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June 13, 2017

Time: 11:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Indie Music Publishing Summit

 Due to overwhelming interest, registration has been closed for this event.  For those of you have reserved, please note EARLY START TIME – Due to the afternoon’s full agenda, doors for this event will be at 11:30am, and the program will start promptly at 12:00pm. Please be sure to arrive early!).

updated program information

The AIMP is extremely pleased to announce the final lineup of panels & panelists for this year’s inaugural AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit!!  Taking place at the Princeton Club in New York City on Tuesday, June 13th (12 - 5:30pm), the jam-packed afternoon will culminate with an interview with our keynote speaker, Grammy award winning record producer, songwriter, musician, and record label owner BENNY BLANCO !!  Blanco has received 5 BMI Songwriter of the Year awards, is a recipient of the Hal David Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and is responsible for selling over 100 million albums worldwide!!

AIMP leadership kickoff address:  A comprehensive overview of the independent music publishing scene from the heads of the three AIMP Chapters.

   Alisa Coleman – New York (ABKCO Music)

   Michael Eames – Los Angeles (PEN Music Group) 

   John Ozier – Nashville (ole)

The Indie Perspective:  A lively discussion of the issues and opportunities facing indie publishers today.  

   Maria Egan - President, Pulse Music Publishing

   Laurent Hubert – President & Chief Revenue Officer, Kobalt Music

   Golnar Khosrowshahi - President, Reservoir

   Richard Stumpf - CEO, Atlas Music Publishing

   Carla Wallace - Co-Owner & GM, Big Yellow Dog Music

   Jake Wisely - CEO, The Bicycle Music Company

moderator:  Susan Butler
Executive Editor & Publisher, Music Confidential

CIS-Net For Rights Holders:  Introduction To The Tool
   Teri Nelson-Carpenter – AIMP Vice President


Trade Groups and Their Advocacy:  Updates from the NMPA, A2iM, MPA, ICMP, and CMPA on the biggest challenges for indies in the U.S. and abroad today.

   Danielle Aguirre – National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA)

   Richard James Burgess – American Association of Independent Music (A2iM)

   Jane Dyball – Music Publishers Association (MPA) (UK) 

   Jennifer Mitchell – Canadian Music Publishers Association (CMPA)

   Ralph Peer II – International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) 

moderator:  Alisa Coleman
Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP NY)

PANDORA:  Promotion & Marketing tools for Indie Music Publishers

   Adam Parness – Head of Publisher Licensing and Relations, Pandora

   Julia Buchheim – Sync Licensing & Business Affairs, Rough Trade Publishing

The Considerations, Logistics, and Costs of Bringing and Defending Copyright Infringement Claims In the Music Industry

   Brian D. Caplan – Partner, Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC

   Jonathan D. Davis – Jonathan D. Davis, P.C. Attorneys at Law

   Judith Finell – Musicologist, Judith Finell Musicservices Inc.

Keynote Interview:

An interview with Grammy Award winning record producer, songwriter, musician and record label owner, 

Interviewer:  Andrew Bergman
COO and General Counsel, Downtown Music Publishing

This event is sold out. Attendees must have bought tickets and pre-paid for this event. We will not be able to accomodate everyone on the waitlist and you must have confirmation and a purchased ticket in order to attend. Please email julia@aimp.org to check your status on the waitlist. 

 This is a prepaid event.  We cannot honor any reservations until and unless payment is received by June 9th. 

Thanks to our NY Chapter sponsor.



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The Princeton Club of New York
15 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

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