Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.
Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in management, marketing/PR, touring, merchandise, and contracts & agreements.
Ian Imhof is the Founder of Xavier Industries, an Artist Management and Consulting firm based in Los Angeles. He has spent the last 10+ years developing a career in the music industry and in that time has done a little bit of everything from working for labels, studios, and venues, to management and talent buying. Some career highlights include is his time as the Day-to-Day Manager, digital and product development manager, and part of the A&R team at Onto Entertainment, helping to develop and manage The Lumineers, Hey Marseilles, PHOX and more.
You can see Ian’s full bio on his speaker page.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
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