hands in order to break through the noise. Learn from experts in building a brand independently (pros, cons, financials and pitfalls), and hear how brands can best work with independent artists/labels.
Coming to America: EDM
From underground culture in Europe, electronic dance music has breathed new life into American clubs, commercials and concerts. Hear why the fan army is growing with an EDM festival coming to a city near you.
The Business of Music Publishing
#newrules in music publishing are being written by these leaders that are at the top of their game. Hear lessons for how they achieved success and steward hits for others and what’s next for the future of subscription radio.
360 Degrees of the Music Business
Managers share secrets of building businesses around artists, extending their brands beyond tracks, albums, and concerts and turning them into products.
The New Deal: Brands and Artists
Music is a bridge, and marketers have worked with artists as talent, spokespeople, and creative directors to create and move product. Learn what senior marketers think about the new relationship between brands and artists.
Designed to inspire thought-provoking discussions about navigating and understanding the evolution of the music business, the conference will combine education and entertainment over the course of two and a half days for 500 industry executives and 100 students, as well as a remote audience through the recently launched REVOLT TV iOS and iPhone apps.
Individuals can now register for conference packages, which include access to panels, artist showcases, pool parties, a gala awards dinner, and weekend access to one of America’s top clubs, LIV. The REVOLT Music Conference is being produced by BMF Media.
Other panelists previously announced include L.A. Reid, Chairman and CEO, Epic Records; Julie Greenwald, Group Chairman/COO, Atlantic Records; Guy Oseary, Partner, Untitled Entertainment and Manager; Rodney Jerkins, Songwriter, Producer, and Musician; Dallas Austin, Songwriter, Producer, and Musician; Jon Platt, President at Warner/ Chappel Music; and Rob Stone, Co-founder, The Fader.
To register or learn more about the conference, visit http://www.revoltmusicconference.com/.
Visit www.revolt.tv to confirm local channel listings and times. Visit http://revolt.tv/mobile-app for easy access to the REVOLT on iOS and Android devices. Follow @revolttv in social media for continued artist interviews, music news, and programming updates.
ABOUT REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT is the new #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.