LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) has announced the details of their upcoming NARIP Conference, scheduled for October 22nd in Los Angeles. Held at the Blue Moon Nights, a cutting-edge venue in North Hollywood, the conference will focus on artist development with an eye towards the live market.
Some of the seminars and panels for this year's event include: How To Book Acts In Small & Medium Venues, How To Go From Medium Venues To Festivals & Arenas and Who’s Managing Whom: Top Artist Managers Speak Out. Other panels will include discussions of merchandising and digital tie-in deals, fee ranges, Growing fan bases and more.
Speakers scheduled for this year's conference:
Alan Beck, President, Pacific Concert Group
Bernard Baur, Music Connection A&R / Features Editor (panel moderator)
Brent Harvey, KBH Entertainment
David Gordoni, NUE Agency
Keith Wilson, Club Moscow
Moss Jacobs, Senior VP of Talent Acquisition, Nederlander Concerts
Pam Moore, Happy Bookers
Ritch Esra, Publisher, Music Business Registries (panel moderator)
Susan Rosenbluth, VP / General Manager Southern California, AEG Live
Tickets will start off at $45 for NARIP members and $65 for non NARIP members before Sept. 28th, or $80/$100 at the door. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writer