11.00 AM to 12.30 PM:
The Many Hats of Management - Moderator Michael Hausman
With the decline of artist development initiatives at labels, it's up to managers to locate, nurture, image, promote, tour, and market today's emerging artists. Management vets explore the current realities of Artist Management in 2003.
Moderator: Michael Hausman
Panelists: Scott Booker (Hellfire Management), Chris Newmeyer (Self Starter Label, Promoter Warsaw & Village Underground, Field Day), Dan Efram (The Lodge), Kathleen Hanna (Le Tigre), Mark Kates (Fenway Recordings)
12.45 PM to 2.15 PM:
New routes to a wider fan base - Moderator Steve Scharf
Artists and Managers discuss current marketing opportunities including major and indie films, national and local TV, compilations and the many emerging means of exposure through video games, cultural studies, benefits projects, and websites.
Moderator: Steven Scharf Entertainment (President) / Carlin America (Sr VP Creative)
Panelists: Gillian Morris (VP Film & TV Music Wind-Up Entertainment, Inc.), Adam W. Wolf (VP & Creator of Tune Data Breakdown Services Ltd.), Susan Jacobs (President, Supervision), Rich Goldman - (Co-President, RipTide Music, Inc.), Jonathan McHugh (VP of Creative Development), Rachel Levy (Mgr Motion Picture Music, Miramax Films).
TALK SHOP: Mike Martinovich works with My Morning Jacket and Good Charlotte
3.30 PM to 4.45 PM:
MUSIC MANAGERS FORUM GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING & SYMPOSIUM
MMF invites all managers along with all MMF members worldwide to join our Annual General Meeting. Learn what the MMF-US has accomplished, what it's plans and goals are for the future, and why all artist managers should become MMF-US members
MUSIC MANAGERS FORUM GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
With the music industry in utter chaos, it becomes more important than ever for managers to come together as a group. There is strength in numbers. The MMF invites all managers along with all MMF members worldwide to join our Annual General Meeting. Learn what the MMF-US has accomplished, what it's plans and goals are for the future, and why all artist managers should become MMF-US members.
Moderators: Barry Bergman, Perry Resnick, Jack Bookbinder, Alan Wolmark