2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Endorsements Facts & Fiction: Landing the Big Deal

Thursday, March 17
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Artist Central in Ballroom E
531 E 4th St

1. The difference between “ SPONSORSHIP “ and ENDORSEMENTS”. In this portion of the panel, you will learn the difference and what it takes to apply this knowledge towards your musical career.
2. Which endorsements best fits you. This is where we discuss the best route to go when choosing an endorser. There’s an enormous amount of companies looking to endorse artist. Picking the right one can be tricky, and we can help create a road map to a successful endorsement.
3. Relationships; building your bands / individual reputation to Increase endorsement opportunities. We discuss how important reputation, touring, and being a true musician can help secure, and keep an endorsement.

Hashtags: #sxsw #EndorseMe


Gregory Perleberg at SXSW

Gregory Perleberg


Venable LLP

A member of Venable’s Intellectual Property Group, Greg Perleberg has over 20 years of legal and private sector experience handling a variety of IP related matters. He represents a broad array of c...

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Matt Starr


Matt Starr Music

Paul Delacerda at SXSW

Paul Delacerda


Rock 4 Recovery Inc

My name is retired Army Staff Sergeant Paul Delacerda, drummer for the first wounded warrior band, Vetted (Formerly Warrior Spirit), and director for Rock 4 Recovery. I was born and raised in Hous...

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Sarah Hagan at SXSW

Sarah Hagan

Dir of Artist Rel

Zildjian Cymbals

Sarah Hagan is the Director of Artist Relations, Worldwide for the Avedis Zildjian Company, based in Norwell, MA. She is responsible for planning and executing Zildjian’s global Artist Relations Pr...

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