(Chicago, IL) – Industry Play 360 is a grassroots organization that educates and empowers artists through up close and personal interactions with key industry players and decision makers within arts and entertainment. Highlights of the Industry Play: Hip Hop 360°ä include: Producer feedback session with Eric Sermon, open networking stations for artists and producers to link, Fashion Show, “Beat “Battle & Cypher ”with major grand prizes. On Friday March 11th and Saturday March 12th, 52South/Spellbound Marketing Group will host Industry Play 360° 2-Day Conference at PHLI (1613 East 55th) 5pm to 8pm Friday and March 11th and Little Black Pearl (1060 East 47th Street) 12:00pm – 8:00pm followed by a Concert & Afterparty. EPMD concert and after party will also have special performances and appearances by Mikkey Halsted, Twone Gabz, Rhymefest, Marvo and Teefa. Each artists/attendee who registers will have a dedicated time with Erick Sermon of EPMD. Erick Sermon will personally critique seminar attendee’s music and give the ins and outs of the entertainment industry! Artist and producers participating in the seminar are urged to bring their best product as Erick Sermon is seeking to new creative artist and producers to work with personally to develop their craft.
ALL MEDIA MUST SUBMIT MEDIA CREDENTIAL FORMS VIA EMAIL BY THURSDAY MARCH 10TH, 2011 3:00PM TO RECEIVE CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE.
About Spellbound Marketing Group, Inc.: 52 South and Industry Play 360° are subsidiaries of Spellbound Marketing Group, Inc. (SMG, Inc.) founded in 2000, in Chicago, IL. Spellbound Marketing Group, Inc. is a marketing/promotional firm that connects the nightlife & entertainment industry with corporate brands who seek opportunities to reach African American and General markets via weekly nightlife events, in-store promotions, social gatherings, special celebrity events and outdoor initiatives.
Industry Play 360°CONFERENCE ITINERARY Friday March 11th: Private Meet & Greet with Erick Sermon at PHLI (1613 East 55th) Kick Off
5:00PM- 8:00PM Industry Play 360°ä will kick off its weekend with a private meet and greet with registered guests, producers, performers and attendees of the conference with a special appearance of Erick Sermon. Media will be able to take photos and network to build participation for conference.
Saturday March 12th:
MEDIA & TALENT CHECK IN 10:00AM- 4:00PM
WORKSHOP/SEMINAR with EPMD
-12:00PM – WELCOME (PRODUCERS LOUNGE OPENS)
-2:OOPM- LISTEN & CRITIQUE
-4:00PM PRODUCERS/ARTIST SEMINAR W/ERICK SERMON & TERRY HUNTER (PRESS ROOM OPENS) (PRODUCERS LOUNGE) HIP HOP 360 ° -8:00PM 360 SPIN BEAT BATTLE BEGINS
-10:00PM 360 SPIN BEAT BATTLE WRAP UP
-10:10PM 360 LIVE CIPHER
CONCERT & AFTERPARTY
10:30PM -12:30AM PERFORMANCES AND APPEARANCES BY TEEFA, TWONE GABZ, RHYMESFEST, MIKKEY HALSTED & EPMD
ALL MEDIA MUST SUBMIT MEDIA CREDENTIAL FORMS VIA EMAIL BY THURSDAY MARCH 10TH, 2011 3:00PM TO RECEIVE CONFIRMATION OF ATTENDANCE
To obtain media credentials regarding Industry Play 360°ä please contact:
Briahna Gatlin, Phone: 312.480.8700 [email protected]