Save The Date!
‘Making Vinyl’ Conference
2-3 December 2020/// Virtual
- Meet the right people: with the help of Matchmaking, 1-to-1 Meetings, and Speed-dating
- Connect with participants before, during and after the event via our conference app
- Get full access to world-class content, best practices, and market intelligence
- Interactive workshops: join the conversation with industry experts
- Virtual exhibition: Meet your next suppliers and discover the latest in vinyl record technology from some of the most influential companies in the world!
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN IN SOON!
Scott Hull, Masterdisk; Rainer Maillard, Emil Berliner Studios; Rinus Hooning, Record Industry
This Session is complimentary but advanced registration is required!
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life & Format
Scheduling Your Vinyl Release
How to Produce Records Without Money
Ask The Mastering Engineers
How Delays Between Vinyl Mastering & Electroplating
Can Result in A Rejected Test Pressing
Discovering California Soul
Meet Your Next Suppliers at Making Vinyl
Making Vinyl are the go-to B2B events for the physical media industry covering everything from recording and preparation to final distribution.
Making vinyl attracts industry professionals from all over the world – trading notes on why they believe vinyl remains an important piece of their business plans to distribute prerecorded music.
Musicians • Artist Management • Record Labels • Music Publishers • Vinyl Record Pressing Plants • Recording Engineers • Service Providers • Vinyl Mastering & Cutting • Equipment Manufacturers • Packaging Suppliers • Release Planners • Illustrators • CD/DVD Replicators & Duplicators • Consumables Suppliers • Copyrights Holders • Transportation & Freight Companies • Music Brokers • Turntable Manufacturers • Music Retailers • Printing Companies • Merchandisers • Vinyl Enthusiasts • Song Writers • Publishers • Technology & Licensing Companies • Online Retailers • Physical Retailers •
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Join us in Europe or in North America, and take advantage of the opportunity to:
- Generate leads that result in partnerships
- Meet your target audience face-to-face in one convenient location
- Build recognition of your company name, products, and services
In post-event surveys, 100% of our sponsors found MAKING VINYL “very valuable” or “valuable” as a tool in reaching customers.
Send us a note that your interested to become a sponsor and we will work within your budget to create some incredible opportunities!
Past Keynote Speakers
John Anthony White is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White Stripes, but has also had success in other bands and as a solo artist.
Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels
Darryl Matthews McDaniels, better known by his stage name DMC, is an American musician and rapper. He is a founding member of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C., and is considered one of the pioneers of hip hop culture.
‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt
Steven Van Zandt is an American musician, songwriter, producer, actor, and activist who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve. He is a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, in which he plays guitar and mandolin.
Robert Arthur Mould is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s.
Michael Des Barres
Michael Des Barres is the host of Little Steven’s Underground Garage on SiriusXM Radio and heard by more than six million listeners, five days a week. He has appeared in over 150 hours of American television and more than 40 feature films, and has sold over 7 million albums as both a recording artist and songwriter.
An American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer. A three-time Grammy Award winner and fifteen-time nominee. Vai started his music career in 1978 at the age of eighteen as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa, and played in Zappa’s band from 1980 to 1983.
Bernie Grundman is an American audio engineer. He is most known for his mastering work and his studio, Bernie Grundman Mastering, which he opened in 1983 in Hollywood.