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Billboard Latin Conference 2017
2017 Schedule
2017 Schedule
1:00PM-3:00PM
Registration

Attendees for the One-on-One sessions must pick up their badges prior to their session.

 

 

3:00PM-5:00PM
One-on-One Sessions

** Must sign up for one on one sessions post registration!

Participants:

Leslie Ahrens, VP, Creative, Latin America, Kobalt Music

Mel Diaz, Founder & President, Media Force Global Brands

German Gonzalez, President, EMAX Entertainment

Lazaro Hernandez, SR. Manager of A&R, US Latin & Latin America, Warner/Chappell

Nanette Lamboy, Founder and President, Artist Solutions

Matthew Limones,  Artist & Label Relations Specialist, SoundExchange

Kevin “Pillz” Montano, President, Creative Media Group

Ana Luisa Patino, VP, Altafonte US

Bryant Pino, Director, Latin Music Programming, Sirius XM Radio

Christopher Reardanz, A&R Director, We R 1 Music Group

Celeste Zendejas, Director, SESAC Latina

 

 

7:00PM-9:00PM
Opening Night Reception

Salon 1 & 2  Ritz Carlton

Performances provided by Top Stop Music

Powered by Deezer

Featuring:

Genesis

Samuel Perez

X2 (Ezequiel and Jeremiah)

Aymee Nuviola 

9:00PM-11:00PM
The Billboard Kick Off Showcase Presented by EMAX

New World Symphony

500 17th Street
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Performers:

Buika, Singer

Casilda, Singer

Railrod, Group

Juank Indigo, Recording Artist

Jeloz, Singer

Bianca, Singer

8:00AM-5:00PM
Registrations & Exhibit Tables
9:00AM-9:15AM
Welcome Address, State of the Industry 2017

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

9:15AM-9:45AM
The Industry Keynote Masterclass

From streams to multi-right deals: The new paradigm for songwriters, publishers and songs.

Moderator:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director Latin Content and Programming, Billboard

PANELISTS:

Jorge Mejia, president, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Latin America and US Latin

Danny Strick, Co-President, Sony ATV Music Publishing U.S.

10:00AM-10:45AM
Pop+ Urban=The Perfect Marriage

The Billboard charts are currently dominated by urban/reggaeton/pop fusions. These artists are leading the fray

Moderator:

Enrique Santos, iHeartRadio

Panelists:

Ozuna, Recording Artist, Composer

Reik, Music Group

Silvestre Dangond, Recording Artist, Composer

Tostao, Member of Colombian Music Group Chocquibtown

Wisin, Artist/Producer

11:00AM-11:45AM
Latin Music Streaming Explosion

The explosion of Latin music streaming in services around the world has tipped the balance for the genre. How can artists best use various platforms for discovery and promotion?

Sponsored by: Stingray

Remarks By: Mathieu Peloquin, SVP of Marketing & Communications, Stingray

Moderator:

Panelists:

Oscar Castellano, CEO Americas, Deezer

Rocio Guerrero, Head of Latin Culture, Shows & Editoral, Spotify

Sandra Jimenez, Head of Label & Artist Partnerships, YouTube and Google Play Music, Latin America

Mathieu Peloquin, SVP of Marketing & Communications, Stingray

Luis Rivera, Senior Manager, Music Choice

 

11:45AM-12:30PM
Show Me The Money!

You hit the 1 million streaming mark; now what? Our panel of legal and business experts breaks down how money is divided in the new digital age. Brace yourself.

MODERATOR: Leslie José Zigel, Esq., chair, Entertainment Law Group, Greenspoon Marder Law

PANELISTS:

Rodrigo Belmonte, LATAM Commercial Manager, Shazam

Stefan Heinrich, head of LATAM/ES, Musical.ly

Matthew Limones,  Artist & Label relations specialist, SoundExchange

David Ring, Managing Director,  David Ring Media LLC

12:30PM-2:00PM
Break
2:00PM-5:00PM
THE MARKETING EXCHANGE

Hosted by NBCU Hispanic (Telemundo & Universo)

 

2:00PM-2:45PM
The Life of Jenni Rivera

How the family and network worked together to create an authentic look into her life.

Sponsored by Telemundo

Moderated by:

Jorge Bernal, Telemundo Network & Universo

PANELISTS:

Glenda Pacanins, Telemundo Network and Universo

Chiquis Rivera, singer, author, entrepreneur, TV personality and executive producer of UNIVERSO’s hit celeb-reality “The Riveras”

Rosie Rivera, ceo, Jenni Rivera Enterprises

2:45PM-3:00PM
ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY PERFORMANCE BY ANNALISA

Annalisa, Recording Artist

 

3:00PM-3:45PM
Me, Me, Me

Why Latin Acts Are a Hot Commodity for Memoirs and Biopics

Moderator:

Bruno del Granado, CAA

Panelists:

Luis Balaguer, Owner, Latin World Entertainment, Co-Founder, Raze

Raymond Garcia, CEO, Major TV and Major Books 

Ednita Nazario, Recording Artist

3:45PM-4:00PM
Coffee Break
4:00PM-4:30PM
Socializing Maluma

How the Colombian star works his social media

Moderator: Leila Cobo, Executive Director of Latin Content and Programming, Billboard

Griselda Flores, Associate Latin Editor, Billboard

Panelist:

Maluma, Recording Artist

 

4:45PM-5:45PM
Marketing Panel/ Case Study

How three top brands successfully married their message to music and artist. 

Moderator:

Luis Miguel Messianu, CEO & Creative Chairman, ALMA

Panelists:

Carleys Hepburn, Senior Brand Manager, Beer Division, Constellations Brands

Tara King, Brand Mangaer, Buchanan’s at Diageo

Alberto Lorente, Sprint

6:00PM-7:00PM
Cocktail Happy Hour

Presented by: Buchanan’s

Starr Bar, Poolside, The Ritz-Carlton

Performance by Esteban Alvarez

7:00PM-9:00PM
ASCAP SHOWCASE

Yuca

501 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 33139

Performances by:

Feid

Fonseca

Maffio

Jonatán Sánchez

8:30AM-5:30PM
Registration & Exhibit Tables
9:15AM-9:30AM
Opening Remarks

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

9:30AM-10:15AM
Power Players

Latin music’s top movers and shakers pow wow on new talent, the age of 360 deals, the role of management, the role of the record label and more in this rapid fire question session.

MODERATOR:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

Panelists:

Henry Cardenas, Founder & CEO, Cardenas Marketing Network

Jorge Juarez, CEO, Westwood Entertainment 

Walter Kolm, President/CEO, WK Entertainment

Juan Diego Medina, President, La Industria Inc.

10:15AM-10:45AM
Superstar Q&A with Miguel Bosé

Moderated by: Leila Cobo, Executive Director Latin Content and Programming, Billboard

 

11:00AM-11:45AM
Iconic Singer/Songwriter Q&A

Sponsored by Sony/ATV

MODERATOR:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

Residente, Rapper, Writer, Producer and Co-Founder of Calle 13

12:00PM-1:00PM
The Latin Trap Session

Sponsored by: LARAS

Moderator:

Angie Martinez, Attorney at Law, Angela N. Martinez, P.A

Panelists:

Farruko, Recording Artist

Bad Bunny, Recording Artist

Jonathan Gandarilla, Producer, Ganda Entertainment

Messiah, Recording Artist

Bryant Myers, Trap Recording Artist

Noriel, Recording Artist, Composer

Santana, Producer

 

1:00PM-1:15PM
AVIONICA Special Performance

Presented by Criteria Entertainment

Avionica – recording artsist

1:15PM-2:30PM
Break
2:30PM-3:15PM
THE BILLBOARD SUPERSTAR MANO A MANO: J BALVIN AND NICKY JAM

Hosted by The Madison Square Garden Company

The two superstars and friends on the state of Latin music, social responsibility and global domination through Latin music.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

MODERATOR:

Leila Cobo, executive director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

PANELISTS:

J Balvin, musician

Nicky Jam, musician

3:15PM-4:00PM
I WANT TO BE NUMBER 1!

What does it take for a song to become a radio hit? Lyrics? Hook? Chorus? Production? It all starts with the programmers, who greenlight what makes it to their airwaves. In a unique, only at Billboard panel, the nation’s leading programmers analyze your songs, live.

Moderator: Amaya Mendizabal, Latin Charts Manager, Billboard

Panelists:

Sebastian Krys, Producer

Jesus Salas, EVP, Spanish Broadcasting System

Ismar Santacruz, VP, Managing Director Radio Strategy

Arturo Sosa, Program Director WSKQ-FM MEGA 97.9FM, WPAT-FM 93.1FM AMOR

4:00PM-4:15PM
Afternoon Coffee Break

Sponsored by American Airlines

4:15PM-5:00PM
Songwriters, The New Generation

Top composers on the inspiration behind their songs.

Moderator: Gabriella Gonzalez, VP, US Latin and Latin America, ASCAP

Panelists;

Rude Boyz, Producers

Erika Ender, Composer

Joss Favela, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Manuel Medrano, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Horacio Placencia, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Servando Primera, Singer/Songwriter (member of Servando & Florentino)

 

5:00PM-5:45PM
LATINX Activisim

Giving voice to a new social rising

Moderator:

Isabel Gonzalez-Whitaker, Deputy Editor, Billboard

Panelists:

Jackie Cruz, Actress/Musician

Becky G, Singer/Songwriter

Carmen Perez, Civil Rights Activist

6:15PM-8:15PM
Los 4 Performance presented by Eventime and Just Dizle

Ritz Carlton Ballroom

Performance by:

Los 4

10AM-1PM
Last Chance for Ticket Pick-Up
7:00PM-11PM
The Billboard Latin Music Awards 2017

Produced & Broadcast Live by Telemundo Live from the Watsco Center

Latin Highlight Reel
Speakers
Thanks for a great 2017 conference! See you next year!

Last Chance to register before the rates go up!

Registration includes:

Access to the 3-day conference

Opportunity to sign up for One-on-One Networking Sessions

(1) Ticket to the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards

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