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Latin Conference & Awards 2016
12:00PM-2:00PM
Credential Pick-Up

Mezzanine Level

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

Lapidus Lounge, Mezzanine Level

Speakers:

David Lopez Cendros, MD/A&R Manager, Clipper’s Sounds

Yvonne Drazan, VP Latin Division – West Coast, peermusic

David LaPointe, Founder/CEO, LP Marketing & Promotions

Mia Nygren, Managing Director, Spotify America Latina

Bryant Pino, Director – Latin Music Programming, SiriusXM Radio

Kevin “Pillz” Montano, President, Creative Media Group

Kike Posada, President, Boom Media, Marketing & Promotions Inc.

Luis Rivera, Manager – Latino Music & Video Channels, Music Choice

Jeff Young, CEO, Venetian Marketing Group

Jeff Young, CEO, Venetian Marketing Group

7:00PM-9:00PM
Kick-off Cocktail Reception

SALON 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Hosted and Catered by Wingstop

Performances by:

Piñata Protest

TBT Machine

9:00PM-1:00AM
"Mas Y Mas Musica" 7th Edition Artist Showcase

Presented by: Musical Rhythms Promotions & Emporia Entertainment

E11EVEN MIAMI

29 NE 11th Street

Miami, FL 33132

Hosted By: Isabella Castillo & Jonathan Islas of Telemundo

Special Guest Performances By: KEN-Y & NATTI NATASHA

Special DJ Performance By: RALPHIE MERCADO

 

Live Performances By:

SAY VERSE

AFRODIZIAC

MELISSA MORA & RHINO

CATARINA

BIANC

DJ ALLEN WISH

DJ HAPPY COLORS

DJ MALCRIAO

DJ PREZ TAINO

DJ R1 & DJ FLACO FRESH (LMP)

8:00AM-5:00PM
Registration & Exhibits

Mezzanine Level

9:00AM-9:15AM
WELCOME ADDRESS, STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 2016

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

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

9:15AM-9:45AM
LATIN GRAMMY MASTER SERIES WITH ROB LIGHT

Presented by The Latin Recording Academy

Perspectives of Live Latin Music; Domestic & International

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Gabriel Abaroa Jr., President/CEO, The Latin Recording Academy

Speakers:

Rob Light, Managing Partner & Head of Music, CAA

10:00AM-10:45AM
Music, Film & TV

More and more productions are touching upon Latin themes and characters. Who is behind their music and how are choices being made?

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Tomas Cookman, Director, Nacional/Cookman

Speakers:

Jamar Chess, Music Publisher, Sunflower Entertainment Group (Narcos)

Lynn Fainchtein, Music Supervisor, Casete (The Revenant, Birdman, Y tu Mamá También)

Florencia Mauro, Music Coordinator, Telefe Argentina

Jeimy Osorio, Actress

11:00AM-11:30AM
The Social Influence

A conversation with top social influencers with their finger on the musical pulse.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Raúl García, Journalist

Speakers:

Saak

Julian Serrano

Héctor “Bully” Trejo

Sebastián Villalobos

11:30AM-11:45AM
SPECIAL LIVE PERFORMANCE BY: BENJI & FEDE

Presented by FIMI & ITA-Italian Trade Agency

11:45AM-12:30PM
Urban Panel

Our annual urban panel features the top names on today’s Billboard’s charts.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Rocio Guerrero, Head of Content Programming & Editorial – Latin Globally, Spotify

Speakers:

Gente de Zona

Juan Magan

Ken-Y

Reykon

Saga WhiteBlack

Zion y Lennox

12:30PM-2:00PM
Break
2:00PM-5:30PM
The Marketing Exchange

Presented by NBCUniversal Hispanic Group, Telemundo and NBC Universo

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Introductory Remarks by:

Christine Escribano, SVP – Network Partnerships, NBCUniversal Hispanic Group

2:05PM-2:50PM
New Music Curators

From Shazam to Spotify, LaMusica and YouNow, these services are defining what music we listen to.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Emily White, Associate Director of Charts – Social/Streaming, Billboard

Speakers:

Rodrigo Belmonte, Latam Commercial Manager, Shazam

Rocio Guerrero, Head of Content Programming & Editorial – Latin Globally, Spotify

Jesus Lara, EVP – Digital Media, Spanish Broadcasting System/LaMusica

Matt Maysonet, Entertainment Content & Brand Partnerships, YouNow

3:00PM-3:45PM
Beyond the Jingle: Creating New Partnerships Between Brands & Artists

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Isabel Gonzales-Whitaker, Deputy Editor, Billboard

Speakers

Andrés Ordóñez, Chief Creative Officer, Energy BBDO

Michael Paoletta, Executive Producer – A&R/Music Supervision, Comma Music

Luis Miguel Messianu, Creative Chairman/CEO, Alma

3:45PM-4:00PM
Snack Break

Presented by American Airlines

Gallery – Ballroom Foyer, Mezzanine Level

4:00PM-4:45PM
Music & Sports

As Latin music increasingly intersects with sports, a conversation with top executives, athletes and artists on who the two disciplines come together for mutual benefit.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Michel Vega, CEO, Magnus Media

Speakers:

Luis Coronel, Recording Artist

Allen S. Furst, President, Agency 21 Consulting, LLC

Román “Chocolatito” González, Professional Boxer

Abner Mares, Professional Boxer

Kevin Wilson, Music Director, ESPN

5:00PM-5:30PM
THE LATINO MUSIC REVOLUTION

Presented by NBCUniversal Hispanic Group, Telemundo and NBC Universo

There is a tectonic shift happening in Latino culture and music. From the rise of streaming music services to social media, artists are engaging music fans in new and exciting ways. Learn from a panel of music and entertainment experts how they are revolutionizing their approach to marketing Latino artists and giving them a holistic media solution to share their art.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Christine Escribano, SVP – Network Partnerships, NBCUniversal Hispanic Group

Speakers:

David Alvarado, VP – Entertainment Publicity, Telemundo

Mario Ruiz, SVP – Music & Entertainment Projects, Telemundo

Andres Wolff, Associate Director – Marketing – US Latin, Sony Music Entertainment

5:30PM-7:00PM
Executive Roundtables & Cocktail Hour

Presented by Buchanan’s

Starr Bar, Poolside (In-case of rain: Salon 3, Mezzanine Level)

Speakers:

Cristina Bellido, VP – Business Development, West One Music

Master Chris, Producer

Florencia Mauro, Music Coordinator, Telefe Argentina

Amaya Mendizabal, Latin Charts Manager, Billboard

Silvio Pietroluongo, VP – Charts & Data Development, Billboard

Bryant Pino, Director – Latin Music Programming, SiriusXM Radio

Kike Posada, President, Boom Media, Marketing & Promotions Inc.

Alfred Rivas, CEO, Beeping

Luis Rivera, Manager – Multicultural Programming, Music Choice

Emmanuel Zunz, Founder/CEO, ONErpm

Luis Rivera, Manager – Multicultural Programming, Music Choice

7:00PM-9:00PM
ASCAP Showcase

Yuca

501 Lincoln Road, 2nd Floor

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Performances by:

Obie Bermúdez

Manuel Medrano

Panacea Project

Angélica Rahe

9:00PM-11:00PM
PEERMUSIC AND CAPORASO ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASE

The Fillmore Miami Beach

1700 Washington Avenue

Miami Beach, FL. 33139

Hosted By:

Juan Manuel Cortes and Cynthia Bagué from the hit Telemundo show “Suelta La Sopa”

Performances by:

A&X presents The Rise ft Natti Natasha, Mark B., Jhoni The Voice, 24 Horas

Christian Pagán ft Mr. Sonic

Soledad Pastorutti

Proyecto Uno

Kerreke ft Jorge Luis Chacin

11:00PM-2:00AM
AFTERCLUV + SLAP & TICKLE PRESENT: TOM & COLLINS

Bardot

3456 N Miami Ave

Miami, FL 33127

Performances by:

TOM & COLLINS

Santiago Caballero

Pirate Stereo

 

*First 100 conference badge holders get free entrance

8:30PM-5:00PM
Registration & Exhibit Tables

Mezzanine Level

9:15AM-9:30AM
Opening Remarks

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Isabel Gonzales-Whitaker, Deputy Editor, Billboard

9:30AM-10:15AM
SoundExchange Fireside Chat with Leslie Grace & Chiquis Rivera

Presented by SoundExchange

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Michael Huppe, President & CEO, SoundExchange

Speakers:

Leslie Grace, Recording Artist

Chiquis Rivera

10:30AM-11:00AM
Executive Q&A: A Conversation With Raul Alarcon Jr.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

On the launch of SBS’ new groundbreaking streaming service, LaMusica; the strategy behind his top-rated radio stations; and expanding a media company built on music.

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

11:15AM-11;45AM
The Iconic Songwriter Q&A with Nicky Jam: A New Songwriter Icon

Presented by Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

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

12:00PM-1:00PM
The Divas Panel

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Speakers:

Paty Cantú

Jackie Cruz

Fanny Lu

Natti Natasha

Ednita Nazario

1:00PM-2:30PM
Break
2:30PM-3:15PM
Clash of the Titans: Don Omar and Daddy Yankee Face Off

On the eve of their first-ever joint tour, the two biggest names in urban music share a stage and a conference for the first time.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

Don Omar, Recording Artist

Daddy Yankee, Recording Artist

3:30PM-4:00PM
Making the Tour

Presented by Magusa Logistics

From Concept to travel, the ultimate guide.

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Speakers:

Romy Maguina, President, Magusa Logistics

Rob Markus, Partner/Agent, WME

Lazaro Megret, President, Latino Events Marketing, Inc.

Kate Ramos, Manager, Red Light Management

James G. Sammataro, Esq., Managing Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

4:00PM-4:15PM
Snack Break

Presented by American Airlines

Gallery – Ballroom Foyer, Mezzanine Level

4:15PM-5:00PM
Marc Anthony: Creating Music That Stands the Test of Time

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

Marc Anthony

Speakers:

Sergio George

Julio Reyes

Motiff

5:15PM-6:00PM
The Billboard "Legends" Session with Marco Antonio Solis

Celebrating the Superstar’s 40-years in music

Salon 1 & 2, Mezzanine Level

Moderator:

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

7:00PM-11:00PM
Billboard En Vivo: Gente de Zona

Presented by: American Airlines, Lexus, Pepsi, Orgullosa

Performance by Gente de Zona

The Filmore Miami Beach

1700 Washington Ave

Miami Beach, FL 33139

10:00AM-2:00PM
Last Chance for Ticket Pick Up!

Mezzanine Level

5:00PM-5:30PM
Buses to Award Show

Buses will depart from the Ritz-Carlton at 5pm and 5:30pm bound for the BankUnited Center.

Porte Cochere, Lobby Level on Collins Avenue

7:00PM-11PM
Billboard Latin Music Awards

Produced & Broadcast Live by Telemundo Live from the BankUnited Center

Latin Conference & Awards 2015 Highlight Reel
Registration Open For
Latin Conference & Awards

– Ticket to the 3 day conference

– entry to all networking events

– one ticket to the finale En Vivo show in Miami

– option to sign up for One on One sessions

– one ticket to the 2016 Billboard Latin Music Award

*Conference registration is non-refundable

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General Info
Venue

Room Block available at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach.

Reservation information is included in your registration confirmation email.

 

Press Info

For Press Credentials for the 2016 Conference

please email

press@nevarezpr.com

For Award Show credentials please contact: paola@santacruzpr.com

Sponsorship Info

Please contact:

Marcia Olival: marciaolival@yahoo.com

Gene Smith: billboard@genesmithenterprises.com

 

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