California Entertainment Week to Debut in Burbank, Mar 24-29

BURBANK, Calif — The first-ever California Entertainment Week will make its debut in Burbank, “Media Capital of The World,” as it brings together leaders from all facets of the global music, digital, radio, entertainment and technology sectors. The multi-day event will descend upon the city on Monday, March 25th, and conclude on Friday, March 29th, with a kick-off wine-tasting networking reception and global music showcase event on Sunday, March 24th at SIR Studios in Hollywood.

The week-long event will unite the annual global music business conference and showcase event, MUSEXPO, with the Worldwide Radio Summit as part of the newly-unveiled California Entertainment Week, set to take place at the resort-like facility, Castaway, located in the scenic hills of Burbank, just minutes away from the offices of The Walt Disney Company, Disney Music Group, Freemantle Media, ABC, Hollywood Records, ESPN, Marvel Comics Studios, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. Studios, DC Comics, Freeform TV, peermusic, iHeartRadio, A&R Worldwide, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, The Burbank Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Insomniac Games, The CW Television Network, NBC Universal,Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, KPWR “Power 106” Los Angeles and many others.

Among the plethora of leading music and media minds confirmed to join California Entertainment Week event are:

 Alan Swan – Director of Music Content, RTÉ 2fm, Ireland

Alex Hackford – Senior Artists & Repertoire, Music Affairs, Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation

Alicen Schneider – Sr. VP, Music Creative/Head of West Coast Music Operations, NBCUniversal Television

Allison Kaye – President, SB Projects (Scooter Braun Projects)

Andrew Gould – Sr. VP/Head of A&R N. America, Downtown Music Publishing

António Mendes – Program Director, RFM (Portugal)

Areli Quirarte – VP, Motion Picture Music, Paramount Pictures

Aton Ben-Horin – Global Vice President, A&R, Warner Music Group

Beata Murphy – APD/MD, KIIS/Los Angeles

Ben Cooper – Controller, BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network

Bob Lefsetz – Publisher, “The Lefsetz Letter”

Caroline Beasley– CEO, Beasley Broadcasting

Chris Taylor – Global President, Music, Entertainment One

Chris Williams – Chief Product Officer, iHeartRadio

Ellen K – Mornings, KOST/Los Angeles

Elvis Duran – Host, Premiere Networks & Mornings, WHTZ/New York

Eric Polin – Sr. VP, Music Publishing, Universal Pictures

Erica Farber – President & CEO, RAB

Fred Casimir – EVP Global Recordings & President Continental Europe, BMG

Fred Jacobs – President & Founder, Jacobs Media

Gao Xiaosong – Global Chairman, Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee, China

Ginny Morris – Chairman & CEO, Hubbard Broadcasting

Jacob Fain – Sr. VP of A&R/Head of Global Analytics & Research, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Jake Challenor – CEO & Publisher, Jaden Social/The Music Network (Australia)

Jacqueline Saturn – President, Caroline

Jeannette Perez – President of Global Synch & Brand Partnerships, Kobalt Music/AWAL

Jimmy Steal – VP of Brand & Content, “101.9 The Mix” WTMX Chicago

Jo Charrington – Co-President, Capitol Records U.K.

John Fleckenstein – Co-President, RCA Records

Julie Talbott – President, Premiere Networks

Kaylin Frank – VP, Creative Music and Soundtracks, Walt Disney Pictures

Ken Blaustein – Global Director of Music & Artist Relations, Hard Rock International

Ken Komisar – President & Partner, Notting Hill Music Masters

Kid Kelly – VP/Pop & PD, Hits1/Venus, SiriusXM

Kim Guthrie – President, Cox Media Group

Lisa Worden – Alternative Rock Brand Manager, iHeartMedia & Program Director ALT 98.7/Los Angeles

Lonny Olinick – CEO, AWAL

Mandar Thakur – COO, Times Music India

Mark Adams – PD, KIOI & KYLD/San Francisco

Mark Sutherland – Editor, Music Week U.K.

Mathew Daniel – VP, International, NetEase Cloud Music, Asia

Michael Steele – Director/Playlist Programming & Development, Warner Music Group

Mike McVay – EVP/Programming, Cumulus Media

Mike Daly – Executive Director of A&R/Music Publishing, Disney Music Group (Hollywood Records, Buena Vista Records & Disney Music Publishing)

Nick Raphael – President, Capitol Records U.K.

Ollie Wards – Content Director, Triple J Australia

Paramdeep (Param) Singh – Co-Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, JioSaavn

Patrick Houlihan – Sr. VP, Music, 20th Century Fox

Paul Adam – Head of Songwriter Relations Europe, Spotify

Paul Wiltshire – CEO, Songtradr, Inc.

Pete Ganbarg – President of A&R, Atlantic Records

Phil Guerini – VP, Music Strategy Disney Channels Worldwide & General Manager, Radio Disney Worldwide

Rachel Levy – Executive VP, Film Music, Universal Films

Ralph Simon – Founder & CEO, Mobilium Global

Roahn “First Born” Hylton – Songwriter/producer (Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, Ne-Yo, Trey Songz)

Sarah Stennett – Co-Founder & CEO, First Access Entertainment

Scott Igoe – VP Alternative Series & Specials, ABC Television

Simon Katz – VP of A&R / Staff Producer, Republic Records

Steve Fitzmaurice – Grammy Award Winning-Producer (Sam Smith, Rag’n’Bone Man, Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, U2)

Thaddeus Rudd – Co-President & Co-Owner, Mom+Pop Music

Thea Mitchem – EVP/Programming, NE Division, iHeartMedia, New York

Tim Ingham – Founder & Publisher, Music Business Worldwide

Tom Poleman – Chief Programming Officer and President, National Programing Group, iHeartMedia

Woody – Host, “The Woody Show”

And many others!