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July, 2016 Issue

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CHECK OUT THE 2016 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

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SUNDAY JUNE 12, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM AEP Advisory Board Meeting ....................Morro Bay Room

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Table Top Vendor Load In ....................... Brunswick Room

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM AEP's Social Gathering

(New Member Welcome).................. Grand View Lounge

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Conference Registration ..... Outside Brunswick Room

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM AEP's Coffee Talk & Market Place (BREAKFAST PROVIDED)

................. Brunswick Room

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Conference Welcoming and Opening Remarks ............... Brunswick Room

Doug Hall, Senior Vice President, Content & Experience, Geniecast & AEP Chairman

Robert Hulsmeyer, Senior Partner, Empire Force Event/ Access NY Metro

(Speaker Introduction)

9:30 AM -11:00 AM- Basic Legal Issues in Arts and Entertainment ........... Brunswick Room

This intensive and entertaining session will explain and unravel the most common business and legal issues that confound, perplex, and confuse artists and entertainment professionals, including licensing and using creative material; copyrights and fair use; visa and tax issues for non-US artists; independent contractors v. employees; and contractual issues such as liability, force majeure, cancellations, and indemnification.

Speaker: Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq., Goldstein & Guilliams, PLLC, New York, NY

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Break (Coffee/ Tea/Sodas)

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Protecting Yourself: Staying Current on Insurance Issues......... Brunswick Room

Insurance is a necessary evil! So make sure you know the important ways of protecting yourself via contracts, certificates of insurance, who can be added as additional insured as well as how to deal with escalating artist fees and the event producer's accompanying liability cost and more.

Robert Hulsmeyer, Senior Partner, Empire Force Event /Access NY Metro (Speaker Introduction)

Speaker: LeConte Moore

Dewitt Stern (Entertainment & Media - Risk Management), New York, NY

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Vendor Market Place/Deal Making ............ Brunswick Room

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Conference Planning Committee .............. Morro Bay Room

1:00PM-2:15 PM Delegate Networking Lunch........................Brunswick Room

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Transition to The Showroom

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM SHOWCASE A ...................................The Showroom

Sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines & The Punchliner Comedy Clubs,

followed by Artists' "Meet & Greet"

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Membership Committee....................... Morro Bay Room

6:00 PM - 8: PM Cocktail & Delegates Dinner...................Brunswick Room

8:00 PM -11:30 PM AEP SHOWCASE B............................... The Showroom

Artists' "Meet & Greet" to follow

TUESDAY JUNE 14, 2016

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Conference Registration...................... Outside Brunswick Room

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM AEP's Coffee Talk & Market Place(Breakfast Provided).............

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM AEP Remarks ............... Brunswick Room Deborah Smith, consultant, DBS Opera & AEP Vice Chair

9:30 AM -11:00 AM The Next Generation: Doing Business with Millennials .................... Brunswick Room

Whether an artist, agent, manager or buyer, the millennial generation has a different outlook and it affects how they do business in our industry. Let's explore how to communicate with them, how to sell to them, how to buy from them - everything we need to know to have multigenerational success.

Moderator: Nancy Hays, Nancy Hays Entertainment, Chicago, IL

Panelists: Dave Calzaretta, Magnificent Events, Inc. Chicago, IL

Chyna Chuan-Farrell, ICM Partner, Los Angeles, CA

Corine Couwenberg, Full, Circle Entertainment Grp, Anaheim, CA

11:00 AM - 11:10 PM Break (Coffee, Tea & Sodas)

11:10 AM - 12:40 PM Leveraging Technology:

Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck While Maintaining the "WOW" Factor

From planning through production, technology has brought us closer, expanded our worlds and shrunk our equipment. Whether it's social media or event tech, how do we use the newest technology to get the elusive "Wow" factor without breaking the bank? Learn what's groundbreaking and how to use it to create & promote a successful event.

Moderator: Doug Hall, Geniecast, St Louis, MO

Panelists:

Danny Bergold, About Entertainment, Palm Springs, CA

Edwin Rojas, Rojas Talent Group, Las Vegas, NV

Kevin Viner, Kevin Viner Productions, LLC, San Diego, CA

12:40 PM - 1:00 PM BREAK

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Speaker: MTV's Ryan Devlin

This Bar Saves Lives ...............................Brunswick Room

Ryan Devlin is an actor-host-producer-entrepreneur-and-fan-of-hyphens. He currently hosts the hit MTV series: Are You The One?, entering its 4th season. As an actor, Ryan has held major roles on Jane the Virgin, Brothers & Sisters, Cougar Town, Veronica Mars and Grey’s Anatomy. Ryan also serves as Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the GSN series, The Idiot Test.

After touring a refugee camp in Liberia, Ryan was inspired to help the millions of children around the world suffering from malnutrition. So he co-founded the all-natural granola bar company, This Bar Saves Lives. For each bar sold, one packet of life-saving food is given to a child in need.

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Delegate Networking Lunch.....................……Brunswick Room

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Transition to The Showroom

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Table Top Vendor Load Out ............................ Brunswick Room

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM SHOWCASE C ................The Showroom

"Meet & Greet" follows

5:20 PM - 6:00 PM Showcase Committee.............. Brunswick Room

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Cocktails & Delegate Dinner...............Brunswick Room

8:00 PM -11:30 PM AEP SIGNATURE SHOWCASE D

AEP’s "Stand Up To Cancer Showcase"............................The Showroom

Supporting The Entertainment Industry Foundation's "Stand Up To Cancer" Initiative

Followed by Artists' "Meet & Greet"

11:30 PM - 1:00 AM AEP LATE NITE JAM/ Social Gathering ..... Grand View Lounge (Casino Level)

See some of the showcase artists perform along side agents and buyers in this relaxed social atmosphere.Get Your Groove On!

CREDITS:

OUR SHOWCASE PRODUCER: Rick Stowe, EastCoast Entertainment

OUR ED SESSION PRODUCER: Bob Higa, Bob Higa Magic

OUR LATE NITE JAM PRODUCER: Lee Mayer, Houla Entertainment

AEP PARTNERS: LEONA PLAUGH; W.C. KIRBY, JR

LAS VEGAS HOST RESORT: South Point Hotel & Casino

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.aepworldwide.org

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