GLOBAL MIXX HOSTED ITS 6TH ANNUAL MUSIC FORUM
Global Mixx Music Forum 2012 – “The Business of Creation” featured panels, artist showcases, Master Classes and more with top industry professionals
CHICAGO, IL (Aug 30) – After a 2-year hiatus, the 6th Annual Global Mixx Music Forum hosted the ‘Business of Creation’ on Sunday August 19th, 2012 at the Zhou B Art Center, the premier venue for international art shows and events in the historic Bridgeport neighborhood.
This year, Global Mixx had some of the top industry luminaries involved including celebrity choreographer – Larry Sims, Recording Artist – Sparkle, Award Winning producers – Da Internz, Entertainment Attorney Jeff Dillard, Music Video Director – Brazile, Senior VP of RCA Records – Wayne Williams, B96 Radio Personality and many more.
Guests enjoyed refreshments from Izze Sparkling Beverage and Red Bull. Guests who were 21 and over also enjoyed sponsored beverages in the Smirnoff Lounge
This year the Global Mixx Music Forum partnered with Blok Club DJs, a growing force within the DJ community that is led by Chicago legend and national Electronica/Hip Hop DJ, Thomas ‘DJ Slugo’ Kendricks. Staying true to the original formula of engaging DJs, the event has brought both aspiring music professionals and veteran industry
players together in a business and educational environment. Global Mixx offered panel discussions, master classes, workshops, an expo for vendors and exhibitors and a great artist showcase featuring performances by rising Indie artists. Founder and Executive Director, Mary Datcher continues to raise the bar.
Global Mixx Music 2012 Honorary Co-Chairs represent integrity, longevity and experience as they support this exclusive forum. This year’s Honorary Co-Chairs were: DJ Terry Hunter -T’s Box/Chosen Few DJs and Vincent Herbert-Streamline Records (Lady Gaga, Mindless Behavior).
About Global Mixx: The Global Mixx Music Forum formerly
known as the GMIXX Music Retreat is an exclusive music and marketing conference.
This event has been built on the platform of educating and empowering the Urban Music community in a day of impactful networking seminars. Over the past 8 years, the
Global Mixx has targeted the top club, street and radio mix show DJs from around the country and overseas to allow them to network among themselves and industry executives from various music and technology companies. It has grown to encompass musicians, Artist managers, producers, songwriters, marketing agencies, attorneys and various brands trying to connect into this exclusive ‘trend influencer” gathering.
Past Global Mixx events have included the opening VIP receptions hosted by The National Recording of Arts and Science Academy (NARAS), Bad Boy Entertainment, Atlantic Records, Def Jam Music Group, Courvoisier, Jive Records, Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records and Universal Music Group.
Marketing Partners: Chicago Westside Music Festival, The Recording Academy – Chicago Chapter and Smirnoff
Media Sponsors: Fusicology.com, The Windy City Word, UrbanGrindTV, FakeshoreDrive.com, GetHypeOnline.com, and HDmixtapes.com
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