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Friday, April 13 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
INDEPENDANCE DAY : Entrepreneur 101

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In a cut-throat industry, it is imperative for musicians, entry-level professionals, and entrepreneurs to maintain a level of professionalism to accelerate their careers. Throughout this panel, we’ll discuss a variety of topics including: appropriate email and social media etiquette, networking tips, organizational structure, setting short and long term goals, managing expectations and how to delegate tasks to other band and team members

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Jen Appel

The Catalyst Publicity Group
Born and raised in sunny South Florida, Jen Appel received her Bachelors in Communications and Culture from Indiana University. While at IU, Appel gained real-life experience as a member of PRSSA and spent her summers working at local South Florida PR firms assisting with all things... Read More →
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Mike Carpenter

Adjust Creative
Mike has 10+ years of experience in marketing, design, and management, getting small business processes down to a science. He has spoken at World IA Day, Ignite, and led many creative discussions as moderator of Chicago Design Debates.
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Randy Nichols

Force Media Management
I have guided my artists to several Gold records and Grammy nominations. Overseen releases and sold out tours on six continents. My acts have seen a combined sales of over 3 million records and $10 million plus dollars in merchandise sales. Regularly invited to speak about artist... Read More →
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Shawn Young

York College of Pennsylvania
Shawn David Young is director of music industry and recording technology at York College of Pennsylvania, where he also teaches courses in American studies. The author of Gray Sabbath: Jesus People USA, the Evangelical Left, and the Evolution of Christian Rock (Columbia University... Read More →

Friday April 13, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
Freedom Hall B Lancaster County Convention Center - 25 S Queen St, Lancaster, PA 17603