If ever there was a time when confabs on the future of the entertainment biz are relevant, this is it. Here’s a gathering in NYC at the end of Feb:
- Global Entertainment and Media Summit Unites Entertainment Leaders and Visionaries at Peak of Industry’s Transformation
Keynotes Include Danny Goldberg, Jack Healey, Lee Abrams of XM Satellite Radio and Dave Marsh
At a time of considerable industry consolidation, over 1000 artists and industry will be convering in New York City to create new systems of distribution and exposure.
“At a time of considerable consolidation in the media and in the touring industries, it is important that the music industry re-invents itself in order to have a solid foundation as it once did.” –John Scher’s 2002 Summit Keynote
The Global Entertainment and Media Summit will be held during the three day period of Friday February 28 – Sunday March 2nd at Le Bar Bat, 311 West 57th Street, New York City.
The Summit is about creating new possibilities and opportunities. Creating new and innovative contacts, new ways of distributing music and films, new channels of promotion—access to industry committed to both artistic credibility and commercial success.
Summit keynotes include
a.. Danny Goldberg, Artemis Records
b.. Dave Marsh
c.. Jack Healey, Human Rights Action Center
d.. Lee Abrams, XM Satellite Radio
Some of the Summit topics Include:
a.. AFTRA’s presentation on Consolidation and its effects on the music industry
b.. The On-Demand Future
c.. Record Companies of the future
d.. New Innovations in the digital world
e.. Alternatives for Exposure and Distribution
f.. Creating new networks
Website: www.globalentertainmentnetwork.comRegistration: $75 in advance, $95 at the door (if available) www.globalentertainmentnetwork.com/tickets.htm
Summit conference dates: Friday, February 28, Saturday, March 1, Sunday, March 2
Live music: Monday, Feb 24 (Garland Appeal Showcase,) Wednesday, February 26, Friday, February 28, Saturday, March 1 and Sunday March 2
Hype aside, it sounds interesting and informative and the price is reasonable. Hye, if nothing else you can network.