Panel 1, “HOW I GOT MY MUSIC BUSINESS OFF THE GROUND” will run from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm and panel 2, “30 SECONDS TO PITCH YOUR PLAN” will run from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm and will be moderated by Chris Hanks, Director, Terry College of Business Entrepreneurship Program, and Bruce Burch, founder and director of the UGA Music Business Program at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business and award winning songwriter.
Panelists include: James Andrews, managing partner / co-founder of Everywhere Social Media, Aaron Arnold, CEO of MusicIsMyBusiness, former assistant to Sean “Diddy” Combs, Mark “Dill” Driscoll, founder of World Sports Promotions, McCann Event Marketing, Momentum Worldwide, and Ignition, Chris Esposito, president and CEO of Digital College Network, Duncan Freeman, founder of Band Metrics, Chris Hanks, Entrepreneur in Residence, University of Georgia Terry College of Business, Tammy Hurt, founder of Outsource Events, Inc, Placement Music, LLC, Clarkson Logan, co-founder of Maestro, Richard Nailling, co-founder, director and chief executive officer, Doria Roberts, singer / songwriter.
From 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, the “SPEED NETWORKING LUNCH SESSION” will provide the opportunity for participants to interact with the panelists.
UGA’s Music Business Program was established by director Bruce Burch in January 2006 as an interdisciplinary certificate program organized and operated by the University’s Terry College of Business. Students take a comprehensive mixture of classes, including capstone courses MBUS 4100 and MBUS 5100. In addition to guest lectures by prominent figures in the music industry, students gain real world music industry experience through class projects, such as marketing / promoting a concert from start to finish, and externships with organizations like record labels, entertainment law firms, recording studios, booking agencies and other entertainment industry firms.
For more information: www.terry.uga.edu/musicbusiness