The 4th annual CALIFORNIA MUSIC INDUSTRY SUMMIT, “The Ultimate Platform for all Genres of Music”, will take place this year from Thu. Jun 13th at 6:00pm – Sat. Jun 15th at 6:00pm 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.
CMIS is an intensive 3-day artist showcase and 2-day music business convention with panels, workshops, and exhibits. Independent artists from all backgrounds, genres and parts of the country will be given a chance to not only let their music and voices be heard but to take advantage of an amazing opportunity for music education and the chance to learn, network, grow and shine.
CMIS is where creative people connect and cultivate professional relationships that can last a lifetime!
If you are a musician, have a music industry related business or want to get into the business, you should register to attend this event!
Register NOW for the conference by going to: www.showclix.com/event/cmis2013 or by phone Monday thru Friday 9am -9pm EST at 888-718-4253.
Registration after February 25, 2013 ……………………… $159
Registration after June 12, 2013 ………………………….. $199
NOTE: No refunds are given. However, you can transfer your registration to another person.
TraMaí Entertainment is hosting CMIS with multiple days of music business panels, informative workshops, showcases, Beats & Tracks Lounge, One-on-One Mentoring, Intensive Demo Listening Sessions, Music Video Previews, Vocal Critique, exhibits, and more special features to be announced.
This year’s speakers will include keynote speaker George C. Fraser of Fraser Net Inc., as well as Anita Wilson Pringle and Chris Pringle of CM3, Mike Varney of Magna Carta Records, Kenny Wardell of BAM Magazine/BAM TV, and more. See more about the speakers at the SPEAKERS page at this link.
The 2013 summit schedule and additional speakers will be announced soon.
CMIS is an opportunity for professional development and education on the newest trends in the today’s music industry for emerging artists and music industry professionals. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience three days of artist showcases and two activity-filled days of music business panels, workshops and one-on-one mentoring, all lead by top experts in the music industry and exhibitors. At CMIS, you have the opportunity to meet and learn from music producers, music supervisors, managers, agents, promoters, talent buyers, publicists, publishers, studio engineers, radio station executives, attorneys, songwriters, recording artists, CD manufacturers, distributors, radio, record label representatives, and so many more.
As mentioned above, CMIS includes artist performance showcases too! This year’s performers include Canto, Acoustic Minds, G2, 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.
The next official CMIS quarterly Music Business Happy Hour Networking Mixer will take place today, March 7th from 5pm-8pm at Make Westing, located at 1741 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA. The mixer provides serious music professionals with unique networking opportunities. For more info, see the flyer below.