City of Dreamz Music Conference & Unsigned Artist Showcase 2009

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Now in its 6th year, the City of Dreamz R&B/hip-hop Music Conference and Artist Showcase brings together the music professionals that helped to create, produce, promote and distribute the hottest genre on the streets today. Attendees include over 2,000 registrants, industry players, agents, artists, managers, producers, conference press and record label executives. The three-day event is packed with conference sessions, artist showcases, and networking opportunities.

Highlights and topics will include:

  • How to Set Up Your Record Label

  • The New Digital Business Model

  • MP3s

  • Ring-tones

  • Ring-backs

  • Mobile Devices

  • Interactive 2-D Barcode

  • Digital Distribution

  • Single Deals

  • The New 360-Deal Model

  • Recording Contracts

  • Copyrights & Publishing

  • How to Market & Promote Your Business

  • Artist Development

  • Management


  • BMI


  • Music Industry Careers

  • Most importantly: “How To” make money in the music business

Confirmed guests include: Universal\Motown, Jive Records A&R, Def-Jam A&R, Atlantic Records A&R, Sony Urban Music, ASCAP and others. Label executives will act as conference panelists and showcase judges. Winner(s) of the showcase will win round trip air-fare + hotel to New York for major label showcase.

This event is sure to educate the established and aspiring entrepreneurs, investors, artists, songwriters, producers, and professionals on the "How To" aspects of the music business.

The promoter is guaranteeing to select 3 Sonicbids artists to perform on Friday May 1, 2009 Cleveland, OH. The event will be at Club Underground, the A&R Meet and Greet Hosted by Jazze Pha and Terrence Dudley, Saturday May 2, 2009 at the Hilton Garden Inn during the Music Conference, Saturday May 2, 2009 Club Scripts the Ohio Unsigned Artist Showcase. Full Conference registration included free for selected artists (regular registration is $250 for solo artists, $400 for duo artists, $500 for 3-5 groups).