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MAKING VINYL 2017 - A Resounding Success! See you in 2018!

THE WESTIN BOOK CADILLAC DETROIT, NOVEMBER 6-7, 2017

Making Vinyl

MAKING VINYL: CELEBRATE THE RECORD INDUSTRY'S REBIRTH!

The New Record Manufacturing Mindset

The first B2B conference dedicated to the rebirth of the global vinyl manufacturing business is coming to Detroit Nov. 6-7, 2017 at the Cadillac Book Westin. Including representatives of the world’s leading pressing plants, equipment suppliers, record labels, packagers, and stereo manufacturers – will now for the first time, have the opportunity to come together to compare notes on this astounding industry comeback!

Presented by: Colonial Purchasing Co-op LLC; Record Store Day; and hometown sponsor Third Man Pressing.

Who’s so far confirmed...

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels

Darryl “DMC” McDaniels

Legendary Musician

Jack White

Jack White

Founder

Third Man Records & Third Man Pressing

Michael Kurtz

Michael Kurtz

Co-Founder

Record Store Day

SPEAKERS

Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee

Program Director

Making Vinyl

Bryan Ekus

Bryan Ekus

President

Making Vinyl/Colonial Purchasing Co-op

Ben Blackwell

Ben Blackwell

Co-founder

Third Man Pressing

Steve Sheldon

Steve Sheldon

President

Rainbo Records

Billy Fields

Billy Fields

VP, Sales, Account Management

WEA

Don MacInnis

Don MacInnis

President

Record Technology, Inc.

Jack Stoughton, Jr.

Jack Stoughton, Jr.

President

Stoughton Printing

Michal Štěrba

Michal Štěrba

President

GZ Media

Greg Parkin

Greg Parkin

Director, Digital Solutions

Iron Mountain Entertainment Services

Michael Fremer

Michael Fremer

Editor

Analog Planet

Bob Irwin

Bob Irwin

Founder

Sundazed

Nina Palmer

Nina Palmer

National Sales Director

Ross-Ellis

Chad Brown

Chad Brown

CEO

Viryl Technologies

Ryan Smith

Ryan Smith

Senior Mastering Engineer

Sterling Sound

Mark Piro

Mark Piro

Founder

Analog Spark

Brandon Seavers

Brandon Seavers

Co-Founder & CEO

Memphis Record Pressing

Gail Marowitz

Gail Marowitz

Principal

Visual Strategist

Andrew Rossiter

Andrew Rossiter

GM / Co-owner

Org Music

Jennifer Freund

Jennifer Freund

CEO

Dorado Packaging

Chad Dahlstrom

Chad Dahlstrom

CEO

Zink Media Inc. (Discogs)

Noble Musa

Noble Musa

Vice President

Microforum Vinyl

Jim Donio

Jim Donio

President

Music Business Association

Craig Braun

Craig Braun

Media Packaging Veteran

Alex Awards Host

Eric Astor

Eric Astor

Chief

Furnace Record Pressing

Alex Greenspan

Alex Greenspan

President

Digital Matrix

Karl Groeger

Karl Groeger

President

Brookvale Records & Looney Tunes

Sabine-Lydia Schmidt

Sabine-Lydia Schmidt

Founder

Unbreakmyheart Records

Adam Gonsalves

Adam Gonsalves

Owner

Telegraph Mastering

Gary Salstrom

Gary Salstrom

General Manager

Quality Record Pressings

Eric Boulanger

Eric Boulanger

Founder

The Bakery

Alex Rosson

Alex Rosson

Audio Director

Shinola

Chris Mara

Chris Mara

Owner

Welcome To 1979 Studios / Mara Machines

Chris Muratore

Chris Muratore

Chief Business Development Officer, Co-Founder

Border City Media

Michael Bunnell

Michael Bunnell

Executive Director

Coalition of Independent Record Stores

Donny Eastland

Donny Eastland

Owner

Record Pressing Machines

Dan Yashiv

Dan Yashiv

Co-founder & Managing Partner

SunPress Vinyl

Michael Dixon

Michael Dixon

Owner

Mobile Vinyl Recorders

Harm Theunisse 

Harm Theunisse 

Co-Owner

Symcon B.V.

Alban Pingeot

Alban Pingeot

President & CEO

MPO International

Mark Rainey

Mark Rainey

CEO

Cascade Record Pressing

Lisa Foster

Lisa Foster

General Manager

Guestroom Records

Carrie Colliton

Carrie Colliton

Co-Founder

Record Store Day

Pierre-Henri Constant

Pierre-Henri Constant

General Manager

Resinoplast Vietnam

Matt Earley

Matt Earley

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Gotta Groove Records

Andrea Paschal

Andrea Paschal

General Manager

ThinkIndie Distribution and the Coalition of Independent Music Stores

David Hill

David Hill

Industry Veteran/President

Tapematic UK

Randy Cholewa

Randy Cholewa

Plant Manager

Third Man Pressing

Per-Olof Ragnerius

Per-Olof Ragnerius

Co-owner

Pheenix Alpha

Brandon Chrzanowski

Brandon Chrzanowski

Operations Manager

Third Man Pressing

Patrick George

Patrick George

Production Manager

Third Man Pressing

Mark Michaels

Mark Michaels

CEO & Chairman

United Record Pressing

Lisa Hresko

Lisa Hresko

Associate Member Relations Manager

A2IM

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

PR, Strategic Partnerships Lead

Discogs

Peter Runge

Peter Runge

Director Operations

Optimal Media

Our Event Sponsors

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

Produced By:

Colonial Purchasing CO-OP

Colonial Purchasing Co-Op

Conference Partner

Record Store Day

Record Store Day

Hometown Sponsor

Third Man Pressing

Third Man Pressing – Detroit

Diamond Sponsor

Copycats Media

Copycats Media

Platinum Sponsor

Sabic

Sabic

Gold Sponsor

Media Tech Association

Media-Tech

Pheenix Alpha

Pheenix Alpha

Silver Sponsor

Stoughton Printing

Stoughton Printing

Nakan

Nakan Innovative Blends

Dorado

Dorado Music Packaging

Bronze Sponsors

Furnace Manufacturing

Furnace Manufacturing

Viryl Technologies

Viryl Technologies

Rimage

Rimage

Bags Unlimited

Bags Unlimited

Association Partners

A2IM

American Association of Independent Music

Music Business Association

Music Business Association

Media Partner

The Vinyl District

The Vinyl District

Music Connection

Music Connection

Vinyl Times

Vinyl Times

Detroit Metro Times

Detroit Metro Times

Additional Sponsors

Blackbourne

Blackbourne

Commercial Plastics

Commercial Plastics

TPC-axis

TPC axis

CAF srl

CAF srl

Discogs

Discogs

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