The GRS will run from April 4-5, 2014 and will take place in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, where the first Oscars ceremony was held in 1928, among many other iconic music and entertainment events.
The GRS will feature a cross-section of expert panelists spanning all aspects of the global rock industry. The event will discuss the future of the industry and look at solutions to further bolster and expand business opportunities. The conference will also discuss key topics with some of the most respected minds and figures within the rock sector, plus a number of keynotes with some of the industry’s most renowned and innovative figures. The evenings will feature key artist showcases from some of the best new rock acts from across the globe.
The GRS also will be inclusive of all areas of rock music, from classic rock and metal to screamo, AOR, alternative rock, black metal, progressive rock, doom, stoner, blues, punk, emo and hardcore.
GRS organiser Seven Webster states: “If it’s heavy and it rocks and you want to network, trade and expand your business opportunities, then the Global Rock Summit will be the perfect community for you to connect with the world of rock.”
SPEAKERS ALREADY CONFIRMED:
Andy Gould – Founder, Spectacle Group (worldwide manager Rob Zombie)
Billy Anderson – CEO, TeamRock
Chris Ingham – MD of Publishing/Content, TeamRock (publisher of Metal Hammer/Classic Rock magazines)
Jim Morewood – Owner, EGO Booking Agency
Jordan Berliant – Partner, The Collective (worldwide manager Linkin Park and Slash)
Michael Chugg – Founder, Chugg Entertainment
Mike Walsh – Deputy Program Director and Head Of Music Xfm (UK)
Ron Burman – President, North America, Mascot Label Group
Steve Strange – Partner/Agent, X-Ray Touring