Creative Edge Public Relations Announces the 2nd Annual California Industry Music Summit

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TraMaí Entertainment Announces 2011 Dates For The Second Annual California Music Industry Summit Previously known as the Soul Music by the Bay Conference, this years’ summit emerges with a new name and an aggressive mission to connect all musical genres California Industry Music Summit is a platform for artists to gather in a single forum to meet industry contacts from around the country. The summit is a two day event held in Oakland California with panels, performances, discussions and mixers for networking and advancement for artists from all genres.

California Industry Music Summit Mixer

The conference will have a full range of discussions featuring some of the industry's top music professionals.

TraMaí Entertainment announced today that it is hosting the 2nd Annual California Music Industry Summit at The Marriot Hotel in Downtown Oakland on June 10 – 11, 2011. The California Music Industry Summit (CMIS), formerly known as the Soul Music by the Bay Conference, is being billed as "the ultimate platform for all genres of music.” During the two-day educational conference, attendees will be presented the opportunity to network and learn from seasoned executives in songwriting, music production, publishing, social media and marketing, public relations, distribution, retail, personal management and more. This years’ summit will incorporate vital information on how to sustain as an independent artist or musician in the ever changing music industry, no matter what type of music you create.

“AS CEO of TraMaí Entertainment and Founder/Executive Producer of the summit, I am very excited about the progression of CMIS since we produced the first conference in 2010,” says Tracy L. Reed. In addition to broadening our scope to encompass every genre of music, the conference will highlight performances and a high couture fashion show. In 2011, our focus is for CMIS to be known as the West Coast’s most informative and thorough music conference event.”
Components of the 2011 California Music Industry Summit will include:

  •     Thought-Provoking Panels
  •     Informative Workshops
  •     Exclusive, One-on-One Mentoring
  •     Intensive Demo Listening Sessions
  •     Live Performance Events
  •     More Special Features To Be Announced

Designed with independent artists and musicians in mind, CMIS is an important event for artists in any stage of development. Register today and learn from industry insiders, make pivotal connections and get re-energized while jump starting your career.

Early registration and lodging specials are now available for a limited time at or . Artists interested in getting there music critiqued during CMIS in front of a live audience can sign up by registering for the conference through ( by May 1, 2011. Sponsors and Exhibitors interested in introducing products or services to California Music Industry Summit attendees should e-mail requests to for CMIS sponsorship and exhibit packages. Please check the event website for future updates on conference scheduling, panelist additions and other event information.

About California Music Industry Summit (CMIS):
The California Music Industry Summit is a two-day educational conference taking place on June 10-11, 2011 which features innovative live music events, intensive networking, prominent keynote speakers and over 26 thought provoking panels. In its 2nd year, CMIS is looking to attract more than 600 music professionals and artists. Past and present event sponsors include Pandora Internet Radio, The Oakland Public Conservatory of Music, The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, SESAC, Hype Magazine, American Airlines and Present panelists includes Larry Batiste (Musical Director for the GRAMMY Awards), Phil Tan (3X-time Grammy Award Winner, Audio Engineer), La Toya London (American Idol" Finalist), James Leach, (SESAC, Associate VP), Michael Fiebach, (Marketing & Merchandise Manager for DJ Shadow), Ben Parr, (Co-Editor of Mashable), in addition to a host of entertainment lawyers, songwriters and performers. The California Music Industry summit prides itself with being the West Coast’s most informative and thorough music conference event.

Event Contacts:

Tracy L. Reed
Founder/Executive Producer
TraMaí Entertainment, Inc.
phone: 510-479-7028 / fax: 510-532-7840

Theodore W. Palmer
Event Publicist
Creative Edge Public Relations, LLC

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