The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) second annual music conference, RVRB Experience started on July 13 and ends July 15. This year, the conference, themed Into the Musicverse, is being live streamed to all who register. RVRB Experience 2022 will focus on; building, navigating and expanding the Musicverse; setting the foundation and identifying the tools needed; manoeuvring through developing a career in music, and finally exporting, marketing, distributing and licensing, said a media release.
Day one’s theme, Building the Musicverse featured keynote speaker Simon Baptiste, CEO of Question Mark Entertainment. There were also panels and interviews throughout the course of the day featuring industry professionals such as Kasey Phillips, Marcus Braveboy and Jeff Wight and others. The day ended with a music showcase featuring Jimmy October as the headliner.
The release said day two, Navigating the Musicverse, will begin with keynote speaker, Portia Sabin, CEO of Music Business Association (USA). The Music Business Association is a non-profit membership organisation that advances and promotes music commerce across all delivery models. It serves to nurture the global music community by connecting, empowering and educating the industry’s many players. Day two will also host various panels, including Women in Music panel and Investing in Music delivered by C15 Studios. Freetown Collective, will be the headline act for the day’s music showcase.
The third and final day, Expanding the Musicverse will feature Jabari Winchester, CEO, Tropical Paradise Records as the keynote speaker. All keynotes will be executed as interviews by journalist, Laura Dowrich-Phillips. The focus of the day will be music marketing with Music Ally (London), music synchronisation, music export planning and TikTok music best practices, which will be delivered by Gabriel Llano Gonzalez, senior music manager, TikTok (Sao Paulo, Brazil). Day three will close off with a music showcase headlined by Kalpee, the release said.
Melissa Jimenez, general manager of MusicTT said, “RVRB Experience 2022 will deliver education and entertainment. The Musicverse is a vast space to explore and we would like to provide our audiences with the tips, tricks and tools to navigate through it. We also have some amazing performances at our music showcase. MusicTT is particularly excited to have with us this year the Music Business Association, Music Ally, TikTok Latam and Audio Mack and would like to recognise our sponsor NGC and thank them For their commitment. We invite you to join us on our journey Into the Musicverse."
For more information on RVRB Experience, or to sign up, visit www.rvrbexpereince.com or follow @musicoftt on Instagram and Facebook for updates.