DON'T MISS OUT

on the Rebirth & Opportunities of the Vinyl Industry

This is NOT your father’s record industry anymore!

If you are frustrated with the scarcity of vendors and of raw material, then this conference is for YOU. If you want to save time by learning best practices by industry experts, then this conference is for YOU. If you want to learn how to make money with the rebirth of the vinyl industry, then this conference is for YOU. If you want to build a network of Vinyl Industry experts, then this conference is for YOU.

Oct. 1-2, 2018 – Cadillac Westin Hotel, Detroit, MI.

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

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2017 ATTENDEE TESTIMONIALS

(FROM POST-CONVENTION SURVEY)

``Vinyl continues to grow, but there is lots to do still``
``This is the dawn of a resurgence to the vinyl industry``
``The industry is thriving, many new companies are joining in, new equipment and innovations are starting to mature, and the market is continuing to grow strongly.``
``The vinyl industry is alive, well and flourishing.``
``Stats, sharing concerns and common goals among the key players in the industry.``
``Vinyl is Reverential`` Jack White
``The industry will continue to grow when synergies from different sectors in the supply chain come together.``
``This may be only the beginning…``

MICHAEL KURTZ

on Making Vinyl 2017

DARRYL 'DMC' MCDANIELS

on Making Vinyl 2017

2018 KEYNOTER

‘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

Ron McMaster

Ron McMaster

Mastering Engineer

Marcus Cohen

Marcus Cohen

Sr. Vice President, Anti-Counterfeiting Investigations and Enforcement

RIAA

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

Chief Operating Officer

The ADS Group

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COUNTDOWN TO MAKING VINYL 2018

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDED ON SEPTEMBER 25TH

Thank you for all those that registered! If you missed the online registration there will be limited onsite registrations available Monday.

See you in Detroit!

 

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