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

  • Billy Frank, CEO, Make It Happen Productions

  • Alton Glass, CEO, Glassrock Entertainment (Virtual Reality Films)

  • Denise Williams Watts, Head of Video Production, Apple Music [pending]

  • DJAY Brawner, Anthem Films

  • Angela White, Film Producer, Silver Lining Entertainment 


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

Moderator: Ritch Esra, Founder/Publisher, The Music Business Registry


  • 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

  • Darian Pollard, President, DP Music Entertainment Group (Music Supervisor)


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

  • LaShawn Daniels aka “Big Shiz”, Grammy Award Winning Songwriter

  • Annilia Wright-Mosley, MBA, M.Div., President & Founder, W’Righteous Records

  • Tim Trudeau, CEO, Syntax Creative (San Diego)


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, Host/Producer, GRAMMY Buzzin’ music series; Sr. Awards Project Manager Gospel & TV/Film Music

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

  • Neily Dickerson, President, the ND Co.

  • Michelle Duffie, CEO, D3 Entertainment

  • Angela White, Film Producer, Silver Lining Entertainment 

  • Reid J. Rich, President, Infinite Scope PR/Publicist/Artist


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

Moderator: DJ Artistic, VP, Urban Network Digital, San Diego


  • Raymond T, Slacker Radio, San Diego

  • Nasty-Nes, Rap Attack; The DJ Vatican

  • Sylvon Marshall, CEO, Marshall Productions, LA Lifestyle Marketing Rep, CoreDjs

  • Brian “B-Hen” Henry, Hollywood’s Champion of New Sound

  • Jam-X, Violator DJs West Coast Director

  • Leilani Shui, CEO, Record Promotions Consultant, Missshiu LLC

  • DJ KayRich, KBOS-FM B95 (Fresno)


Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of Culture, Music Creation, and Social Connectivity 6pm-7:30pm (Girard Ballroom) – Speakers TBA

Gospel Music Celebration 8pm-10pm (Trillium Ballroom), Featuring Performances by Brent Jones, Tony Hayes, Lady Shofar aka Prophetess Tiffany Watson, more artists TBA

Christian Hip-Hop Showcase 10:30pm-12:30am (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, Fusicology


  • 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

  • Damon Stewart, President, IGA Talent Mgt.


Digital Rebellion Pt 2: Music Streaming, Crowd Funding, & Digital Rights 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

  • Reggie Calloway, Dir. of Music Royalty Funding, Sound Royalties

  • Shari Hoffman, COO, AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund


Lunch Break 1:30pm-2:30pm

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

Moderator: Jennifer Drake, Senior Director, A&R, Sony ATV


  • Kevin Randolph (Chris Brown, Jeremih)

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

  • Brian Alexander Morgan (Drake, Tamar Braxton, SWV)

  • Dem Jointz Grammy-nominated Producer, (Dr. Dre, Anderson.Paak, Janet Jackson)

  • Moya Nkruma, Associate Dir., Rhythm & Soul (Urban), ASCAP

  • Ashley Calhoun, Sr. Director, Creative, Pulse Music Group

  • Harmony Samuels (Ariana Grande, Fantasia, 5th Harmony)


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

  • Kevin Black, CEO, U Can Fly (Marketing & Promotions)

  • 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)

Music Industry Quarterly Presents….An R&B Showcase (Headliners) 8pm-9:30pm (Trillium Ballroom), Featuring Performances by Jake & Papa, Sledge Grits, EvryWhr, Mariea Antoinette, Lee Lamaaj, the Dark McGwire Project, and more

Music Industry Quarterly, LAXclusive Entertainment and Dreamer Management Presents….10pm-11:30pm (Trillium Ballroom), Featuring Performances by Paul’Michael, Yung $ir, Vegaz Taelor, Hott Headzz, Rosa Veleno, Ivan Ellis and Jamell Pierre

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


Perspectives: What Every Industry Professional Should Know 9:30am-10:45am (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: Bryan Calhoun, Digital Strategies/Business Development, Blueprint Group


  • John Patillo, CEO, L.A. Digital

  • Avery Turner, CEO, True Indie Consulting

  • Janie Jennings, GM of Machine Ent/G Herbo LLC

  • Nyanza Shaw, Esq., Entertainment Attorney

  • Cappriccieo Scates, Music Industry Executive, Professor, UN Ambassador to Vienna, Author

  • Fade Duvernay, Marketing Consultant, Powered by Xyion


Radio: Knowing Your Options? Terrestrial vs Digital, Satellite & Cable 11am-12:15noon (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: Raymond T, Slacker Radio, San Diego


  • 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

  • David Hernandez, On-Air Personality, Producer, KJLH-FM/Accelerated Radio

  • CeCe LA-Mama Cita, Midday Air-Personality, KDAY-FM/Los Angeles

  • Felicia “The Poetess” Morris, Owner, Morris Media Studios/Podcast Specialist


A&R for a Social Media World 12:30noon-1:45pm (Girard Ballroom)

Moderator: Cee Barrett, Associate Dir., Writer Publisher Relations, BMI


  • Darryl Easterling, CEO, Founder, MTC Empire

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

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

  • Brandra Ringo, A&R, Universal Music Publishing

  • J Hatch, Co-Founder, iStandard

  • Monica Payne, Artistry Worldwide Management

  • Serge Durand, A&R, Capitol Records/Priority Distribution

  • Gary Leon, A&R, Atlantic Records


Keynote Q&A: Production-Songwriting Team “Da Internz” 2pm-3:15pm [TBA] (Trillium Ballroom) Moderated by Herb Trawick, Executive Producer/Co-Host of Pensado’s Place

Day Party & Indie Showcase Performers 3:30pm-6pm (TBA) (Indie Music Fest), Featuring Performances by One Eye Bandit, Jaymo Toosolid, Mykaveli, The High Children, BThompson, DutchDaDutchess, JTK, Tay Bell, DVS, PookieLok, Jah Sun, Smoke Town Knave, Holly B, Paper Chase, and more

Special Music Exhibit (TBA) 7pm-8:30pm (Icon Room)

Fashion Meets Music Showcase (Headliners) 8:30pm-10:30pm (Trillium Ballroom), Featuring Performances by GeorgiaRein, Jabari Lutalo, Teddy Jaimz, Malani Janel, and more

Late Night Zone Party 11pm-12:30AM (Icon Room)



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