Following a successful 2012 debut, Insomniac has announced that round two of the EDMbiz music conference will be held during Electric Daisy Carnival Week in Las Vegas, June 18-20 at The Cosmopolitan. Attendance will be capped to keep the gathering more intimate.
The conference focuses on the business of EDM with panels and presentations including: best practices, branding, direct-to-fan relationships, festivals, licensing, social media, sponsorships, technology platforms, and sustaining community, humanity and credibility during a period of growth.
Registration will open on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at 12 p.m. Pacific Time at www.edmbiz.com.
“In our first year, EDMbiz united key tastemakers and business leaders in the dance music community in an intimate setting at a critical point in time,” said Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac. “Our conversations made headlines; major business deals were announced and initiated. This year our team is working around the clock to capture the state of our thriving community and to create an environment to nurture even more business.”Last year’s conference presented keynotes by Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino, William Morris Endeavor Head of Music Marc Geiger, and Atlantic Records Chairman and CEO Craig Kallman. The artist panel featuring Kaskade, Swedish House Mafia’s Steve Angello, Jono Grant and Tony McGuinness from Above and Beyond, Richie Hawtin, and Rebecca and Fiona.