From face-to-face to virtual events, it is the mission of the Music Business Association to bring industry executives together to meet new trading partners, get the latest research, see the most up-to-date technology, showcase new product lines, and hammer out solutions to industry issues. All are welcome. Check out the list of events below.

Really Listening: Using Social Behavior In Market Research [WEBINAR] 9.17.15

Featured Presentation

Really Listening: Using Social Behavior In Market Research
presented by Feedback

How much do you truly understand the population you’re trying to engage? And how much of social media do you leave up to dashboards to interpret? More than just online chatter on Twitter, targeted research into your population – everywhere they are, from message boards to forums – can yield surprising and valuable insights about your audiences that can inform many strategies and tactics (from direct mail to social engagement). In this era of information overload, context is key. This webinar will show you the value of listening first, researching the communities you have, finding the ones you want and the strategies to make those one in the same. Read More »

Artist As Entrepreneur [WEBINAR] 9.24.15

Member Presentation
Soundgizmo: Manage, Promote, and Drive Income From Your Music
presented by SynchTank
Synchtank, the leading online catalog management and licensing software provider that allows publishers, labels, composers, and managers effectively manage, pitch and monetize a catalog of music, recently launched Soundgizmo, a streamlined version of Synchtank’s enterprise system. Soundgizmo is designed to empower the independent music community, giving indie labels, publishers, artists and producers the most comprehensive set of tools to manage, promote, and drive income from their music.

Featured Presentation
Artist as Entrepreneur
presented by Merry Bright Music Enterprises
Startups are the new Rock Stars! But what about the actual Rock Stars? Gone are the days where people clamored to do everything for the artist, here are the days of the “Artist as Entrepreneur.” In this newly democratized music industry, artists are free to conduct business as they desire, which often means having to wear several different hats to reach their music business goals. During this webinar with Merry Bright Music Enterprises CEO, Billboard charting and award-nominated artist Elizabeth Chan, we explore how defining your artistry can help give you the roadmap to define your business and understand the true value of being an “Artist as Entrepreneur.”

 

Entertainment & Technology Law Conference – New York City 9.29.15

Music Biz’s Entertainment & Technology Law Conference Series was created over five years ago to merge entertainment law issues with insight on the new technology and media concerns that are at the forefront of the entertainment and technology industries. When our Legal & Business Affairs Sector took over the planning of these events just last year, their goal was to enhance our established program by providing additional opportunities for debating hot topics and bringing together the most knowledgeable speakers. Their first events in September 2014 and March 2015 drew a record number of attendees to NYC. Continuing that momentum, we are extra excited to return to the Big Apple with the following program.

Consumer Audio Consumption: The King Of The Music Service [WEBINAR] 10.1.15

Featured Presentation
Consumer Audio Consumption: The King Of The Music Service
presented by Audiomonitor

Known in the UK as much for their use of state-of-the-art technology to derive deep and meaningful consumer insights as they are for their excellence in data visualization, AudienceNet, after making their entrance into the US metrics market at Music Biz 2015, present Audiomonitor —  a statistically and demographically representative measure of all US audio consumption, across all formats, genres and devices. Read More »

Music Startup Academy – Denver 10.8.15

The Music Business Association (Music Biz) will host its first Denver based Music Startup Academy on Thursday, October 8th. The course curriculum will provide insights into key areas like licensing, business development and technical operations. Startups will also have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of industry experts for a constructive critique to better prepare them for when they score a real-life face-to-face meeting at a record label, VC firm and more.

Promotional Partners & Supporting Sponsors
Colorado Innovation Network, Colorado Technology Association, FaderPro, The Underground Music Showcase, University of Colorado – Denver, Vinyl Me, Please, WESTAF (IMTour)

*All attendees will receive a free vinyl record courtesy of Vinyl Me, Please