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Tuesday, May 15 • 10:30am - 11:20am
The Changing Landscape in the Publishing World

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The world of publishing is constantly evolving. Publishing companies are doing more artist development than ever; catalogs are selling at an ever rapid pace; and the legislative issues at hand will shape the publishing world for many years to come. This panel will cover all of these topics, as well as give an outlook on the next five years of the publishing industry.

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John Ozier

VP of Nashville Creative, ole
John Ozier is the VP of Nashville Creative at ole, where he manges music releases, signs songwriters and artists, and secures acquisitions. During 2016-2017, he led the Creative team in releasing more than 100 singles internationally, including No.1s by Kelsea Ballerini, Jason Aldean... Read More →

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Marc Driskill

EVP & GM, Sea Gayle Music
Mark Driskill is the EVP & GM of Sea Gayle Music, an independent music publisher with 45 No.1 songs and two ASCAP Country Publisher of the Year Awards.  He began his career in the music industry at ASCAP, where he was the Director of Business Affairs.  Driskill was later promoted... Read More →
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Beth Laird

Co-Owner and GM, Creative Nation
Beth Laird is the Co-Owner & GM of Creative Nation, where she is responsible for all operations and creative endeavors, as well as publishing and managing the careers of 10 artists. In five years, Creative Nation has yielded 15 No.1 Country singles, over 100 major label album cuts... Read More →
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Pete Robinson

Partner & GM, Big Deal Music Group, Nashville
Pete Robinson is a Partner at Big Deal Music Group and GM of the Nashville office. Big Deal Music is a truly independent publishing company, which focuses on maximizing opportunities for the artists and writers on its roster, with the aim of helping them achieve productive careers... Read More →

Tuesday May 15, 2018 10:30am - 11:20am CDT
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