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Music Biz 2017 Speaker Spotlight: Bram Bessoff

Posted By : IHM, Posted On : May 14, 2017

Music Biz 2017 fan engagement panel features Indiehitmaker, Merch Cat, StationHead, Jerry Lembo Entertainment

Music Biz 2017 Speaker Spotlight Bram BessoffMusic Biz 2017 is the premiere annual event of The Music Business Association held in Nashville, Tennessee. This year they are proud to welcome Indiehitmaker founder, Bram Bessoff, Merch Cat founder Vanessa Ferrer, StationHead founder Ryan Star and Industry veteran Jerry Lembo to “the four most important days on the industry calendar.”

Bram will be moderating and speaking with his colleagues on Using the Power of Direct-To-Fan Engagement to Build Artist Momentum & Fuel Success Tuesday, May 16, 2pm. The panel will discuss how to actively engage and retain fans, how to use existing data to discover your audience, properly plan your music release, convert engagement into merch sales, and much more.

“My best deals always happen at Music Biz,” says Bram. Such as when Indiehitmaker connected with BuzzAngle at his first year attending the convention and since then Indiehitmaker has been the only direct-to-fan sales reporting service the provides data to both Soundscan and BuzzAngle. “This gives Indiehitmaker artists ultimate charting power across the industry.”

This year’s convention is set to bring together over 1,500 music industry professionals from across the globe. It will last Monday, May 15 to Thursday, May 18 at the Nashville Renaissance Hotel, and will feature over 100 panels, workshops with Apple, Amazon, Spotify, and more, mixers, meetups, live music, keynotes, and much much more.

Indiehitmaker merch gallery

The panel also features our Merch Gallery, appeared last at SXSW17, which displays some of the hottest designs and products artists are successfully selling on the road today. Attendees are encouraged to touch, feel and check out the merchandise for ideas to create their own merch line. Bring your best merch and present to the panel for actionable feedback and tips. Winners will be chosen by the audience and panel for Music Biz 2017 #bestofmerch and win special prizes. To enter, simply attend the panel and bring your best merch or post photos to your favorite social media tagging @indiehitmaker #musicbiz2017.

Read Bram’s full Speaker Spotlight on the Music Biz official website here.

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