MUSEXPO 2017 has unveiled the initial list of keynote speakers for its Los Angeles event
Featuring appearances from executives from Spotify, BBC Radio, Atlantic, Disney, EA Games and others, the conference returns to California for its 13th edition between April 30-May 2 next year, taking place at Hollywood’s W Hotel.
Among the first wave of confirmed appearances are: BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra controller Ben Cooper; BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra head of music Chris Price; Atlantic Records chairman and CEO Craig Kallman; head of content programming for Spotify UK, AU and NZ George Ergatoudis; head of international for BBC Introducing & Commercial Jason Carter and Jason Jordan, senior VP, A&R at Republic Records. For a full list and more information visit www.musexpo.net.
The revamped programme will include a special focus on India, a unique approach to sync with a ‘Meet The Directors’ focus, an exploration of sync within film, TV, on-demand, gaming and more, brand engagement and further exclusive face-to-face opportunities with industry leaders from across the music business.
MUSEXPO 2017 will present the International Music Person Of The Year Award to Monte Lipman, chairman and CEO of Republic Records and Avery Lipman, president and COO of Republic Records. The label’s biggest selling acts include Taylor Swift, The Weeknd and Lorde.
Last month, Music Week and A&R Worldwide organised MUSEXPO Europe, which took place at London’s Millennium Hotel.