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Marshmello & Spencer Ludwig Join WORLDZ Summit Lineup
Quincy Jones and Kaskade to receive the Titan Award at the inaugural marketing conference.
DJ/producer Marshmello,Warner Bros. artist Spencer Ludwig and Vintage Trouble are the latest additions to the performer lineup at the inaugural WORLDZ cultural marketing summit. Industry legend Quincy Jones and DJ/producer Kaskade will also be honored at the two-day conference that will take place at The Cultural Center in Los Angeles on August 2-3.
In addition to each of them receiving the Titan Award, Jones and Kaskade will join a lineup of more than 40 speakers that includes professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, Tribeca Film Festival co-founder/CEO Jane Rosenthal, Vans and VF Action Sports president Kevin Bailey and Hulu CMO Jenny Wall. Rounding out the performer slate: Vintage Trouble, Jones protégé Eli Teplin, Lucent Dossier, Wrabel and Cloves.
Billed as a “Harvard for Culture,” WORLDZ will offer a series of master classes and workshops designed to help shape the future, uniting leaders and rising stars from various global brands, start-ups and tech companies as well as artists and other creators. Among the additional companies being represented at the strategy- and partnership-fostering summit are Facebook, iHeart Media, BET, Cirque Du Soleil, 20th Century Fox, LVMH, Virgin Galactic, T-Mobile and Elecronic Arts. WORLDZ is presented by the organization PTTOW! (Plan To Take On The World). For more information about WORLDZ 2016, click here.