A2IM Indie Week 2017

A2IM Indie Week 2017

Jun 05 - Jun 08, 2017

New York, NY

Join us in New York City for A2IM’s Indie Week presented by SoundExchange!  Indie Week is an international conference and networking event aimed at maximizing the global impact of Independent music. Happening June 5-8 at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, this year’s Indie Week will be the largest to date! Expect interactive panels, workshops, keynote speeches by Independent music luminaries, and one-on-one discussions. The conference will wrap with A2IM’s 6th Annual Libera Awards presented by SoundExchange on Thursday, June 8 at PlayStation Theater.

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Panels Featuring SoundExchange:

  • SoundExchange: What It Is, Why It Pays, and How Independents Can Get Their Share

    Date: Jun 06, 2017

    Time: 3:15-4:15 PM

    Location: Teatro SEA, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center

    Featuring: Scott Berenson, Director, Rights Management; Sean Glover, Associate Director, Artist and Label Relations

    Panel Description: Make sure you are being paid properly. This must-attend workshop will cover the basics of SoundExchange, royalty administration, rights management, and how to add your voice to the important advocacy work we do on behalf of the entire music industry. To date, SoundExchange has distributed more than $4.5 billion in digital performance royalties – with an estimated $2 billion paid to independent artists and labels.

    SoundExchange makes sure that artists and labels get their royalties quickly and efficiently when their recordings are played on more than 3,000 digital radio services. We serve more than 130,000 artists and rights owners. The company also administers royalties and makes distributions to facilitate direct deals and settlements for the music industry. We are a leading voice for the creative community in Washington D.C. and beyond, constantly advocating for the right of all creators of music to be fairly paid wherever and whenever their music is used. Our state of the art platform makes registering, administering repertoire and becoming a SoundExchange member easy. Join us for this informative session to find out more about how to manage your digital royalties through SoundExchange.

  • Keynote: Michael J. Huppe (President and CEO – SoundExchange)

    Date: Jun 08, 2017

    Time: 12:30-1:00 PM

    Location: Flamboyan, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center

    Featuring: Michael J. Huppe, President and CEO, SoundExchange; Emmanuel Legrand, US Editor, Music Week

    Panel Description: Mike Huppe, President and CEO of SoundExchange will join Emmanuel Legrand in a keynote Q&A style discussion. The session will focus on key trends and developments in the digital music and entertainment industries. We will talk about the evolution of digital entertainment services; the changing economics of the global music industry and threats and opportunities it presents for artists and labels. Mike will share insights on how the marketplace has evolved and how he has guided the growth and development of SoundExchange to meet the changing needs of a changing industry.