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The Largest and Longest Running Music Conference in the Mid-Atlantic States Returns to Charlotte for a 6th Consecutive Year


Since 2002, over 500 Performers and more than 250 Music Industry Professionals have all agreed, the Mid-Atlantic Music Conference is the number one music industry networking event in the market.

Charlotte, NC, October 25, 2007 --(PR.com)-- The Mid-Atlantic Music Conference, the premier music industry networking and education event in the Mid-Atlantic state’s will be returning to Charlotte, NC on November 9 – 11, 2007. The conference was established with one goal in mind, to focus the national and international music industry and related press on the Mid-Atlantic music market while providing a platform for the areas musicians and artists to gain exposure, be heard, and be educated in the business of music.

Presented in 2007 by Hitmusiclink.com and sponsored by Sam Ash Music, this year will be like no other. We have secured an incredible facility to host our Conferences and Panels. The Industry Executives that we are bringing to Charlotte are top in their field and bring a vast amount of knowledge with them. They will fly in from all across the country…to spend time with our conference attendees. Panelists this year will include Music Publishing Directors, Music Supervisors for Film and TV, A&R Directors from many different Record Labels, and Entertainment Attorneys. We will also bring Major Recording Artists to give you a solid perspective on how to succeed in the Music Business.

The Music Industry is changing…Get ready? Technology is simplifying the business and knowing how to harness the power of the internet is crucial. We have selected a very unique panel of Industry Insiders, Tech Designers, Software writers and Encryption Coders…all in one place…to give our attendees the edge. This conference is a must for artists who are serious about their music career.

Night time in Charlotte is when we kick off the Live Venues. More than 70 bands, three venues, four stages, and tons of music fans all together in one place, Priceless. Get exposed to A&R’s and Music Supervisors. Be prepared to rock the house on Friday and Saturday Night.

This event will leave artists feeling like they are ready to conquer the World. The knowledge gained combined with the solid Industry Contacts, will make here will set one on the path to success. Bring Demo’s…our Panel Members are always looking for that Special Artist. To date, Mid-Atlantic Music Conference showcases have featured over 500 artists and bands from the US, Canada and around the world.

This year, performance space will be even more valuable and limited.

2006 Mid-Atlantic Music Conference Highlights included:

* Articles and ads featured in Vibe, Ozone, Southeast Performer, Crunk and Carolina Promoter Magazines
* 2006 Sam Ash Producers Showcase and Clinics, Charlotte, Raleigh
* 2006 Almost Famous Music Showcases, Atlanta, NY, LA
* 2006 Diamond in the Rough Music Showcases, Charlotte, Greenville, Memphis
* 2006 Global Battle of the Bands, Atlanta
* CLE Class on “Music, Entertainment and the Law” with Mecklenberg County Bar Association - (Sold Out)
* Southeastern Showcase, Anderson , SC
* One Mic Monday’s, Charlotte, NC

Host Venue:

Central Piedmont Community College
Halton Theater
1206 Elizabeth Street
Charlotte, NC 28204

2007 Schedule of Events:

Thursday, November 8th
Opening Ceremony Party (TBD)

Friday, November 9th

1:00pm – 4:00pm Legal Panel
3.0 credit CLE

3:00pm – 5:00pm Registration (Halton Theater)

5:00pm – 6:00pm Welcome & Networking (Halton Theater)

6:00pm – 7:00pm "Music, Entertainment and the Midatlantic Scene" (Halton Theater)
Panel introducing and highlighting some of Charlotte and the Mid-Atlantic's music scene and
notable music professionals
Duncan Hines - Carolina Promoter / Cakemixx Productions
Tone Capone - Columbia Records
Rob Tavaglione – Catalyst Recording
John "J Dog" Shaw - Select-O-Hits Distribution
Jeffrey Cheen - Charlotte Music Awards
Vince Paul – TalentLink
Jackie Nelson – Midatlantic Music Independent Band Services
Latif Majied – America’s Best Classics Entertainment Group
Cheryl Potts – Crystal Clear Music

7:15pm –11:00pm New Artists Showcase (Halton Theater)
The new artists showcase will feature performances by the hottest unsigned artists from the Mid-Atlantic states and across the country. Performances will last 15-20 minutes per act.

11:00pm – 3:00am New Artists Showcase & After-Party (Club Eden, Elizabeth Avenue)
Party until morning while enjoying feature performances by the hottest unsigned artists from the Mid-Atlantic states and across the country. Performances will last 15-20 minutes per act.

Saturday, November 10th

10:00am–11:00am General Assembly & Networking (Halton Theater)

11:00am-12:10pm “Back to School, the Ins and Outs of College Entertainment” (Halton Theater)
This panel will explore the process of conducting business in the college entertainment market. The panel will discuss the process of working with college talent buyers, student radio and resident life programmers facilitated by Christopher McClure, East Coast Entertainment.
Mark Hall - Campus Entertainment
Sarah Gurganos – Break Your Record Promotions
Debbie Elliot – Midatlantic Music Independent Band Services
Duncan Hines – Carolina Promoter / Cakemixx, LLC
Dan Gargano – Ticket Muncher.com
Brad Balser – Proteam Enterprises, / author – “The Guerilla Street Team Marketing Guide”
Jay Nadolny – In the Pocket Artists

12:20pm-1:30pm “How to Make Money Without a Major Label or Record Deal” (Halton Theater)
Panel will discuss various ways of making money in the music industry from some of the best who ever did it without a major record deal

Tone Capone - Columbia Records
Spearhead X - NettVinyl.com (CEO /producer)
Kurt Stevenson - Liquid X Records - (Label Founder)
DJ Speedy - Speedy Productions - SuperProducer (Young Jeezy, Beyonce', Gipp & Ali)
DJ B Lord - Carolina Mixtape legend
DJ Chuck T - Carolina Mixtape legend
Xavier Powell – The Executive Music Business Suite
Gary Gaskins - Digitone Records
Erik Baker - EBM Media and Promotions (Rock, Urban, CHR)
Steve Hilton - EBM Media and Promotions (Country, A/C)
Robert Mattocks - Produced By Deuce (Marketing / Promotions)
Kevin Nelson – Centastage Media Group

1:40pm-2:50pm “Creative and Alternative Placement of Music” (Halton Theater)
In-depth exploration of the internet, satellite, print media, games, movies and more opportunities for music placement facilitated by BARRY COFFING, co-founder of Uprising Entertainment

Aaron Syrett – North Carolina Film Commission
Barry Coffing – Producer/Composer, Uprising Entertainment, (Randy Travis, Tiffany, The Neville Brothers)
Brad Rains – Director of TV & Film, Windswept Pacific
Duke Michado - Hitmusiclink.com
Vince Paul – TalentLink
Trey Shelton – Music Interactive
Lincoln Parks - Unlimitedtracks.com
Gray Gannaway – Sr. VP of Business Development – CD Baby
Myra Foster – Next Magazine, Editor-in-Chief

3:00pm-4:10pm “Knowing Your Band and Your Brand and how to Effectively Promote" (Halton Theater)
The panel will discuss creative ways to market label/company music and effective business practices

Stoney - Producer/Writer Mix Magazine, National Rep for Akai Music Professional
Mike Williams - INS Media / Exclusive Magazine
J Nichols - Hitmusiclink.com
Amanda "Precise" McIntyre - Musaic Management Group / EMI Licensing Division
Aaron Burton - Fizzkicks.com
Rovella Williams –Verseus Entertainment/Almost Famous Showcase
Allen Johnston – The Music Specialist
Marvin Walker – Founder - Ellese Entertainmen
Omar McCallop - O Entertainment

4:20pm – 5:30 pm ““How to get a Publishing Deal 101 and Advanced Songwriting Seminar” (Halton Theater)
A thorough discussion on songwriting and publishing facilitated by BRAD RAINS of Windswept Pacific

Brad Rains – Director of TV & Film, Windswept Pacific
John "J Dog" Shaw - Select-O-Hits Distribution
Amanda "Precise" McIntyre - Musaic Management Group / EMI Licensing Division
Doak Turner - The Nashville Muse
Rico Lumpkin - Grammy Award Winning Producer/Engineer – (Outkast, Chilli (of TLC), Public Enemy, Kelly Price)
Patrick Sullivan – Rights Flow
Steven Digman – Digman Violins and Publishing
Rob Tavaglione – Catalyst Recordings
Cheryl Potts – Crystal Clear Music

7:00pm – 11:30pm New Artists Showcase (Halton Theater)
The new artists showcase will feature performances by the hottest unsigned artists from the Mid-Atlantic state’s and across the country. Performances will take place at 2 different venues.
Performances will last10-15 minutes per act.

12:00pm – 3:00am New Artists Showcase & After-Party (TBD)
Party until morning while enjoying feature performances by the hottest unsigned artists from the Mid-Atlantic states and across the country. Performances will last 10-15 minutes per act.

Sunday, November 11th
11:00am - 3:00pm “Producers Showcase & Clinic Featuring Live Performances (Sam Ash Music)”
Aspiring new produces and artists showcase their talents in front of the industry’s best known producers and engineers.

Duncan Hines - Carolina Promoter / Cakemixx Productions
Stonie - Producer/Writer Remix Magazine, National Rep for Akai Music Professional
Rico Lumpkin - Grammy Award Winning Producer/Engineer – (Outkast, Chilli (of TLC), Public Enemy, Kelly Price)
DJ Speedy - Speedy Productions - SuperProducer (Young Jeezy, Beyonce', Gipp & Ali)
DJ B Lord - Carolina Mixtape legend
DJ Chuck T - Carolina Mixtape legend
Rob Tavaglione – Catalyst Recordings
Perfect Harmany – Producer (self and DTP)

***Schedule subject to change

Conference Registration Cost(s)
Full conference registration is $150.00 until September 4th, and $200 afterwards. Registration includes access to all panels, showcases, and more.
Special Rate - $50 discounted rate for students. (must have copy of current school ID)

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Wholeteam Enterprises, LLC
Kysii Ingram
770-300-0175
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www.wholeteam.com
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