Los Angeles – May 31, 2017, the annual Urban Network Digital & MIQ Conference presents Urban Inspired Gospel Day celebration, Thursday, June 8, at the Hilton Hotel-Woodland Hills/Los Angeles. Festivities begin at 1pm. The only event of its kind on the West Coast, the conference takes place over the span of three days: Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10, 2017.
For 30 years, Urban Inspired Gospel Day has been a key component of Urban Network Digital & MIQ Conference. Gospel Day promises to present knowledge-packed informative “Powerhouse Panels” and an incredible finale - the Gospel Music Showcase featuring Southern California Gospel recording artist Brent Jones.
Thursday, June 8th - 1pm
James Jordan, President of LA based Seven 49 Group will moderate the first inspired panel; Marketing & Branding of Faith Based Music in A Social Media World. Confirmed panelists are: Jarrett Dyson, Director of A&R, RCA Inspiration-Nashville; Damon Stewart, President, IGATalent Management-Chicago; Leonard Thompson, CEO, MANDATE Records-San Diego; LaShawn Daniels aka “Big Shiz,” Grammy Award winning Songwriter-Los Angeles; Annilia Wright-Mosley, President-W’Righteous Records-Riverside, CA and Tim Trudeau, CEO, Syntax Creative-San Diego.
Lin. Woods, Gospel and Family Entertainment Department head of Urban Network Digital will moderate the latest addition to the conference, The Inspired Women’s Power Panel. The panel will feature dynamic women from the gospel and family entertainment industries. Woods remarked, “We are excited to present for the first time from my department, a women’s power panel with women who have defined the industry and impacted our communities as we know it today.” Influencers from promotions and marketing to publishing, distribution, and film will be present.
Thursday, June 8th - 3pm
The Inspired Women’s Power Panel features Angela Jollivette, Host/Producer GRAMMY music series #Buzzin’- Los Angeles; Vicki Mack Lataillade, President, Central South Distribution and Lilly Mack Publishing - Los Angeles/Nashville; Neily Dickerson, President, the ND Co.- Los Angeles; Michelle Duffie, CEO, D3 Entertainment – Nashville; Angela White, Film Producer, Silver Lining Entertainment-Los Angeles; Reid J. Rich, President, Infinite Scope PR-Los Angeles and Adrian Anderson-President of Halo Tu’ Beauty, Motivational Speaker and GRAMMY Nominee/Los Angeles.
Both the women’s panel and the marketing/branding panel are presented in an intimate setting that lends itself to actual deal making between entertainment executives and conference attendees. These major-league speakers can help fast track careers in music entertainment. The Urban Network Digital/MIQ Conference’s powerhouse panels and showcases are fashioned for the aspiring and independent artists, producers, songwriters and music industry hopefuls.
Trendsetting Gospel recording artist Brent Jones said, “The networking and education about the music industry you’ll gain from attending the Urban Network Digital/MIQ Conference is priceless!”
Gospel Showcase - Thursday, June 8th - 8pm
Hosted by KJLH-FM’s Aundrae Russell, Gospel Day ends on a high note at the Urban Inspired Gospel Showcase with a multi-layered mix of Gospel performances from Traditional and Contemporary Gospel to Christian Hip Hop lead by Urban Contemporary Gospel artist Brent Jones. Additional performers include Charlie Bareal, Michael Stuckey and Christian Hip Hop artists Lady Shofar, Tony Hayes, Egypt and Mista Cain.
ABOUT URBAN NETWORK DIGITAL Urban Network Digital is a spin-off of the Urban Network brand. This longtime entertainment industry publication and conference series were established in 1988. Urban Network Digital is an online portal and multi-media company whose digital platform covers the hottest new trends; new artists, radio air personalities, industry gossip, industry-insider information, gaming, lifestyle products, and executive interviews.
For more information about the conference and or Gospel Day, #StayConnected with Urban Network Digital, Urbannetworkdigitalconference.com.
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Lin. Woods, Gospel & Family Entertainment
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