Exhibit & Vendor Tables 12noon-7pm

Capture & Deliver the Sound & Visuals You Want 1pm-2:30pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: Phoenix Gonzales, President of Sales, dotstudio Pro

Panelists: TBA


The Future of Music Integration 2:30pm-4pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA


  • Will Griggs, Sr. Music Supervisor, Tune Garden

  • Jerome Spence, VP, Film/TV/Ads & Business Development at Secret Road

  • Qiana Conley, Music Supervisor (Talent/TV/Film/Tech/Media), cue the creatives

  • Glenn Litwak, Attorney, Law Offices of Glenn T. Litwak

  • Erin Collins, VP, Film/Television, Developing Media, SESAC

  • Brittney King, Talent Manager, King Creative Group


Marketing & Branding of Faith Based Music in A Social Media World 1pm-2:30pm (Trillium Ballroom)

Moderator: James “Jazzy” Jordan, President Seven 49 Group


  • Jarrett Dyson, Director of A&R, RCA Inspiration

  • Damon Stewart, President, IGA Talent Mgt.

  • Leonard Thompson, CEO, MANDATE Records

[more panelists TBA]

Decks BPMs and Playlists 2017 4pm-5:30pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA

Panelists: TBA


Gospel Town Hall: Inspired Women’s Power Panel 3pm-4:30pm (Trillium Ballroom)

Moderator: Lin. Woods, Inspired Media Group, Urban Network Digital


  • Dayna Caddell, Grammy-nominated Songwriter/Producer

  • Angela Jollivette, Sr. Project Mgr. Gospel & Visual Media (TV/Film) Awards, the Recording Academy

  • Vicki Mack Lataillade, President at Central South Distribution and Lilly Mack Publishing

  • Neily Dickerson, President, the ND Co.

  • Michelle Duffie, President, 3D Entertainment


Pending Film Screening 6pm-8pm (TBA)

Gospel Music Celebration 8pm-10pm (Trillium Ballroom)

Christian Hip-Hop Showcase 10:30pm-12:30am (pending) (Trillium Ballroom)


DJ Battle Bot Lounge/Late Night Welcome Party 9pm-12:30am (Icon Room)


Exhibit & Vendor Tables 10am-7pm

Digital Rebellion Pt 1: Social Media Marketing & Attracting Brands 10:30am-11:45am (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: Asya Shein, Founder/Publisher, Musicology


  • Praba Lakshmipathi, Dir. of Business Development, Mirror Digital

  • Phylicia Fant, Sr. VP, Publicity & Lifestyle, Warner Bros. Records

  • Nathan G. Meaux, Social Media & Digital Mktg. Strategist, MeauxGul Agency

  • Melissa Keklak, CEO, MMKpr/Music Manager 

  • Monee Perry, Digital Strategist/Owner, Taco Initiative

  • Roslynn Cobarrubias, Co-Founder/CMO, MyxTV Host/Producer, mydiveo


Digital Rebellion Pt 2: Music Streaming 101 12pm-1:15pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA


  • Dae Bogan, Co-Founder/CEO, Tune Registry

  • Barry Benson, CEO, Stratus Digital Music Marketing

  • Jesse Flores, Sr. Dir./Label & Business. Development, In Grooves

  • James Leach, VP, Writer/Publisher Relations, SESAC

[more panelists TBA]


Lunch Break 1:30pm-2:30pm

Writing the Hits: Songwriting, Production & Music Publishing 2:30pm-4pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA


  • Kevin Randolph (Chris Brown, Jeremih)

  • Duane “DaRock” Ramos (Common, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z)

  • Walter Jones, VP, Creative, Universal Music Publishing

[more panelists TBA]

Town Hall: Navigating the New Music Industry as an Indie Artist 4pm-5:30pm (Trillium Ballroom)

Moderator: Arthur Mitchell, President, Urban Network Digital


  • Richard Jefferson, Entertainment/Intellectual Property Managing Partner,  M.E.T.A.L. Law Group, LLP

  • Leo Rodgers, Sr. VP, Bungalo/Universal Music Group Distribution

  • Troy Marshall, President Dirty Water Music Group

  • Roy Brown, CEO Hydra Management Services

  • Echo Hattix, Lifestyle Marketing, Public Relations, Echoing Soundz

  • Travis “DJ Unknown” Williams, Artist Auditions

  • Fuzzy Wes, General Manager, Priority Distribution

  • Corey “CL” Llewellyn, Founder, Digiwaxx


Exclusive Happy Hour/Day Party 5:30pm-7pm (Icon Room)

Indie Music Meets Fashion Showcase 7pm-9pm (Trillium Ballroom)

R&B Showcase (Headliners) 9:30pm-11:30pm (Trillium Ballroom)

Late Night Zone Party 12midnight-1:45am (Icon Room)


Perspectives: What Every Industry Professional Should Know 9:15am-10:30am (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA


  • Curtis Johnson, CEO, Big Top Entertainment

  • John Patillo, CEO, L.A. Digital

  • Avery Turner, CEO, True Indie Consulting

  • Damon Stewart, President, IGA Talent Mgt.

[more panelists TBA]


Radio: Knowing Your Options? Terrestrial vs Digital, Satellite & Cable 10:30am-12noon (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA


  • Torae, Hip Hop Nation, Sirius XM

  • Brad Davidson, VP, Urban Promotion, RCA Records

  • Michael Mathews, Client Relations, VP, Sales, Digital Radio Tracker

  • Mercedes Howard, Air Personality, KISS 95.7/San Diego

[more panelists TBA]


A&R for a Social Media World 12noon-1:30pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: TBA


  • Darryl Easterling, CEO, Founder, MTC Empire

  • Earl Johnson, A&R, Manager, Music IV Masses/Rostrum Records

  • Tuo Clark, Sr. VP, A&R, Def Jam Records

  • Carron Joan Mitchell, Intellectual Property, Counseling & Transactions, NixonPeabody LLP

[more panelists TBA]


Respect the Process: Keynote Address/Artists & Social Influencers Discuss Their Rise to Success 1:30pm-3pm [TBA] (Trillium Ballroom)

Day Party & Performers 3:30pm-7pm (TBA) (Indie Music Fest)

VIP Awards Reception 7pm-8pm (Icon Room)

Artist Showcase (Headliners) 8pm-9:30pm (Trillium Ballroom)

Late Night Zone Party 10pm-12midnight (Icon Room)



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