November 7-8, 2012 // The Roosevelt Hotel, New York, NY. The Billboard Touring Conference features unique programming that informs, educates and provides a forum for promoters, agents, managers, venues, sponsors, marketers, production professionals, merchandisers, digital music executives, ticketing companies and all touring-related businesses about the industry’s latest opportunities and current challenges. The 2011 Conference was the most successful in the history of the Conference and plans are under way to make the 2012 Billboard Touring Conference an even more powerful and multi-faceted event. Don’t miss panels with Irving Azoff, the founders of Coachella and more. Use code IMFCON12 to get $50 off registration.
BLURT is a quarterly magazine and multimedia website covering music, comedy, politics, culture and assorted debauchery. Founded by the creators of the critically acclaimed HARP Magazine (called “America’s best music magazine” by NPR’s Bob Boilen and “the best music magazine in the country and the one that musicians always read” by Foo Fighter Dave Grohl). BLURT raises the bar for modern music and entertainment magazines and websites by combining insightful features, provocative blogs, irreverent interviews, relentless
reviews, and first-class design standards.
CelebrityAccess is the ultimate resource for the entertainment professional and the largest provider of news and information to the live performance entertainment industry for over 10 years. CelebrityAccess provides profiles on over 40,000 celebrities including direct and detailed contact information, bios for celebrity managers and agents, promoters, venues, talent buyers and sellers. CelebrityAccess also provides tour dates, box office scores, performance fee ranges and more keeping you up to date and on top of the fast changing industry. Enroll for a FREE Trial and subscribe to Encore our weekly E-Zine now reaching to over 100,000 entertainment industry professionals and decision makers. For more information visit our website www.celebrityaccess.com All IMFCON members, attendees and associates of IMFCON will receive a 3-Day Free Trial of our service; a $100 discount on all new annual membership subscriptions.
e-tainment news is run by festival fans for festival fans and as a result we understand the needs of both the festival organiser and the fans themselves and bring our knowledge & expertise to deliver bespoke marketing and promotional opportunities to potential partners that will yield the highest possible return on investment and exceed expectations.
Folk Alliance International exists to foster and promote traditional/contemporary/multicultural folk music,dance, and related performing arts. FAI seeks to strengthen and advance organizational and individual initiatives in music and dance through education, networking, advocacy, and professional/field development. For more information on our annual international conference and regional events, please visit: www.folk.org
FUSICOLOGY is a Hub for Progressive Culture and Lifestyle. By aggregating event listings, relevant news and music for tastemakers, Fusicology.com empowers like-minded progressives and trendsetters. With sustained presence over 20 markets in the United States and Canada, an expansion to additional international markets is currently in development; Defining the Soul Diaspora since 2003.
The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to do business and discuss, in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.
Canadian Music Week (March 19-24, 2013).Canadian Music Week is Canada’s largest and longest running music conference and festival. With panels, keynotes/celebrity interviews (ranging from the likes of Gene Simmons, Slash, Paul Rodgers, Nikki Sixx, Sammy Hagar, Melissa Etheridge and Dave Stewart to Troy Carter, Harvey Goldsmith, Jamie Cullum, Jaron Lanier, Seymour Stein and Bruce Allen), mentoring sessions, speed-dating, face-to-face pitch sessions with top music supervisors, film premieres, award shows, networking opportunities, an international marketplace, a comedy festival, and Canada’s biggest new music festival – Canadian Music Fest – it is a one–stop music destination attracting more than 3,000 delegates.
For 30 years, Pollstar has been the Concert Industry’s leading business trade publication. Pollstar publishes timely news, extensive box office summaries, tour itineraries and vital industry contact information as well as providing in-depth research for industry professionals. Pollstar publishes the magazine weekly along with several annual special editions and specialized contact directories.
IMFCON is a partner organization for the ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO music conference! Develop your craft, learn from hit-makers and get feedback, connections and wisdom from experts. Advance your music career at this great event: http://ascap.com/expo.