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DmfwThe 9th annual Digital Music Forum West conference is set to take place this week from The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, CA on Wednesday October 3rd and Thursday October 4th. The event offers two days of panel discussions, networking and brainstorming about the future of the music business – specifically how digital media and technology continue to impact how the business evolves.

The conference draws together hundreds of music and digital media professionals from all around the country with confirmed speakers from Topspin, Chirpify, Tumblr, Atom Factory, StageIt, ThrillCall, SoundExchange, BMI, Warner Bros Records, Sony Music, Slacker, Clear Channel, Google, Red Light Management, Universal Music Group, BandPage and many more. Jeff Price, founder and former CEO of TuneCore, will also be speaking at DMFW.

Panel topics and presentations include discussions about YouTube and it’s benefit (or detriment) to the music business, new and emerging music-tech trends around technologies for the artist or interactive fan experience, the rise of image-based communication, copyrights and music startups, women in music, digital distribution, and much more. 

Digital Music Forum West takes place this Wednesday and Thursday at The Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, CA.

Hypebot’s Hisham Dahud will be in attendance during the event to provide live tweets of key quotes and topic highlights, so be sure to follow our Twitter stream (@Hypebot) on Wednesday and Thursday to be kept in the loop. 

Hisham Dahud is a Senior Analyst for Additionally, he is the head of Business Development for Fame House and an independent musician. Follow him on Twitter: @HishamDahud