EDMbiz Conference & Expo

June 17-19 in Las Vegas
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EDMBIZ CONFERENCE & EXPO JUNE 17- 19

ANNOUNCES

LIVE NATION PRESIDENT OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC JAMES BARTON ADDED AS KEYNOTE

JOINING HARDWELL, ABOVE & BEYOND AND BOB LEFSETZ 

OTHER SPEAKERS JOINING EDMBIZ ARE PAUL MORRIS OF AM ONLY,

HARD’S GARY RICHARDS AND LEGENDARY ARTIST CARL COX

NIGHTCLUB PROGRAMMING FOR BADGE HOLDERS WITH

AVICII, NICKY ROMERO, DADA LIFE, DASH BERLIN, MADEON AND MORE

WITH THE CRYSTAL METHOD’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY AS THE OPENING NIGHT EVENT

GENERAL REGISTRATION OPEN AT WWW.EDMBIZ.COM 

PRESS REGISTER HERE: http://press.insomniac.com 

EDMbiz Conference & Expo (www.EDMbiz.com), electronic dance music’s premiere industry event, symposium and expo, returns to The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas Tuesday, June 17, Wednesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 19 for three days of insightful panels, workshops, and keynote addresses from the music world’s biggest and brightest minds. Today, EDMbiz announces James Barton, President of Live Nation Electronic Music, as the latest keynote speaker. In addition, AM Only President & CEO Paul Morris, HARD founder and CEO Gary Richards (also known as producer & DJ Destructo) and legendary producer/DJ Carl Cox have been added to the bill.

EDMbiz also announces today its exclusive nightclub events happening at many of Las Vegas’ top-tier venues, free to all registrants. Badge holders will be able to attend The Crystal Method’s 20th Anniversary Party at Drai’s Beach Club to kick-off EDMbiz Conference & Expo Tuesday, June 17, plus complimentary, early access to Wednesday night events at Hakkasan (Dada Life), LIGHT (Nicky Romero) and Surrender (Madeon). Thursday night festivities include parties at TAO (Cedric Gervais), Drai’s Nightclub (DJ Spider), Haze (GTA) and XS (Avicii). This is in addition to the Thursday night EDMbiz Conference & Expo closing event: Dash Berlin at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ BLVD Pool.

Launched in 2012 as part of EDC Week in Las Vegas, EDMbiz provides an inspired forum in which artists, managers, agents, promoters, labels, publishers, producers, advertising agencies, brand execs, technologists and entrepreneurs can discuss the most relevant topics facing dance music culture today. Attendees can also experience the best of Las Vegas nightlife at a number of special EDC Week events taking place at some of the world’s hottest clubs. In addition to new panels, formats and speakers, this year’s installment will expand to include a full-scale expo featuring EDM culture’s most sought-after music and lifestyle brands.

Media may register now through June 2 (extended) at: http://press.insomniac.com

EDMbiz Conference & Expo Nightclub Events

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:
The Crystal Method 20th Anniversary Party – Drai’s Beach Club (The Cromwell Hotel)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:
Nicky Romero – LIGHT (Mandalay Bay)
Madeon – Surrender (Wynn Hotel)
Dada Life – Hakkasan (MGM Grand)

Thursday, June 19, 2014:
Dash Berlin – EDMbiz Conference & Expo Closing Event at BLVD Pool (The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas)
Avicii – XS (Encore)
Cedric Gervais – TAO Nightclub (The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas)
GTA – Haze (ARIA)
DJ Spider – Drai’s Nightclub (The Cromwell Hotel)

EDMbiz Conference & Expo Confirmed Speakers

Adellyn Polomski – Director of Electronic Programming, Clear Channel
Arty – Artist
Andrew Goldstone – Manager, Tiësto/ General Manager, Musical Freedom
Andrew Keller – A&R, Columbia Records
Anna Knaup – CEO, Sorted Management
Bob Lefsetz – The Lefsetz Letter
Borgore – Artist
Brad Owen – Agent, The Windish Agency
Brett Alperowitz – GM, Casablanca
Brian Zisk – Managing Director SF Music Tech Fund & Executive Producer, SF Music Tech
Carl Cox – Artist
Chris Stephenson – Chief Marketing Officer, SFX Entertainment, Inc.
Cody Chapman – Agent, AM Only
Dave Falk – VP Marketing, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
David Brady – Owner/President, Spin Artist Agency
David Corso – President, Corso Group
David Waxman – General Manager and Head of A&R, Ultra Music
Geronimo – Senior Director of Programming, SiriusXM
Hardwell – Artist
Jake Udell – Th3rd Brain Management
James Barton – President, Live Nation Electronic Music
James Grant – CEO, Involved Management/Anjunabeats
James Miller – President, New York, Live Nation Entertainment
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
Kevin Gimble – Owner/Agent, Circle Talent Agency
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 Rodriguez – Agent, AMOnly
Michael George – Martin Garrix Manager, Scooter Braun Projects
Mike Darlington – CEO, Monstercat/The District
Nathan Lim – Manager, Th3rd Brain Management
Neil Jacobson – EVP of A&R / Management, Interscope Records
Paavo Siljamaki – Above & Beyond
Paul Morris – President & CEO, AMOnly
POSSO – Artists
Rawley Bornstein – Music + Talent, MTV
Rick Stevens – CEO, Y Entertainment Group
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, Inc.
Simon Rust Lamb – COO, Insomniac
Steve Goodgold – Agent, The Windish Agency
Tatiana Oliveira Simonian – Head of Branded Music Entertainment at Nielsen
Ted Cohen – Managing Partner, TAG Strategic, LLC.
Tommie Sunshine – Producer/DJ/Songwriter/Social Media Provocateur/Raver
Tom Windish – President, The Windish Agency
Tony McGuinness – Above & Beyond
Vello Virkhaus – CEO, Director, Producer & VJ, V Squared Labs
Zel McCarthy – Editor-in-Chief, Thump/Vice

Check out the EDMbiz promo reels:
Consumer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdE0oa0MXyU
B2B: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEvcRFk1RSQ

For more information, please visit www.edmbiz.com