Lisaann Dupont (Opry Entertainment Group): Mentor

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 marketing/PR, media/journalism, and live events.

As Director of Communications for Opry Entertainment Group Lisaann Dupont oversees all public relations strategy for the company’s iconic venues and brands including Ryman Auditorium, 650 AM WSM and the rapidly growing Ole Red brand with locations in Tishomingo, OK; Nashville, TN, Gatlinburg, TN (2019) and Orlando, FL (2020). A powerful storyteller fueled by unmatched passion for her venues, Dupont can be found standing side stage most evenings.

You can see Lisaann’s full bio on her 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.



Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced