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On September 27, 2016, join the most influential decision-makers in the digital media industry at Digital Media Wire’s Annual Digital Music Forum! Held at the inspirational Museum of Jewish Heritage situated on the tip of Manhattan, Digital Music Forum is the perfect place to network, do deals, and share ideas about the future of music and connected entertainment!

Who Are We

A 1-day event held as part of New York Media Festival’s (NYME) 4-day event series, Digital Music Forum is the leading event for senior representatives working in the music industry including artists, managers, labels, brands, digital services, marketing agencies, festival directors, investors and concert promoters. Unlike some other industry events, Digital Music Forum focuses on bringing together the people who really matter to meet in a lively yet intimate environment that allows access and privacy to build and grow relationships and partnerships. 

Features

Digital Music Forum features two tracks with fireside chats, roundtables, panels and presentations on digital game investment, creation, distribution, marketing and monetization, the event brings together many of the elite in the industry for top sessions and power networking. It’s not just the deals they make but people they meet and the long lasting relationships forged. If you are serious about the business of music entertainment, we invite you to join us at Digital Music Forum.

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2016 Speakers

Day 1
27 Sep 2016

WELCOME & INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire
Ned Sherman

RIGHTSTECH LOUNGE & WORKSHOPS

RightsTech Lounge Welcome & Introductions Paul Sweeting, CEO, Concurrent Media / Editor & Co-Chair, RightsTech 9:40AM – 10:20AM RightsTech in the YouTube Ecosystem Presentations: Getting the most out of Content IDPresenter: Brandon...
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Danny Anders
Sam Gilchrist
Paul Sweeting
Brandon Martinez

OPENING PRESENTATIONS

THE FUTURE OF MUSIC, VR/AR AND MARKETING Visionary presentations on the future of Music, VR/AR and Marketing. We’re Not PLAYing Around: The Impact of Playlisting on Music Streaming Playlisting has...
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Russ Crupnick

VIEW FROM THE TOP: Digital Music Leaders Roundtable

This panel of digital and tech industry heavy weights will discuss the future of the music business and technology, where it’s going, and where it’s been. How is consumer behavior...
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Alexander Kisch
Winston Binch
Jason Lipshutz
Kathy Baker
Owen Grover

FIRESIDE CHAT with SOUNDCLOUD

Fireside Chat with Stephen Bryan, Chief Content Officer, SoundCloud
Stephen Bryan
11:15 – 11:45

MORNING BREAK

BANDS, BRANDS AND OWNERSHIP

This panel will look at the growing importance of owned media and properties to brands in the music space, as traditional endorsement deals and sponsorships continue to become a thing of the past....
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Joy Howard
Afdhel Aziz
Andrew Hampp

THE LATEST IN MUSIC RESEARCH

Leading analysts and researchers provide an overview of the latest research about the current state of digital music, including consumer behavior & attitudes; adoption & penetration rates of digital products,...
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Russ Crupnick
Larry Miller
Alex White

ONSTAGE MEETUP & UNCONFERENCE SESSION

This is a spontaneous session held on the stage in Safra Auditorium. Come with your ideas, pitches and anything else you’d like to discuss about innovation in the music business.

INNOVATION: Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos

Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos (5 Min Each) PRESENTERS Content Consumption in a Mobile-First World Presenter: Naomi Makofsky, Strategic Product Partnerships, Google How to Use Data & Predictive Modeling to Personalize the Music...
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Daniel Sander
Mary Nichols
Francois Arbour
Naomi Makofsky

ARTIST & FAN EXPERIENCES IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL

This session will discuss the evolving marketplace, technologies and strategies for monetizing artist-fan and brand experiences. PANELISTS Dan Berkowitz, CEO & Founder, CID Entertainment Tom Giles, Senior Director, Fullscreen Direct...
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Daniel Stedman
Lawrence Peryer
Dan Berkowitz
Zeeshan Zaidi
Tom Giles
Molly Neuman

MONETIZING THE YOUTUBE ECONOMY

This panel will discuss the evolution of the YouTube economy and the growing number of monetization paths and alternatives to monetize content on the platform. PANELISTS Brandon Martinez, Vice President,...
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Sam Gilchrist
Betty Tran
David Tockman
Brandon Martinez
Darrel Andrews
12:50 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

FIRESIDE CHAT with RED LIGHT MANAGEMENT

Jonathan Azu, General Manager & Executive Vice President, Red Light Management Moderator: Ned Sherman, CEO & Publisher, Digital Media Wire, Inc.
Ned Sherman
Jonathan Azu

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE

This panel of digital influencers, social media, marketing and brand experts will discuss the strategies and techniques used by bands and brands through the help of community managers, content creators...
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Jedd Katrancha
Maurice Bernstein
Ned Sherman
Ryan Barkan

INNOVATION: Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos

Lightning Talks, Startup Pitches & Demos (5 Min Each) PRESENTERS Emotion AI: How Emotion Recognition is Changing the Face of Advertising and Consumer Engagement Presenter: Paula David, VP of Sales & Sales Operations, Affectiva...
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George Baier IV
Paula David
Drew Silverstein
Larry Linietsky

VR/AR FOR MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

This session of VR and AR leaders will discuss the latest developments for music and entertainment. The panel will focus on what opportunities are available for the music business in...
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Kevin Cornish
Brad Spahr
Facundo Diaz
Nick Lippman
Cortney Harding

Technology, Humans, Curation and the Future of Music Discovery

Technology, Humans, Curation and the Future of Music Discovery In the ongoing drive to create the perfect music discovery solution, the balance between data-based algorithms vs human recommendations is in...
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Francois Vaxelaire
Natasha Diggs
Nico Perez
Alex White

DIGITAL MUSIC IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

This panel of global digital music leaders will discuss the growth of digital and mobile music services internationally with a focus on the unique challenges and opportunities they encounter globally....
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Seth Schachner
Julien Simon
Priya Rajagopalan
Michael Abbattista

ONSTAGE MEETUP & UNCONFERENCE SESSION

This is a spontaneous session held on the stage in Safra Auditorium. Come with your ideas, pitches and anything else you’d like to discuss about innovation in the music business.
16:00 – 16:45

AFTERNOON BREAK

VIEW FROM THE TOP: Music Leaders Roundtable

This panel of music industry heavy weights will discuss the future of the music business and technology, where it’s going, and where it’s been. How is consumer behavior with respect...
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Dr. Kate Stone
Josh Rabinowitz
Fred Goldring
Andrew Klein
Howie Singer

LEADERS IN MEDIA DINNER

This is an invite-only event. You must be on the guest list to attend.

NYME OPEN HOUSES

These are invite-only events. You must be on the guest list to attend.

Tickets

VIP
Passes
1,999.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 26)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 27-29)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 27-29)

All Conferences – Music/Games/Video (Sept. 27-29)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 27-29)

Tech Crawl (Sept. 27-29)

VIP Lunches (Sept. 27-29) / VIP Dinners (Sept. 27-28)

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All-Access Conference Passes
999.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 26)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 27-29)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 27-29)

All Conferences – Music/Games/Video (Sept. 27-29)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 27-29)

Tech-Crawl (Sept. 27- 29)

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Digital Music Forum
Single Day Pass
499.00 USD

Opening Party (Sept. 26)

Innovation Stage & Startup Gallery (Sept. 27)

Open Space Sessions (Sept. 27)

NY Games Conference Sessions (Sept. 27)

Coffee Breaks & Receptions (Sept. 27)

Tech-Crawl (Sept. 27)

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Location

The Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Pl
New York, NY 10280
+1-646-437-4202

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