2010 Schedule

Last updated March 26, 2010.

Tuesday, February 16
10:00 am - 7:00 pm


1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Trade Show

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Arena Marketing 2010 & Beyond
(presented by IAAM)
(Moderator) Brenda Tinnen, (Sprint Center)
Kim Bedier, (Comcast Arena At Everett Ctr.)
Jeff Apregan, (Apregan Group)
Michele Bernstein, (William Morris Endeavor)
Jana DeGeorge, (Verizon Arena)
Larry Weintraub, (Fanscape)

Indie Club Bookers Forum
(Moderator) Tom Windish, (Windish Agency)
Andrew Dreskin, (Ticketfly)
Michael Goldberg, (Belly Up Tavern Aspen)
Tom Hoppa, (APA)
Nick Miller, (Jam Productions)
Brian Smith, (Troubadour)
Bruce Solar, (The Agency Group)

College Talent Buyers
As Gateway To The Industry

(Moderator) Barbara Hubbard (ACTS)
Matthew Blake, (CAA)
Meredith Craig, (United Spirit Arena)
Michael Lorick, (Tour Accountant)
Sam Rogers, (Apregan Group)
Jake Schneider, (Madison House)
David Swift, (Pala Casino)
Sara Winter, (The Messina Group)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


  Grassroots & Lifestyle Marketing

  (Moderator) Maria Brunner (Insight Management)
  Lisa Burlingham, (Hollywood Bowl/Walt Disney Concert Hall)

  Substance Abuse On The Road
  (Moderator) Amy Blackman, (Cookman International)
  Harold Owens, (MusiCares / Map Fund)
  Johanna Rees, (Hollywood Bowl)

  Everybody On The Dance Floor
  (Moderator) Nikki Solgot, (Ten In One Talent)

  Getting Your Concert DVD Shoot For Free
  (Moderator) John Rubey, (AEG Network Live)

  Country Music 2010
  (Moderator) Rod Essig, (CAA)

  Social Change To Engage Fans & Effect Sales
  (Moderator) Chris Baumgartner, (Effect Partners)

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Delivering Happiness:
Customer Service & Internet Marketing

(Sponsored by NACPA)
(Moderator) Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Opening Reception

Wednesday, February 17
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Trade Show

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

All-In Ticketing: Why Can't We Do The Math?

(Moderator) Bob Lefsetz, (Lefsetz Letter)
Nathan Hubbard, (Live Nation Entertainment)
Peter Luukko (Global Spectrum)
Jim McCue, (ArenaNetwork)
John Meglen, (AEG Live)
Brent Smith, (William Morris Endeavor)
Dan Weiner (Paradigm)

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Buffet Lunch

Sponsored by Wells Fargo Theatre and
Norfolk Arena

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Putting The Band Back Together

(Moderator) Elliott Lefko (Goldenvoice)
Marc Geiger (William Morris Endeavor)
Chip Hooper, (Paradigm)
Robert Kory (RK Management)
Jonathan Levine (Paradigm)
Susan Silver, (Susan Silver Management)

Casino Talent Buyers Forum
(Moderator) Steve Macfadyen, (The Show at Agua Caliente)
Brad Bissell, (CAA)
Mike Dixon, (Harmony Artists)
Alan Kornstein (Billy Alan Productions)
Bobby Reynolds, (AEG Live Las Vegas)
Guy Richard (The Agency Group)
Seth Shomes (Day After Day Productions)

Centers For Redefining The Performing Arts
(Moderator) Michael Taormina (Cobb Energy Perf. Arts Ctr.)
Matt Charkow, (William Morris Endeavor Entertainment)
Lynn Cingari, (Paradigm)
Gerald Henley, (Fox Cities Performing Arts Center)
Kelly Milukas, (Providence Performing Arts Center)
Tim Neece, (Bass Concert Hall)
Gram Slaton, (Wheeler Opera House)

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Real Time Data - Everyone Has A Voice

(Moderator) Mike McGinley, (SRO Consulting)
Dan Benyamin, (CitizenNet.com)
Justin Shaffer, (HotPotato.com)
Joyce Szudzik, (AEG Digital)

Production Safety In The Eye Of A Financial Hurricane
(Moderator) Bill Rahmy (NIN Tour Production Manager)
Jake Berry, (U2 Tour Production Manager)
Jim Bodenheimer, (Egotrips, Inc.)
Mary Lou Figley, (Stageco)
Ed Kish, (Kish Rigging, Inc.)
Mitch Margolin, (CAT Entertainment Services)
Cliff Sharpling, (Metallica Lighting Crew)
Inspector Gerald Travens, (Los Angeles City Fire Dept.)

6:30 pm -

Pollstar Concert Industry Awards

(included with registration)
at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live

Hosted by
Kathleen Madigan