LA's EconMusic Conference Set For Feb. 5th

LOS ANGELES (Hypebot) – ContentNext Media, the parent company of tech journal paidContent.org is organizing the EconMusic Conference, a half-day event that will examine the state of the digital music industry.

Taking place in Los Angeles from 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. PT on Thursday, February 5 at the Harry Chandler Auditorium inside the Los Angeles Times Building, EconMusic promises to be an interactive event with moderated discussions between ContentNext Media editors, digital music industry experts, business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Jeff Annison, Founder and CEO, Underground Labs; former VP, MobiTV Experiences
  • Daniel Cohen, VP, Business Development, Dada Entertainment (a joint venture between Sony and Dada)
  • Tom Conrad, CTO, Pandora
  • Courtney Holt, president, MySpace Music (keynote)
  • Cory Ondrejka, SVP, Digital Strategy, EMI Music
  • David Ring, EVP, Business Development and Business Affairs, Universal Music Group’s eLabs
  • Michael Spiegelman, Head of Yahoo Music
  • Chris Stephenson, GM of global marketing for Microsoft’s entertainment business

    The conference will focus on the trends influencing the economics of the digital music industry through several engaging discussions. Participants will address questions including:

  • What business models are companies turning to in order to remain competitive and stay out of the red?
  • How are online communities continuing to reshape the artist-to-fan relationship?
  • How have free services like Pandora and its popular iPhone app impacted the business?
  • Will mobile music sales finally reach their potential?

    Guests are encouraged to register for EconMusic by visiting ContentNext Media

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