MMC Conference

Conference Registration

Registration for the Millennium Music Conference 2018 is $55.00 per person if completed by December 31, 2017.  Discounted Registration for students, military, NARAS, BMI, and SEASAC members is $55.00 until the end of January 2016; then 75.00 until February 15, 2018. Walk-up and single day registration will be available at the event.  Showcasing acts get FREE Registrations.

 

This conference is the most affordable and musician friendly event of it’s kind in the country.  You, your band or music industry related business need to be represented at this event.  Networking at this music conference will provide you with the tools and contacts to take your music business skills to the next level; but you must submit to showcase or register to get your MMC laminate.

All who pay to register receive the personalized MMC laminate good for all official conference events.  Registrants receive a listing in and copy of the MMC Conference Directory, the MMC Compilation 2018 CD and the MMC Buzz Bag full of promotional items and inserts.

Your MMC All Access conference laminate is also good for entrance into hospitality parties and discounts from the host hotel, exhibitors, advertisers, sponsors and restaurants during the event.

 

Ways to Register for the Conference:

 

1. Register online at via MissionTix
2. Register by phone with your credit card during regular business hours at 717-221-1124;  

3. Register by making the late Showcase Submission by November 30, 2017.

 

2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA 2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
All panels, clinics and workshops are subject to change.  Updated: 08/15/17

Millennium Music Conference & Showcase 2018
Park Inn by Radisson Harrisburg West
5401 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
(717) 697-0321

Thursday, February 22, 2018 
3:00pm Early Hotel Check In  5:00pm to 8:00pm   Buzz Bag Stuff, Registration & Trade Show Set Up 
8:00pm to 12:00am  Kick Off Party – Blarney’s Twisted Irish Pub & Deck Stage
Live Music on 2 stages w/Pabst Blue Ribbon! 

Friday, February 24, 2017 
Daytime Events Schedule (Credentials Required*) 
11:00am – Trade Show Open – PA Musician Day Stage (Terrace Ballroom) 
11:00am to 5:00pm – Registration/Information Desk Open in Lobby
12:00pm to 5:00pm – Mentoring Sessions  (West Ballroom)
1:00pm to 5:00pm – Conference Music Business Sessions  5:15pm to 6:00pm –  Friday Keynote

SESSIONS
1:00pm to 2:00pm East Ballroom – Recording, Producing and Mastering Your Music Panel. 
1:00pm to 2:30pm West Ballroom – Mentoring & Demo Listening Sessions (Sign-up)  
1:00pm to 2:00pm Patio Room – Legal Issues For Emerging Talent Panel.
1:00pm to 2:00pm Hampden Room – Making the most of the conference.
1:00pm to 2:00pm Carlisle Room –  
2:30pm to 3:30pm East Ballroom – Making Money Panel: Tips for Musicians.
2:30pm to 3:30pm West Ballroom – Mentoring  Sessions (Sing-Up)
2:30pm to 3:30pm Patio Room  – Diversity in the Music Industry Panel. 
2:30pm to 3:30pm  Hampden Room – Your Music As A Business. – Paul C. Rapp, Esq.  
2:30pm to 3:30pm Carlisle Room – Managing Your Band.  Professor David Philp (MBA), William Paterson University  4:00pm to 5:00pm East Ballroom – Branding, Marketing & Promoting Panel.
4:00pm to 5:00pm West Ballroom – Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up)
4:00pm to 5:00pm Patio Room  –  Careers In Music Industry Panel.  4:00pm to 5:00pm Hampden Room – Navigating The Copyright Maze.   – Dr. E. Michael Harrington, SAE Institute Nashville.
4:00pm to 5:00pm  Carlisle Room –  Strategies for the Freelancing Musician or Audio Professional. – Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises. 
5:15pm – East Ballroom – Keynote
6:30pm – 2:00am  Showcases start at 30 area venues.
* Registration Credentials are required from 11am to 5pm

Saturday, February 24, 2018  
Daytime Events Schedule (Credentials Required*) 
10:00am to 5:00pm – 11:00am – Trade Show Open – PA Musician Day Stage (Terrace Ballroom) 
10:00am to 5:00pm – Registration/Information Desk Open 
11:30am to 5:00pm – Mentoring & Demo Listening Sing- Up (West Ballroom) 
11:30am to 5:00pm – Conference Music Business Sessions, Mentoring Sessions  5:15pm to 5:15pm – Keynote – East Ballroom or Deck Stage.
* Registration Credentials are required from 11am to 6pm

SESSIONS
11:00am to 12:30pm East Ballroom –  Creating a Central PA Association for music/entertainment industry academic programs. Prof. Jeff Snyder, LVC
11:30am to 12:30pm West Ballroom – Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up)  
11:30am to 12:30pm Patio Room  – Fan-funding Panel. Raising money for your projects. 
11:30am to 12:30pm Hampden Room –  TBD
11:30am to 12:30pm Carlisle Room-  88+ Ways Music Can Change Your Life  – Vincent James, Keep Music Alive
1:00pm to 2:00pm East Ballroom – Do you even NEED a record deal Panel?
1:00pm to 2:30pm West Ballroom –  Mentoring Sessions  (Sign-up)
1:00pm to 2:00pm Patio Room – The Vocal Blueprint: How To Build Any Voice For Any Style From Scratch.  – Phillip Freeman, Small Town Titans     
1:00pm to 2:00pm Hampden Room – Songwriting Workshop.  –  Phil Nicolo &  Lawrence Gelburd
1:00pm to 2:00pm Carlisle Room –  Protecting Your Copyright And Maximizing Your Royalties.  – Sherri Mullen, RDSD Publishing.   
2:30pm to 3:30pm East Ballroom – TBD
2:30pm to 3:30pm West Ballroom – Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up)
2:30pm to 3:30pm Patio Room  – When DIY is not enough! Building a team panel.
2:30pm to 3:30pm  Hampden Room –  Get Your Music Career Off The Ground. – Cheryl B. Engelhardt – CBE Music  
2:30pm to 3:30pm Carlisle Room – The Secret to Getting Your Music Discovered and Making Money. – David Sherbow 
4:00pm to 5:00pm Central B – New Media & Marketing for Musicians and Music Business’.   
4:00pm to 5:00pm West Ballroom – Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up)
4:00pm to 5:00pm Patio Room  –  Marketing Your Music For Film & Television.   Les Scott, Source Q Boutique.   
4:00pm to 5:00pm – Hampden Room –  I Bet You’re Doing It Wrong. – Tyler “KouqJ” Garrett,  Seventh Wave Studio. 
4:00 to 5:00pm Carlisle Room –  Songwriter’s Business Tune-up! –   Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios 
5:15pm  Keynote – East Ballroom/Deck Stage
7:00pm – 2:00am Showcases at Venues
** Registration Credentials are required from 11am to 5:00pm

Sunday, February 25, 2018
9:00am to 2:00pm Brunch

All panels, clinics and workshops are subject to change.  Updates are made regularly.