The Industry Meltdown Midwest Music Summit (IMMMS) was started to help bring a voice and presense to the music community in the Midwest. The IMMMS combines industry panels on everything you need to know to help grow your career with live A&R listening session (where you can get feedback from the very people you continually send your material to). More importantly, the IMMMS puts everybody YOU need to be speaking with together in one room for networking.
2010 IMMMS Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MILWAUKEE IS THE NEW HUB FOR THE MIDWEST MUSIC INDUSTRY
With Summer Fest being the largest music festival hosted each year and American Idol making a pit-stop for their second round auditions, Milwaukee is quickly being recognized as the new hub for the music industry. That's the attention needed to bring hundreds of independent artist and musicians from around the Midwest region to attend Unidec's Industry Meltdown Midwest Music Summit (IMMMS) this fall. "The Midwest region is exploding with musical talents in all genres and we are excited for the opportunity to bring this event to Milwaukee to showcase and help cultivate a vibrant music scene" says Greg Doby, IMMMS Founder and President.
On September 17-18th, 2010 the Unidec Entertainment Group LLC will host the 2010 Industry Meltdown Midwest Music Summit with events to be held at Potawatomi Bingo & Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
With the Theme "I AM MUSIC: Make Your Music Work for You" the two day event aims to educate, equip, and unify artists and music industry professionals to be greater contributors to the Midwest music Industry and community.
IMMMS puts participants face-to-face with some of the world's most successful music business leaders, all who are willing to share their knowledge and expertise, providing attendees of every genre with the know-how to take their music careers to the next level. With seminars and panels on new industry trends, marketing & social networking, successful tour management, and opportunities for one-on-one music critiques from label A&Rs and music supervisors.
Scheduled panelist include; Roy Elkins (CEO, Broadjam), Martin Atkins (author of Tour: Smart), Jycorri Robinson (Digital Marketing Director, UMG), Jay Warsinske (owner, Indiepower.com), Stuart Love (owner, Alice Enterprises), along with music supervisors and label representatives from Atlantic, Jive, Sony, Universal, Def Jam, RCA, and many more that will be accessible to participants.
IMMMS has teamed up with community organizations including the MAMAs Inc and the Musicians for Meals Hunger Campaign to be its donation recipients, promoting public awareness for youth music education, as well as the committed campaign to help prevent hunger and homelessness in our community.
ABOUT UNIDEC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LLC
The Industry Meltdown Music Summit is founded by Platinum Producer and industry consultant Gregory Doby Jr. who has worked and produced music for Interscope, Sony, Universal, Kadar Entertainment, & Laface/Arista records. Serving as Executive Director, Brent Hoffmann brings more than 14 years of industry experience and knowledge of artist development through his record label North Coast Entertainment and Management Company American Hitmakers. The summit relies on a team of passionate professionals and volunteers who share the vision of a strong Midwest Music Industry.