EDMbiz 2013 will take place in Las Vegas, June 18-20 -- during Electric Daisy Carnival "week" -- it was announced today in a statement. The three-day conference will take place at hotel and casino The Cosmopolitan and will feature panel discussions and keynote speakers from across the increasingly big-bucks world of EDM.

One such discussion will be between William Morris Endeavor music head Marc Geiger and artist Perry Farrell, both co-founders of the long-running Lollapalooza music festival.

“On the one hand EDMbiz is about creating business opportunities, learning and networking, but on the other hand it’s also about discussing the steps the industry must take to preserve the unique elements of dance music events that make them so special,” wrote Pasquale Rotella, CEO and founder of Insomniac, in a statement. “We place a lot of focus on the fans and their voice will be heard at this year’s conference alongside artists, visionaries, and executives.

A list of the speakers announced so far:
    •    Lee Anderson, Agent, AM Only
    •    James Barton, President, Live Nation Electronic Music
    •    John Boyle, Chief Growth Officer and Interim CFO, Insomniac
    •    Todd Chaffee, General Partner, Institutional Venture Partners
    •    Senthil Chidambaram, CEO, Dancing Astronaut
    •    Ted Cohen, Managing Director, TAG Strategic
    •    Bruce Eskowitz, COO, Red Light Management
    •    Ari Evans, Founder and CEO, Less Than 3
    •    Perry Farrell, Artist and Founder of Lollapalooza
    •    Shelly Finkel, Vice Chairman, SFX Entertainment
    •    Marc Geiger, Head of Music, William Morris Endeavor
    •    Geronimo, Director of Programming Electronic/Dance Format, Sirius XM
    •    Seth Goldstein, CEO, DJZ
    •    Steve Goodgold, Agent, The Windish Agency
    •    Allan Hardenberg, CEO, Alda Events (A State of Trance, Armin Only, I Am Hardwell)
    •    Chris Kantrowitz, Founder and CEO, Gobbler
    •    Mikhail LaPushner, CEO and Founder, OneBeat
    •    Vivien Lewit, Director Content Partnerships Music, You Tube
    •    Rob Light, Managing Partner and Head of Worldwide Music, Creative Artists Agency
    •    Neil Moffitt, CEO, Angel Management Group (Hakkasan)
    •    David Moricca, Founder and CEO, Mixify
    •    Kurosh Nasseri, Attorney at Law and Co-Founder, Association for Electronic Music
    •    Gary Richards, CEO, HARD Events
    •    Pasquale Rotella, CEO, Insomniac
    •    Rick Stevens, CEO, Y Entertainment Group (Ron Burkle’s music investment arm)
    •    Jason Strauss, Managing Partner, TAO Group
    •    Tommie Sunshine. Label Owner, Brooklyn Fire  and Writer, Huffington Post
    •    Mike Tunnicliffe, Chief Growth Officer, GroupM/WPP
    •    Ben Turner, Director, Graphite and Co-founder, Association for Electronic Music
    •    Joel Zimmerman, Global Head of Electronic Music, William Morris Endeavor
    •    Brian Zisk, Managing Director, SF MusicTech Fund and Executive Producer, SF MusicTech Summit

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