19 Jul Sean “Diddy” Combs’ REVOLT Music Conference 2016 To Take Over Miami October 13-15
SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS’ REVOLT MUSIC CONFERENCE TO TAKE OVER MIAMI OCTOBER 13-15, 2016
DJ KHALED TO HOST THE COVETED “#ASK” PANEL SERIES.
NAS TO RECEIVE THE PRESTIGIOUS “STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM NOW WE HERE” AWARD.
LYOR COHEN, JULIE GREENWALD, DJ ENVY, FUNK MASTER FLEX, AND MORE ANNOUNCED AS THE FIRST ROUND OF PARTICIPANTS.
, the #1 name in music, will return to Miami Beach to host the third annual REVOLT Music Conference (RMC)
on October 13-15, 2016.
This year, for the first time, Eden Rock Miami Beach Resort
will play host to the innovative, industry-networking event. Influencers, music executives, songwriters, producers, bloggers and music artists will collide to create a collaborative space and a one-of-a-kind forum designed to help guests understand and navigate the evolution of the music business.
RMC 2016 will feature the third installment of the interactive #Ask panel series. Renowned, DJ, record producer, and social media mogul DJ Khaled
will take the stage for an #AskKhaled Q&A panel where attendees will have the opportunity to personally interact with Khaled and ask questions of their choosing. This panel follows the successful #AskDiddy panel hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs
at RMC every year. The keynote speakers announced include Lyor Cohen
, Founder of 300 Entertainment, and Julie Greenwald
, Chairman and COO of Atlantic Records, with more names to be announced soon.
Established as a must-attend event, RMC provides attendees with the opportunity to personally interact with leaders from both the music and technology industries during interactive panels, performances, exclusive networking events, pitch sessions, poolside parties, music experiences, and more.
“The REVOLT Music Conference was created to serve as a unique platform for executives, curators and innovators, to discuss the future of music - specifically the rapidly growing influence of technology and brands in the industry,” said Keith Clinkscales, REVOLT CEO. “Building off the success of the last two years, our clear goal is to provide a specialized experience that is both creatively and intellectually stimulating. Knowledge and access are the hallmarks of RMC.”
REVOLT also announced that hip-hop icon Nas
will be presented with this year’s “Started From The Bottom Now We Here” award at the annual Gala Dinner, which is presented to an industry leader who has had a lasting impact and unique influence on music. Previous award recipients include Antonio “L.A.” Reid
and Jimmy Iovine
. The RMC Gala will also feature a special performance by singer and songwriter, BiBi Bourelly
“RMC’s goal every year is to feature speakers and panelists who are doing innovative things in music, technology, and social media and have had successful longevity in doing so,” said Andre Harrell, REVOLT Vice Chairman and Chair of the REVOLT Music Conference. “Nas is bigger than ever and just celebrated his 20th anniversary in the industry, DJ Khaled has become a powerhouse on social media with an unparalleled understanding of technology’s influence on the industry, and Lyor Cohen has been at the realm of some of the top record companies and now runs his own independent label. The amount of knowledge gained at RMC from these speakers and sessions is always remarkable, leaving attendees with a life-changing experience.”
In addition, REVOLT announced the first round of industry influencers who will take the stage as panelists to discuss a diverse range of topics including leveraging the power of social media, the relevance of radio, podcast and streaming platforms, and a deep dive with today’s top DJs. Panels will also focus on the industry players behind the scenes including agents, managers, producers, A&R representatives and more.
Panelist include Funk Master Flex
, DJ and Radio Host; DJ Envy
, DJ and Radio Host; Cool and Dre
, Producers and Songwriters; DJ Marcos “Kosine” Palaios
, Producer / Da Internz; Tuma Basa
, Head of Global Programming, Hip Hop at Spotify; James Cruz
, President, Bad Boy Management; Darrale Jones
, Executive Vice President, A&R, Def Jam Recordings; Aubrey Flynn
, Vice President of Digital at Combs Enterprises; Angie Nwandu
, Founder of The Shade Room; and Ernest “Tuo” Clark
, A&R at Def Jam Recordings, with more names to be announced soon.
Registration packages for the 2016 REVOLT Music Conference are now on sale at REVOLTMusicConference.com
. Join the #RMC2016 conversation on Instagram, Facebook ant Twitter @REVOLTtv.
is the #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen and is available nationally on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV and Suddenlink, as well as OTT platforms fuboTV, KlowdTV, and FilmOn. REVOLT is also available internationally in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica on Digicel, and in Trinidad on Digicel and Massy Communications. For more information, visit https://revolt.tv.
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