"Attending the Music Business Summit was a privilege. Jeff and Dave have devised a truly comprehensive event that will give anyone interested in the music industry an honest look at what goes on behind the scenes.   Everyone from artists to songwriters to label owners to managers, whether novices or veteran, will learn something new and valuable for their journey."

—  Amanda Krieg Thomas, Music Supervisor, Yay Team Productions

Fervor Music Biz Summit 2020
We are sad to announce that the 2020 Fervor Music Biz Summit has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Virus. We look forward to seeing you in 2021. Stay tuned!

*For special accomodations, please call the Glendale Public Library at 623-930-3600 at least 1 week prior to the event date


Industry Experts


2020 Panels Include:

Keynote: Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight

Presented by David Hilker (CEO, Fervor Records) and Jeff Freundlich (COO, Fervor Records)

Build Your Marketing Toolbox: Getting Ready for a Career in the Music Industry
Presented by Hunter Scott (Owner, Trend PR)
Whether you’re interested in being a publicist, manager or label owner, you’ll need to understand the fundamentals of marketing in order to have a lasting career in the music industry. Hunter discusses the tools needed to promote up-and-coming artists in today’s ever-changing landscape. 



What The Hell Is Music Clearance And Why Does It Matter?

Moderator: Jeff Freundlich (Fervor Records)

Panelists: Suzi Barry (EMG), Matt Lilley (MLC), Christy Spencer (Fervor Records)

Learn about the nuances of music clearance for film, television, advertising, sampling and more!


Breaking Through: The Incredible Success Story of Carly Paige
Moderator: Otto D'Agnolo

Panelist: Carly Paige

What does it take to get a publishing deal, chart on Billboard, get millions of spins on Spotify, and make records and music videos in LA? The Valley's own Carly Paige gives you insights on her incredible journey.

Music Supervision Roundtable

Moderator: Greg Sweeney

Panelists: Lauren Fay (Lost and Sound), Andy Gowan (Metalman Media), Whitney Pilzer (Lionsgate)

Why do we have a music supervision panel every year at MBS? Because music in film and television is a great way to grow your audience and earn income. Learn from the best as they explain their creative process, how they find music and how to approach them!


2 Minute Drill

Moderator: Otto D'Agnolo

Ask any experts anything you like!!!

More panels and industry experts coming soon!


Previous Year's Experts



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