The Karaoke Cloud Music City Summit 2012 – The End Of The Age Of Plastic meets today (6/20) at the Hilton Nashville Downtown. The event will mark the first time that all of the major industry names will gather together to discuss the state of the industry, innovations in technology and delivery, and battling piracy.
“Much like the broader music industry, the karaoke world has undergone a sea change in recent years,” said Joe Vangieri, CEO of Digitrax Entertainment, LLC, which is hosting the event. “Changes in the way that end users and industry professionals use and interact with our products are telling us that we must evolve in order to remain viable and relevant. Most people are not aware that the karaoke industry in the United States has been on the verge of imploding. We come together to find common cause against the challenges we all face, so that high-quality karaoke music won’t vanish completely.”
Speakers, presenters and attendees at the Summit, which will be streamed live over the internet in include Master of Ceremonies Dr. Hugo Drax, President of the American Disc Jockey Association, Kurt Slep of Sound Choice, Bernardo Melo of The Singing Machine, Jim Woodford of SBI Global, John West of Sunfly, entertainment and licensing legal experts Allen Jacobi and Vincent Castellucci, Doug DeLuca, Executive Producer of the Jimmy Kimmel Show, Ben Seo of RSQ, David Su of Ace Karaoke, Bob Latshaw of Karma, Derek Slep of Stingray, Greg Lazzaroni of Karaoke.com, Jason Hou of VocoPro, Jim Weisz of TM Century, Jonathan Apostoles of JoltSoft, Rick Vogt of Karaoke Warehouse, Tomas Gorrio of Magic Music and Ryan Sherr of PCDJ.
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