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Thursday, May 17 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Maximizing Revenues With Strong Release Strategies

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The artist today — superstar, developed or emerging — has a plethora of ways to deliver their music. Artist management is becoming increasingly aware of the importance of\ super serving the fan through awareness and availability.] When developing a release strategy, teams must take into account Internet and physical retailers, as well as physical and digital formats including vinyl, CD, streaming and downloading. Today’s panel of top music managers will discuss how they consider their approach to their artists’ music releases utilizing both physical and digital formats. They will share how their comprehensive strategies incorporating the multitude of delivery and format options
have ensured maximum revenue, an active and strong fan base, and a satisfied artist.

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Robby Towns

Founder, NestaMusic
Robby Towns is the Principal & Founder of NestaMusic, a strategic consultancy firm focusing on strategy, research, and new media initiatives in the music industry. In this role, he has helped Columbia Records overhaul their digital resources, served as lead project manager for an... Read More →

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Basak Kizilisik

VP of Marketing, Morris Higham Management
Basak Kizilisik is the VP of Marketing at Morris Higham Management.  In her role, she oversees all marketing and digital initiatives for Morris Higham’s artist roster, including Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Michael Ray, Brandon Lay, Ryan Griffin and Walker County. Previously, Kizilisik... Read More →
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Michael Kurtz

Co-Founder of Record Store Day, President of The Department of Record Stores, DORS
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Daniel Miller

Artist Manager & Founder, Fusion Music
Daniel Miller is an Artists Manager & Founder at Fusion Music, where his team guides the careers of Cassadee Pope, Martina McBride, Ryan Kinder and Jacob Davis.  Prior to Fusion, he was at Borman Entertainment, supporting the team representing Faith Hill, Keith Urban and Lonestar... Read More →
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Jon Romero

Head of Marketing, Vector Management
Jon Romero is Head of Marketing for Vector Management, one of the largest artist and brand management companies. Romero is responsible for strategizing the full promotional and marketing landscape across the Vector roster, maximizing not only digital and social efforts, but incorporating... Read More →

Thursday May 17, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
Music Row 5