The fourth edition of the CMAOntario R2I Spring Tune Up Conference will feature a two-day program of learning, networking and showcasing on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the Delta London Armouries by Marriott in London, Ontario.
Programming will cover artist development, navigating Nashville, songwriting, digital marketing, promotion, funding and more. Attendees will hear first-hand the stories that inspired some of today’s top hits during the perennial favourite Songwriters In The Round session. Registrants will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with industry personnel during the Mentor’s Breakfast on Saturday and the networking lunch on Sunday.
Confirmed speakers include: Bruce Good (The Good Brothers); Brian Allen (Amplus Productions); Cathie Faint (Catherine Faint Entertainment); Kathryn Hummel (Royalty Records); Stefanie Purificati (United Talent Agency [UTA]); Ashley Sperling (MusiCounts); Samantha Pickard (Strut Entertainment); Allan Mamaril (M88 Management); Mike Denney (MDM Recordings); Charlie Major (Artist/Songwriter); Aaron Pritchett (Artist); Gary Taylor (BX 93); Heidi Baiden (BX 93); Tracey Singer (Manager, Meghan Patrick); Steve Kassay (Durham Radio); Deric Ruttan (Artist/Songwriter); Patricia Conroy (Artist/Songwriter); Gil Grand (Artist); Steve Wilkinson (Artist/Songwriter); Anya Wilson (Anya Wilson Promotion & Publicity); Brad Gibb (Country 104); Amanda Kingsland (Country 101.1); KT Timmermans; Jennifer Goheen (Havelock Country Jamboree); Demetri Manuel (Trackside Music Festival); and Scott Cooke.
Full details, including times, seminar topics and confirmed panelists for each R2I session, will be posted on the CMAOntario website in the coming weeks. Conference passes – $85 each plus taxes and service charges, including breakfast and lunch on both days – will be available soon for purchase on the CMAOntario website.
The CMAOntario R2I Spring Tune Up Conference is presented by Slaight Music and made possible by the Ontario Media Development Corporation through the Ontario Music Fund.