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Mondo.NYC Speaker

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Darryl Hurs

Darryl Hurs

Owner/Partnerships, Indie Week

Darryl Hurs (CD Baby / Indie Week) has a 25+ year history in the music business including launching and running one of Canada’s largest emerging artist showcase festival/conferences, Indie Week Canada (Nov 9-13, 2021). Since COVID began, Darryl has also launched Music Pro Summit (Sept), SCREENxSCREEN (February) and indie101 (April) online music and tech conferences. Darryl currently is also the director of market development in Canada for online distributor, CD Baby. He also consults for a number of international business development programs and conferences. Past positions include graphic design and event branding for Live Nation (which included re-branding/logo design for Live Nation, launching vipnation.com and various marketing materials for artists such as Madonna, U2 Nickelback), artist manager and venue booker.

Be Present Everywhere: Intros & Connections

October 12, 2021, 8:30:00 PM

"BPE," inaugurated at Mondo 2020, is an offering of committed global speakers/experts networking and sharing their businesses and missions with each other and with the global music community. It was created to celebrate, educate and forward ongoing music business through the pandemic, while most of us are working remotely. It's what has kept many music conferences, "conferences," while operating virtually; the interactions, introductions, contacts shared, networking have shown the value and necessity of community in a uniquely isolated time. With many thousands of intros and personal (virtual) meetings between delegates and well over 250 speakers from many countries; speaker and delegate contacts distributed globally; communities connected, networked and shared; we'll never know all the "results" of these sessions. These can be lifetime, life and business changing relationships and they have been useful and enjoyable, with intensity, care and hilarity during a shared global and for most, very personal, crisis. Join the fun and participate.