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Chicago Music Summit 9.20.2013 sponsored by Google

 

A New Music Industry Conference presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

 

Panels •  Networking • Concerts

 

Chicago is a global music powerhouse – activated by musicians working across multiple genres at the highest level of artistry. The Chicago Music Summit is a new conference presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to shine a spotlight on Chicago’s innovative and thriving music scene and connect professionals with local and national industry leaders. Featuring panels, concerts, and networking opportunities, the Chicago Music Summit provides free professional development and exposure to support Chicago’s music industry.

More than 20 panels on a wide variety of topics will feature 100+ speakers including representatives from Sony Music Entertainment, Kickstarter, Elastic Arts, Pitchfork, Bonnaroo, SoundCloud, Universal Republic, Live Nation, Lincoln Center, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Monterrey International, and many others.

 

Listen to recordings of Chicago's inaugural music gathering.

 

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Keep checking chicagomusicsummit.org for updates and details. For general inquiries, contact us.

 

The Chicago Music Summit is presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events with the support of programming partners: ASCAP, Bailey Boy Artist Development, Bandzoogle, BMI, The Brainiac Project, CASH Music, ChicagoArtistsResource.org, ChicagoMusic.org, Chicago Music Commission, Chicago Music Magazine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, Cibola Tech Incubator, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Columbia College Chicago, Creative Entertainment Network, Dominican University, Dynasty Podcasts, E.A.R.S. The Engineering and Recording Society of Chicago, The Echo Nest, eighth blackbird, Elastic Arts, Gray Communications, Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC, Leo Burnett, Linchpin Digital, Mark Hubbard, Mozilla Foundation, Music Dealers, On the Street Promotion, The Recording Academy, SESAC, Sony Music Entertainment, Soundslice, Story Amp, Threadless, TuneSat, and World Business Chicago.

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Dates:
Friday, September 20, 2013

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Hours:
9 am - 9 pm

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Locations:

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Storefront Theater
66 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, Illinois 60602

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Accessibility:
The following services are available for persons with disabilities:

  • Accessible entrance, 77 E. Randolph St.
  • Accessible restroom facilities
  • Wheelchair loans, see information desk for availability
  • ASL interpreters are provided with 72 hours notice
  • Assisted Listening Devices available for public event

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Public Transportation:
El: Pink, Orange, Green, Brown, Purple to Randolph; Blue to Washington; Red to Lake.
Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26, 143, 144, 146, 147, 151, 157.

Metra and South Shore to Millennium Station. 

For more travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com

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Parking:

Millennium Garages

Parking details: Park near the conference! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Packages: $30 all-day parking /Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600

Website Link: www.millenniumgarages.com