I E S : the INDIE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT August 1-5 2012 in L.A., the music and entertainment conference and festival announces the BEST BAND IN THE LAND competition, with the Winner receiving a GRAND PRIZE Package worth $100,000.
The 5 day event will focus on cutting edge knowledge, networking & performances in the areas of Music, Movies/TV, & Touring. Featuring over 80 in depth workshops and seminars led by top industry pros designed to help musical artists, bands, managers, producers, writers, DJs, video & film makers, & independent labels/entertainment companies progress their business and career opportunities in the worldwide entertainment and media industries. Included in the speakers are legendary artists, producers, managers and execs who have worked with the worlds biggest musical artists. As part of the IES Festival will be the BEST BAND IN THE LAND competition where IES judges will choose the promising band to receive a $100,000.00 Grand Prize Package, including a Worldwide Record Deal, marketing & promotion campaign, music videos, REVOLVER or AP Magazine spread, major press coverage, promo tour & much more! Attendees will include reps from INTERSCOPE, VICTORY, EPITAPH, CAPITOL, SONY, RCA, ACTIVATE, UNIVERSAL, WARNER, SUBURBAN NOIZE, EMI & many more!
Each evening will spotlight concerts, performances, film premieres & showcases by attending talent and name performers in a variety of top venues from Hollywood to Universal Studios to the booming NoHo arts district in North Hollywood. The final day Sunday August 5 will be an innovative day at a prestigious location, for an event called DEAL LINK, where attendees will have a chance to introduce themselves & meet one-to one with industry decision makers, including investors, A&R execs, CEOs of entertainment companies that are normally extremely hard for new talent to reach and that can make a difference in ones career and opportunities.