The Urban Network Digital & M.I.Q. Conference Hits L.A., June 8-10

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[May 1 2017, Los Angeles] Grammy-nominated production-songwriting team Da Internz [Rihanna, Big Sean, Chris Brown], Grammy-nominated producer Dem Jointz [Anderson.Paak, Dr. Dre, Janet Jackson], and Grammy-nominated producer-songwriter Harmony Samuels [Ariana Grande, Fantasia, Chris Brown] are among the growing list of music creators speaking at the “Business of Music Conference,” hosted by Urban Network Digital and Music Industry Quarterly magazine (MIQ), coming to the Hilton Hotel, Woodland Hills/Los Angeles, June 8-10, 2017. Registration is only $100, for all 3 days.

Da Internz will be on-hand for a Saturday afternoon Keynote Speaking Session, moderated by Pensado’s Place Co-Host/Executive Producer Herb Trawick. Dem Jointz, Harmony Samuels, and fellow producer-songwriters Brian Alexander Morgan [Drake, Tamar Braxton, SWV], and Duane “DaRock” Ramos [Common, Busta Rhymes, Jay-Z] are a part of a Friday afternoon session, titled Writing the Hits: Songwriting, Production & Music Publishing. R&B duo Jake & Papa, Contemporary Gospel star Brent Jones, lead a growing list of 50+ recording artists and performers. Sirius XM/Hip-Hop Nation air-personality/rapper Torae is slated to speak on Saturday, June 10.

More than 100 speakers inside of 12 + panels—professionals and experts in the fields of A&R, Social Media Marketing, Music Streaming, Music Publishing, Artist Management, Entertainment Law, Funding, Songwriting/Production, Entrepreneurship, Independent Promotions, Digital and Terrestrial Radio, Major & Indie Label executives, and the Integration of Music inside Film/TV/Video Games—will discuss a variety of themes and topics. This includes executives from iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, Sony Music Group, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, The Recording Academy, Ingrooves Music, Digiwaxx, Tune Registry, Priority Distribution, Sound Royalties, and dozens more. The Conference primarily targets the genres of Rap/Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Gospel, and Urban Pop.

The 3 day Conference platform will consist of…

  • Indie R&B & Hip-Hop artists performing their music for a panel of respected industry judges; Private A&R Exclusive Sessions
  • A Thursday Evening Gospel Music Celebration; Free Indie Music Video Competition
  • A Battle Bot Lounge, featuring Beat, Dance and DJ Battles
  • Fashion Meets Music Runway Showcase
  • Exhibit & Gifting Area; Evening Parties & Music Zones
  • Industry Tastemaker Awards Presentation; a Celebration of June, Black Music Month…and more

The Urban Network Conference has been serving the music community since 1990, with past events in Palm Springs, Newport Beach, San Diego, and now a much-anticipated return to Los Angeles.

For more info, regarding hotel suites, group registration, sponsorships, and performance opportunities, contact either Arthur Mitchell (619) 292-6700 or David Mitchell (424) 227.8046

Visit the Conference site and to register at