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Hardwell, Above & Beyond and Bob Lefsetz Join Speakers List For EDMbiz Conference

Edmbiz-logoThe 3rd annual EDMbiz Conference & Expo heads to The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas June 17 through 19 with the addition of an expo featuring EDM-related brands. The initial speakers list is quite broad and even includes Bob Lefsetz who will appear for a "special conversation." Additional highlights include keynote panels with Hardwell and Above & Beyond and a new EDM consumer report from Nielsen. EDMbiz takes place in the initial days of EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival) Week.

The EDMbiz Conference & Expo is shaping up to be quite the industry affair. This year they've added what they describe as a "full-scale expo featuring EDM culture’s most sought-after music and lifestyle brands."

2014 EDMbiz Conference & Expo!

The conference will feature a variety of panels, workshops and talks including:

Keynote panels with Above & Beyond and Hardwell

A special conversation with Bob Lefsetz

“Engaging The Electronic Music Listener” - an EDM study from Nielsen

The Third Annual EDMbiz Artist Panel

Confirmed speakers to date include:

Adellyn Polomski – Director of Electronic Programming, Clear Channel
Andrew Goldstone – Manager, Tiësto/ General Manager, Musical Freedom
Andrew Keller – A&R, Columbia Records
Anna Knaup – CEO, Sorted Management
Bob Lefsetz – The Lefsetz Letter
Brad Owen – Agent, The Windish Agency
Brian Zisk – Managing Director SF Music Tech Fund & Executive Producer, SF Music Tech
Dave Falk – VP Marketing, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
David Waxman – General Manager and Head of A&R, Ultra Music
Geronimo – Senior Director of Programming, SiriusXM
Jake Udell – Th3rd Brain Management
James Grant – CEO, Involved Management/Anjunabeats
Jason Bentley – Music Director, KCRW
Jeff Shaw – SVP, Strategic Alliances - EDM Lead, Live Nation Network
John Boyle – Chief Growth Officer/Interim CFO, Insomniac
Justin Lubliner – President, The Darkroom LLC
Kraig Fox – Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners
Kurosh Nasseri – Co-Founder, AFEM
Lee Anderson – Agent, AMOnly
Liz Miller – General Manager, Big Beat Records
Mac Clark – Agent, CAA
Manny Zelaya – Hardwell Tour Manager, On Tour Management
Mark Lawrence – Chief Executive, AFEM
Matthew Adell – CEO, Beatport
Matt Ringel – Managing Partner, New Era Media & Marketing/EVP, Red Light Management
Matt Rodriquez – Agent, AMOnly
Michael George – Martin Garrix Manager, Scooter Braun Projects
Mike Darlington – CEO, Monstercat/The District
Nathan Lim – Manager, Th3rd Brain Management
Neil Jacobson – Senior Vice President A&R and Management, Interscope Records
Paavo Siljamaki – Above & Beyond
Robb McDaniels – Founder & CEO, Ingrooves Music Group
Russell Wallach – President, Live Nation Media & Sponsorships
Sam Hunt – Agent, The Windish Agency
Sean Glass – Founder, Win Music
Sebastian Lintz – Label Manager, Revealed Recordings
Shelly Finkel – Chairman, Strategy & Acquisitions, SFX Entertainment
Steve Goodgold – Agent, The Windish Agency
Tatiana Oliveira Simonian – Head of Branded Music Entertainment at Neilsen
Tom Windish – President, The Windish Agency
Tony McGuiness – Above & Beyond
Zel McCarthy – Editor-in-Chief, Thump/Vice

It should be a good start to EDC Week for attendees.

EDMbiz Conference & Expo: Registration


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