CIC 2006 • February 11 - 13, 2006 • Las Vegas
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Panel Reports Updated April 7, 2006

Monday, February 13 Tuesday, February 14 Wednesday, February 15

• Arena Managers Meeting
State of the Business '06

Moderator: Kevin Ullestad, Assembly Hall
Mitch Rose, CAA
Doug Clouse, Concerts West
Rob Beckham, William Morris Agency
Andy Cirzan, Jam Productions
Brad Parsons, Arena Network
Brad Garrett, Police Productions
Rick Franks, Live Nation
Brent Smith, William Morris Agency

Indie Concert Promoters Forum
Moderator: Mike Elko, Elko Concerts
Steve Litman, Steve Litman Presents
Mike Thrasher, Thrasher Presents
Joe Fletcher, Joe Fletcher Presents
John Valentino, Fantasma Productions
Dave Kirby, The Kirby Organization

Sponsorship Satisfaction
Moderator: Kathy Armistead, William Morris Agency
Todd Goldstein, AEG Live
Steve Saunders, Coors Brewing Company
Paul Sewell, House of Blues
Rob Senn, Gibson Guitars
Chris Stacey, Hurricane Interactive Promo.

Please Let Us Market the Show
Moderator: Brian Murphy, Live Nation
Amy Morrison, AEG Live
Bob Shea, House of Blues Concerts
Brad Locker, Live Nation
Steve Rennie, REN Management
Diarmuid Quinn, Warner Bros.

Small Hall Managers Meeting
Moderator: Jason Stone, Live Nation
Larry Fontana, AEG Live - Nokia Theatre
Mike Carr, Broward Center for the Perf. Arts
Leslee Stewart, Paramount Theatre
Ed Neiss, Fox Theatre Atlanta
Brian Swanson, Monterey Peninsula Artists

Casino Talent Buyer Multiplication
Moderator: Doug Brown, Talent Buyers Network
Bob Rech, Potawatomi Casino
Steve Gietka, Trump Ent'ment Resort
James Grimm, Hellman Advertising
Joanna Scott, APA
Terry Jenkins, Boyd Group

History is History But Nobody Pays to See the Promoter
Moderator: Matt Hickey, High Road Touring
Randy Henner, Roseland/Hammerstein
Mark Shulman, Nokia Live NY
John Moore, Bowery Ball./Mercury Lounge
Toffer Christensen, BB King’s Blues Club
Brad Saks, Metropolitan Talent Presents
Paolo Saurez, Knitting Factory

Keynote Address -
Fan Obsessed
Michael Rapino
Live Nation

• Roundtables Session 1 and 2

- Loyalty Only Gets You So Far
Moderator: Rod Essig, CAA

- Stop Your Bitching & Whining
Moderator: Geoff Gordon, Live Nation

- Don’t Be Left Holding The Bag
Moderator: Steve Kirsner, HP Pavilion

- Crowd Management vs. Security
Moderator: Cory Meredith
, Staff Pro

- Improving The Fan Experience
Moderator: Brenda Tinnen, Sprint Center

- OSHA Compliance On The Road
Moderator: Michael Strickland, Bandit Lites

- First Pass For Beginners -
No Question Too Stupid
Moderator: Barbara Hubbard, Mother Hubbard Scholarships

- Foreign Touring Artists -
Take Home More Pay From The USA
Moderator: Cecile Glunt and Paul Butler, Internal Revenue Service

- Coping With Life On The Road
Moderator: Nanette Zumwalt, Hired Power
Harold Owens, Hired Power
Dan Cronin

- Promoting 202 - "Real Life" Business for a "Real Life" World
Moderator: Wayne Forte, Entourage Talent

- 100 Free and Affordable High and Low Tech Ways to Promote Your Shows
Moderator: Bruce Houghton, Skyline Music

- Global Focus on Asia
Moderator: Steve Sybesma, China West Ent.
Doug Banker, McGhee Entertainment

Crossroads of Media & Technology
Moderator: Mike McGinley, SRO Consulting
Tim Hanlon, Starcom
Chris Kelly, Facebook Inc.
Chris Sacca, Google
Dmitry Shapiro, VEOH Networks
Dave Jaworski, PassAlong Networks

• In the Eye of the Hurricane
Moderator: Dexter King, IAAM
Greg Davis, CajunDome
Doug Thornton, Louisiana Superdome

• First Annual Bookers Bowl
Moderator: Seth Hurwitz, I.M.P.
Alex Hodges, House of Blues Concerts
Frank Riley, High Road Touring
Marc Geiger, William Morris Agency
Geoff Gordon, Live Nation
Harvey Leeds, Epic Records
Marty Diamond, Little Big Man Booking
Jerry Mickelson, JAM Productions
Gregg Perloff, Another Planet Ent'ment
Charles Attal, Charles Attal Presents

• Ian Copeland Invitational Poker Tournament

• Mentoring Sessions
Jeff Apregan, Apregan Group Inc.
Fred Bohlander, Monterey Peninsula Artists
Marty Diamond, Little Big Man
Peter Grosslight, William Morris Agency
Beckye Levin, Live Nation
Rob Light, CAA
Michael Marion, Alltel Arena
Steve Martin, The Agency Group
Mike McGee, Barmac Inc.
Debra Rathwell, AEG
Robert Roth, PRG
Jon Stoll, Fantasma Productions

• Latin Music For Music Industry Gringos
Moderator: Emily Simonitsch, House of Blues
Jorge Naranjo, Cardenas Marketing Network
Kate Ramos, Live Nation
Michel Vega, William Morris Agency
Fernan Martinez, Fernan Martinez Comm.
John Pantle, The Agency Group
Amy Blackman, Tsunami Entertainment

• Digital Dilemma: Is Digital Delivery Cannibalizing or Saving the Live Music Business?
Moderator: Kevin Wall, Network Live
Patty Ishimoto, DIRECTV
Dan Novak, MediaFLO
Erik Flannigan, AOL Music
Dan Diamond, National CineMedia
Jon Zellner, XM Satellite Radio

• Artist Development: Indie or Major It's Still a Crap Shoot
Moderator: Harvey Leeds, Epic Records
Tim Borror, The Agency Group
Harlan Frey, Roadrunner Records
Heath Miller, Excess dB Entertainment
Randy Phillips, AEG Live
Mark Weiss, ArtistArena
Donna Westmoreland, I.M.P.

• Concerts 2.0: New Ways to Make Old Money
Moderator: Marc Geiger, William Morris Agency
Dolf Berle, House of Blues Concerts
Nathan Hubbard, MusicToday
David Goldberg, Ticketmaster
Bryan Perez, Live Nation
Adam Friedman, Nederlander Organization

• Production Peace of Mind
Moderator: Patrick Stansfield, Patrick Stansfield Associates
John Meglen, AEG Live / Concerts West
Peter Aiken, Aiken Promotions
Butch Allen, Tour Manager
Art Cisneros, Road Manager

Steve Kidd, Tour Manager
Rick Merill, Universal Attractions
Bobby Schneider, Accurate Staging
David Shadoan, Sound Image
Judd White, Tour Manager / Yellowcard

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