CIC 2007

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Tuesday, February 6

12:30pm - 1:45pm
• Arenas As Marketing Partners for Managers and Agents
Sean Saadeh, Arena (Moderator)
Michele Bernstein, William Morris Agency
Jana DeGeorge, ALLTEL Arena
Chip Hooper, Monterey Peninsula Artists / Paradigm
Adam Kornfeld, Artists Group International
Amy Morrison, AEG Live
Sheri Wish, Los Angeles Times

12:30pm - 1:45pm
• Independent Club Bookers Forum
Dave Kirby, TKO (Moderator)
Roger LeBlanc, The Coachhouse, Galaxy Theatre
Tim Borror, The Agency Group
Theresa Chambers, Knitting Factory
Amy Corbin, Stubb's BBQ
Allen Scott, The Independent

12:30pm - 1:45pm
• The International Business Of Outdoor Festivals
Stuart Galbraith, Live Nation UK (Moderator)
Charles Attal, Lollapalooza & Austin City Limits
Ashley Capps, Bonnaroo / AC Entertainment
Folkert Koopmans, FKP Scorpio Konzertprod. (Germany)
Paul Tollett, Coachella / Goldenvoice
Claudio Trotta, Barley Arts (Italy)

2:15pm - 3:30pm
• Is The Future Of The Business In Mid-Size Venues?
Charles Blum, Star Plaza Theatre (Moderator)
Bruce Eskowitz, Live Nation
Paul Goldman, Monterey International
Laurie Jacoby, Radio City Music Hall
Rick Merrill, Gibson Amphitheatre
Brett Steinberg, CAA
Larry Vallon, AEG Live
Terry Rhodes, ICM

2:15pm - 3:30pm
• Straight Talk From The Straight Press
Ethan Smith, The Wall Street Journal (Moderator)
Geoff Boucher, Los Angeles Times
Mark Brown, Rocky Mountain News
Steve Knopper, Rolling Stone
Jeff Leeds, New York Times
Chris Willman, Entertainment Weekly

2:15pm - 3:30pm
• Making Urban Tours A Bigger Part Of The Business
Lionel Bea, Bay Area Productions (Moderator)
Dennis Ashley, ICM
Darryll Brooks, CD Enterprises
Mark Cheatham, ICM
Bill Cherry, National Association Of Black Promoters
Jeremiah "Ice" Younossi, A List Talent Agency

4:00pm - 5:00pm
• Keynote Address:
Sean Moriarty, Ticketmaster
“Give The People What They Want... Why Fan Resale Can Help Save The Concert Business”

5:00pm - 6:30pm
• Opening Reception (included)

Wednesday, February 7

9:30am - 10:30am and 11:00am - 12:00pm

Marketing Your Venue As A Tourist Attraction

Erik Dyce, City Of Denver facilities

Green Touring Makes Dollars & Sense

Michael Martin, MusicMatters
David Kiely, Roadshow Services

How To Market Without Radio
Maria Brunner, Insight Management

Entirely New Revenue Streams For Venues
Daren Libonati, Thomas & Mack Center

Taxation On Foreign Artists Touring The U.S.
Jan Sikorski, The Agency Group
Cecile Glunt, IRS

Protection Clauses Are A Two-Edged Sword
Jeffrey Bowen, Conseco Fieldhouse

It's Not About The Money,
uhhh, It's About The Money
Rod Essig, CAA

Newcomers Concert Industry School Of Reality
Barbara Hubbard, Mother Hubbard’s Scholarships
Duffy McSwiggin, Monterey Peninsula Artists / Paradigm

Corporate Events:
Growing in Importance for Many Artists

Greg Janese, Monterey Peninsula Artists / Paradigm

The Touring World Is Not Run
From Just Los Angeles

Barry Garber, International Management Consultants

12:00pm - 1:45pm
Buffet Lunch

2:00pm - 3:30pm
• The New Face Of MusicCompanies in 2012
Terry McBride, Nettwerk Entertainment (Moderator)
Gary Borman, Borman Entertainment
Brett Gurewitz, Epitaph Records
Jeff Kwatinetz, The Firm
Tim Leiweke, AEG
Rob Light, CAA
Don Passman, Gang, Tyre, Ramer and Brown
Michael Rapino, Live Nation

4:00pm - 5:30pm
• Crossroads Of Media & Technology: Version 2.0
Mike McGinley, SRO Consultants
Josh Brooks, MySpace
Scott Fedewa, Live Nation
Oliver Holle, VeriSign
Sumant Sridharan, Live Digital
Damon Williams, Music Choice

4:00pm - 5:30pm
• There’s Nothing Secondary About Ticket Sales
Shelley Lazar, SLO Limited (Moderator)
Greg Bettinelli, eBay
Marty Diamond, Little Big Man Booking
Bernie Driscoll, TicketsNow
Jeff Fluhr, StubHub
David Goldberg, Ticketmaster
David Lord, RazorGator
Stuart Ross, Music Tour Consulting

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adam Friedman, Nederlander Concerts
Arny Granat, Jam Productions
John Meglen, AEG Live
Akiko Rogers, William Morris Agency
Neil Warnock, The Agency Group


Thursday, February 8

10:30am - 11:45am
• Making The Green In Canada
Patti-Anne Tarlton, Air Canada Centre (Moderator)
Jeff Apregan, Venue Coalition
Shane Bourbonnais, Live Nation Vancouver
Kevin Donnelly, MTS Centre
Nick Farkas, Gillett Entertainment Group
Ralph James, The Agency Group
Shaw Saltzberg, S.L. Feldman & Associates

10:30am - 11:45am
• The Indie Promoter’s Edge
Frank Riley, High Road Touring (Moderator)
Brad Garrett, Police Productions
Arny Granat, Jam Productions
Michael Gudinski, Frontier Touring Company (Australia)
Jon Stoll, Fantasma Productions
Henning Toegel, Moderne Welt

10:30am - 11:45am
• Developing New Headliners The Country Music Way
Rob Beckham, William Morris Agency (Moderator)
Brian Hill, Monterey Peninsula Artists / Paradigm
Fletcher Foster, Universal Records South
Darin Lashinsky, Outback Concerts
Darin Murphy, CAA
Brian O'Connell, Live Nation
Bill Simmons, The Fitzgerald Hartley Company

12:00pm - 1:45pm
Buffet Lunch (included)

2:00pm - 3:15pm
• Marketing Live Music On The Internet
Marc Geiger, William Morris Agency (Moderator)
Dave Goldberg, Yahoo! Music
Jack Isquith, AOL Music LIVE!
Dave Jaworski, PassAlong Networks
Steve Rennie, REN Management
Larry Weintraub, Fanscape

2:00pm - 3:15pm
• Making A Production Out Of It
Patrick Stansfield, Stansfield & Associates (Moderator)
John Brown, Brown United
John Conk, Event Services
Keith Kevan, Network KKO
Steve Lemon, Steve Lemon & Associates
Dave Shadoan, Sound Image
Mark Sidlow, Gibson Amphitheatre
Michael Strickland, Bandit Lites

2:00pm - 3:15pm
• Casino Talent Buyers: Deal or No Deal
Billy Brill, Billy Alan Productions (Moderator)
Matt Blake, The Gersh Agency
Danny Heller, Gayle Force Entertainment
Jim Lenz, Paradise Artists
Jackie Miller-Knobbe, Agency for the Perf. Arts
Christian Printup, Tachi Palace Casino
Bob Rech, Potawatomi Bingo Casino

2:00pm - 3:15pm
Ali Harnell, The Messina Group - Nashville
Chip Hooper, Monterey Peninsula Artists / Paradigm
Rob Light, CAA
Kevin Morrow, House Of Blues Concerts

• Pollstar Awards Pre-Party Reception

8:00pm   (Party Immediately Following)
• 18th Pollstar Concert Industry Awards

Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal Citywalk
Hosted by Lisa Lampanelli

Click to go to the Pollstar Awards website