The CALIFORNIA MUSIC INDUSTRY SUMMIT Adds New Guest Speakers and Sponsors!

By on April 22, 2013


The 4th annual CALIFORNIA MUSIC INDUSTRY SUMMIT is an intensive 3-day artist showcase and 2-day music business convention with panels, workshops, and exhibits. “The Ultimate Platform for all Genres of Music”, will take place this year from Thu. Jun 13th through Sat. Jun 15th at Laney College, located at 300 Fallon Street in Oakland, CA. The summit is sponsored by Music Connection, Comcast, SESAC, SonicBids, Reverb Nation, and Vivid Concepts, as well as new sponsors Bart, AC Transit, City of Oakland, and Quiznos!


Great news! Early Bird Pricing has been extended at the $99 / $50 for students special price until May 1, 2013! Learn more at CMIS is also hosting a new raffle! Register for the conference and you will be automatically entered into a raffle to win an iRigMic from IK Multimedia! Enter by registering now at our Early Bird special price.  To learn more about what registered attendees receive, including hotel discounts, promotional goodies and more, visit the CMIS REGISTRATION page at this link.





New speakers have been announced and Robert “RAab” Stevenson will be teaching a Vocal Workshop at CMIS 2013! Singer, songwriter, producer, vocal coach and artist developer, Robert “RAab” Stevenson, works with some of the most famous voices and producers heard on pop radio today. Among them are Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Lionel Richie, Kelly Rowland, Lady Antebellum, 50 Cent, Jennifer Hudson and many others.


Other speakers include Nate “N8Beats” Rimmel, Music Producer (Lil Wayne, Too $hort, Tech N9ne, etc.), Emily White, Co-Founder of Whitesmith Entertainment, George C. Fraser of Fraser Net Inc., Mike Varney of Magna Carta Records and more. Learn more about the SPEAKERS at this link.





As mentioned above, CMIS features artist performance showcases. This year’s performers include Canto, Acoustic Minds, Konflict, G2, Tom Richardson, Yoshiko, Kwanza Jones, Mr. P Chill, Trapdoor Social, and more. These showcases produce an electrifying and important platform for artists / bands. Performing at the CMIS annual conference and networking with other music groups, music industry professionals and music admirers in this unique conference setting can be essential to careers. Most of the showcases are open to the public. Showcases are usually 30 – 40 minute sets of original music. Registration to perform in a showcase is now closed. To learn more about artist showcases and the confirmed performances, visit the ARTIST SHOWCASE page at this link.



Get your video in rotation at CMIS! Video playtime is filled on a first come, first served basis. EPK’s may also be included but must be approved by CMIS Committee. The total screen time is limited, so reserve your space before all the slots are filled! All submissions are subject to approval.

Deadline for Submission: May 24, 2013

Visit:  for submission details. 





Include your track on the Official CMIS 2013 Compilation CD. The CD’s will be delivered directly into the hands of radio stations, A & R Reps, Grammy Award Winning Producers, CMIS official conference bags, and many more. What better way to expose your music and seal the deal!

Deadline: All tracks for consideration should be received by May 24, 2013.  For submission details visit




For information and applications regarding marketing/sponsorship opportunities, please visit the SPONSORSHIP page at this link.


For more information or to contact CMIS, visit or email To volunteer at the summit, email


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.