February 22-23, 2012   |  Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City

Phone Registration:
Call 1-310-855-0033 ext. 0

Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place
New York City
February 24, 2011

2012 Sponsors
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP


Loeb & Loeb


DIY Media


Streaming Partner

Social Media Partner

Media Partners


Boogar Lists


Candian Music Week



For sponsor/exhibitor information, please contact:

Tinzar Sherman
Phone: 323-822-0936

For a list of all conferences and descriptions:

2012 Sponsors Include

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,100 corporate members, which combined account for more than $140 billion in annual sales. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Defining Tomorrow's Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
The Entertainment and Media Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is one of the world’s most accomplished entertainment law groups. Our clients encompass high-profile talent in the music, motion picture, television, stage, radio, and publishing industries, as well as leading global entertainment and media companies. Our lawyers are distinguished by comprehensive industry experience involving both the law and the business of entertainment.

Our attorneys have substantial experience in the new and non-traditional ways in which entertainment is delivered to the consumer. These include production for traditional means of delivery as well as IPTV, video games, digital publishing, content licensing and exploitation over the Internet and wireless devices.

HFA is the nation’s leading provider of rights management, licensing and royalty services for the music industry. With over 46,000 music publishing clients, HFA issues the largest number of licenses for the use of music in both physical and digital distribution formats. HFA also serves the D.I.Y. market with Songfile®, the company’s fast and easy online licensing tool. HFA’s service offering includes a suite of outsourced technology solutions designed to facilitate the administration of intellectual property rights. As a technology innovator, HFA is leading the industry in establishing global data standards and is a founding member and Board member of the Digital Data Exchange (DDEX). Additionally, for the last three years HFA has ranked in the Top 250 of InformationWeek 500: Relentless Innovators list. For more information, visit harryfox.com.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, Official.fm offers music professionals advanced uploading & hosting capabilities, data management, analytics, embeddable / branded audio widgets and other tools for digital audio. Official.fm users are able to dynamically & virally market music online for wider and deeper engagement with both fan base and marketplace. Hypebot.com recently named the company one of the “10 Smartest Start Ups” at SFMusicTech 2011. Digital Music News cited the platform as “a rising underdog; in a good position to grab the best of the (competition)."

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in rights management, is an American performing rights organization that represents more than 500,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music and more than 7.5 million musical works. BMI has represented the most popular and beloved music from around the world for more than 70 years. The company provides licenses for businesses that perform music, and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to the musical creators and copyright owners it represents. Find out more at www.bmi.com, follow @BMI on Twitter and stay connected through Facebook.

Loeb & Loeb
Loeb & Loeb LLP is a national law firm, well recognized for our leading entertainment, media, IP and technology practices. Our clients include many of the world’s preeminent music companies and numerous technology, advertising and promotion companies, as well as institutional investors and today’s most successful talent. We provide advice and counsel with respect to industry agreements, finance and lending, and mergers and acquisitions matters. When it comes to the accelerating convergence of content, technology and business, our experience is unparalleled in depth and scope. It’s just another way LOEB & LOEB adds Value.

Davis Wright Tremaine’s lawyers have decades of experience in the areas of media, music and entertainment, communications, information technology and intellectual property. We represent clients across all media platforms, from traditional print media to nascent and emerging digital technologies. Davis Wright Tremaine remains a national leader ready to address all the legal issues in these areas. We have received a No. 1 ranking in Media Law and First Amendment from Best Lawyers in America, and our nationwide media group has received an Award for Excellence from Chambers USA. Davis Wright Tremaine helps clients stay ahead of trends and guides them through the evolving legal landscape by providing top-level counseling, regulatory, business and litigation services for international, national and regional clients.

Flowd is the music lovers’ social network. Flowd helps fans keep up with their favorite music acts’ latest news, views, gigs and offers. Flowd also provides an easy way to connect with friends, places and parties. High-profile artists using Flowd today include Armin van Buuren, HeadHunterz, We are the Ocean, Markus Schulz, Ferry Corsten and others. Flowd offers music artists a turnkey social marketing platform called “Frequent Fans”. Frequent Fans powers fun offers for fans, based on a variety of promotion triggers and business rules. The program is free and available for artists signed up to Flowd. With it, artists can reward fans attending their gigs, for example.

DIY Media
DIY Media Inc., provides unique and innovative tools that empower social commerce and extend the reach and revenue opportunities for its customers. DIY Media provides content companies with enterprise-level asset management and the ability to conduct business whenever and wherever they need to, while substantially reducing operational expenses. DIY Media is privately held, and is based in Seattle, Washingotn with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Discover great music via DJs you follow and rocking online parties. Earn higher Cred scores than your friends and earn perks with your favorite bands. Spend points to upgrade your DJ avatar and your party room and attract legions of followers. Recommend bands before they become popular and get Cred for being ahead of the pack. Play well and you can legitimately say “Dude, I’m the most influential [Arcade Fire] fan in California / America / the World.”

Audiosocket is a forward thinking music, media and technology company that delivers the best music talent to the marketplace. We are a next-generation content provider that is providing a new service to the music industry that is helping to shape the monetization and artist trending strategies of the future. Innovators of MaaS™ (Music as a Service), the company is curating and delivering the best indie music to content creators worldwide for hassle free licensing to digital and traditional media formats.

Raditaz is the first smart internet radio platform for mobile phones and the web, delivering music from the cloud to Android and iOS platforms. Raditaz is unique, in that users can tag stations, share stations and songs and also includes a location layer that allows users to discover music based on what’s trending in various regions around the US. With 14 million songs, users can create their own custom stations or listen to professionally curated stations.

RockCityClub.com, is the break-through creator of the Social Music Network™, which combines social media with music to help independent artists and bands get discovered and promoted by millions of fans worldwide. Our Network also provides undiscovered talent the opportunity to be heard and to work one-on-one with Rock City Club’s dream team of Grammy Award winning music producers. The Social Music Network™ will take a musicians career to the next level… all from their personal computer or mobile phone. We are discovering the Stars of Tomorrow… today!


TuneIn is a free service that lets people listen to music, sports and news from around the world. With over 50,000 stations and over one million on-demand programs, TuneIn offers unmatched variety for listeners across 230 countries and territories. Over 30 million people enjoy listening to TuneIn every month on over 150 different connected devices, including automotive dashboards and all smartphone operating systems. The company’s mobile applications are ranked in the top five across 82 countries and average a five-star rating. The company raised venture funding from Sequoia Capital in 2010 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

rightclearing simplifies and democratizes the market for music licensing. The entire process from searching for songs to creating and paying for binding legal licenses has been automatized. Independent artists and labels can now earn money with the usage rights to their music and also publishers have the chance of accessing new sources of income while maintaining full control over their rights and prices. Whether advertisers, filmmakers or YouTube users - on rightclearing everyone can find the perfect songs for their project in no time.

TargetSpot is the largest digital audio advertising network. TargetSpot connects top national brands, regional, and local advertisers to highly engaged internet and mobile audiences. Advertisers work with TargetSpot’s team or use its self-service platform to create rich media campaigns delivering high-impact audio, display and pre-roll video advertising across thousands of online properties. TargetSpot advertisers can target consumers by demographics, listening preferences, and geography down to zip code level; while benefitting from real time reporting and analytics. TargetSpot has 80 distribution partners, including CBS RADIO, AOL Radio, Entercom, Live 365, Yahoo! Music, Slacker and Grooveshark. TargetSpot is based in New York City. For more information, please visit www.targetspot.com.

MOG Inc. is a next-generation music media company with one simple goal: to perfect your music-listening experience.

MOG’s all-you-can-eat, on-demand subscription listening service provides access to a vast library of over 14 million songs through its mobile apps on iPhone and Android, on the Web, through streaming entertainment devices and Internet connected TVs and Blu-ray players and in the car. It surpasses all other music services in its ease-of-use, discovery features and audio quality.

MOG Inc. is also the provider of The MOG Music Network (MMN), the premier destination for music content online and largest music-focused advertising network, consisting of over 1700 music sites receiving over 60 million unique visitors a month.

Talking Media Group (TMG) connects buyers and sellers of digital media, publishing and entertainment. We provide a common platform for licensors to reach licensees in order to monetize digital content. The TMG database serves as a decision support platform for industry participants to identify, evaluate and monitor their digital distribution partnerships.

SynchTank is highly configureable cloud-based software that provides your business with an interactive portal and internal system through which to control, pitch, deliver, and license your creative digital assets and catalogues from anywhere, operate more efficiently, reach customers and licensees directly, and keep 100% of your revenue.

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM, www.a2im.org) is a non-profit trade organization fighting for and protecting the rights of the Independent music label community. A2IM is an organization made up of Independent music labels that have banded together to form a central voice advocating for the health of the Independent music sector. Our membership includes both labels and associate members (those who work with, depend upon, or support Independent music). A2IM’s mission statement is to obtain tangible economic gains for its members via lobbying, commerce opportunities, and member services. INDEPENDENT LABELS MEAN BUSINESS! A2IM is hard at work every day to improve the business of Independent music companies.

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. The Recording Academy Los Angeles Chapter, founded in 1957, holds the distinction of being the organization's first and largest Chapter. Focused on professional development, networking and educational opportunities, the Los Angeles Chapter strives to foster an ongoing dialogue and establish connections between its members and community influencers, the entertainment industry and other arts organizations. For more information about The Academy or the Chapter, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization's social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and a YouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.

Parks Associates is a market research firm exclusively focused on all product and service segments that are “digital” or provide connectivity within the home, including entertainment, home networking, controls, wireless networking, boradband, and on-demand services.

Started in 2001, NYT is a company with a mission to provide exposure of techno-cool, eye-popping production from Japan to the U.S.. NYT is currently holding two monthly events: GNG (Gamers Nite Groove) and MDS (Monthly Director Series), and two annual Festivals: Tokyo Robots and eNerGy (Game+Anime+Music).

Fusicology.com is a multifaceted website media entity, promoting progressive music culture through event listings and relevant content. Fusicology as a whole provides a national hub reaching trend setting multicultural urbanites. Our site and newsletter specialize in providing relevant information for early adopters that include the musically forward.

Since 2003, Fusicology has sustained long lasting relationships with an extensive list of record labels, recording artists, event promoters, venues, and lifestyle brands. In addition we offer our clients special event production services that include concept to completion as well as an array of online / offline marketing campaign creation and execution.

Welcome to the Experiential Marketing Forum (EMF)

We're an international community of professionals, students and people who share ideas and keep abreast of the newest trends and exciting things happening in the world of media. Feel free to invite all of your co-workers and friends to join this great think tank and share ideas that benefit marketers and their customers on a global level.

Experiential marketing gives customers an opportunity to engage and interact with brands, products, and services in sensory ways that provide the icing on the cake of providing information. The term "Experiential marketing" refers to actual customer experiences with the brand/product/service that drive sales and increase brand image and awareness. When done right, it's the most powerful tool available to win brand loyalty.

Please invite your friends, students and co-workers to sign up and experience the EMF for themselves. We have lots of brilliant minds in this group. We're looking forward to tapping into yours!

Future of Music Coalition is a national non-profit education, research and advocacy organization that seeks a bright future for creators and listeners. FMC works towards this goal through continuous interaction with its primary constituency — musicians — and in collaboration with other creator/public interest groups. FMC's flagship event is the Policy Summit which brings an unprecedented group of panelists and keynote speakers together with an engaged, diverse audience for a robust debate about the critical issues at the intersection of music, law, technology and policy. FMC’s next Policy Summit is planned for fall 2011 in Washington, DC.

WITI is the premiere global organization empowering women in business and technology to attain their professional goals and dreams. With a global network of smart, tech-savvy women, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment. Since 1989, WITI has delivered value to individuals, small businesses, and corporations.

Green Buzz Agency
Our Washington, DC based agency specializes in high-end Corporate Video Production Services for organizations of all sizes. We understand marketing strategy and that your brand image is your most valuable asset. Well-known brands like Blackboard, Rubenstein Communications, and the American Medical Association trust us to produce videos that match the high standard of their image, while standing out from their competitors. We can do the same for you!

How do we help our clients stand out? We translate ideas into effective and entertaining video products that clearly communicate our customers’ messages. Visit www.greenbuzzagency.com for more information.

The IAEL was officially founded in 1977 at MIDEM, the main international trade fair of the music business held each January in Cannes. Over the past thirty years, the IAEL has come to fulfil a unique role for lawyers involved in the industry throughout the world. It has expanded enormously in terms of both the numbers of its members and the scope of its activities. Nonetheless, continuity of membership combined with the energy of its officers, past and present, mean that the Association's style remains distinctly personal.