MMC Conference

Conference Registration for the Millennium Music Conference 2018 is $55.00 per person if completed by January 15th, 2018.  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.

  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.

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 via PayPal at mmchbg@gmail.com
2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All panels, clinics and workshops are subject to change. Updated: 12/15/2017

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 Stage Live Music w/Pabst Blue Ribbon!
Friday, February 24, 2018 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

FRIDAY SESSIONS
1:00pm to 2:00pm East Ballroom - Recording, Producing and Mastering Your Music Panel. Chad Taylor, Think Loud Studios; Jason Shaffer, Full Tilt Recording; Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises; Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios; Tyler Garrett, Seventh Wave Studio

1:00pm to 2:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-Up) Marcus Ohanesian, Honor Roll Management; Keith Profeta, Indie Band Guru;

1:00pm to 2:00pm Patio Room - Legal Issues For Emerging Talent Panel. Paul C. Rapp, Esq., The Law Office of Paul C. Rapp; Simon Rosen, Esq., Law Offices of Simon Rosen; Dr. E. Michael Harrington, SAE Institute Nashville; Ash Kernen, Kernen Law

1:00pm to 2:00pm Hampden Room - Managing Your Band. Professor David Philp (MBA) & Dr. Stephen Marcone, William Paterson University

1:00pm to 2:00pm Carlisle Room - The Art of Being a Music-preneur. Suzanne Paulinski, The Rock/Star Advocate

2:30pm to 3:30pm East Ballroom - Start Making Money: Tips for Musicians. Jason Spiewak, JLS Artist Management; Vanessa Ferrer, Merch Cat; Logan Summey, Rock Mill Industries; Jim Logrando, Craft Services;

2:30pm to 3:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-Up) Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios; Ash Kernen, Kernen Law; Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency

2:30pm to 3:30pm Patio Room - Diversity in the Music Industry Panel. Jessica Garcia, Springwood Productions; Sherri Mullen, RDSD Publishing; Peepa Jean, Sister Funk; Kevin McCove, Entrepeneur & Singer Songwriter;

2:30pm to 3:30pm Hampden Room - Your Music As A Business. Paul C. Rapp, Esq., The Law Office of Paul C. Rapp

2:30pm to 3:30pm Carlisle Room –

4:00pm to 5:00pm East Ballroom - Branding, Marketing & Promoting Panel. Brian Cronin, New Mirror Image Media; Lou Plaia, ReverbNation; Michael Rathfon, American Music Theater; Indian, Motor Media USA ;

4:00pm to 5:00pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up) Sherri Mullen, RDSD Publishing; Kevin McCove, Entrepeneur & Singer Songwriter;

4:00pm to 5:00pm Patio Room - Careers In Music Industry. Barry Coffing, Music Supervisor Inc.; Rick Goetz, MusicConsultant.com; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency; Rob Hampton, Hampton Consulting; Leo Nessinger, Production Management; Paul K. Saunders, Music Marketing & Artist Development

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 - Composing - Preparing - Performing. – Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises. 5:15pm - East Ballroom - Keynote - Diane Lockner, Triple Tigers Nashville

7:00pm - 2:00am Showcases start at 28 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 - 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

SATURDAY SESSIONS
11:30am to 12:30pm East Ballroom - Music Business Programs Roundtable. Prof. Jeff Snyder, LVC; Dr. Barry Atticks, Millersville University; Carole Knisely, HACC; Dr. Shawn David Young, Ph.D., York College of Pennsylvania; Dr. E. Michael Harrington, SAE Institute Nashville, Berklee College of Music; Jim Price, Penn State Altoona; Terry Selders, Keystone Musical Arts Center & 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. Jim Logrando, Craft Services (Moderator); Jonny Ross, Small Town Titans; Jace Hackman, Nashville; Anker, Cranberry, NJ; Steve Soboslai, Craft Services

11:30am to 12:30pm Hampden Room - Tips to being a Starving Financially Successful Artists - Marcus Harris (MH the Verb)

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 - A&R Panel: So, you want to sign a record deal in 2018? A frank and open discussion of label and independent A&R lead by Noble Steed Music President and Founder, Jason Spiewak; David Ivory, FlexiTone Records;

1:00pm to 2:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up) 1:00pm to 2:00pm Patio Room - Mediatwist Workshop. - Chris Kurtz, Media Twist, Five Finger Death Punch, Lancaster Barnstormers,

1:00pm to 2:00pm Hampden Room - Songwriting Workshop. Phil Nicolo, Studio 4 Recording & Lawrence Gelburd, Wharton School - Huffington Post

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 - Producers Panel. David Ivory, Ivory Productions, NARAS Philadelphia, FlexiTone Records (Moderator);

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. Brian Cronin, New Mirror Image Media (Moderator); Rick Goetz, MusicConsultant.com; Doug Green, Flexitone Records; Jason Spiewak, JLS Artist Management; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency;

2:30pm to 3:30pm Hampden Room - The Vocal Blueprint: How To Build Any Voice For Any Style From Scratch. - Phillip Freeman, Small Town Titans

2:30pm to 3:30pm Carlisle Room - The Secret to Getting Your Music Discovered and Making Money. - David Sherbow, DAS Consulting

4:00pm to 5:00pm East Ballroom - Future Of Music, Technology and Indie Acts & Artists. Dr. E. Michael Harrington, SAE Institute Nashville; Barry Coffing, Music Supervisor Inc.;

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 –

4:00 to 5:00pm Carlisle Room - Songwriter’s Business Tune-up! - Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios

5:15pm Keynote - East Ballroom - Andrew Goodfriend, President TKO Agency

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.