NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — REVOLT TV CEO Keith Clinkscales revealed today the slate of charter presenting sponsors for the inaugural REVOLT Music Conference taking place Thursday, October 16ththrough Sunday, October 19th at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, FL. Charter sponsors announced include Honda Stage, Pepsi and Beats by Dr. Dre.
“In our inaugural year of this conference, the partners who have led our network to a fast start have stepped up and led the way in developing our industry conference platform and we are thrilled for their support,” saidREVOLT CEO Keith Clinkscales. “This group of sponsors has enabled us to exceed our targets in our very first year and have added critical content to REVOLT’s growing offering.”
Additional RMC program sponsors include COVERGIRL, Olay, Pantene, CIROC, Caesarstone, Playwire andTW Steel. Technology partners include Intercast and LiveCube, providing video support and event app engagement, respectively, while music industry organizations ASCAP, The Recording Academy, Scratch DJ Academy and SAE have partnered with the network as well.
“Our chairman Sean Combs had the vision to declare REVOLT as the New Number One Name in music,” said Clinkscales. “He then took it a step further by reaching out to the executives, managers and influencers that currently work with and manage the top names in music and entertainment. The strategy is clear – we are the influence that influences the influencers.”
In addition to live music and performances by Jhene Aiko, G-Eazy, Travis Scott, SZA, DJ Cassidy, DJ VICE and DJ Funk Flex, REVOLT Music Conference will feature ten full conference panels and countless networking opportunities designed to address key industry topics and discuss the ever-changing world of music and media. Attendees will learn what’s next for the future of music business from over forty speakers including keynote sessions from Clear Channel Chairman/CEO and MTV co-founder Bob Pittman, CEO of All Def Digital and co-founder of Def Jam Russell Simmons, co-founder and CEO of Beats Electronics Jimmy Iovine and chairman of Combs Enterprises and REVOLT TV Sean Combs. Additional speakers include executives from Shazam, Spotify, Pandora, Grey Advertising, VEVO, SoundCloud, Sirius XM, Wall Street Journal, Billboard, and more.
The Conference will combine education and entertainment over the course of two and a half days for 500 industry executives and students, as well as a remote audience through REVOLT’s new iOS and iPhone app.
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REVOLT is the new #1 name in music. Focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation, the multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Century Link in over 40 of the top 50 U.S. markets including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago,Miami, Boston, Atlanta, and DC.