Third Annual EDMbiz Conference & Expo Melissa Stratigeas February 24, 2014 EDM, Events edmbiz | LTC EDMbiz, electronic dance music’s premiere industry event and symposium, returns to The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas Tuesday, June 17, Wednesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 19 for three days of insightful panels, workshops, and keynote addresses from the music world’s biggest and brightest minds. Early bird tickets are on sale now at www.edmbiz.com Launched in 2012 as part of EDC Week in Las Vegas, EDMbiz provides an inspired forum in which artists, managers, agents, promoters, labels, publishers, producers, advertising agencies, brand execs, technologists and entrepreneurs can discuss the most relevant topics facing dance music culture today. Attendees can also experience the best of Las Vegas nightlife at a number of special EDC Week events taking place at some of the world’s hottest clubs. In addition to new panels, formats and speakers, this year’s installment will expand to include a full-scale expo featuring EDM culture’s most sought-after music and lifestyle brands. “EDMbiz is all about bringing together an eclectic mix of personalities and perspectives to create an inspiring, thought-provoking dialogue,” says Insomniac founder and CEO Pasquale Rotella. “That free-flowing exchange of ideas and experiences is what I love most about this conference. Learning from one another and staying in step with our fans is critical to the success and longevity of our culture.” Last year’s conference was highlighted by a keynote address from CAA Managing Partner and Head of Worldwide Music Rob Light, as well as a one-on-one conversation between Marc Geiger (head of William Morris Endeavor’s music division) and Perry Farrell. Other participants last year included Matthew Adell, CEO, Beatport; Bruce Eskowitz, COO, Red Light Management; Steve Aoki, artist; Shelly Finkel, Vice Chairman, SFX Entertainment, Geronimo, Director of Programming Electronic/Dance Format, SIRIUSXM, Maria May, CAA; and more than 40 additional top executives across the board. For more information on speakers and registration, please visit www.edmbiz.com, connect with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter. About Insomniac Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, these events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the experience is the company’s top priority. Throughout its 20-year history, Insomniac has produced more than 250 festivals, concerts and club nights for nearly four million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. The company’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, and attracted more than 345,000 fans over three days in June 2013. The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.