Clear Channel New York's Power 105.1 (WWPR-FM), New York's New
Number One for Hip Hop and R&B, is teaming up with LG Mobile Phones to present the "Power 105.1 Music Summit." The event will take on April 24 in the Grand Ballroom of the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street, New York, NY.
Executives in the music industry will participate in this day long event that will serve as a forum for aspiring artists and business executives. Panelists include:
Fat Joe (Atlantic artist), Irv Gotti (CEO ,The Inc. Records), Blue Williams (Family Tree Management), Chris Lighty
(co-owner Violator Management/Violator Records), Kevin Liles (president,
Def Jam Records), Michael Kyser (SVP Def Jam Records), Troy Carter (manager, Erving Wonder), Matthew Knowles (manager, Music World Entertainment)
Jonathan Schwartz (Gudvi, Chapnick &Oppenheim Business Management),
Steve Shapiro (Davis, Shapiro &Lewit LLP), David Benjamin (SVP Music
Piracy, Universal Music), Kevin Law (SVP A&R, Universal Music),
Michael Saunders (program director, Power 105.1) Doc Wynter (VP Urban
Programming, Clear Channel), John Meneilly (manager of Jay Z), CC
McClendon (SVP/urban promotion, Arista Records), Tom Bennett (World
Online Merchandise) and more to be announced.
Panelists will discuss how they got their big break, the ups and downs of the business, and share tips on what they wish they would have known when they got started. Individual workshops include: Putting Your Team Together, Inside the Record Label, Current State of the Industry, Where Does the $$ Come From, and The Radio Business.
Participants in the Power 105.1 Music Summit will be able to network with people within the industry and discuss the latest trends and developments in the industry. CD's and demo handouts are permitted inside the venue only.
Ten of the lucky registrants will win a full day recording session with an engineer at Manhattan Center Productions. Tickets to the Power 105.1 Music Summit are $299 and includes breakfast and lunch.
Clear Channel Radio New York, LG Mobile Phones, Trevanna Entertainment,
Eric Wilson Entertainment and Source Power 105.1 are producers of the event. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen