With EDC Las Vegas just a few short weeks away, Insomniac has announced the first speakers and programs for EDMbiz in the days leading up to EDC.
Keynote speakers include James Barton, the President of electronic music at Live Nation; and Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos.com and founder of Downtown Project. The speaker panel will include guests such as Krewella, 3LAU, and Hook N Sling. The host and co-curator of the conference will be Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director.
The annual music conference and expo will take place June 16th- 18th at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Attendees will have access to EDC week shows that include Alesso, Afrojack, Avicii, Carl Cox, Duke Dumont, Lil John, Nicky Romero, Showtek, and many more. For a full breakdown of EDMbiz week speakers and programs and ticket information, make sure you visit www.EDMbiz.com.
Here are some of the keynote sessions and panels that will be taking place:
20 Years of Dance Music Through the Lens of AM Only
Best Record/A&R Contest
Billboard Presents: Dance Power Players 2015
Dance Music and the Urban Ecosystem: Brooklyn, Detroit, LA
EDM: Just the Facts, Man
Emerging Markets: Globalization & Localization
Fourth Annual EDMBiz Artist Panel
Future of Dance Music Journalism
Keynote Session with James Barton, President of Electronic Music at Live Nation
Keynote Session, “City as a Startup” with Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and Founder of Downtown Project
Radioactive: Listening Trends in a Changing Media Landscape
EDMbiz Startup Contest