Make plans to make connections at NARM 2010, where you will network face-to-face with high-level decision-makers in the music business. Rub shoulders with industry veterans and get to know the young minds shaping the future. With the most diverse collection of labels, distributors, retailers, online sellers, mobile operators, and music enthusiasts gathered in one place, this is the meeting ground for the most knowledgeable and influential people in the business.
RANDY JACKSON’S PAPER TONGUES
TO PERFORM AT LIVE SHOWCASE
04.21.10 — “American Idol” judge and renowned producer Randy Jackson will present his newest band, Paper Tongues, A&M/Octone Records, on Sunday, May 16 during a live showcase at Buddy Guy’s Legends. Doors open at 9:15 PM. The one-hour performance will begin at 9:45 PM.
CLOUDS, ISPs AND ROYALTY
CHALLENGES: MUSIC LAW
04.20.10 — NARM will be holding our first-ever Continuing Legal Education conference on Monday, May 17, 2010, from 1:30-5:30 PM, during the 2010 NARM Convention as a separate event. Presented in conjunction with the Chicago Bar Association and Lawyers for the Creative Arts, we’ll discuss the music industry’s most pressing legal and policy issues. Ask industry-leading lawyers and execs why hundreds of millions of royalty dollars went unpaid; why Internet piracy is still rampant; whether paperless concert tickets are good for artists; and how “cloud” music licenses differ from traditional digital licenses. For a detailed agenda and list of speakers, click here.
NARM DIGITAL PROGRAM OUTLINED
04.19.10 — Join the conversation about building a stronger presence in the marketplace. Make your digital and mobile operations more effective by exploring cutting-edge programs and services, and by looking at new ways to track, report and pay royalties. Under the auspices of NARM’s Digital Think Tank, we have created an impressive schedule of digital and mobile programming.
NARM TO HONOR CYNDI LAUPER
WITH AWARD FOR CREATIVE
04.14.10 — NARM announces that it will recognize iconic and inventive musical artist Cyndi Lauper with the Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement. Celebrating her successful musical career, Lauper will receive this coveted honor at the NARM Annual Convention on Monday, May 17 in Chicago. Lauper’s musical talent has been attracting attention since 1985 when she won the Best New Artist Grammy for her debut album, “She’s So Unusual.” She became the first female artist in history to have five top-10 singles from a debut album, and over the years, she sold more than 25 million albums globally. Lauper has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 7 American Video Awards, and 18 MTV Video Music Awards.
Why You Should Attend
ONE EXTENDED WEEKEND.
ONE FULL YEAR OF BUSINESS.
Cut the costs of traveling across the country for individual appointments. By attending NARM 2010, you can schedule in one location all the client meetings that matter. We’ve shortened this year’s convention to three days to pack each hour full of new business opportunities for you, and make it even better for your bottom line.
KNOW WHERE YOU STAND.
LEARN WHERE YOU CAN GROW.
Discover what’s next. Find out what’s buzzing, what’s changing and what’s up-and-coming in the industry. Get to know more about the latest trends and emerging technologies that affect the way our industry functions. With discussion forums and keynote speakers that cover the crucial issues, you can update your approach to work with new strategies and solutions, and develop relationships with the most powerful and entrepreneurial players in the music business.
At NARM 2010, you will:
- Discover innovative digital and mobile strategies to reach a bigger audience
- Understand techniques to increase physical sales and adapt with the evolving industry
- Hear unbiased consumer analysis
- Attend dynamic programming on today’s business world
- Socialize with your peers, entrepreneurs and industry elite
- Hear new music and new artists
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