New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ ASCAP )
ASCAP is pleased to announce that the 9th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will be held April 24th-26th, 2014 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The three-day event is the premier conference for songwriters, composers and producers in all genres of music. The ASCAP EXPO will feature creative and business-focused panels, workshops, master classes, keynotes, One-on-One sessions, song critiquing, networking events, product displays, state-of-the-art technology demonstrations, performances and more. Video of panels and performances from this past year's ASCAP EXPO - over 40 panels, totaling nearly 60 hours of content - is available to stream online for the newly discounted price of only $75.
Since 2006, the ASCAP EXPO has brought together some of the biggest names in music. Keynote sessions have featured Katy Perry; Diplo & Big Sean; Ne-Yo
& Stargate; Justin Timberlake
& Bill Withers; Jon Bon Jovi
& Richie Sambora; Tom Petty; John Mayer; Quincy
Jones interviewed by Ludacris; Carly Simon; The Smeezingtons (Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine); Lindsey Buckingham interviewed by Sara Bareilles; Randy Newman; Jackson Browne; Steve Miller; Ann & Nancy Wilson (Heart); and Jeff Lynne. Writer-composer Master Sessions, performances, panels and the signature "We Create Music" panels have included an impressive list of music creators, such as Pharrell Williams, Peter
Frampton, Natasha Bedingfield, Marcus Miller, Desmond Child, Rodney Crowell, Dr. Luke, Jermaine Dupri, James
Newton Howard, Fergie, Steve Lillywhite, Paul Williams, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Wyclef Jean, John Rich, Stephen Schwartz, Nico Muhly, Jill Scott, Ricky Skaggs, James
Levine, Jimmy Webb, Mike Posner, Jared Leto, Rufus
Wainwright, John Rzeznik, Ryan Tedder, Seth MacFarlane, Jason Mraz, Don Was, Judy Collins and Chaka Khan, to name a few.
All music creators, publishers and executives will benefit from this unique creative event, which is designed around personal interaction, education and networking. The ASCAP EXPO is open to anyone, not just ASCAP members. Registration is scheduled to open in late October 2013.
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