The Independent Music Conference - Los AngelesIMC/LA takes place over an action packed weekend of October 5 - 7, 2007 at ProMusic 47, 817 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA. http://www.IMC07.com/LA
Showcasing Opportunities Available! (Go here to register: http://www.IMC07.com/LA)
The IMC is relatively inexpensive to attend and a worthwhile conference. It focuses on what's really important at a music conference: education and internetworking. Topics: legal issues, digital rights, digital distro, hearing and voice protection, performance and rehearsal education, business planning, alternative revenue streams, marketing and promotion, technical issues, gear, booking, management, publishing, contracts, copyright, and much more. Your conference registration also entitles you to one free set-up with IndieGate.com - sell your indie CDs and merchandise online. Only $50.00 for the whole weekend full of incredible resources, events & showcasing http://www.IMC07.com/LA for registration & details!
Here's the preliminary listing of workshops and panels for IMC/LA
-Podsafe Music & the Podcaster (Tim Coyne)
Los Angeles actor/writer/podcaster, Tim Coyne, leads a panel discussion with other prominent Los Angeles podcasters about music in the podosphere.
Online Marketing for Independent Artists (Chip Schutzman)
A workshop designed to assist the artist with helpful tips and advice on how to self-promote their new CD releases and tour dates on the web.
"Radio Marketing 101" (Nick Pargaz)
Promoting a record to radio involves more then just sending it to the station; we will discuss the process in promoting a record to radio and the approach an independent artist should take with programmers and music directors.
"Basics of Music Publishing" (Rob Case)
Learn the basic steps of the music publishing business including a detailed outline that every songwriter, composer, producer should know: Agreements, Studios, Budgets, and Copyrights.
"Meet the Producers" PANEL
A group of well-known producers in one room! This panel needs no further explanation.
"Publishing, Fact and Fiction" PANEL
The complex business of publishing will be discussed
"What's My Line? Job Descriptions" PANEL
Producers, managers, booking agents, engineers, and others will describe their jobs and who does what.
"Got Ringing? - What EVERY Musician Needs to Know About Hearing Loss" (Elaine Ramos)
And MUCH MUCH MORE! Only $50.00 for the whole weekend full of incredible resources, events & showcasing http://www.IMC07.com/LA for registration & details!