New Music Seminar Set For June 8th-10th
May 7, 2014 at 11:22 AM (PT)
The NEW MUSIC SEMINAR (NMS) will hold its annual conference at the NEW YORKER HOTEL in NEW YORK on JUNE 8th-10th. NMS again features the SOUNDEXCHANGE SUMMIT, focused on the growth in streaming, and how labels and artists can maximize revenues. A third day of educational programming is also added to the schedule.
"The music industry has reached a flexion point - after eight years of growth, digital music sales have peaked and joined CD sales in double-digit declines, and the future of the music business is clearly ensconced in streaming," NMS Founder/Exec. Dir. TOM SILVERMAN said. "Music's monetization, measurement and even the language must change from units to users, average revenue per user (ARPU) and customer lifetime value (CLV). This is a paradigm shift of unprecedented proportion and the NEW MUSIC SEMINAR will probe the opportunities and dangers as we enter this new era."
The main theme of this year's NMS is: "The beginning of a brand new music business," with a story that unfolds through panels such as: "The A&R Movement;" "Independent Labels Coming to Power;" "Dance Music: Not Another Disco Bubble;" "Music Subscription;" and "High Resolution Audio is Coming. Are you Ready?" MIDEM will offer a presentation of "The Globalization of Music," and FOX ROTHSCHILD will present CLE Accredited movements on The Big Four Artist Agreements.