EDMBiz Conference & Expo 2015 announced two new contest initiatives today (May 20), as well as official opening and closing parties to bookend the three-day event from June 16-18.
The newly announced EDMBiz Startup Contest will offer five startups the opportunity to present to high-level industry investors and executives. Applicants will be vetted by Insomniac and contest partner Digital Music News. Interested applicants should enter at edmbiz.com/startup by June 2.
EDMBiz also announced its Best Record/A&R Contest, which will allow aspiring artists a chance to have their track signed and released by Insomnniac Records. Following a crowd-sourced voting period hosted by Wavo, entries will be judged by a panel of EDMbiz judges. Select applicants will then present their productions to a panel of senior A&R executives from the industry's top labels. Interested applicants should enter at edmbiz.com/ar by May 31.
EDMBiz's official kick-off party will feature Afrojack and take place at Omnia on June 16. All conference badge holders will have expedited entry through a dedicated line and receive free entry before midnight.
EDMBiz's official closing party will feature Alesso and take place at the Boulevard Pool The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on June 18. Conference badge holders will receive free entry before 9 pm.
The Fourth Annual EDMBiz Conference & Expo 2015 will take place at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas.