Billboard Latin Conference Schedule 2017

Billboard Latin Conference 2017 SCHEDULE:

MONDAY, APRIL 24

1:00PM-3:00PM – REGISTRATION

3:00PM-5:00PM – ONE-ON-ONE SESSIONS

Participants:

Leslie Ahrens, VP, Creative, Latin America, Kobalt Music

Mel Diaz, Founder & President, Media Force Global Brands

German Gonzalez, President, EMAX Entertainment

Larazo Hernandez, SR. Manager of A&R, US Latin & Latin America, Warner/Chappell

Nanette Lamboy, Founder and President, Artist Solutions

Matthew Limones,  Artist & Label Relations Specialist, SoundExchange

Kevin “Pillz” Montano, President, Creative Media Group

Ana Luisa Patino, VP, Altafonte US

Bryant Pino, Director, Latin Music Programming, Sirius XM Radio

Christopher Reardanz, A&R Director, We R 1 Music Group

Celeste Zendejas, Director, SESAC Latina

 7:00PM-9:00PM – OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Salon 1 & 2  Ritz Carlton

Performances provided by Top Stop Music

Powered by Deezer

Featuring:

Genesis

Samuel Perez

X2 (Ezequiel and Jeremiah)

Aymee Nuviola 

9:00PM-11:00PM – BILLBOARD KICK OFF SHOWCASE BY EMAX

New World Symphony

Performers:

Buika, Singer

Casilda, Singer

Railrod, Group

Juank Indigo, Recording Artist

Jeloz, Singer

Bianca, Singer

TUESDAY, APRIL 25 –  8:00AM-5:00PM

 REGISTRATIONS & EXHIBIT TABLES  9:00AM-9:15AM

 WELCOME ADDRESS, STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 2017

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

9:15AM-9:45AM

THE INDUSTRY KEYNOTE MASTERCLASS

From streams to multi-right deals: The new paradigm for songwriters, publishers and songs.

Moderator:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director Latin Content and Programming, Billboard

PANELISTS:

Jorge Mejia, president, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Latin America and US Latin

Danny Strick, Co-President, Sony ATV Music Publishing U.S.

10:00AM-10:45AM – POP+ URBAN=THE PERFECT MARRIAGE

The Billboard charts are currently dominated by urban/reggaeton/pop fusions. These artists are leading the fray

Moderator:

Enrique Santos, iHeartRadio

Panelists:

Ozuna, Recording Artist, Composer

Reik, Music Group

Silvestre Dangond, Recording Artist, Composer

Tostao, Member of Colombian Music Group Chocquibtown

Wisin, Artist/Producer

11:00AM-11:45AM – LATIN MUSIC STREAMING EXPLOSION

The explosion of Latin music streaming in services around the world has tipped the balance for the genre. How can artists best use various platforms for discovery and promotion?

Sponsored by: Stingray

Remarks By: Mathieu Peloquin, SVP of Marketing & Communications, Stingray

Panelists:

Oscar Castellano, CEO Americas, Deezer

Rocio Guerrero, Head of Latin Culture, Shows & Editoral, Spotify

Sandra Jimenez, Head of Label & Artist Partnerships, YouTube and Google Play Music, Latin America

Mathieu Peloquin, SVP of Marketing & Communications, Stingray

Luis Rivera, Senior Manager, Music Choice

 11:45AM-12:30PM –  SHOW ME THE MONEY!

You hit the 1 million streaming mark; now what? Our panel of legal and business experts breaks down how money is divided in the new digital age. Brace yourself.

MODERATOR: Leslie José Zigel, Esq., chair, Entertainment Law Group, Greenspoon Marder Law

PANELISTS:

Rodrigo Belmonte, LATAM Commercial Manager, Shazam

Stefan Heinrich, head of LATAM/ES, Musical.ly

Matthew Limones,  Artist & Label relations specialist, SoundExchange

David Ring, Managing Director,  David Ring Media LLC

12:30PM-2:00PM – BREAK

2:00PM-5:00PM – THE MARKETING EXCHANGE

Hosted by NBCU Hispanic (Telemundo & Universo) – 2:00PM-2:45PM

THE LIFE OF JENNI RIVERA

How the family and network worked together to create an authentic look into her life.

Sponsored by Telemundo

Moderated by:

Jorge Bernal, Telemundo Network & Universo

PANELISTS:

Glenda Pacanins, Telemundo Network and Universo

Chiquis Rivera, singer, author, entrepreneur, TV personality and executive producer of UNIVERSO’s hit celeb-reality “The Riveras”

Rosie Rivera, ceo, Jenni Rivera Enterprises

2:45PM-3:00PM – ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY PERFORMANCE BY ANNALISA

Annalisa, Recording Artist

 3:00PM-3:45PM – ME, ME, ME

Why Latin Acts Are a Hot Commodity for Memoirs and Biopics

Moderator:

Bruno del Granado, CAA

Panelists:

Luis Balaguer, Owner, Latin World Entertainment, Co-Founder, Raze

Raymond Garcia, CEO, Major TV and Major Books 

Ednita Nazario, Recording Artist

3:45PM-4:00PM – COFFEE BREAK

4:00PM-4:30PM – SOCIALIZING MALUMA

How the Colombian star works his social media

Moderator:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director of Latin Content and Programming, Billboard

Griselda Flores, Associate Latin Editor, Billboard

Panelist:

Maluma, Recording Artist

4:45PM-5:45PM – MARKETING PANEL/ CASE STUDY

How three top brands successfully married their message to music and artist. 

Moderator:

Luis Miguel Messianu, CEO & Creative Chairman, ALMA

Panelists:

Carleys Hepburn, Senior Brand Manager, Beer Division, Constellations Brands

Tara King, Brand Mangaer, Buchanan’s at Diageo

Alberto Lorente, Sprint

6:00PM-7:00PM – COCKTAIL HAPPY HOUR

Presented by: Buchanan’s

Starr Bar, Poolside, The Ritz-Carlton

Performance by Esteban Alvarez

7:00PM-9:00PM – ASCAP SHOWCASE

Yuca

501 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 33139

Performances by:

Feid

Fonseca

Maffio

Jonatán Sánchez

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 – 8:30AM-5:30PM 

REGISTRATION & EXHIBIT TABLES

 9:15AM-9:30AM – OPENING REMARKS

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

9:30AM-10:15AM – POWER PLAYERS

Latin music’s top movers and shakers pow wow on new talent, the age of 360 deals, the role of management, the role of the record label and more in this rapid fire question session.

MODERATOR:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

Panelists:

Henry Cardenas, Founder & CEO, Cardenas Marketing Network

Jorge Juarez, CEO, Westwood Entertainment 

Walter Kolm, President/CEO, WK Entertainment

Juan Diego Medina, President, La Industria Inc.

10:15AM-10:45AM – SUPERSTAR Q&A WITH MIGUEL BOSÉ

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Moderated by: Leila Cobo, Executive Director Latin Content and Programming, Billboard

 11:00AM-11:45AM – ICONIC SINGER/SONGWRITER Q&A

Sponsored by Sony/ATV

MODERATOR:

Leila Cobo, Executive Director, Latin Content & Programming, Billboard

Residente, Rapper, Writer, Producer and Co-Founder of Calle 13

12:00PM-1:00PM – THE LATIN TRAP SESSION

Sponsored by: LARAS

Moderator:

Angie Martinez, Attorney at Law, Angela N. Martinez, P.A

Panelists:

Farruko, Recording Artist

Bad Bunny, Recording Artist

Jonathan Gandarilla, Producer, Ganda Entertainment

Messiah, Recording Artist

Bryant Myers, Trap Recording Artist

Noriel, Recording Artist, Composer

Santana, Producer

1:00PM-1:15PM – AVIONICA SPECIAL PERFORMANCE

Presented by Criteria Entertainment

Avionica – recording artsist

1:15PM-2:30PM – BREAK

2:30PM-3:15PM – THE BILLBOARD SUPERSTAR MANO A MANO:

J BALVIN AND NICKY JAM

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3:15PM-4:00PM – I WANT TO BE NUMBER 1!

What does it take for a song to become a radio hit? Lyrics? Hook? Chorus? Production? It all starts with the programmers, who greenlight what makes it to their airwaves. In a unique, only at Billboard panel, the nation’s leading programmers analyze your songs, live.

Moderator:

Amaya Mendizabal, Latin Charts Manager, Billboard

Panelists:

Sebastian Krys, Producer

Jesus Salas, EVP, Spanish Broadcasting System

Ismar Santacruz, VP, Managing Director Radio Strategy

Arturo Sosa, Program Director WSKQ-FM MEGA 97.9FM, WPAT-FM 93.1FM AMOR

4:00PM-4:15PM – AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK

Sponsored by American Airlines

4:15PM-5:00PM – SONGWRITERS, THE NEW GENERATION

Top composers on the inspiration behind their songs.

Moderator:

Gabriella Gonzalez, VP, US Latin and Latin America, ASCAP

Panelists;

Rude Boyz, Producers

Erika Ender, Composer

Joss Favela, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Manuel Medrano, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Horacio Placencia, Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Servando Primera, Singer/Songwriter (member of Servando & Florentino)

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5:00PM-5:45PM – LATINX ACTIVISIM

Giving voice to a new social rising

Moderator:

Isabel Gonzalez-Whitaker, Deputy Editor, Billboard

Panelists:

Jackie Cruz, Actress/Musician

Becky G, Singer/Songwriter

Carmen Perez, Civil Rights Activist

6:15PM-8:15PM – LOS 4 PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY EVENTIME AND JUST DIZLE

Ritz Carlton Ballroom

Performance by:

Los 4

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