I E S 1 9 IS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS, CEMENTING IT’s PLACE AS THE MOST VITAL INDIE FOCUSED MUSIC-ENTERTAINMENT CONFERENCE WORLDWIDE IN THE BUSINESS TODAY!
(l-r MOTOWN’s MICHAEL DURIO, Legendary Producer-Writer-Artist TEDDY RILEY,Indie Icon & Innovator, IES CEO/Founder JAY WARSINSKE, MOTOWN Founder Family KERRY GORDY, business partner DAVID SKYE)
Annual INDIE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT Brings the Industry Leaders, Cutting Edge Knowledge, Success Stories Breakdowns & Case Studies, IES HONORS of Iconic Trailblazers, & 3 Days of Dynamic Panels, Workshops, & Success Sessions
Dateline: N.Hollywood California
I E S 1 9 is in the history books, as another successful edition of the annual INDIE SUMMIT drew a WHO’s WHO of Industry Leaders speaking & Attendees from all over the World & across the Country. In a decade of editions the INDIE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT has become known, industry wide, as THE most vital & effective Indie focused Music & Entertainment conference in the business worldwide. With a total focus on breaking down how to succeed in today’s music-movie/TV-tech & touring ends of Music & Entertainment, as an Artist, Writer, Producer, Manager & Entrepreneur independently-I E S stands apart & alone as THE go-to conference for those aiming for success, in todays increasingly indie & entrepreneurial industry!
Led off by a Keynote Speech from cutting edge, innovative manager & executive Adrian Miller, CEO of XYION & manager to stars like ANDERSON.PAAK (DR. DRE’s main music focus over last three years & signed by Doug Morris, the former CEO of all 3 majors: Warner, Universal & Sony only exec in history to hold all 3 chief positions!). Straight into the IES INAUGURATION & IES HONORS inducting the most iconic indie label of all time MOTOWN RECORDS. From a modest house in Detroit, the label launched the careers of icons like MICHAEL JACKSON (& the JACKSON 5), DIANA ROSS (& the SUPREMES), STEVIE WONDER, SMOKEY ROBINSON (& the MIRACLES), the TEMPTATIONS, LIONEL RICHIE (& the COMMODORES), RICK JAMES, TEENA MARIE, FOUR TOPS, EDWIN STARR, MARY JANE GIRLS, MARTHA REEVES & the VANDELLAS, BOYZ II MEN & many more timeless stars. Founder Berry Gordy’s son KERRY GORDY (a pioneer in getting MOTOWN artists their copyrights back) accepted on behalf of the MOTOWN empire, along with incredible stories of serious artist development & camaraderie of hit writing-producing-performing. With ‘MOTOWN Family’ participating, including superstar producer-writer-artist TEDDY RILEY, longtime MOTOWN Head of Radio Promotion JESUS GARBER, MARY JANE GIRLS MAXI, STEVIE WONDER Producer ROBERT MARGOULEFF, MICHAEL JACKSON engineer/collaborator MATT FORGER, Hit Producer/Writer PETER RAFELSON, MOTOWN producer-engineers MICHAEL DURIO, DAVID ISAAC, ROBERTO NORIEGA & many more from the illustrious ‘MOTOWN Universe’! This following the IES HONORS induction last year of MOTOWN artist & biggest selling artist in history MICHAEL JACKSON, inducted by 8 of his greatest collaborators!
A non-stop complex curriculum of 72 hours (including breaks) of comprehensive sessions on every vital subject, led by Industry experts in their respective areas of the business followed: *HIT SONGWRITING : with Award Winning Writers responsible for selling hundreds of millions of units PETER RAFELSON (MADONNA, BEYONCE, LADY GAGA), TEDDY RILEY (BOBBY BROWN, MICHAEL JACKSON, GUY, NEW EDITION), MICHAEL JAY (EMINEM, CELINE DION, NEW KIDS, GLORIA ESTEFAN, MARTIKA), MAJOR MYJAH (CHRIS BROWN, MARLEYS); *HIT PRODUCING : GRAMMY Winning ROBERT MARGOULEFF (STEVIE WONDER, DEVO Whip It, QUINCY JONES, JEFF BECK, ISLEY BROS, DEPECHE MODE), DAVID PRATER (DREAM THEATRE, NIGHT RANGER), STEVE BARI COHEN (EVELYN CHAMPAGNE KING, JANET JACKSON, IMX, PATRICE RUSHEN, TAYLOR DAYNE, ROSE ROYCE), *BUILDING YOUR ULTIMATE TEAM-MANAGERS & AGENTS-LIVE TOURING & FESTIVAL BUSINESS: with a deep array of Industry Leaders including former-Head of WARNER & CAPITOL-EMI digital TED COHEN, SYDNEY ALSTON, ROBERTO NORIEGA & IES Founder/CEO JAY WARSINSKE; moderated by RITCH ESRA, CEO Music Registry, former VP of A&R ARISTA RECORDS with CLIVE DAVIS; *MAXIMIZING SPOTIFY: with SPOTIFY Exec ENRIQUE PARIS; *DEVELOPING YOUR INDUSTRY DEMAND : with LOREN ISRAEL; *GETTING BETTER SOUNDS FROM YOUR PRODUCTION : JIM ERVIN (The PHARCYDE, DMX, JA RULE, METHOD MAN, ICE CUBE, KURUPT), MATT FORGER (MICHAEL JACKSON’s THRILLER, BAD, DANGEROUS), DAVID PRATER (FIREHOUSE, DREAM THEATRE, TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION); *GETTING YOUR LEGAL AFFAIRS TIGHT : acclaimed Entertainment Attorney BEN McLANE (DMX, members EAGLES, GUNS n ROSES, LL COOL J, ANITA BAKER); *MASTERING THE INDUSTRY : Cutting Edge Manager SCOTT WALDMAN (AFI, SUM 41 mbrs); *GETTING MEDIA COVERAGE : Publicist ZACH CORTES & associates; *HIT ARTIST DEVELOPMENT: with JENNIFER ONEILL (LADY GAGA, PINK, TONI BRAXTON, SANTANA), hit writer CHATEAU (CHAINSMOKERS), manager PEYTON MAREK, producer ROKMAN; *GETTING RADIO AIRPLAY : promoter NASTY NES RODRIQUEZ & associates; *CREATING YOUR OWN TOUR & FESTIVAL : JOEY ATILANO-60 EAST, IES Innovator J.ARTHUR WARSINSKE; *GETTING MUSIC & YOU INTO MOVIES-TV-GAMES-COMMERCIALS: AllStar Promoter JEFF GORDON, triple threat Singer-Writer-Actress ANALISE, IES Execs; *GETTING A YES TO YOUR DEALS: ANGELA MARIE HUTCHINSON, CEO-Breaking In To Hollywood; *GIVING GREAT INTERVIEWS : GAYL MURPHY, the Celebritizer, & many more vital sessions on every aspect of Succeeding in the Industry!
Plus a special heartfelt, touching IES HONORS Induction of NIPSEY HUSSLE, with industry innovator & longtime manager & discoverer of NIPSEY, STEVE LOBEL (& manager of superstar producer SCOTT STORCH, BONE THUGS n HARMONY), & IES Creator/INDIEPOWER CEO JAY WARSINSKE (who together have inducted such icons as N.W.A, 2PAC, EAZY-E, many more). Steve told intimate personal stories of finding & recognizing greatness in NIPSEY, & his insatiable appetite for KNOWLEDGE, ala IES, & what made him a LEADER in a sea of Followers). His HUSSLENOMICS mirror many of the Success Principles taught at IES & how to Maximize Your Independence, while Giving Back to the Community & Utilizing the POWER of Music to Make it a Better World!
As IES 19 wound down, with worldwide attendees heads ‘exploding with a mountain of inspiration & knowledge’, I E S held their first ever closing party, and had another Special IES HONORS ceremony. With an All Star Band, legendary music promoter RONNIE MACK assembled rotating celebrity singers, including the great JAMES INTVELD, to sing their favorite ELVIS songs & IES HONORS inducted The King ELVIS PRESLEY, the First & Biggest, most influential ROCK STAR in music history!
IES 20 takes us into a bold new decade, with the Greatest Weekend of the Year to Move Your Creative Career Forward – with 20-20 Vision! Headquartered in L.A. – the Entertainment Capital of the Worlds epicenter : N.Hollywood-Burbank-Studio City area (World Headquarters of Entertainment pillars UNIVERSAL, WARNER BROS, DISNEY & many more) Mark Your Calendars & Plan to Attend Friday August 14-Sunday August 16, IES 20 is a can’t miss opportunity & it will be another Bold Step Forward in Your Indie SUCCESS STORY!
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