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Billboard Latin Music Week 2019
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2:30PM-4:30PM
Registration

MARCELLO BALLROOM FOYER, LEVEL 4

Early badge pick up available. One-on-One session participants must pick up their badge prior to their session.

4:30PM-6:30PM
One-On-One Sessions

LANDO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Featuring:

Agostino Carollo, Everness
Camille Marie Soto Malave, GLAD Empire
Celeste Zendejas, SESAC
David Lopez Cendros, Ediciones Musicales Clipper’s S.L.
Deborah Jourdan, Deezer
Delia Orjuela, BMI
Devin Landau, Paradigm
Gabriela Gonzalez, ASCAP
Greg Vinas, Symphonic Distribution
Janette Berrios, Symphonic Distribution
Jeff Young, The Venetian Group
Jessica Roiz, Billboard
Jorge Brea, Symphonic Distribution
Kevin “Pills” Montano, Creative Media Group
Kevin Carson, Smule
Manon Jessua, MIDEM
Maria Lozano, Exploration
Maximo “Max Escobar” Souffrain Jr., Audiomack
MC Ceja, GLAD Empire
Mel Diaz, Media Force Global
Monica Herrera Damashek, Spotify
Pamela Bustios, Billboard
Santiago Torres, Billboard Argentina
Sarah Duru, French Toast Agency
Seth Combs, Beat Fever
Stephanie Carvajal, YouTube
Suzette Fernandez, Billboard

8:50AM-9:00AM
Welcome Address

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Leila Cobo, Billboard

9:00AM-9:20AM
The Evolution of Latinx and Latin Music Fans: Why they’re the Ultimate Consumer

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by Nielsen Music

As early adopters of technology from mobile devices to streaming services, Latin music fans often serve as a barometer for emerging consumption trends. Join Nielsen Music as they profile modern day Latin music fans and their listening habits in the U.S. This presentation will provide a deep dive into their purchase behaviors and explore how technology and social media access are making this important demographic an “X factor” for the music industry.

David Bakula, Head of Analytics & Insights, Nielsen Music

9:30AM-10:05AM
The New Business Model: How Digital Distribution Companies Became Content Creators, Labels, and Publishers

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by GLAD Empire

Moderator: Angela N. Martinez, Angela N. Martinez, P.A.

Panelists:
Camille Soto, GLAD Empire
El Alfa, artist
Frabian Eli, Manager – Anuel AA
Gaby Music, artist
Ivan Alarcon, Vibras Lab
Nando Luaces, Altafonte

10:15AM-10:45AM
The View From The Top: A Conversation With Industry Leaders

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Moderator: Leila Cobo, Billboard

Panelists:
Walter Kolm, WK Entertainment
Henry Cardena, Cárdenas Marketing Network
Alex Gallardo, Sony Music US Latin
Alex Mizrahi, Ocesa Seitrack

11:00AM-11:45AM
From YouTuber and Social Media Star to Music Superstar

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Social media and Youtube are increasingly sources of talent for labels and managers. How do you translate followers and social media buzz into chart success? Lele Pons and Rudy Mancuso discuss their trajectories across platforms with management and labels.

Moderator: Bruno del Granado, CAA

Panelists:
Lele Pons, Artist
Rudy Mancuso, Artist
John Shahidi, Shots Studios

12:00PM-12:45PM
The Sony/ATV Iconic Songwriter: The Return of the Urban Hit Makers, Wisin & Yandel

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by Sony/ATV

The most successful reggaeton duo in history discuss their beginnings, their solo careers and hits, and now, the most successful reunion in Latin music history!

Moderator: Leila Cobo, Billboard

Panelists:
Wisin, Artist
Yandel, Artist

1:00PM-2:30PM
Lunch Break
2:30PM-3:15PM
Renovarse o Morir (Renew or Die)

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Regional Mexican music leaders and artists discuss how their genre is adapting to a new musical and business reality. Here are their secrets for staying alive and flourishing!

Moderator: Tere Aguilera, Billboard

Panelists:
El Fantasma, Artist
Gerardo Ortiz, Artist
Jessica Vazquez
Luis Coronel, Artist
Regulo Caro, Artist
Sara Eva Perez, Specialist in Public Relations & Journalist
Sergio Lizarraga, Lizos Music

3:15PM-4:00PM
Beyond Translation: Latin Music Festivals On Their Own Terms

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by LOUD/AHF

Latin music festivals have long struggled to be successful in the U.S. Now, a new wave of festivals, promoters, and touring professionals are testing the waters with different proposals and finding an audience.

Moderator: Dave Brooks, Billboard

Panelists:
Damon Rey, Los Dells Festival
Jeremy Norkin, United Talent Agency
Max Wagner, Ruido Fest / Metronome
Nelson Albareda, Loud & Live
Niria Leon, Goldenvoice/AEG Presents
Pablo Pou, PAV Events

4:00PM-4:15PM
Coffee Break
4:15PM-5:00PM
Superstar Q&A: Ozuna

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

An exclusive, in-depth conversation

Moderator: Leila Cobo, Billboard

Panelist: Ozuna, Artist

5:00PM-5:30PM
The World Can Also Pop

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

A roundtable discussion with leading pop artists as they discuss the future of the genre in an urban world.

Moderator:
Bryant Pino, Sirius XM Radio
Suzette Fernandez, Billboard

Panelists:
Beatriz Luengo, artist
Kany García, artist
Pedro Capó, artist
Sofia Reyes, artist

6:30PM-10:00PM
Billboard Sounds Showcase

Live at Tao*

Showcase featuring:

Andres Cuervo
Daniela
Fred de Palma
Joel Phil
Kanales
Pipe Bueno
Pasabordo
Voz de Mando

*Space is limited, admittance on a first come, first serve basis

10:00PM-12:00AM
Official Party in Las Vegas

Presented by EMAX Entertainment

On the Record – Park MGM Las Vegas

Performances by:

JenCarlos Canela “JEN”
Marcela Cardozo
Ricardo Velasquez

12:00AM-2:00AM
The Aftercase

Presented by Elite Media & Marketing and Duars Entertainment

Jewel Nightclub
Aria Resort & Casino
3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158

Official Event of Billboard Latin Music Week

Performances by:
Rauw Alejandro
Eix
Mathew
Jey Blessings

*Space is limited, admittance on a first come, first serve basis

9:00AM-9:15AM
Opening Remarks

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Leila Cobo, Billboard

9:15AM-10:00AM
PR Roundtable: The Miracle Workers

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

A roundtable discussion with Latin music’s top PR professionals, discussing everything from new artist pitches, to gaining traction in mainstream outlets, to damage control to… how to avoid being a pest.

Moderator: Suzette Fernandez, Billboard

Panelists:
Jennifer J. Nieman, The Nieman Group
Mayna Nevarez, Nevarez Communications
Monica Escobar, The 3 Collective
Nanette Lamboy, Artist Solutions
Nayira Castellanos, Beats Communications
Romina Andrea Magorno, Imagine It Media
Róndine Alcalá, Rondene PR

10:15AM-10:45AM
Latin Music’s Big Payout: The Executive Q&A with Mike Huppe, President/CEO, Soundexchange

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

11:00AM-11:45PM
All In The (Rivera) Family: Featuring Don Pedro Rivera, Pedro Jr, Juan, Gustavo, Lupillo, Rosie, and Jacqie Rivera

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

The Riveras, Latin music’s most dynamic dynasty, come together for a once-in-a-lifetime session that spans generations and styles, as they get ready to launch their first-ever tour as a family.

Patriarch Don Pedro Rivera will be joined by Pedro Jr., Juan, Gustavo, Lupillo, Rosie and Jacqie to discuss the legacy of the late Jenni Rivera, the family’s upcoming tour, the current state of regional Mexican music and what it means to be a Rivera today.

Moderator: Cynthia Bagué, High Hill Entertainment

Panelists:
Don Pedro Rivera
Pedro Jr.
Juan Rivera
Gustavo Rivera
Lupillo Rivera
Rosie Rivera
Jacqie Rivera

12:00PM-1:00PM
Women In The Lead

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Bringing together a marquee group of women who make a difference, Leila Cobo will moderate an in-depth discussion with an incredible group of trailblazing women. This panel is not only powerful, it is an agent of change.

Moderator: Leila Cobo, Billboard

Panelists:
Alexandra Lioutikoff, Universal Music Publishing Group
Anitta, Artist
Becky G, Artist
Dr. Stacy Smith, Annenberg Inclusion Initiative
Karol G, Artist
Lali Esposito, Artist
Luana Pagani, Seitrack USA
Natti Natasha, Artist

1:00PM-2:30PM
Lunch Break
2:30PM-3:00PM
Superstar Q&A with Anuel AA: From Zero to Hero

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by Dr Pepper

Anuel AA’s improbable journey from three years in prison to top of the charts, and how he changed the face of Latin trap in the process. Billboard was the first media to interview Anuel AA following his release from prison. Nearly a year later, an in-depth conversation on his new tour, new relationship, social media and the future of Latin trap.

3:15PM-4:00PM
BMI Presents: How I Wrote That Song

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by BMI

Urban music’s top composers and producers tell the stories behind their hits.

Moderators:
Delia Orjuela, BMI
Gustavo Lopez, Talento Uno Music

Panelists:
Haze, Artist/Producer
Luny, Artist/Producer
Nely, Artist/Producer
Tainy, Artist/Producer
Young Martino, Artist/Producer

4:00PM-4:15PM
Coffee Break
4:15PM-5:00PM
The Evolution of Streaming Services (And What It Means For Artists and Labels)

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Presented by Beat Fever

It’s not just playlists. Streaming services are increasingly branching into podcasts, marketing partnerships, videos and more. How to maximize the relationship. A conversation with top services, artists and labels.

Moderator: Ian Drew, Billboard

Panelists:
Jennifer D’Cunha, Apple
Lex Borrero, Roc Nation
Parul Chokshi, Vevo
Sandra Jimenez, YouTube and Google Play
Seth Combs, Beat Fever

5:00PM-5:45PM
The Legend Q&A: Juan Luis Guerra

MARCELLO BALLROOM, LEVEL 4

Universally recognized as one of Latin’s music biggest and most successful and influential figures, Juan Luis Guerra is widely credited with revolutionizing bachata, the traditional music of the Dominican Republic, and taking it to the world. He will sit down with Billboard vice president/Latin industry lead Leila Cobo for this exclusive and rare Q&A!

9:00PM-11:00PM
Billboard Sounds Sponsored by GLAD Empire and ASCAP

Live at Drai’s After Hours*

Showcases featuring:

J Alvarez
Nio Garcia
Casper Magico
MC Ceia
DJ Nelson
Myke Towers

*Space is limited, admittance on a first come, first serve basis

11:00PM-2:00AM
En Vivo

Drai’s Nightclub

with McDonald’s

Doors at 11:30 p.m.

Performance by: Anitta

10:00AM-1:00PM
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