WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23
 
NEW WINDOWS FOR REGIONAL MEXICAN
9:30-10:15 A.M.
Marriott Marquis, 19th Floor
Recording artist Memo Ibarra dishes on his new reality show on Mun2 featuring the rest of his Alerta Zero bandbates. During this insightful panel the crooner and the panelists will discuss new avenues of development in television and video. Moderated by German Chavez, managing director of Discos Sabina, the rest of the experts include Pepe Garza, founder/president of Arpa Musical, Diana Mogollón, general manager, Mun2, and Luis Rivera, senior programmer, Latin Music and Videos, Music Choice.
 
VIVA FOR VEVO
10:30-11:15 a.m.
Marriot Marquis, 19th Floor
Reggaeton king Don Omar brings his expertise in the music business and provides colorful anecdotes about his rise in the industry. Moderated by Billboard Editorial Director Bill Werde, the talk will address ways to maximize presence and revenue in the world's leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform. Panel guests include Doug McVehil from Vevo and Gustavo Lopez from Universal Music Latin Entertainment (UMLE).
 

LATIN'S LEADING LADIES
2:30 p.m. To 3:15 p.m.
Marriott Marquis, 19th Floor
Four of the most successful women in music, Kany Garcia, Carla Morrison, America Sierra and Olga Tañon discuss their careers, music and their climb in the industry. Established in their genres from regional Mexican to pop ballads, the foursome will also look at the changing sound in music.
 
THE BILLBOARD SUPERSTAR Q&A WITH GLORIA ESTEFAN
3:30-4:15 p.m.
Marriot Marquis, 19th Floor
Estefan, interviewed by Cobo, stops by to give front row access to some of her latest projects from her new album, her Broadway show and other business ventures that make the iconic singer/songwriter/entrepreneur a global force.
 

THE NEW TROPICAL
5-5:30 p.m.
Marriott Marquis, 19th Floor
Venezuelan duo Chino y Nacho take time out of their highly packed schedule to highlight their work in the Latin space. The evolution of tropical music is moving in new and exciting directions. The artists will be joined by UMLE's Karlos Rose and Venevision's Henry Santos.
 
ASCAP LATIN SHOWCASE
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Yuca, 501 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Four of the freshest voices in music will take to the stage and show how it’s done with pop ballads and other genres. This promises to be a special showcase featuring some of the industry’s most talked about singer/songwriters.
 

THE BILLBOARD BASH
8:30 p.m.
CAMEO Nightclub
1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
Mun2's Crash, Guad, Emeraude, Yarl and La Bronca are hosting one of the week’s most popular parties. Opening acts includes Almas Band, Banda La Leyenda, Banda Yurirense, Sophi and Viajero. Capping off the night will be electrifying performances by América Sierra, Grupo Treo, Plan B and Akwid.