digitalmusic.org's Music Startup Academy – Nashville
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (CDT)
Nashville, United States
The Music Startup Academy is designed to reduce barriers to entry into the music business for entrepreneurs, by providing a clear roadmap to success through actionable insights into the core structure, legal framework, content deals, business models, and the “nuts n’ bolts” of getting things done to build a legal, streamlined, and competitive music property.
Be a part of this exciting program taking place at the legendary Quonset Hut, Nashville's first major recording studio on Music Row that produced some of the biggest recordings in history including Patsy Cline's "Crazy," Brenda Lee's "I'm Sorry" and Bobby Vinton's "Blue Velvet."
“The future of the music business is dependent upon technology innovation, but there are very few opportunities that provide the fundamentals of the industry for these entrepreneurs,” said Bill Wilson, VP, Digital Strategy & Business Development, NARM/digitalmusic.org. “Here in Nashville, it is our goal to build a bridge between these groups so more great new music-focused start-ups get to market quickly and achieve success.”
Welcome, Introduction to digitalmusic.org and Topline Results of NARM/The NPD Group's Music Discovery Study
A deeper dive into the economics of the music industry, including performance rights, including understanding the various rights for master recordings and songwriting. We will also go over the various legal issues surrounding music product development.
- Tara Aaron, Founding Partner, Aaron Sanders, PLLC
- Cameo Carlson, Head of Digital Business Development, Borman Entertainment
***ALL SALES ARE FINAL***
The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is a non-profit membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce — a community committed to the full spectrum of monetization models in the industry. We provide common ground by offering thought leadership, resources and unparalleled networking opportunities, all geared to the specific needs of our membership.
By leveraging the legacy of the former National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM) and its hub for digital initiatives, digitalmusic.org, Music Biz brings a unique perspective and valuable insight into the trends and changes that innovation brings.
Today, we put our collective experience to work across the entire range of delivery models: physical, digital, mobile, and more. From content to consumption, Music Biz and its members are committed to building the future of music commerce — together.
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