After a smashing debut last year, the 14th annual Billboard Dance Music Summit will return to the Palms Casino resort in Las Vegas from October 5th-10th. Billboard writers Michael Paoletta and Kerri Mason will lead the daytime events on October 9th and 10th. The Vegas Alliance Music Experience will present a fierce nightime event lineup from the 5th to the 10th.
If you work in the dance music industry or strive to one day, there will be no better place to learn the craft or make contacts than the daytime panels. Covering topics including branding, new technology, publishing, licensing, synching, radio, nightclubs, public relations and promotions; leading people in the dancemusic industry talk openly about the challenges dance music faces in the US. The Billboard Master Class panel will definitely be a highlight with industry and executives including Brandon Bakshi (Executive Director - BMI Europe), Andy Lee (Love to Infinity), John Campanelli (Sr Director of Advertising, Film & TV - Sony/ATV), Kurosh Nasseri and Agostino Carollo (Ago, Spankox) talking about evolution in the music industry.
Nighttime events will showcase the finest of Las Vegas Nightlife hosted by the hottest clubs - ghostbar (Palms Casino Resort), Empire Ballroom, Tryst (Wynn Last Vegas), VooDoo (Rio), PURE Nightclub (Caesars), and TAO (The Venetian).
As a reader of dancemusic.about.com, you can register for the Billboard Dance Music Summit with a discounted rate of $200. On the Billboard DMS Website, use the promo code - about.com - and the rate will adjust to this greatly discounted rate.