‘Back to Basics: Music & Entertainment Summit 2014' Comes to San Diego, CA, May 1-4, 2014

(San Diego, CA) One of the biggest Entertainment Summits ever come to San Diego, is just right around the corner. From May 1st through May 4, 2014, the festivities will take place at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel at 8110 Aero Drive in San Diego, starting with, the Ultimate Gospel Music Celebration on the afternoon of Thursday, May 1.Urban-Network_Summit14_300x300

More than 70 artists will be showcasing their music throughout the weekend, starting the afternoon of Thursday, May 1, which is dedicated entirely to the Gospel Music community. The afternoon will begin with two panels: A Gospel Town Hall Panel, and session titled, Gospel Meets the Digital World. Overseeing the sessions are industry veteran Lin Woods of Inspired Lives Foundation, and Leonard Thompson, MANDATE Records, the latter based in San Diego.

A dozen acts are slated to perform, including BET Sunday Best finalist (Season 2) Jessica Reedy, Gospel star Brent Jones, and San Diego’s own Lanee’ Battle.

Some 100 panelists have signed on to share their expertise and wealth of knowledge to our rapidly growing number of registrants. They include high-ranking executives from major labels, publishing companies, A&Rs and executive consultants—representatives from Universal Music Publishing, Motown Records, Motown Gospel, Capitol Records, Roc Nation, Sony ATV, Billboard Magazine, Warner Chappell, Beats Music, Rondor Music Publishing, The Recording Academy®, Black Entertainment Television (BET), ASCAP, SESAC, and more. Participants include radio professionals from XHTZ/Z90, San Diego; XHRM/Magic 92, San Diego; KKSD/Jazz.com, San Diego; KPRZ/1210 AM, Gospel Radio, San Diego; KJLH-FM/Los Angeles; Accelerated Radio; and more.

The Summit will include an array of entertainment attorneys, independent label and artist consultants, managers, social media strategists, publicists, songwriters-producers, and a host of others. The Summit Keynote Speaker is Ethiopia Habtemariam, who was recently appointed President of Motown Records, and is Head of Urban Music, Universal Music Publishing. She will be addressing the Summit audience on Friday, afternoon, May 2.

This is one summit that music and entertainment professionals don’t want to miss!


Tickets for the Ultimate Gospel Music Celebration for Thursday, May 1 are $20. Registration is available at Event Brite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-network-digital-amalgamation-mag-music-entertainment-summit-tickets-9873128794

Registration for the entire Summit is $100. Day passes are available at $50. For more information visit:  http://urbannetworkdigital.com/summit-14/summit-schedule/

Source:  Press Release

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