MusicDish and Hip Hop USA will host a networking event called "Meet Taiwan Music" at downtown Manhattan's Gonzalez y Gonzalez (192 Mercer St). The event will connect New York and CMJ-attending music industry professionals with the Taiwan delegation and star artists. There will also be a short Q&A session where the audience will be able submit questions regarding Taiwan's music sector and opportunities for collaboration.
The networking event will be preceded by the panel "How Taiwan Is Using Concert Collaboration To Bridge Markets" as part of the CMJ conference at NYU's Kimmel Center from 3:30-4:30pm. The panel will focus on the interactions and differences of the music scenes/industries in Taiwan and the US, and the implications for American artists wishing to Enter Asia's growing music market.
HOW TAIWAN IS USING CONCERT COLLABORATION TO BRIDGE MARKETS
Moderator: Eric de Fontenay, MusicDish
Ed Yen, GCA Entertainment
Taiwanese-American female rapper Miss Ko
Jack Hsu, lead for NY-based Hsu-nami
Derek Graham, Vertusent Music Group
Rabbit Darkside, CMJ-charting rapper
In addition to the panelist, award-winning singer-songwriter Joanna Wang and 2006 DMC Taiwan Champion DJ Noodles will join the networking event and Q&A session. Several organizations supporting "Taiwan Music @ CMJ" will have an opportunity to present to the audience, including Radionomy, Hip Hop USA, HYPE Magazine, AsianinNY and Yibada.
Eric de Fontenay