Welcome to The 12th Annual Midatlantic Music Conference

Welcome To The 12th Annual Midatlantic Music Conference

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The 12th Annual Mid-Atlantic Music Conference is taking place October 3-5, 2014 in Charlotte, NC and will feature performances by 100 artists and bands in multiple venues. The event is being hosted in multiple Uptown and North Davidson locations. Nightly performances will be focused in Charlotte’s NoDA District, the City’s best collection of galleries and performance venues and some of the funkiest full service restaurants including authentic Cajun cooking, Southwest cuisine, a Creative pizza eatery and more!


Hotel ExteriorOur workshops and panels will take place in beautiful Uptown Charlotte at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located 895 W. Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202! Perfectly situated on the border of Johnson & Wales University campus, we are setting up shop in the heart of uptown Charlotte’s Gateway Village! Since 2002, the Mid-Atlantic Music Conference has solidified itself as the largest and longest running music event of its type in the Mid-Atlantic States. More than 650 music, film and digital media company representatives and executive have participated in interactive panel discussions, workshops and product demonstrations highlighting some of the most creative and well respected professionals in the music industry.

Brian T. Ho – ID VIP Team Founder

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With an extensive background in accounting, marketing and sales, Brian leads ID VIP Team Corp as CEO as it actively expands in Western Canada with plans to expand into the US market over the next 18 months. His passion to see the reality of a “Middle Class Musician” that works exclusively in the music industry and helps shape the future … Read more

Parish “PMD” Smith – Hiphop Icon, EPMD, Founder of PMD Records and Hitsquad Music Group

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Parish J. Smith, better known as PMD(Parish Making Dollars), is an east coast rapper from Smithtown, Long Island and one-half of EPMD. He is a member of the rap group, EPMD with Erick Sermon. He has released three solo albums, 1994′s Shade Business, 1996′s Business Is Business and 2003′s The Awakening.Also, in 2002, he released an album with Japanese hip … Read more

Joe Kendrick – 88.7FM – WNCW.org – www.linguamusicalive.com, Midday Host

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Joe Kendrick was born in Jacksonville, Florida while his father was in the Navy, but has lived all but the first two years of his life in North Carolina. His formative years were spent far off in the woods at his family’s home in rural Stanfield, NC. Joe studied Journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There,  … Read more

Sahpreem Aaron King – Author, Artist, Public Speaker / Multi Platinum Producer and Writer

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Sahpreem Aaron King, also known as, DJ Sahpreem or Sahpreem King, is a Native American, author, rapper, producer, writer, music-consultant, educator, film director, and public speaker. He resides in South Florida, which are the home base for his businesses, Sewer Ratz Digital Music, Music Business Guru Academy™, and WOT Digital Press-A Wealth Of ThoughtPublishing Company. He contributed as writer and … Read more

Lou Plaia Co Founder of Reverbnation.com / EVP Music Industry & Artist Relations

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In 2006, Lou Plaia co-founded ReverbNation which is now the leading online music marketing platform used by more than 3 million artists, managers, labels, venues, festival/event/tour promoters and other music industry professionals to grow their reach and business across the internet. ReverbNation provides artists and those that support them with powerful marketing & business tools to compete in the social … Read more