- Tuesday, July 12, 2016
- 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
MusicPreneur is a three part speaker series dedicated to empowering music-minded entrepreneurs and young entertainment professionals to change the future of music through their careers and entrepreneurial endeavors. Each event will explore challenges and opportunities in the music industry through networking time, a panel discussion with Q&A and a “Resource Village” of partners for young professionals and entrepreneurs. MusicPreneur is a partnership between the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s Project Music, YEP (Young Entertainment Professionals) and the Mayor's Music City Music Council.
Session 1 is a multi-generational dialog about the tips and tricks for growing and maintaining a career in the music industry. This panel of industry leaders and music biz newcomers will share their stories of work-life balance, the role of mentorship, networking secrets, social media’s impact, working for an indie vs a major company, the entrepreneurial path and more. Moderator: Andrew Cohen (Suit Music, YEP), Panelists: Leslie Fram (CMT, SVP/Music Strategy), Jody Williams (BMI, Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations), John Zarling (SVP, Partnership Marketing & Promotion Strategy, BMLG), and Makenzie Stokel (EVAmore, COO).
Future Sessions: August 9 and September 13