Mondo.NYC Launches Inaugural New York City Festival and Global Business Summit September 14-18, 2016
Create. Disrupt. Innovate.
Empowering artists and innovators, new festival will launch in the epicenter for emerging music, technology and media
Music industry pioneers Bobby Haber and Joanne Abbot Green announced on June 2nd the launch of Mondo.NYC, a festival, business summit and community that will celebrate groundbreaking performers, while connecting innovators in music, technology and content in a shared mission to empower artists and revolutionize the music industry through technology.
The first annual Mondo.NYC festival and business summit will be held Sept. 14-18, 2016, in New York City— the music capital of the world and tech, media and startup epicenter, with live music showcases hosted at venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn and a business summit hosted at New York University (NYU).
Mondo.NYC will be powered year-round by a digital communication and content portal at www.mondo.nyc, which will include exclusive content (live music footage, interactive fan features, B2B data and music discovery resources, and more), communications channels and collaborative opportunities.
“At this pivotal moment in the evolution of music, pop culture, technology and communications, there has never been a more crucial time for veterans and pioneers alike to convene, connect, disrupt and collaborate with one another,” says Haber. Abbot Green adds: “Mondo brings together deeply passionate music fans and artists and the groundbreaking network of music and technology entrepreneurs, innovators, executives and enthusiasts who are reshaping popular culture in the twenty-first century.”
Programming at the inaugural Mondo.NYC festival includes:
MUSIC, TECH AND MEDIA SUMMIT: The Mondo.NYC Daytime Business Summit, headquartered at and held in partnership with NYU, is a global business gathering of music and tech industry insiders and innovators, addressing the challenges and opportunities of today’s music marketplace—content creation, ownership, management, sales, marketing, distribution, rights, consumption and monetization—empowering artists to bridge the gap between art and business.
The daytime summit will feature intensive business tracks covering music, tech and convergence and will focus on the following subjects:
- The Artist
- The Songwriter
- Global Trends
- The Live Music Business
- Digital Entertainment & Content
- Video, Visual & Design
- Data & Analytics
- Virtual Reality
- Major & Indie Labels
- Entertainment & Technology Law Conference
- Digital Frontiers: The Bleeding Edge
Summit format will include: expert panels, info sessions, networking/partnerships, hands-on labs, start-up business presentations, one-on-ones and more.
LIVE MUSIC: Mondo selects from among the world’s best and brightest artists for up close and personal performances in music venues and alternative spaces in downtown Manhattan and Williamsburg.
- For five days and nights, fans experience dynamic live music in venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn from a curated selection of groundbreaking performers from around the world. Whether a newcomer or a musician on the precipice of success, artists from multiple contemporary music genres will showcase at Mondo.NYC.
- NYC will capture exclusive content from select live performances and make it available to digital audiences through online, mobile and social platforms.