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25 February 2014

global rock summit

The inaugural Global Rock Summit, which takes place April 4th & 5th 2014 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles has announced the addition of more names to add to its already impressive lineup of Rock Industry heavyweights.

These include Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman, Chris Nilsson President of Tenth Street Management (Management of Motley Crue), Spinefarm Records Founder and Owner Riku Paakonen, David "Beno" Benveniste Founder and CEO of Velvet Hammer Management (Management of System of a Down/ Alice in Chains/ The Deftones), Randy Ray (Sumerian Records), Matt Ash Director Raw Power Management (Bring me the Horizon), Ben Weeden COO House of Blues, Howard Benson (Record Producer - Motörhead / My Chemical Romance / Blackstone Cherry) & many more.

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The Global Rock Summit will feature a cross section of expert panellists spanning a rich sector of the global rock industry. The event will discuss the future of the industry and look at solutions to further bolster and expand business opportunities.

The conference will also discuss key topics with some of the most respected minds and figures within the rock sector, plus a number of keynotes with some of the industrys most renowned and innovative figures. The evenings will feature key artist showcases from some of the best new rock acts from across the globe.

The GRS will unite artists and companies from all sectors of the global rock music community including labels, publishers, digital aggregators, booking agents, festival promoters, media, merch companies, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, brands, PR companies, song pluggers, radio stations, the educational sector and all other aspects of the rock music community.

The GRS also will be inclusive of all areas of rock music, from classic rock and Metal to screamo, AOR, alternative rock, Black Metal, progressive rock, doom, stoner, blues, punk, emo and hardcore.

Jordan Berliant, Partner, The Collective Music Group and worldwide manager of Linkin Park & Slash will M.C. the inaugural Global Rock Summit with support from the event Co-Founders Seven Webster, MD, 7PM Management (Worldwide Manager of Skindred) and Sat Bisla, President & Founder, A&R Worldwide. Berliant will unveil a special presentation exclusively at the Global Rock Summit that will give an analytical overview of the worldwide rock business as it pertains to live, merchandise, digital, sales, social media and more.

Berliant will also moderate the opening "Global Rock Keynote which will feature an esteemed group of rock industry influencers who are helping shape all forms of rock music across all continents on the planet.

If you are an artist, manager, label, publisher, brand, agent, promoter, merchandiser, equipment manufacturer, rock press/blog, digital brand, distributor, radio broadcaster, social media platform, consumer brand, etc. with a vested interest in "anything rock" the Global Rock Summit is a must attend.

The first Global Rock Summit takes place at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, April 4-5, 2014 with showcases taking place at the Hard Rock Cafe and S.I.R. Studios in Hollywood.

Conference registration, artists showcase submissions, sponsor partnership opportunities, showcase tickets and more information are now available at


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