Billboard Country Music Summit Round Table Gallery With Execs From Sony-ATV, CAA, TicketMob, Others
Billboard Country Music Summit Round Table Gallery With Execs From Sony-ATV, CAA, TicketMob, Others

The Publishing Roundtable, with Troy Tomlinson, President & CEO Sony ATV Music -Nashville; Wade Jessen, Senior Chart Manager/Nashville, Billboard; Jim Beavers, Songwriter, Bob Dipiero, songwriter (Photo: Michael Seto)

One of Billboard's annual Country Music Summit's most popular events is our roundtable discussions which features industry experts talking about trends, innovations and key issues across the country music business, including publishing, touring, digital, legal & business management, music production and sponsorships.

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This year's distinguished list of table top experts included: Brian Hill, Agent, Paradigm Artists; Pinky Gonzales, VP, Brand Strategy, BubbleUp Interactive; Scot Richardson, Founder/CEO, TicketMob; Linda Edell Howard, Partner, Entertainment and New Media; Adams and Reese LLP; Frank Liddell, Producer/Publisher (Miranda Lambert, David Nail); Josh Leo, Producer (Alabama, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band); Troy Tomlinson, President & CEO Sony ATV Music, Nashville; Wade Jessen, Senior Chart Manager/Nashville, Billboard; Jim Beavers, Songwriter; Bob Dipiero, Songwriter; Jessica Beutler, Senior Sponsorship Coordinator, MAC Presents; Laura Hutfless, Sponsorship Agent, Creative Artists Agency; and Martha Ivester, Consultant, Gaylord Entertainment.

From left: Jessica Beutler, MAC Presents, Sloane Scott, FLO (Thinkery), Kristen Cassidy, DSR Entertainment, Kay McHenry, Rock the South Records & Entertainment. (Photo: Michael Seto)

Brian Hill, Agent, Paradigm Artists, far right, speaks at the Touring Roundtable. (Photo: Michael Seto)

Bob Dipiero, Songwriter, (center) at the Publishing roundtable with Troy Tomlinson, President & CEO Sony ATV Music - Nashville (left). (Photo: Michael Seto)

Scot Richardson, Founder/CEO, TicketMob at the Digital roundtable. (Photo: Michael Seto)

From left: Billboard's Wade Jessen; Charlie Monk, Country Radio Broadcasters; Doug Casmus of N2D Publishing Co/D Mgmt at the cocktail reception. (Photo: Michael Seto)

The Digital roundtable listens intently to Pinky Gonzales, VP, Brand Strategy, BubbleUp Interactive, (back to camera, with hat) (Photo: Michael Seto)