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June 11, 2019

Time: 9:00am-8:00pm

AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit

The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) will host its third annual Indie Music Publishing Summit, a full day of keynotes, panels and creative forums for the independent music publishing community. Register at https://aimpsummit2019.eventbrite.comCurrent AIMP Premier and Professional members should have received an email with their ticket codes to apply to the current pricing; please contact your chapter if you did not receive it. Annual Professional chapter membership to the AIMP is only $75 and gives a significant discount to this event, as well as many other benefits.

Full Schedule Announced! AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit Adds Keynote from Music Supervisor Sue Jacobs, and panels with the artists/songwriters Anthony Fedorov, Brandy Clark, Michelle Lewis and Jessie Jo Dillon and much more!

New additions to the Summit agenda include keynote speaker Sue Jacobs, Music Supervisor and founder of SuperVision, whose credits include American HustleSilver Linings PlaybookLittle Miss SunshineBig Little Lies and more. The debut Songwriter Program brings together experts from all areas of the field, on topics such as “Songwriter A&R 101,” “Women in Song,” and “Getting an Advance vs. Advancing Your Career.” These include songwriters Brandy ClarkJessie Jo Dillon, and Michelle Lewis, whose collective credits include The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Cher, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, LeAnn Rimes, and Darius Rucker; singer, actor and American Idol finalist Anthony Fedorov; as well as industry executives Mark Brown of Round Hill; Mike Molinar of Big Machine; Molly Jenke of Atlas Music Publishing; Bob Donnelly of Fox Rothschild; Ree Guyer of Wrensong; and Brooke Primont of Concord Music Publishing.

The main program will cover a range of topics, from the current and future state of catalog valuations in “Nothing but Net [Publishers Share]”; new revenue opportunities in “The Growing Market for Stems, Samples & Lyrics”; “What the Pod? Music Licensing for Podcasts,” featuring Broken Record co-host Bruce Headlam; and “The Reality of Music in Unscripted Programming: aka the Making of Cardi B.” The Summit will also see special presentations in the Library from Songtrust, AxisPoint, Music Reports, IMPEL, SoundExchange, and SOCAN/Dataclef.

They will join previously announced keynoters Diane Warren, a Grammy, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award winning songwriter, 10-time Oscar nominee, and member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame; Karyn Temple, Register of Copyrights at the U.S. Copyright Office, as well as the “Conversation with the US Alliance,” which will feature David Israelite, President of the NMPA; Mitch Glazier, President of the RIAA; Richard Burgess, President of the A2IM; and Teri Nelson-Carpenter, President & CEO of Reel Muzik Werks LLC and the AIMP’s National Chair and LA Chapter President.

The AIMP would like to extend its thanks to sponsors ASCAP, AxisPoint, Blokur, BMI, Exactuals and City National Bank, Impel, LyricFind, Music Reports, MusicxMatch, SESAC, SOCAN/Dataclef, Songtrust, SoundExchange, and Viacom.

The AIMP Summit and International Forum are part of week of songwriter and publishing events in in New York, which starts with NYC3-AIMP NY's creative mixer and showcase on the evening of June 10 at The Cutting Room; the NMPA Annual Meeting on June 12; and the Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Dinner on June 13.

Discount hotel rooms are available at the Club Quarters Rockefeller Center (25 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019). Reservations can be made via memberservices@clubquarters.com or at 203.905.2100; reference the group code JBC610. There are also a limited number of guest rooms available at the 3 West Club, https://3westclub.com.


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June 12 - International Breakfast Forum 

The newInternational Forum is a Premier-member exclusive half-day session focused on developments in the global music market. Eric Baptiste, the CEO of SOCAN and Chair of CISAC will open the morning with an address, and then JioSaavan will give a presentation on the current state of for music distribution in India. The morning will conclude with a roundtable discussion with John Phelan, Director General of the ICMP; Goetz von Einem, Managing Director GSA & Senior Vice President, Digital and European Legal Affairs of Peermusic; Roberto Neri, Managing Director of Downtown Music Publishing, UK; and Caroline Champarnaud, International Development Director of SACEM, who will share their insight in a conversation with journalist Emmanuel Legrand.


The International Forum is free to AIMP Premier members that have registered for the AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit on June 11, as well as Summit sponsors and speakers. Premier members that only wish to attend the International Forum can do so for $150. Those that want to attend the Forum do need to register via Eventbrite by June 7; note that Summit registration and AIMP membership status will be validated.


Current Professional AIMP members can upgrade their membership status to Premier by logging in to their member account at www.aimp.org; the additional annual $75 fee is pro-rated for the remainder of your membership year. Non-members are welcome to join; annual Premier membership is $150. Premier members the receive the benefits of membership in all three AIMP chapters in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville, as well as receive special discounts and access to exclusive events.

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