MMC Conference

2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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

7:00pm to 12:00am Kick Off Party -Bud Light Stage. Music starts 8pm.


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 Diane Lockner - Triple Tigers, Interviewed by BoB 94.9 Morning Show Host Nancy Ryan.
FRIDAY SESSIONS

1:00pm to 2:00pm East Ballroom - Recording, Producing and Mastering Your Music Panel. Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios (Moderator); Chad Taylor, Think Loud Studios; Jason Shaffer, Full Tilt Recording; Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises; Joey Welz, Canadian American Records; Tyler “KouqJ” Garrett, Seventh Wave Studio

1:00pm to 2:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-Up) Keith Profeta, Indie Band Guru; Joe Caviston, Electric City Music Conference; Brian Cronin, New Mirror Image; Vic Steffans, Horizon Music Group

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, Berklee College of Music ; 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 (Moderator); Vanessa Ferrer, Merch Cat; Logan Summey, Rock Mill Industries; Jim Logrando, Craft Services; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency

2:30pm to 3:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-Up) Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios; Ash Kernen, Kernen Law; Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises; Tyler “KouqJ” Garrett, Seventh Wave Studio

2:30pm to 3:30pm Patio Room - Diversity in the Music Industry Panel. Jessica Garcia, Springwood Productions; Peepa Jean & Denise Troy, Sister Funk; Kevin McCove, Entrepeneur & Singer Songwriter; Septimius TG, Performer.

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 - Breaking Down The Doors. Les Scott, Source Q Boutique; Barry Coffing, Music Supervisor Inc.;

4:00pm to 5:00pm East Ballroom - Branding, Marketing & Promoting Panel. Brian Cronin, Mirror Image Media (Moderator) ; Jessica Garcia, Springwood Productions; Lou Plaia, ReverbNation; Michael Rathfon, American Music Theater; Steve Soboslai, Craft Services; Ángela M. Capeles, Capeles Agency

4:00pm to 5:00pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up) Sherri Mullen, RDSD Publishing; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency; Kevin McCove, Entrepeneur & Singer Songwriter; Joey Welz, Canadian American Records;

4:00pm to 5:00pm Patio Room - Careers In Music Industry. Barry Coffing, Music Supervisor Inc. (Moderator); Rick Goetz, MusicConsultant.com; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency; Rob Hampton, Hampton Consulting; Prof. Jeff Snyder, LVC; Vic Steffans, Horizon Music Group.

4:00pm to 5:00pm Hampden Room - Navigating The Copyright Maze. Dr. E. Michael Harrington, Berklee College of Music.

4:00pm to 5:00pm Carlisle Room - Composing - Preparing - Performing. Joe Trojcak, Progressive Enterprises.

5:15pm - Bud Light Stage - Friday Keynote Diane Lockner - Triple Tigers, Interviewed by BoB 94.9 Morning Show Host Nancy Ryan.

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 - Bud Light Stage Andrew Goodfriend, TKO with Lou Plaia, ReverbNation.

* Registration Credentials are required from 11am to 6pm

SATURDAY SESSIONS

11:30am to 12:30pm East Ballroom - Music Business Programs Panel. A discussion about the current state of Music Business Education in Higher Education with Prof. Jeff Snyder, LVC; Dr. Barry Atticks, Millersville University; Carole Knisely, HACC; Dr. Shawn David Young, York College of Pennsylvania; Dr. E. Michael Harrington, 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) Joe Caviston, Electric City Music Conference; Penn State Law Clinic

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; Barry Coffing, Music Supervisor Inc.; Vic Steffans, Horizon Music Group

1:00pm to 2:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up) Jim Logrando, Craft Services; Marcus Harris (MH the Verb); Keith Profeta, Indie Band Guru; Tyler “KouqJ” Garrett, Seventh Wave Studio; Jim Price, Penn State Altoona; Penn State Law Clinic

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

1:00pm to 2:00pm Hampden Room - Mediatwist Workshop. Building Your Black Book: Social Media Marketing and Posting In The Dark...It’s All Who You Know. Chris Kurtz & Aimee Lankford, The Mediatwist Group.

1:00pm to 2:00pm Carlisle Room - Protecting Your Copyright And Maximizing Your Royalties. - Sherri Mullen - Music Fortress, RDSD Publishing

2:30pm to 3:30pm East Ballroom - Producers Panel. David Ivory, Ivory Productions, NARAS Philadelphia, FlexiTone Records (Moderator); Craig White, Sound Doctor Productions, LLC; Keath Lowry, Groove Control Productions, Inc.; Larry E., Dà Chù, LLC; Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios.

2:30pm to 3:30pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up) Vic Steffans Horizon Music Group; Steve Soboslai, Craft Services ; Penn State Law Clinic

2:30pm to 3:30pm Patio Room - When DIY is not enough! Building a team. Brian Cronin, Mirror Image Media (Moderator); Rick Goetz, MusicConsultant.com; Doug Green, Flexitone Records; Jason Spiewak, JLS Artist Management; Rick Eberle, Rick Eberle Agency; Suzanne Paulinski, The Rock/Star Advocate

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, Berklee College of Music ; Barry Coffing, Music Supervisor Inc.; Chris Kurtz, The Media Twist Group; Matt Holmes, Holmes Music Mgmt.

4:00pm to 5:00pm West Ballroom - Mentoring Sessions (Sign-up) Doug Green, Flexitone Records; Suzanne Paulinski, The Rock/Star Advocate, Penn State Law Clinic

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 - Marketing & Social Issues for Indies. Major Cameron aka DJ Brother MANIAC, Feed-A-Million Project (Moderator); Joey Welz, Canadian American Records; Septimius The Great, Entertainer.

4:00 to 5:00pm Carlisle Room - Songwriter’s Business Tune-up! Because it takes more than talent! Dr. Louis deLise, deLise Studios

5:15pm Keynote - Bud Light Stage - Andrew Goodfriend, President TKO Agency with Lou Plaia, ReverbNation.

7:00pm - 2:00am Showcases at Venues

** Registration Credentials are required from 11am to 5:00pm

Sunday, February 25, 2018

7:00am to 11:00am Breakfast Buffet.

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