AIMP Presents the 2021 Publishers & Songwriters Program
The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) presents the 2021 Publishers & Songwriters program on Friday, October 15. This will be a multi-disciplinary suite of sessions focusing on Music Publishing: Industry Update 2022; COVID & the Songwriter Experience: Before & After; Bleeding Edge Tech for Publishers & Songwriters; and the return of Mondo’s beloved Songwriter’s Live Carousel.
Cultural Sustainability in Nightlife
NYC Nightlife United will be curating Cultural Sustainability in Nightlife, a panel highlighting multiple NYC organizations and professionals who have shifted roles and have pivoted their main focus towards the support of local culture.
Fireside Chat with Michelle Munson: Improving Monetization and Quality for Streaming Concerts and Ticketing with Eluvio LIVE
The recent global shift towards streaming live events will become a permanent way to amplify and complement in-person concert performances moving forward. After powering such concerts for Black Eyed Peas, Rita Ora and other musical performances, this fireside chat with Emmy-award winning technologist Michelle Munson will discuss new technological innovations that help tackle some of the biggest challenges and opportunities in online ticketed performances. Specifically, she will talk about retaining artist control and customization; 4K streaming quality; monetization, including minting NFTs and digital collectables; and the application of blockchain technology for ticketing and viewing rights enforcement. Eluvio LIVE () provides artists with a novel blockchain-based streaming and ticketing platform for concerts and performances, distributed directly from artists to their global audiences – with no distribution or content management fees. It is built upon the award-winning Eluvio Content Fabric, used by Tier 1 media companies including MGM Studios, FOX Networks and others.
Future of Financial Rights
Mondo – in partnership with HIFI (), the independent business management partner for creative professionals – introduces “The Future of Financial Rights,” a new series of panels, events and keynote discussions centered on innovation across financial transparency, independence and wellness.
“The Future of Financial Rights” kicks off this summer with three Mondo Conversations virtual events and culminates with an intensive four-track seminar on Thursday, October 14 featuring four panels: Innovation in Business Management; New Approaches to Working Capital; SPACs, Private Equity & More; and a Fireside Chat with Will Page (former chief economist at both Spotify and PRS for Music and HIFI advisor).
HIFI was launched in July 2020 as the financial rights organization for the music industry. HIFI's Royalties Dashboard aggregates fragmented artist income from across the globe and underwrites specialty financial products, including HIFI Cash Flow, with its bimonthly payments to artists. HIFI members also get access to a community of creators and their allies collectively striving to achieve financial transparency and independence through education, advocacy and technological innovation.
Future of Music Production
New this year is the debut of our The Future of Music Production track on Wednesday, October 13, featuring four panels analyzing how the broad impact of technology could dramatically change the music creation and distribution process in the coming years, from how creators make and monetize their works to how listeners experience music and engage with their favorite artists. Join us for the following panels and concentration topics: The Producers Panel; The Impact of AI; NFTs & Music Creation; The Next Generation of Spatial and Immersive Audio.
Live Virtual Pro Bono Sessions
Mondo and RAP at Harvard Law School will host Live Virtual Pro Bono Sessions during Mondo for its third consecutive year. RAP is a student practice organization serving the music community by offering pro bono legal services to local and national musicians.
Mondo CLE Music & Tech Law Symposium
The Mondo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Music & Tech Law Symposium, Powered by Michelman & Robinson LLP and Covington & Burling LLP and sponsored by Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP and Recording Artists Project (“RAP”) at Harvard Law School, returns for its fifth year to host an all-day entertainment law seminar on addressing some of the biggest legal developments affecting the music industry, including recent court decisions upending fundamental issues, the re-imagining of key policy matters and how multiple aspects of the industry have been affected by – and forced to adapt to – a post-COVID world.
We’re proud to introduce its 2021 Steering Committee: Michael Poster, Chair, Michelman & Robinson, LLP; Adrian J. Perry, Covington & Burling LLP; Monika A. Tashman, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Angela N. Martinez, Esq.; and Chris Zheng, Harvard Law School.
New for 2021: In light of New York’s recent legalizing of recreational cannabis, we will soon be officially announcing Mondo.Cannabis, an immersive program taking place during Mondo.NYC. Specialized panels will focus on health & wellness, media & marketing, legal & investment concerns as well as the social, cultural and economic impact of this historic decision. Details to be announced soon.
NFT Bootcamp: How the Evolving NFT Market Will Impact Creators and Content Companies
What do NFTs mean for creators and the content companies they work with? Find out in NFT Bootcamp: How the Evolving NFT Market Will Impact Creators and Content Companies. In this panel session, attorneys from Covington & Burling LLP will lead panelists deeply involved in the NFT space through a discussion covering the evolving NFT market, including the technological and legal implications for content, the problem of counterfeit NFTs, the current state of NFT regulation, and common issues to be aware of when working with NFT platforms and partners.
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Presents
The RIAA once again partners with Mondo to host its annual series, “Everything You Need to Know…in One Hour,” an important “state of the business” analysis featuring key industry leaders.
The NYC Guild of Music Supervisors Education Event & Film Festival
The NYC Guild of Music Supervisors Education Event & Film Festival returns for its fourth year as top music supervisors and industry executives in the fields of advertising, film, TV, video games and trailers give attendees a unique opportunity to meet, network and learn from some of the leading names in the business.
Using AI to Discover New Talent
Musiio, providing breakthrough Artificial Intelligence for the Music Industry, hosts our Using AI to Discover New Talent panel. Musiio’s Hit Potential Algorithm is a powerful music discovery tool, “listening” to and analyzing music at scale to evaluate, organize and even provide opportunities to improve music in pre-production. As part of its Mondo collaboration, Musiio will use its Algorithm to sort through showcase artist submissions and identify the entries that are most likely to achieve commercial success based upon multiple predetermined factors. Select artists will be included in a second-by-second breakdown session during the Mondo panel.
Video Games, Esports and Music: Opportunities in the Digital World.
Returning for its second year, Mondo is partnering with Covington & Burling LLP to host Video Games, Esports and Music: Opportunities in the Digital World.