Laura B. Whitmore will host the “Success Strategies for Women in the Music Industry” Panel at NAMM.
Anaheim, CA (January 11, 2016)—Music industry trailblazers will take center stage to discuss gender equality and achievements during the upcoming NAMM Show.
“Success Strategies for Women in the Music Industry” Panel will be moderated by Laura B. Whitmore, music industry veteran and Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) founder, on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the NAMM Idea Center. The panel will focus on the challenges and obstacles top women in the music industry have faced, and how they’ve overcome them to create success.
“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.”
Whitmore is 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.
Panelists include Jennifer Batten, best known for having played guitar for Michael Jackson, who has also toured and recorded with British guitar icon Jeff Beck; Paula Salvatore, VP 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; and Rebecca Eaddy, marketing communications manager for Roland Corporation U.S.
The WiMN provides a community for women within the industry while enriching their careers and musical experiences through networking and sharing. The organization produces events such as the Women’s Music Summit, the WiMN She Rocks Showcases and the She Rocks Awards.
The Women’s International Music Network