Back To Basics Urban Network Conference Returns To San Diego

June 1, 2015

Fresh off the success of the 2014 Conference, Urban Network Digital is returning to San Diego, Calif., June 4-7, 2015. The venue for the 3-day event will be held at the tropical-themed Crowne Plaza Hotel. Also returning, Chad Horton (Director of Marketing, Syntax Creative) and Timothy J. Trudeau (CEO, Syntax Creative), who will be participating in the following respective panels:

Gospel Town Hall: It’s A Digital World

Moderator: Lin Woods (Inspired Media)

  • Anthony Faulkner, International Recording Artist
  • Aundrae Russell, KJLH-FM
  • Chad Horton, Syntax Creative
  • Clyde Duffie, D3 Entertainment Group
  • Gerald Alston, R&B Legend
  • Leonard Thompson, M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records
  • Neily Dickerson, President, ND Company
  • Vic McLean, Chairman, Virtuoso Music

Gospel Music Meets Reality TV Programming

Moderator: Rhoda Lawrence

  • Adrian Anderson, Halo Tu Beauty
  • Brent Jones, Recording Artist
  • Edna Sims, ESP PR
  • Mandell Frazier, Tyler Perry’s If Loving You is Wrong
  • Michelle Duffie, D3 Entertainment Group
  • Myesha Chaney, Preachers of L.A.
  • Tim Trudeau, Syntax Creative
  • Tina Campbell, Mary Mary

Streaming Music Services & You

Moderator: Tyrone Lineberger (Indie Face Radio)

  • Barry Benson, Stratus Digital Music Marketing
  • Harold Whaley, Urban Network Radio
  • James Leach, SESAC
  • Jesse Flores, Sr., INgrooves Music
  • Joe Dodd, Music Choice
  • Kevin Stapleford, Slacker Radio
  • Tim Trudeau, Syntax Creative

“Digital strategies, navigating the social media, along with music brands, mass media and licensing one’s music for TV, Film and Digital will be among the various topics we discuss that are at the forefront of today’s music business issue.” says David Mitchell. “But we’re also going to host hour-long panel discussions on the topics Urban Network has long championed: the State of Hip-Hop, Gospel Music, R&B Music, and forums for mix show DJs, indie labels and artists, A&R development, production and songwriting, along with panels tailored to radio professionals.”

“We are elated about the success of our Conference, and plan on building on its momentum,” says Arthur Mitchell.”

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