IES—The Indie Entertainment Summit is open for registration for Fall 2020. Billed as the "greatest weekend of the year to move your creative career forward," the three day event will run Fri. Aug. 14- Sun. Aug. 16, with the physical edition of the Global Music & Entertainment Conference held in L.A.’s NoHo Arts District (by Universal Studios) and also an Online Interactive Conference available on computer or smart phone. Running for the last decade, IES is the premier "Indie focused" conference for the music, movie-TV, touring and tech industries targeting independent artists, writers, producers, managers, film & video-makers, actors, models, comedians, DJs and labels/production companies. Attendees traditionally come from over 20 countries and all areas of the U.S..
The conference can be attended in-person or online. Featuring industry leaders in dynamic panels, workshops, keynotes and demonstrations that cover hit songwriting, hit production, artist development, hit videomaking, strong live performances, building touring/festival circuits, digital marketing-social media, licensing to film-TV, creating reality+TV shows, getting sponsors-endorsements, doing international business worldwide, business development, building your winning team and much more.
Every edition of IES also pays tribute to industry trailblazers with the "IES HONORS." Previous honors have been awarded to Guns 'N Roses, N.W.A, Motown Records, David Bowie, Metallica, Eazy-E, Chuck Berry, 2-Pac, Jimi Hendrix, Dr. Dre, Priority Records, The Who, Little Richard, Janes Addiction, DJ Quik, Deep Purple, System Of A Down, KISS, Bone Thugs ‘N Harmony, Megadeth, Plasmatics, Slash, Motorhead, Ruthless Records, Jerry Heller, Gil-Scott Heron, Freda Payne, Smokey Robinson, Foo Fighters and more.
Attendees can register for the Online Interactive Edition now for only $49 ($99 if you want to submit music or live performance for industry review and feedback); all 3 days in-person for $99; or $199 to attend and perform at the live IES Showcase and attend 1-on-1 meetings. Send Paypal to [email protected]. Call (818)-505-9537 or email [email protected] for more info. Any companies looking for prime sponsorship exposure at the event and/or year-round contact [email protected].