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INDIE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT is happening on August 10-13, 2016 in the Heart of the Entertainment Capital, Los Angeles, California, with 4 big days of Workshops and Panels, over 100 industry-leading speakers and over 100 Bands and DJ's ROCKING live concerts and music showcases!

THE CONFERENCE is headquartered in N Hollywood, with venues in Hollywood & Universal Studios, with the IES Hub at THE FEDERAL (5303 Lankershim Blvd, N.Hollywood, CA 91601)

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Workshops

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Showcase Opportunities

Showcase Opportunities

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IES was envisioned by a group of acclaimed industry veterans with decades of success in the industries who are dedicated to providing opportunities for talent & business to thrive in the ever-changing world of entertainment.

 

The Conference offers attendees an opportunity to learn and grow with over 50 Seminars & Workshops where Industry Leaders share their secrets for success in the business. Speakers include executives from Top Music Labels, BMI, SESAC, ASCAP, GRAMMYS, DISCMAKERS, CDBaby, ADA, INGROOVES, SPOTIFY, PLEDGE MUSIC, KICKSTARTER, PANDORA,  TV Program creators, Social Media Leaders, Influencers,Top DJs & Radio Programmers, Leading Blogs – Magazine Journalists, Concert & Tour Promoters, Film Production Companies, cutting edge Tech CEOs and more!

 

Live Performances will showcase the best bands & artists from around the world in front of the Media, A&R, Attendees and Industry decision makers!

 

SPECIAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS like KEITH AICHELE & more every IES!

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Keith Aichele – America’s Marketivity Expert® – is the Founder and CEO of Misaic. He is an internationally recognized speaker, author, trainer and successful entrepreneur who has a proven track record and passion for rapidly accelerating businesses. He is a Keynote at America’s largest trade show for entrepreneurs and small businesses, reaching 14 major US cities and over 100,000 entrepreneurs. Every business and entrepreneur must master the science of marketing to achieve extraordinary, sustainable success. In this powerful keynote, Keith will share some of the secrets he’s been asked to teach at one of the top 5 universities in the world, enabling you to begin building an Extreme Marketing Machine. Imagine having a systematic approach to generate a continuous stream of customers and followers, converting more fans into paying customers, and maximizing your limited marketing budget. This keynote will start the journey to elevating the marketing of your entertainment business or career to the next level!

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