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MAKING VINYL 2018

NOT YOUR FATHER'S RECORD INDUSTRY

Registration is open for ‘Making Vinyl,’ the first B2B conference dedicated to the record manufacturing industry’s global rebirth, which shows no signs of slowing down. The groundbreaking event returns to Detroit Oct. 1-2, 2018, to the Cadillac Westin Hotel.

All aspects of the vinyl value chain, including pressing, mastering, packaging, printing distribution, retail, new technology and raw materials, will be covered by the robust conference program’s sessions featuring the industry’s brightest minds from the record labels and manufacturing sector.

Presented by: Colonial Purchasing Co-Op,  Record Store Day, and hometown sponsor Third Man Pressing.

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OUR EVENT SPONSORS

CHECK OUT WHO MAKES THIS EVENT POSSIBLE!

DIAMOND SPONSOR

Copycats Media

PLATINUM SPONSOR

sabic

GOLD SPONSORS

Pheenix Alpha

2018 KEYNOTERS

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt

Musician/Producer, Bandleader, Actor, Activist, Label Owner, Educator and Broadcaster.

2018 SPEAKERS

Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee

Program Director

Making Vinyl

Michael Kurtz

Michael Kurtz

Co-Founder

Record Store Day

Bryan Ekus

Bryan Ekus

President

Making Vinyl/Colonial Purchasing Co-op

Gerhard Blum

Gerhard Blum

Senior Vice President

Sony Music International

Steve Sheldon

Steve Sheldon

President

Rainbo Records

Chad Kassem

Chad Kassem

CEO

Acoustic Sounds/Quality Record Pressing

Jack Stoughton, Jr.

Jack Stoughton, Jr.

President

Stoughton Printing

Billy Fields

Billy Fields

VP, Sales, Account Management

WEA

Craig Braun

Craig Braun

Media Packaging Veteran

Making Vinyl Awards Host

Jessa Zapor-Gray

Jessa Zapor-Gray

VP, Marketing

Intervention Records

Connie Comeau

Connie Comeau

Cheif Operating Officer

The ADS Group

Matt Fiedler

Matt Fiedler

CEO/Co-Founder

Vinyl Me, Please

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