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10/15/18
MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 SET TO WELCOME GLOBAL LEADERS FROM THE MUSIC & MEDIA LANDSCAPE



MUSEXPO’s 2019 Creative Summit continues to add key influencers to the re–imagined adaptation and evolution of its annual global music and media conference, as part of the inaugural California Entertainment Week. The event will feature a number of exclusive sessions and keynotes, as well as even more opportunities for its attendings to interact and do business with their global counterparts.

Among the leading music, media, digital and entertainment industry minds already confirmed to join the MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 are included: Alicen Catron Schneider – Sr. VP, Music Creative/Head of West Coast Operations, NBCUniversal Television; Ben Cooper – Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Billy Mann – Founder & Chairman, Manncom; Bob Lefsetz – Author, “The Lefsetz Letter;” Charlie Haggard – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal; Chris Price – Head of Music, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra; Chris Taylor – Global President, Music, Entertainment One; Dan Burt – Music Supervisor/Producer, JWT; Eddie Chavez – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal; Eric Polin – Sr. VP, Music Publishing, Universal Pictures; Fred Casimir – EVP, Global Recordings, BMG; Gao Xiaosong – Global Chairman, Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee; Jake Challenor – CEO & Publisher, Jaden Social/The Music Network (Australia); Jo Charrington – Co–President, Capitol Records U.K.; John Fleckenstein – Co–President, RCA Records; Kaylin Frank – VP, Creative Music and Soundtracks, Walt Disney Pictures; Kerri Drootin – Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBCUniversal Television; Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week (U.K.); Matt Mugford – Promo Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television; Mike Daly – Executive Director of A&R/Music Publishing, Disney Music Group (Hollywood Records, Buena Vista Records and Disney Music Publishing); Nick Raphael – President, Capitol Records U.K.; Oliver Hild – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal, Television Music Creative Team; Preston Rodie – A&R Manager, Sire Records/Warner Bros. Records; Ralph Simon – Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global; Rebecca Rienks – Music Supervisor, NBC Entertainment; Ritch Esra – Publisher, Music Business Registry; Stacy Wallen–McCarthy – Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBCUniversal Television, Music Creative Services; Sue Crawshaw – Founder & Owner, Pick And Mix Music; and Tim Ingham – Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide; as well as many more to be announced!

Jimmy Steal
MUSEXPO has also revealed it’s honoree for 2019’s “International Music Person of the Year” as Jimmy Steal, VP/Programming and Program Director of Los Angeles–based Rhythmic CHR “Power 106” KPWR, and Classic Hip–Hop KDAY (93.5). Under Steal’s stewardship, Power 106 has become the world’s most influential hip–hop radio station, which has also shaped U.S. and global hip–hop pop culture. Steal will be recognized at an exclusive awards luncheon at MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit that will include an award from the global music community, as well as an official proclamation from the Mayor and council members of the city of Burbank, CA – the media capital of the world. A special tribute publication, including an exclusive in–depth interview with Steal, will also be created as part of the award honor.

MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit, taking place March 24th – 27th 2019, will head to the north side of the Hollywood Hills for its 2019 debut in Burbank, CA, the “Media Capital of the World,” at the newly–remodeled and inspiring resort–like Castaway venue for an ultimate networking, creative and business experience. MUSEXPO Creative Summit is a part of a week–long series of events including the Worldwide Radio Summit that will coincide as part of the brand–new California Entertainment Week, which will place March 24th – 29th.

Information on artist showcasing submissions, direct flights to Burbank Airport and conference discount hotel room bookings within the Burbank, CA area is available at www.musexpo.net.

To register to attend the event, or for organization and group discounts, contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities and event partnerships, contact Sat Bisla at sat@anrworldwide.com.



10/1/18
JIMMY STEAL REVEALED AS MUSEXPO’S 2019 “INTERNATIONAL MUSIC PERSON OF THE YEAR”



Jimmy Steal
Each year MUSEXPO “The United Nations of Music & Media” honors an individual or entity that has left an indelible positive mark within the international music and media businesses. The event has revealed it’s honoree for 2019’s “International Music Person of the Year” as Jimmy Steal, VP/Programming and Program Director of Los Angeles–based Rhythmic CHR “Power 106KPWR, and Classic Hip–Hop KDAY (93.5). Under Steal’s stewardship, Power 106 has become the world’s most influential hip–hop radio station, which has also shaped U.S. and global pop culture.

Steal has long been focused on spearheading radio cross platform content and branding innovations on social, digital, and online. His focus has been assembling great teams to bundle the best of both entertainment and science to meet the challenges of the new instant access on–demand audiences, while at the same time still succeeding in the broadcast Nielsen ratings–centric world of today.

In his role as PD of the widely respected KPWR “Power 106” Los Angeles, Steal’s built passionate teams that he’s guided to their highest ratings ever across all demos while driving the daily production of market–leading digital and social content. During that time he’s also developed a number of influential on–air personalities, programs, and strategies. More recently Jimmy has his team focused on effectively fortifying/freshening their legacy brand fending off the latest in a long line of hip–hop competitors over the years.

Prior to his current role at Meruelo Media, and his 18 years with Emmis as National Digital Program Director/VP of Programming, Steal started out at WXXL Orlando as APD/MD and on–air talent; during his tenure the station tripled its (12+) share from 4 to 12, the highest in its history. He then took on the same roles at KEGL Dallas, earning the highest ratings ever for his daypart. After a quick stint as PD at WKRQ Cincinnati (where he earned the station its highest ratings in over five years), Steal returned to Texas as Director of Programming & Operations at Clear Channel Dallas. During his time in Dallas, KDMX earned the highest ratings in its 25–year history while KEGL had its highest (12+) share since the mid–90s.

MUSEXPO 2019’s global award pays tribute to Jimmy Steal for his personal and professional innovation and support to the radio, multimedia, artist, music and entertainment communities, and his time and expertise to an array of charitable causes. Steal will be recognized at an exclusive awards luncheon at MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit, taking place next year from March 24th–27th. The honorarium will include an official award from the global music community, as well as an official proclamation from the Mayor and council members of the city of Burbank, CA – the media capital of the world. A special tribute publication, including an exclusive in–depth interview with Steal, will also be created as part of the award honor.

For more information regarding MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 and to register to attend the event, including the special awards luncheon for Jimmy Steal, visit www.musexpo.net.



9/24/18
MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 REVEALS KEY SPEAKER ADDITIONS



MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 continues to add key influencers to its re–imagined adaptation and evolution to its annual global music and media conference, as part of the inaugural California Entertainment Week 2019. Following on the recent reveal of an exclusive interactive synch presence from one of the world’s leading film/TV networks and studios, NBCUniversal, featuring many of the company’s key creative team members, MUSEXPO Creative Summit has revealed another round of the industry’s most innovative and inspiring executives to join its programming next March.

Ben Cooper Bob Lefsetz Gao Xiaosong Jo Charrington

Kaylin Frank Mike Daly Nick Raphael

Among the new group of leading music, media, digital and entertainment industry minds confirmed to join the MUSEXPO Creative Summit 2019 are: Ben Cooper – Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network; Bob Lefsetz – Author, “The Lefsetz Letter;” Gao Xiaosong – Global Chairman, Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee; Kaylin Frank – VP, Creative Music and Soundtracks, Walt Disney Pictures; and Mike Daly – Executive Director of A&R/Music Publishing, Disney Music Group (Hollywood Records, Buena Vista Records and Disney Music Publishing); as well as Nick Raphael – President, Capitol Records U.K. and Jo Charrington – Co–President, Capitol Records U.K., who will participate as part of a special keynote interview delving into their A&R expertise and successes, most recently with global acts Sam Smith, 5 Seconds Of Summer and Liam Payne.

MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit, taking place March 24th – 27th 2019, will head to the north side of the Hollywood Hills for its 2019 debut in Burbank, CA, the “Media Capital of the World,” at the newly–remodeled and inspiring resort–like Castaway venue for an ultimate networking, creative and business experience. MUSEXPO Creative Summit is a part of a week–long series of events including the Worldwide Radio Summit that will coincide as part of the brand–new California Entertainment Week, which will place March 24th – 29th.

Information on artist showcasing submissions, direct flights to Burbank Airport and conference discount hotel room bookings within the Burbank, CA area is available at www.musexpo.net.

To register to attend the event, or for organization and group discounts contact Tyler Polzin at tyler@anrworldwide.com.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities and event partnerships contact Sat Bisla at sat@anrworldwide.com.



9/10/18
MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT 2019 WELCOMES NBC UNIVERSAL CREATIVE TEAM FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INTERACTIVE FORUM

 

As MUSEXPO prepares its re–imagined adaptation and evolution to its annual global music and media conference, Creative Summit 2019, the event has confirmed an exclusive interactive synch presence from one of the world’s leading film/TV networks and studios, NBCUniversal. Having confirmed a number of NBCUniversal’s key creative team members, the event will give MUSEXPO Creative Summit attendees an insightful look into the music engagement behind some of their favorite television shows, on–air promos, sports programs, on–demand and more, as well as the opportunity to interact with some of the studio’s leading music supervision executives. In addition, there will be an opportunity for attendees to pitch music in advance for some exciting new synch briefs for current and future projects across the board.

Alicen Catron Schneider Charlie Haggard Eddie Chavez Eric Polin Kerri Drootin

Matt Mugford Oliver Hild Rebecca Rienks Stacy Wallen

Among the NBCUniversal team confirmed to join the 2019 event are included: Alicen Catron Schneider – Sr. VP, Music Creative/Head Of West Coast Music Operations, NBCUniversal Television; Charlie Haggard – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal; Eddie Chavez – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal; Eric Polin – Sr. VP, Music Publishing, Universal Pictures; Kerri Drootin – Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBCUniversal Television; Matt Mugford – Promo Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal Television; Oliver Hild – Music Supervisor, NBCUniversal, Television Music Creative Team; Rebecca Rienks – Music Supervisor, NBC Entertainment; Stacy Wallen–McCarthy – Music Supervisor, Sr. Director, Music Supervision & Licensing, NBCUniversal Television, Music Creative Services; and more to be announced.

NBCUniversal’s Alicen Catron Schneider comments, “I’m looking forward to being a part of MUSEXPO Creative Summit as a part of California Entertainment Week in Burbank, CA. It’s a great forum to bring together all aspects of the U.S. and global music and creative industries in an intimate, productive and meaningful environment. MUSEXPO Creative Summit also provides a perfect setting for the content creators and owners to engage in a focused way with the music supervision and film/TV communities.”

MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit, taking place March 24th – 27th 2019, will head to the north side of the Hollywood Hills for its 2019 debut in Burbank, CA, the “Media Capital of the World,” at the newly–remodeled and inspiring resort–like Castaway venue for an ultimate networking, creative and business experience. MUSEXPO Creative Summit is a part of a week–long series of events including the Worldwide Radio Summit that will coincide as part of the brand–new California Entertainment Week, which will place March 24th – 29th.

For more information, including hotel bookings, artists showcases, sponsorship opportunities, and to register to attend the event visit www.musexpo.net.



9/4/18
MUSEXPO CREATIVE SUMMIT & WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2019 HEAD TO BURBANK, CA FOR CALIFORNIA ENTERTAINMENT WEEK



Following up on its highly–successful 20th global edition earlier this year, MUSEXPO’s re–imagined adaptation and evolution to its annual global music and media conference, billed as Creative Summit 2019, is set to take place as part of a week–long series of events, including the 9th annual Worldwide Radio Summit, that will coincide as part of the brand–new California Entertainment Week, taking place March 24th – 29th.

Both events will also make their way to the north side of the Hollywood Hills for their 2019 debut in Burbank, CA, the "Media Capital of the World," at the newly–remodeled and inspiring Castaway venue for an ultimate networking, creative and business experience.

Burbank, CA is home to some of the world's most recognized music and media companies including film/TV studios, record labels, publishing companies, radio stations, music supervisors, synch companies and more including The Walt Disney Company, Disney Music Group, Freemantle Media, ABC, Hollywood Records, ESPN, Marvel Comics Studios, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. Studios, DC Comics, Freeform TV, Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, Elektra Records, peermusic, Rhino Records, iHeartRadio, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, The Burbank Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Insomniac Games, The CW Television Network, NBC Universal, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, KPWR “Power 106” Los Angeles and A&R Worldwide’s Headquarters to name just a few.

MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit will seek to maintain the unparalleled networking experience that its flagship event has become globally–recognized for, while looking to delve more deeply into the most important aspect of our global music business – the songs and the artists. With more opportunities than ever for delegates to interact and connect with the local Los Angeles music community, as well as their global counterparts, MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit will feature a number of unique and innovative opportunities and platforms to foster creative opportunities and commercial realizations.

Additionally, California Entertainment Week will include the presentation of the coveted "MUSEXPO International Music Person of the Year" award during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Tuesday, March 26th.

In following up on an inspiring at–capacity 2018 event this year, the ninth annual Worldwide Radio Summit (WWRS), presented by A&R Worldwide and AllAccess.com, will see its 2019 edition taking place March 27th – 29th. WWRS is the "United Nations of Radio," attended by hundreds of U.S. and international radio and record executives over the past eight years. The event will continue to highlight some of the most important issues and opportunities impacting radio today and tomorrow, as well as focus on the future of this crucial broadcast medium that is the world's largest communicator and platform for music discovery. In addition, WWRS 2019 will also include broader topics on music, content, digital, mobile, tech, monetization and much more.

WWRS 2019 will also kick–off a new tradition as the event will also host its first–ever music and radio industry golf tournament at DeBell Golf Course. The best–ball tournament will see part of the net proceeds benefiting numerous charities with further details regarding the tournament and this great networking experience forthcoming.

For more information on both MUSEXPO Creative Summit and Worldwide Radio Summit, including registration, sponsorship opportunities, showcase submissions, discount hotel bookings and more, visit www.musexpo.net.



7/23/18



MUSEXPO TO HIGHLIGHT THE NUCLEUS OF THE GLOBAL MUSIC INDUSTRY: REVEALS NEWLY-INSPIRED ‘CREATIVE SUMMIT’ FOR 2019 AS PART OF

CALIFORNIA ENTERTAINMENT WEEK

MONDAY, JULY 23rd 2018: Following up on its highly-successful 20th global edition earlier this year, MUSEXPO (www.musexpo.net) has revealed a re-imagined adaptation and evolution to its annual global music and media conference as it gears up to present its Creative Summit for 2019. MUSEXPO Creative Summit will be a part of a week-long series of events including the Worldwide Radio Summit that will coincide as part of the brand-new California Entertainment Week, which will place March 24th – 29th.

MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit, taking place March 24th – 27th 2019, will head to the north side of the Hollywood Hills for its 2019 debut in Burbank, CA, the "Media Capital of the World," at the newly-remodeled and decadent Castaway venue for an ultimate networking, creative and business experience. In "Beautiful Downtown Burbank" as heard on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, high in a picturesque setting in hills overlooking the city and Downtown LA, the new Castaway is set to become SoCal's most provocative and exciting special events property and upscale restaurant featuring breathtaking views and a renewed energy and vibe, ready to deliver a world-class experience to 2019’s attendees.

Burbank, CA is home to some of the world's most recognized music and media companies including film/TV studios, record labels, publishing companies, radio stations, music supervisors, synch companies and more including The Walt Disney Company, Disney Music Group, Freemantle Media, ABC, Hollywood Records, ESPN, Marvel Comics, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. Studios, DC Comics, Freeform, Warner Bros. Records, Atlantic Records, Elektra Records, peermusic, Rhino Records, iHeartRadio, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, The Burbank Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Cartoon Network Studios, Insomniac Games, The CW Television Network, NBC Universal, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, KPWR “Power 106” Los Angeles and A&R Worldwide’s Headquarters to name a few, the city of Burbank is set to welcome 2019 delegates to this long-time epicenter of music creativity and innovation.

MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit will seek to maintain the unparalleled networking experience that its flagship event has become globally-recognized for, while looking to delve more deeply into the most important aspect of our global music business - the songs and the artists. With more opportunities than ever for delegates to interact and connect with the local Los Angeles music community, as well as their global counterparts, MUSEXPO’s Creative Summit will feature a number of unique and innovative opportunities and platforms to foster creative opportunities and commercial realizations.

The event will also once again welcome the crème de la crème of global showcasing talent to its stage that has previously welcomed artists such as Katy Perry, LMFAO, Jessie J, Teddybears, Frank Turner, Robyn, The Chevin, The Temper Trap, Forest Blakk, Sheppard, Audur, Jack Savoretti, Thomas Azier, Missy Higgins, Laleh, Gavin James, Birds of Tokyo, Avalanche City, Gin Wigmore, Ida Maria and many others prior to their global success.

Additionally, the Creative Summit will include the presentation of the coveted "MUSEXPO International Music Person of the Year" award during a special VIP Awards Gala Luncheon on Tuesday, March 26th.

"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. “As we unveil our newly-inspired Creative Summit as part of California Entertainment Week, we are determined to bring a fresh energy and exciting new opportunities to our 2019 attendees and look forward to also hosting the 9th annual Worldwide Radio Summit with our partners, AllAccess.com.”

Over the past 14 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 Luke -  Global Head of Programming & Content Strategy, Amazon Music; 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; Bob Shennan - Director, BBC Radio; Chad Hurley - Co-Founder, YouTube; Chris Barton - Co-Founder, Shazam; Christian Tattersfield - Founder & President, Good Soldier Songs; Craig Kallman - Chairman & CEO, Atlantic Records Group; Daniel Glass – Founder & Chairman – Glassnote Entertainment; Dave Holmes – worldwide manager of Coldplay; David Massey – President & CEO, Arista Records; Diane Warren - Grammy, Emmy & Golden Globe Award-Winning Songwriter; George Ergatoudis - Head of Apple Music U.K.; Harvey Goldsmith - Founder, Harvey Goldsmith Presents; Jake Wisely - Chief Publishing Executive, Concord Music; 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 - EVP, New Recordings, 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 (Coldplay, EminemThe 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 Dance; Pete Ganbarg - President of A&R, Atlantic Records; Peter Edge - Chairman & CEO, RCA Records Group; Richard Russell - Founder, XL Recordings (UK); Sarah Stennett - CEO, First Access Entertainment; Savan Kotecha - Songwriter/Producer (The Weeknd, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry); Scooter Braun - Founder, SB Projects (Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Usher); Seymour Stein - Co-Founder, Sire Records; Sir Lucian Grainge – Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Group; Steve Schnur - Worldwide Executive & President, EA Music Group; Steve Strange - Partner, X-Ray Touring; 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’s Creative Summit at www.musexpo.net.

Information on showcase artist submissions, event partnership and sponsorship opportunities, direct flights to Burbank Airport, conference discount hotel room bookings within the Burbank, CA area is available at www.musexpo.net.

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