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Wednesday, May 8 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Collected and Unclaimed: Getting Your Share of Live Performance Royalties

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Performing Rights Organizations like BMI, SOCAN, and SESAC collect a lot of money every year that is earmarked for live performances. Many artists leave their part of these funds on the table. Some do not even know they are owed a royalty when they play their own songs onstage. Our panel of industry experts will discuss this huge pool of money and ways that artists can collect their fair share of it.

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Vickie Nauman

Principal and Owner, CrossBorderWorks
Vickie Nauman is the founder and owner of CrossBorderWorks, a consulting and advisory firm specializing in music tech. Her focus is the intersection between technology and music, particularly regarding licensing and music data/rights, product/device integration, and international... Read More →

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Adina Friedman

Co-Head of Management Team, Friends at Work
Adina Friedman is Co-President of the management team at Friends at Work, the management company which she helped launch in 2015 that is now home to John Legend, Lindsey Stirling, Raphael Saadiq, and RuthAnne. Prior to helping found Friends at Work, Friedman worked for Atom Factory... Read More →
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Dr. Portia Sabin

President, Kill Rock Stars
Dr. Portia Sabin is a cultural anthropologist. While working on her Ph.D. at Columbia University, she played drums, recorded, and toured with NYC band, The Hissyfits. She founded Shotclock Management in 2004 and took over running the legendary independent label, Kill Rock Stars, in... Read More →
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Shawn Wilson

CEO, Muzooka
Shawn Wilson is Founder and CEO of Muzooka, a platform that allows artists to manage their media assets from any festival, venue, ticketing, or radio platform on one central hub. Muzooka also sends verified show reports to collecting societies to ensure that rights holders are properly... Read More →

Wednesday May 8, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
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