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Monday, May 14 • 9:30am - 10:15am
You Don't Have to Wait Until Graduation to Work in the Music Industry

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Because Music Biz has an ever-growing network of students, we have an opportunity to educate them through real-life case studies. Getting started early in college is a key reason moderator Makenzie Stokel’s company, EVAmore, has succeeded. By failing so many times before the company had to start paying themselves and other salaries — important lessons were learned. Between the many resources of a college campus and people always willing to help, this panel of C-level young executives will detail how important it is to start experiencing how the music industry operates early on — both inside and outside the classroom.

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Makenzie Stokel

Co-Founder, EVAmore
Makenzie Stokel is the Co-Founder of EVAmore, where she runs daily operations. She and her business partner started EVAmore as sophomores in college at Belmont University. They saw how technology could vastly improve the booking sector for the music industry and began building a platform... Read More →

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Erin Anderson

Founder and CEO, Olivia Management
Erin Anderson is the Founder and CEO of Olivia Management, an artist management and consulting company based in Nashville. Since founding Olivia Management in 2012, Anderson has grown the company to three full-time staff, five management clients, and a consulting business that is... Read More →
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Garrison Snell

CEO & Founder, Gyrosity Projects
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Chris Susskind

CEO & Founder, MyBandSource LLC
Chris Susskind is a disruptive thinker from a family tradition of entrepreneurship and self-made business professionals. As he began his college years, Chris decided to combine his strong passion for music with his proven acumen for artist discovery and promotion to create the unique... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am CDT
Music Row 5