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Thank you to everyone who made our 25th Anniversary unforgettable!: We hope to see you all in 2015!

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Juanes Confirmed for Digital Superstar Q&A : Hosted by Terra

The Multiple GRAMMY & LATIN GRAMMY winning Colombian star will share insights into the launch of his latest chart-topping album “Loco de Amor” – including his first full live performance of the album as part of “Terra Live Music in Concert”. Learn about the live production, digital experience across multi-screens, social media interactions and more, directly from the artist in this Superstar Q&A.

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Last day for One on One Sign ups is April 16:

Last chance to sign up for One on One sessions is April 16 at midnight. Dont miss out on this wonderful networking opportunity!

Marc Anthony Confirmed for Icon Q&A :

A 15-time Billboard Latin Music Award finalist, Marc Anthony will sit down with Leila Cobo for an in-depth interview.

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Latin Music in Film: The Pantelion Experience:

Executives from the biggest Latin-targeted Distribution and Production Company discuss the success behind the concept, marketing and music of their top films, including Instrcutions Not Included, Chavez and the upcoming La Vida Robot (starring George Lopez and Marisa Tomei)

Bruno Del Granado, Agent, CAA

Edward Allen, COO, Pantelion Films

Benjamin Odell, President of Production, Pantelion Films

Paul Presburger, CEO, Pantelion Films

Alexis y Fido Added to Program:

Alexis y Fido joins the Case Study: Making A Lasting Brand Statement Through Music, hosted by RadioShack.

The duo will sit down with RadioShack's Chief Marketing Officer, Jennifer Warren to discuss the impact of partnerships between artists and brands.

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Dont Miss the ASCAP Showcase at this Years Conference:

Jencarlos Canela joins panel:

How to Maximize your YouTube Presence and Revenue, hosted by SESAC Latina will include a special live performance from Jencarlos Canela.

The panel includes an introduction from J.J. Cheng, VP SESAC Latina and Aaron Davis the CEO/Co-Founder of



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Tips from Top Songwriters:

BMI Presents: How I Wrote That Song


Elvis Crespo

Roberto Tapia

Guianko Gomez


Juan Magan

The Julca Brothers

Moderated by:

Delia Orjuela VP Latin Music, BMI

History of the Latin Music Conference 1994-1998:

Take a stroll down memory lane and check out conference & award show highlights from 1994-1998. Full story here

Just Announced Finalists for the 2014 Latin Music Marketing Awards!:

Finalists for the 4th Annual Latin Music Marketing Awards have been announced! For the complete list of finalists click here

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David Bisbal & Luis Fonsi to Headline the 25th Anniversary Concert:

International Latin pop music stars David Bisbal and Luis Fonsi are slated to perform at the highly anticipated Billboard Latin Music Conference 25th Anniversary Concert. The event is a prelude celebration to the Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm® featuring two of the most popular Latin pop contemporary artists.

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Leila Cobo sits down with to discuss the 25th Anniversary :

Sign up's Now Open for One on One Networking Sessions:

Registered attendees may sign up for 10 minute career counseling sessions with industry professionals. Deadline for sign ups is April 16. Information regarding sign ups will be in your confirmation email.

Participants include:
  • Yvonne Drazan, A&R Director, peermusic
  • Juanjo Duran, Head of Hispanic Content, YouTube
  • Melissa Giles, Founder, Soulfrito Festival
  • Michael Lazarus, Founder & President, Latin Pulse Media/Music Inc.
  • Kevin “Pillz” Montano, President, Creative Media Group
  • Manny Mora, COO, ArmySocial
  • Katie Morse, Head of Social Media, Billboard
  • Sean Glover, Director of Industry Affairs, SoundExchange
  • Toy Selectah, Producer
  • Jeff Young, CEO, Venetian Marketing Group
  • Carlos Vives Joins World Cup Panel:

    Colombian superstar Carlos Vives will join executives from RCA, Sony Brazil, EA Games, Coca-Cola, and Coca-Cola World Cup campaign recording artist David Correy at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Conference for a behind the scenes play-by-play on this year’s global World Cup anthems.

    Read the full Billboard.Biz story here.

    Enrique Iglesias Confirmed for Superstar Q&A:

    Multi-platinum recording artist Enrique Iglesias will appear during a Billboard Superstar Q&A during the 25th anniversary of the Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami.

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    Register Now! Prices go up on site!:

    Take advantage of the last chance registration rate of $715 until April 20th at midnight!

    Registration includes:
  • Two day conference
  • Pre-Conference En Concierto ticket
  • Access to all networking events
  • Entry to all Showcases including ASCAP & Pandora
  • Ticket to the 25th Anniversary Concert
  • A ticket to the 2014 Billboard Latin Awards
  • Ticket to the Official Award Show After-Party
  • Iconic Songwriter Omar Alfanno Confirmed for Keynote Q&A :

    Hosted by Sony/ATV

    Legendary salsa songwriter Omar Alfanno sits down for an exclusive Q&A with Billboard.

    The First Group of Billboard Latin Music Awards Performers Just Released!:

    Superstars including Laura Pausini, David Bisbal, Juanes and more are slated to perform LIVE! at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday April 24. More artists to be announced soon!

    The ONLY way to get tickets to the 2014 Awards Show is to purchase a registration to the 25th Annual Billboard Latin Conference! Check out the Billboard.Biz story here

    Marketing the World Cup: Insights from Coca-Cola, RCA and more!:

    A dream team of executive players on the stories behind the making, marketing and impact of the World Cup anthems.

    Speakers include:

    Joe Belliotti, Coca-Cola

    David Correy, Recording Artist

    Tom Corson, RCA Records

    Alexandre Schiavo, Sony Music Entertainment Brazil

    Steve Schnur, EA Music Group

    Check out our Countdown to the 25th Anniversary by following @BillboardLatin on Twitter:

    For the next few weeks our staff will be counting down some of the most iconic moments over the past 25 years of the Latin Music Conference. Check it out @BillboardLatin.

    Have some great memories from the Billboard Latin Conference over the years? Tweet using #BLMCmemory for a chance to win a free registration to this year's event!

    Deadline this Friday for the Latin Music Marketing Awards Powered by CLIO:

    Announcing our 2014 En Concierto Dates:

  • Thursday April 3, 2014 Houston, TX at Escapade - Noel Torres

  • Friday April 4, 2014 Dallas, TX Far West- Noel Torres

  • Saturday April 5, 2014 San Francisco, CA The Regency- Noel Torres

  • Sunday April 6, 2014 Los Angeles, CA The Mayan- Noel Torres

  • Thursday April 10, 2014 New York, NY Stage 48- Yandel

  • Friday April 11, 2014 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall- Yandel

  • Saturday April 12, 2014 Miami, FL LIV Nightclub- Yandel

  • Tickets to the En Concierto series is included with your registration. Deadline to sign up for tickets is March 26, 2014

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    Gloria Trevi, Kat Dahlia, Leslie Grace and Marisoul join Diva's Panel:

    A new crop of Latin female artists continue to ignite the marketplace with their music in exciting ways. A conversation on redefining, reshaping and rekindling the industry in a multitude of genres.


    Kat Dahlia

    Leslie Grace

    La Marisoul

    Gloria Trevi

    Check out the Billboard.Biz story Here

    Sony Music Latin CEO confirmed for Industry Q&A :

    Afo Verde, one of Billboard's Power 100, will discuss the Art of A&R with our Executive Director of Latin Content & Programming, Leila Cobo.

    Italian Pop Icon Laura Pausini Announced for Keynote :

    Pausini, who is celebrating 20 years of recording and is currently in the midst of a global anniversary tour and promoting her album 20 Grandes Exitos, will sit down for a one-hour, in-depth conversation on April 23.

    Check out the story here

    Just Announced! Keynote Q&A with VEVO President Rio Caraeff:

    An in-depth conversation with the head of the international entertainment platform, discussing global trends, Latin strategy and development and how videos have become the top promotional vehicle in the market.

    Finalists for the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards have been Announced!:

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    For the Full list of Finalists Click Here

    The ONLY way to get tickets to the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards is to purchase a conference registration! Register Today!

    Jury Announced for the 2014 Latin Music Marketing Awards powered by Clio:

    2014 Jury:

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

    -Luis Miguel Messianu, President & CCO, Alma

    -Alex Lopez Negrete, Lopez Negrete Communications, Lopez Negrete Communications

    -Pablo Buffagni, CCO, Grupo Gallegos (Independent)

    -Carlos Munoz, VP, Group Account Director, LatinWorks

    -Leticia Juárez, Partner, Marketing & Client Services, Castells & Asociados

    To enter for the 2014 Latin Music Marketing Awards visit click here

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    Latin Advisory Meets to Discuss Status of the Business:

    The 2014 Latin Advisory Board met in January to discuss the current status of the Latin Music Business.

    Check out the Billboard.Biz Wrap up Here

    The Latin Conference is turning 25! Share your memories with us and you could win a free registration!:

    We are giving away ONE free conference registration to the 2014 Billboard Latin Conference & Awards. Share your memories over the past 25 years with us and enter to win at Limit one entry per person, deadline to enter is February 28.

    Now Accepting Entries for the 2014 Latin Music Marketing Awards powered by Clio: Deadline for Submissions is Feb 21, 2014

    The Latin Music Marketing awards, which honor the integration of music and marketing among agencies and labels, will now be expanded to nine categories, up from its original four, and will be judged by a panel of senior executives representing top U.S. advertising agencies, brands and Billboard. The entry and judging process is being powered by the team behind the CLIO Awards, the world’s most recognized international awards competition for advertising, design, interactive and communications.

    Check out the story here

    Enter for this year's awards here

    Room Block Now Open at JW Marriott Marquis:

    Room Block at the JW Marriott Marquis is $275 per night plus tax and fees.

    Limited space is available.

    The room block is open to Billboard Latin Conference Attendees ONLY.

    To book a room please click here

    Registration Now Open!:

    Registration for the 25th Anniversary Billboard Latin Music Conference is Now Open!

    Register Here

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