VEGAS MUSIC SUMMIT

FEBRUARY 15 & 16, 2018

Music and Media Conference - Downtown Las Vegas
Two days and two nights of educational panels, showcases and industry events.

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About VMS

Vegas Music Summit

Created in 2008, by veteran industry professionals with deep relationships in the A&R and creative recording community, VMS floods Downtown Las Vegas for a 2-day/2-night event, showcasing artists, industry professionals and entertainment education.

 

Daytime

Industry panels feature some of the most influential people in the music and tech business. VMS participants include: Music Executives from Major & India Labels, Producers, Recording/Touring Artists, Booking Agents, Promoters, Managers, Attorneys and Music Publishers.

Showcases

Respected and influential music companies will showcase their unsigned artist picks for attending A&R professionals and music fans. Sponsoring companies are talent consultants for major and indie labels and have been involved in the signings of numerous multi-platinum acts.

Industry Events

Select VIP events allow registered attendees the opportunity to make new contacts, discuss future and ongoing projects and some deal-making at after parties and sponsored cocktail hours.

Venues

Panels and showcases are all free w/ registration and will be located in Downtown Las Vegas within the Fremont East Entertainment District and Downtown Casino/Hotels. Participating venues include: Downtown Grand Hotel Conference Room and Backstage Bar & Billiards.

Speaker Panels

Q&A with Rob McDermott

Thursday, February 15, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Credited with propelling the band's worldwide success reaching sales of over 50 million albums, Rob will share stories of the the band's early struggles to their meteoric rise in music history...

Gaming Music Playlists

Thursday, February 15, 2018
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

As streaming playlists become the new radio, our cadre of music hackers will share their inside tips and knowledge on building streams and YouTube stats. They'll present several case studies that even major labels don't practice...

Producing a Mini-Music Festival

Thursday, February 15, 2018
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Even Paul Tollett (Coachella) and Kevin Lyman (Warped Tour) started with mini-music events before they ran behemoth festivals. How do you start? And what's involved? Our esteemed panel will share their experience...

Music, Brands & Cannabis

Thursday, February 15, 2018
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

The recreational cannabis market is expected to reach $22.6 billion in revenue by 2021 in the U.S. (Acrview Group research). Music and mainstream product brands are getting in on the action...

Q&A with Jeff Blue

Friday, February 16, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

It's a story of perseverance and taking chances. He kept shopping the band after hearing rejection after rejection. And he auditioned and recruited Chester Bennington to front the group...

Protecting Your Brand

Friday, February 16, 2018
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Top attorneys from global, powerhouse law firm ReedSmith will be on hand to answer questions and share advice. The firm's client list has included artists such as Beyonce and Kesha, to music companies such as Roc Nation...

Club Promoters and Agents

Friday, February 16, 2018
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Club bookers don’t want to get burned and agents are more selective than ever with taking on new clients. Ask our panel of club promoters and talent agents on how to book shows and build your touring career...

Sync Panel and Competition

Friday, February 16, 2018
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

It's our annual music licensing competition. Our esteemed panel of music supervisors, producers/composers and music tastemakers will review and critique demos as well as share insider knowledge...

2018 Sync It Up!

Friday, February 16, 2018
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Our friends at Victoria's Secret were kind enough to share one of their commercials for this year's sync contest. It's your chance to break into the music licensing world! Compose music to the video clip below...

Details

2018 Sync It Up! Competition

Our friends at Victoria's Secret were kind enough to share one of their commercials for this year's sync contest. It's your chance to break into the music licensing world! Compose music to the video clip below. Your piece will be reviewed by our panel of music supervisors and licensing reps. Contest prize to be announced. Last year's winner received a 1-year representation with Los Angeles-based licensing house Media Horse.

INSTRUCTIONS: To download video, click on the down arrow on the right side of the player. To submit, email your completed piece (video synchronized to your music) to VegasMusicSummit@gmail.com. Please keep file size below 5MB or submit a download link. Finalists will be contacted via email. Select submissions and winner will be presented and announced at the "All About the Sync" panel at the conference. Video clip is copyrighted material. Please do not upload to YouTube or other video channels. Good luck!

 

Register for 2018 Vegas Music Summit

$199 Summit Series Conference Badge
Conference Badge good for admission for both VCS and VMS

$139 Vegas Music Summit Badge
Conference Badge for Vegas Music Summit only

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Participating Hotels

downtown grand

Downtown Grand

Group Code:
Z8FJAZZ

Rates:
Sun - Thurs / $38 +tax
Fri - Sat / $55 +tax
$75 and up select holidays and event periods
 

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california

California

Group Code:
Z8FJAZZ

Rates:
Sun - Thurs / $38 +tax
Fri - Sat / $55 +tax
$75 and up select holidays and event periods
$10 per additional person up to 4

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fremont

Fremont

Group Code:
Z8FJAZZ

Rates:
$38 midweek (Sun - Thur)
$55 weekends (Fri & Sat)
$75 and up select holidays and event periods
$10 per additional person up to 3

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Mainstreet Station

Group Code:
Z8FJAZZ

Rates:
$38 midweek (Sun - Thur)
$55 weekends (Fri & Sat)
$75 and up select holidays and event periods
$10 per additional person up to 4

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Get In Touch

Contact Details

For press, media outreach and general inquiries, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Bogus Productions, Inc
8020 S Rainbow #100-407, Las Vegas, NV 89139
Phone: 702.798.3330
Fax: 253.550.3755
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