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ROCKCOMM LONDON 2015 in association with Believe Digital

Schedule

MONDAY JUNE 8TH

10:00AM
REGISTRATION OPEN - ROCKCOMM 2015
(RICHMIX Cultural Foundation 35/47 BETHNAL GREEN ROAD , SHOREDITCH , LONDON E1 6LA)

11:00AM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS Welcome to Rockcomm London
- A brief introduction to Rockcomm.
Seven Webster (Owner 7pm Management) & Steve Wolfe (Partner 7pm Management)

11:15AM - 12:00AM
PR : What's the story ?
An informative look at varying rock PR strategies and how best to build a Press & Radio story for your act.

PRESENTED BY: Duff Press & SKH Music
MODERATED BY: Arya Goggin (Skindred) & Danny Bowes (Thunder)
PANELISTS:
Duff Battye - Owner Duff Press
Keith Hagan - Co-owner SKH Music (US).
Adam Sagir - Managing Director Noise Cartel PR
Roland Hyams - Owner Work Hard PR
Tony Cooke - Co-owner - Scream Promotions

12:15AM - 1:00PM
Live Part 1

The first of two live music panels looking at the development of rock bands and artists through the live arena, both domestically and internationally.

PRESENTED BY: Musicians Union
MODERATED BY: Dave Webster - National Organiser Live Performance Musicians Union.
PANELISTS:
John Davis - Owner Chic Festivals SL
Sharon Richardson - Owner Factory Music management and Agency
Duncan Gray - Director Triple G Music
Anton Lockwood - Promotions Director DHP family (Hit the deck Festival)
Mark Davyd - CEO Music Venue Trust
Guillaume Reveillon - CEO Cartel Concerts

1:00PM - 2:00PM
Break For Lunch

2:00PM - 2:45PM
Brands and Bands

Rockcomm looks at different Brands that not only work in concordance with but also benefit from an on going relationship with Rock music.

PRESENTED BY: Rockcomm
MODERATED BY: Moose - Head of Radio TeamRock
PANELISTS:
Michael Lightford - Senior account Manager - Relentless Energy
Helen Varley - Brand Manager Charvel & EVH and Jackson Guitars
Luke Hearn - Brand Manager Hobgoblin and Wychwood at Marstons PLC
Ian Rendall - Artist Relations Fairbanks Endorsements.
Sam McGregor - Founding Director Signature Brew.

3:00PM - 3:45PM
EXPOSED :
Getting your music exposure across Radio,TV and Streaming services.

PRESENTED BY: Chachaman
MODERATED BY: Steve Agar - (The Plugger) Chachaman
PANELISTS:
Alex Herron - Scuzz TV Channel Manager & Creative Producer
Moose - Head of Radio TeamRock.
Dan Hudson - Presenter Kerrang Radio
Justin Percival - Entertainment and Marketing Manager MixRadio.
Alison Butters - Music Supervisor, CORD Worldwide.

4:00PM - 4:45PM
A Managers View

Rockcomm explores the hands on role of rock music managers across the globe. This includes a look at differing management styles and deal structures from business partnerships to standard deals.

PRESENTED BY: 7pm Management
MODERATED BY: Seven Webster - Owner - 7pm management.
PANELISTS:
Ian Johnson - Owner Mythophonic management (Enter Shikari)
Danny Bowes - Singer / Manager - Thunder / Solid Music Management
Martijn Swier - Owner Endless Music and Manager (Within Temptation)
Jamie Osman - Manager at Red Light Management (Lower Than Atlantis)
David Rowell - Manager at Micronation / Autonomy ( Feeder)
Andy Farrow - Managing Director Northern Music Company (Opeth / Devin Townsend)

5:00PM- 5.15PM
Keynote presented by Believe Digital. Collecting revenues from Youtube and Vevo.

5:15PM - 6:15PM
HAVE A DRINK ON ME Networking Drink at the bar area presented by 7pm Management & Believe Digital at RichMix.

6.15 - On the Buses - Bus ride from outside Richmix to bar Oslo

7:00PM - Doors open at OSLO.

7.00pm- 10.30pm Jagermeister & DHP Family present - Cockatils and Rock Tales at OLSO, Hackney (Networking Drinks & Food).
HOSTED BY: Jagermeister
(ROCKCOMM 2015 badge required to attend)

ROCKCOMM LONDON 2015 in association with Believe Digital

Schedule

TUESDAY JUNE 9TH

9:00AM
REGISTRATION OPEN - ROCKCOMM 2015
(RICHMIX Cultural Foundation 35/47 BETHNAL GREEN ROAD , SHOREDITCH , LONDON E1 6LA)

10:00AM - 10:10AM
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - A few more words about Rockcomm.

Seven Webster (7pm Management) & Steve Wolfe (7pm Management)

10:15AM - 11:00AM:
LONG LIVE ROCK: Former Classic Rock Magazine editor and currently Teamrock Editorial director, Scott Rowley chairs a positive discussion on the Global state of the Rock music Industry, looking at current success stories as a growing number of Rock acts continue to infiltrate the UK top 40 and International album charts.

PRESENTED BY: TeamRock
MODERATED BY: Scott Rowley - Editorial Director TeamRock (Classic Rock Magzine, Metal Hammer , Prog & The Blues Magazine)
PANELISTS:
Billy Anderson - CEO TeamRock.
Mark Palmer - Managing Director UK Nuclear Blast Records.
Adam Parsons - Siren Artist Management , Black Star Riders.
Keith Hagan - Co-Owner SKH Music (US.)
Howard Corner - General Manager ADA and Warner Label Services
Toby Jepson - Singer - Little Angels / Gun

11:15AM - 12:00AM
DIY - An in depth Look at different ways and approaches to selling, marketing and Promoting your own CDs , Downloads ,Tickets and Merchandise.

PRESENTED BY: Music Glue
MODERATED BY: Chris Cooke - MD and Business editor CMU Daily
PANELISTS:
Paul Barton - Managing Director PledgeMusic UK.
Arthur Brown - Singer / Artist (The Crazy World of Arthur Brown)
Mark Meharry - CEO Music Glue
Don Jenkins - Commercial Director Raw Power Management.
Tom Carson - Music Manager Jagermeister
Roy Jenkins - Owner Noise Merchandise
Dan Weller - Musician / Producer - Sikth

12:15AM - 1:00PM
Taking Care of Business:
Covering Legal,Financial, Collection Society's ,Neighboring Rights and Publishing.

PRESENTED BY: PRS for music
MODERATED BY: Andy Ellis - Senior Manager , Education & Outreach Membership and Rights . PRS for music
PANELISTS:
Simon Winters - Prager and Fenton LLP Music Business Accountants
Andrew Sharland - Partner Clintons Solicitors
Mandy Aubry - Head of Client Relations Fintage House Music Publishing
Gideon Mountford - Head of Video(UK). International video business Development at Believe Digital

1:00PM - 2:00PM
Break For Lunch

2:00PM - 2:45PM
LIVE: Building your band from the ground upwards .Rockcomm brings together a tailored panel of experts to discuss the growth of a live act from its Infancy upwards through the live process.

PRESENTED BY: The Musicians Union
MODERATED BY: Horace Trubridge - Assistant General Secretary The Musicians Union
PANELISTS:
Adam Saunders - Senior Booking agent X Ray Touring
Ian Richards - Promoter Academy Music Group
Paul Ryan - Vice President The Agency Group
Kai Harris- Director Advance Promotions /Takedown Festival
Ben Hylands - Owner IAA Booking agency
Jim Morewood - Owner - Eccentric Gent Org Booking agency

3:00PM - 3.20PM - Festival Focus - Wacken Open Air
Dom Lawson - Metal Hammer editor at Large interviews Thomas Jensen (Founder & owner Wacken Open Air Festival)

A look into the success of Wacken Open Air Festival, one of the Worlds most successful Rock Festivals ,as Metal Hammer's & The Guardian's Dom Lawson talks to its owner and Founder Thomas Jensen and enquires how he grew and continues to grow such a inspiring Festival, as well as his other businesses which includes successful Management Companies ,Booking Agencies and Record labels.

3.30pm- 4.15pm
Rockin All Over the World - Different Approaches to building bands & brands Internationally. Rockcomm looks at the rock sector in International markets and its success stories and pitfalls.

PRESENTED BY: Flight Centre
MODERATED BY: Marco Gandolfi - Editor www.music-news.com
PANELISTS:
Dan Devita - Booking agent TKO
Andy Farrow - Managing Director Northern Music Company
Thomas Jensen - Founder & Owner - Wacken Open Air Festival
Wally Van Middendorp - In De Goot Entertainment Europe
Merle Doering - Booking agent - Dragon Productions (Germany)

4:30PM - 5:15PM
Released - Labels and Distribution
An exploration into the changing way in which we release and distribute records and the growing importance of engaging fan bases via platforms such as Vevo, Spotify , youtube and Facebook in marketing rock records to artists fan bases. Are we giving away to much music for nothing ? Rockcomm also looks at different deal structures being offeredd by labels and distributors.

PRESENTED BY: Believe Digital
MODERATED BY: Toby Jepson (Little Angels)
PANELISTS:
Lee Morrison - General manager UK Believe Digital UK & SVP Rights Management Believe Group
Dan Tobin - A&R Director Earache Records
Dante Bonutto - Label/ A&R Manager Spinefarm Records
Rob Ferguson - Owner Founder Transcend Music
Nathan Barley Philips - CEO & Founder Basick Records
Alex Branson - SVP and Managing Director International - Ingrooves UK
Rob Collins - Managing Director - Cooking Vinyl UK.

5:30PM - 6:15PM
New Music :
You heard it and saw it first - Introducing your band to the people that matter. PRESENTED BY: The Rock Train
MODERATED BY: Mark Davies (the Rock Train)
PANELISTS:
Ian Camfield - DJ/Presenter XFM Radio Rock Show
Sophie K - DJ/Presenter TeamRock Radio (New Bands show)
Eugene Butcher - Owner Big Cheese Magazine & Vive Le Rock
Paul Anthony - DJ/ Presenter Planet Rock Radio
Kylie Olsson - TV & Radio Presenter - Sky TV / TeamRock Radio

6.30 - On the Buses - Bus ride from outside Richmix to bar Oslo

7.30pm- 11.00 pm Believe Digital & Fintage House Networking drinks & showcases at Bar Oslo.
With special performances by The Black Spiders, The Qemists, The One Hundred & Chemia.

(ROCKCOMM 2015 badge required to attend)

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