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7/10/17

MUSEXPO 2018 CELEBRATES ITS 20TH EDITION

THE GLOBAL MUSIC, MEDIA, SYNCH & TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS CONFERENCE RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES

MONDAY, JULY 10TH 2017: MUSEXPO Los Angeles has announced the dates for its highly-respected 14th annual international music business event that is renowned for its innovation, executive access, creativity, commerce and premiere artist showcasing opportunities! Additionally, 2018's conference in Hollywood marks MUSEXPO's 20th global edition of the world's leading international music and media conference and showcase event, which has been hosted in N. America, Europe and Australasia since its inception back in 2005.

The annual "United Nations of Music" is set to take place from April 29th – May 2nd, 2018 – returning to the heart of Hollywood, CA at the vibrant W Hotel Hollywood located just minutes away from the iconic Capitol Records Tower.

MUSEXPO continues to inspire new ideas, business innovation, and the birth of other "internationally focused" music events, which have truly influenced the world of music to become a better place for artists, fans and industry alike – with an act local, think global approach! The event remains the meeting point for those leaders and innovators truly vested in the music business and its various touch-points globally.

MUSEXPO 2018 will also present its coveted "International Music Person of the Year" award during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Wednesday, May 2nd.

In addition, MUSEXPO's annual global industry awards will once again recognize the vision, inspiration and ingenuity of executives and companies from the A&R, publishing, management, live, radio, music supervision, digital and brand arenas that are helping evolve their respective aspects of the business and its creativity in the constantly evolving global music eco-system.

"Every year, our entire team sets a new industry standard to ensure we continue to make each MUSEXPO better than the last," states Sat Bisla, President & Founder A&R Worldwide/MUSEXPO. "We are determined to make our 20th edition in 2018 our best event ever, and look forward to also hosting the 8th annual Worldwide Radio Summit with our partners, AllAccess.com."

Over the past 13 years and multi-continental events, some of the world's most influential music, media and technology executives have participated at MUSEXPO, including: Alex da Kid – Grammy-winning Producer & Founder, KIDinaKORNER; Alex Patsavas - Founder, Chop Shop Music Supervision (Grey's Anatomy, Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse); Andrew Kronfeld – Executive Vice President, Marketing, Universal Music Group; Avery Lipman – Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Ben Cooper – Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Chad Hurley - Co-Founder, YouTube; Chris Barton - Co-Founder, Shazam; Tim Westergren – Co-Founder, Pandora;  Christian Tattersfield - Founder & President, Good Soldier Songs; Dave Holmes – worldwide manager of Coldplay; David Massey – President & CEO, Island Records; Ellen Healy - Sr. Director Marketing & Consumer Engagement, PepsiCo; George Ergatoudis - Head Of Content Programming, Spotify UK; Harvey Goldsmith - Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents; Jason Flom – CEO, Lava Records & Lava Music Publishing; Jeff Smith - Head of Music, BBC Radio 2 & 6 Music (UK); Jimmy Kimmel (Jimmy Kimmel Live!); Kevin Weatherly - Sr. VP/Programming, CBS Radio & Program Director, KROQ/JACK-FM/AMP RADIO (Los Angeles); Korda Marshall - Sr. VP, BMG & Founder, Infectious Records; Larry King - Legendary Radio and Television Broadcaster/Interviewer; Martin Bandier - Chairman & CEO, Sony/ATV (Worldwide); Marty Diamond - Head Talent Booker, Paradigm Agency (ColdplayThe Black Eyed Peas); Maureen Kenny – Sr. VP of A&R, Atlantic Records; Michael Chugg - President & Founder, Chugg Entertainment (Australasia); Michael Rapino - Chairman & CEO, Live Nation Entertainment; Mike Knobloch - President, Film Music & Publishing, Universal Pictures; Monte Lipman – Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Republic Records; Neil Warnock – Head Of Music Worldwide, United Talent Agency; Nick Raphael - President, Capitol Records U.K.; Nigel Lythgoe - Executive Producer, American Idol and So You Think You Can DancePeter Edge - Chairman & CEO, RCA Records Group; Richard Kingsmill – Group Music Director, Triple J Group (Australia); Richard Russell - Founder, XL Recordings (UK); Ron Laffitte – Maverick (Pharrell Williams, Ryan Tedder); Sarah Stennett - CEO, First Access Entertainment (Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding); Scooter Braun - Founder, SB Projects (Justin Bieber, Usher); Seymour Stein - Co-Founder & Chairman, Sire Records & VP, Warner Bros. Records; Sir Lucian Grainge – Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Steve Strange - Partner, X-Ray Touring (EminemThe Ting Tings); Tom Anderson - Co-Founder, MySpace; Troy Carter - Global Head of Creator Services, Spotify & Founder, Atom Factory Inc.; will.i.am (The Black Eyed Peas); and Zane Lowe - Beats Music; amongst thousands of others.

Early Bird Registration is now open for MUSEXPO 2018 at www.musexpo.net.

Information on showcase artist submissions, event partnership/sponsorship opportunities and conference discount hotel room bookings at the W Hotel Hollywood is available at www.musexpo.net.

For More Details Contact: Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com or +1.323.782.0770.