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Chicago Music Summit 2013
Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events – Creative Industries – Music
Friday, September 20, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
Chicago, IL
Chicago Music Summit 2013
Registration Information

General Conference Registration Sep 20, 2013 Free


A New Music Industry Conference presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, Illinois 60602
Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60602

To view the Schedule of Speakers and Topics, Click Here (PDF)
To view a Program Schedule, Click Here (PDF)

The Chicago Music Summit is presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events with the support of programming partners: Bailey Boy Artist Development, Bandzoogle, BMI, The Brainiac Project, CASH Music,,, Chicago Music Commission, Chicago Music Magazine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, Cibola Tech Incubator, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Columbia College Chicago, Creative Entertainment Network, Dominican University, Dynasty Podcasts, E.A.R.S. The Engineering and Recording Society of Chicago, The Echo Nest, eighth blackbird, Elastic Arts, Gray Communications, Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC, Leo Burnett, Linchpin Digital, Mark Hubbard, Mozilla Foundation, Music Dealers, On the Street Promotion, The Recording Academy, SESAC, Sony Music Entertainment, Soundslice, Story Amp, Threadless, TuneSat, and World Business Chicago.

Industry Panels: 10am-5pm – Advance registration is encouraged for panels. Space is limited.

Concerts: 6:30-9pm – Concert schedule and performers to be announced in mid-July.

Concerts at the Chicago Cultural Center are free admission, open to the public. No registration for concerts.

Chicago is a global music powerhouse – activated by musicians working across multiple genres at the highest level of artistry. The Chicago Music Summit is a new conference presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to shine a spotlight on Chicago’s innovative and thriving music scene and connect professionals with local and national industry leaders. Featuring panels, workshops, concerts, and networking opportunities, the Chicago Music Summit provides free professional development and exposure to support Chicago’s music industry.

Registration for workshops and panels begins Monday, June 17th!
Free admission – advance registration is encouraged.
Space is limited, seating is available on a first come, first serve basis

Concerts at the Chicago Cultural Center are free admission and open to the public.

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The following topics will be highlighted at the Chicago Music Summit:
Industry Leaders
Success Stories
Revenue Streams
Audience Building
Business Plans
Legal Issues & Policy

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St. Chicago, Illinois 60602

Chicago, Illinois

Store Front Theater
66 E. Randolph St. Chicago, Illinois 60602

The following services are available for persons with disabilities:

Accessible entrance, 77 E. Randolph St.
Accessible restroom facilities
Wheelchair loans, see information desk for availability
ASL interpreters will be provided with 72 hours notice
Assisted Listening Devices available for public event

Public Transportation:
El: Pink, Orange, Green, Brown, Purple to Randolph; Blue to Washington; Red to Lake.
Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26, 143, 144, 146, 147, 151, 157.

Metra and South Shore to Millennium Station.
For more travel information, visit


Millennium Garages

Parking details: Park near the conference! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Packages: $30 all-day parking /Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600
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