Latin music’s biggest annual conference will take place April 24-27 at the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
Confirmed panelists to date include Farruko,
who will lead the Trap Latino panel
Miami, Fl- (January 11 2017)- Billboard, the leading global destination for charts, news, business, lifestyle and innovations in music, today opened registration for the 28th Annual Billboard Latin Music Conference, the biggest and most respected conference in the Latin music industry. The global, star-studded event will be held April 24-27 at The Ritz-Carlton in South Beach, Miami.
Registration to the conference is open at BillboardLatinConference.com with early-bird, loyalty and group rates available.
This year, the event will once again feature Q&A sessions and panels with top artists, including singer-songwriter Farruko, and label, radio, marketing, advertising and brand executives. Panels will include the highly anticipated “Superstar Q&A’s” and marquee sessions like the “Urban Music Panel,” the “Divas Panel” and “How I Wrote that Song, the New Generation,” which previously featured speakers like Best New Artist Latin Grammy winner Manuel Medrano and Grammy nominee Joss Favela.
Last year, close to 1,000 attendees saw legendary musicians including Don Omar, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, Marc Anthony, Ednita Nazario and many others take the stage alongside top industry executives during the conference’s top sessions..
The Billboard Latin Music Conference 2017 culminates with the annual Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will air live on the Telemundo network from Watsco Center in Miami on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at TKPM ET/CT.
Additional details, panels and artists will be announced in the coming weeks. For information on the conference and awards, visit BillboardLatinConference.com.
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