OPENING PRESENTATIONS: THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL MUSIC
Visionary presenters give their perspectives on the future of the music business followed by Q/A.
PRESENTER: Russ Crupnick, Managing Partner, MusicWatch
Do You Remember Rock n Roll Radio?
In a world obsessed with music streaming and podcasts does broadcast radio get enough respect? Radio remains one of the most important modes of music consumption. Radio trumpets how it serves local audiences and advertisers, offers engaging personalities and drives music discovery. Is anyone listening? We’ll take a quick tour through a few key metrics for radio, see how radio stacks up against music streaming options and explore what radio needs to say to stay competitive with pure play music streaming services.
PRESENTER: Jeff Bronikowski, SVP, Business Development, Head of Innovation & Emerging Tech, Warner Music Group
Still The OG of Innovation and Cultural Relevance
There continues to be innovation in music, from AI creation to Holograms, and that despite tons of fragmentation within the entertainment landscape, music is still omnipresent.