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NAMM 2016: Laura B Whitmore to host Success Strategies for Women panel

Daniel Gumble
NAMM 2016: Laura B Whitmore to host Success Strategies for Women panel

WiMN (Women’s International Music Network) founder and MI Pro columnist, Laura B. Whitmore, will hosting a special panel at NAMM 2016 named Success Strategies for Women in the Music Industry on Sunday, January 24th from 2pm-3pm at the NAMM Idea Centre.

The session will see a number of leading figures from the industry discuss gender equality and the challenges women in the music business have faced and how they’ve overcome them to create success.

Panelists include:

Laura B. Whitmore: A music industry veteran and the owner of Mad Sun Marketing, a boutique advertising and PR agency that focuses on the music and audio industries. She is the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, the producer of the She Rocks Awards and the Women’s Music Summit, a journalist, editor and a singer/songwriter.
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Jennifer Batten: Best known for having played guitar for Michael Jackson, Batten has also toured and recorded with British guitar icon Jeff Beck.

Paula Salvatore: Vice president of Capitol Studios and an integral part of recordings for some of the industry’s most iconic artists.

Tish Ciravolo: Bass player, guitar designer, and the president and founder of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars.

Rebecca Eaddy: Marketing communications manager for Roland Corporation U.S., a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments, including keyboards and synthesizers, guitar products, electronic percussion, digital recording equipment, amplifiers, and audio processing devices.

“I’m excited to bring together these powerful role models to share their insights and experiences on this panel,” said Whitmore. “As women, we face unique challenges in our industry and I think it’s important to create awareness, give advice, and affect change. I have no doubt that it will be energetic and informative.” 

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