April 21, 2008 08:00 ET

IODA Hosts Industry Workshops, Roundtable Discussions at NARM 2008 Conference

IODA Executives to Participate in Music & Social Networking and the Digital Landscape in 2008 Panels Along With Amazon, FaceBook, iMeem, Last FM, MySpace and Napster

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2008) - IODA, the global leader in digital distribution, marketing, and technology solutions for the independent music industry, today announced the details of its workshop series at NARM, the National Association of Recording Merchandisers. The workshops are designed for IODA labels and distributors, and will focus on retail marketing, international expansion, mobile distribution and music video marketing. IODA executives will also participate in NARM panels "Music & Social Networking" and "The Digital Landscape 2008."

IODA Workshops at NARM 2008

Sunday, May 4, 2 - 5 pm & Monday, May 5, 11am - 2 pm

Details: IODA experts will be presenting workshops for its labels and distributors on a variety of subjects, including:

--  Retail and Online Marketing
--  New branded download stores
--  International Expansion
--  Sales, Payments and Royalty Report upgrades
--  Mobile Distribution and Marketing
--  Music Video and Long Form Video Distribution and Marketing

IODA at NARM Panel Discussions

The Digital Landscape 2008
Tuesday, May 6, 11 am - 12:15 pm
Panelist: Kevin Arnold, IODA

Music & Social Networking
Tuesday, May 6, 2:45 - 3:45 pm
Host: Tim Mitchell, IODA

IODA Hosts A2IM Cocktail Party

Dada SF Studio
86 2nd Street, San Francisco
Sunday, May 4th, 7:15 - 9 pm

About IODA

IODA, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance, is the industry-leading digital distribution company for the global independent music community. IODA provides comprehensive services to record labels, physical distributors, and artists, including license negotiations; media encoding and metadata management; and royalty payment administration and reporting. The company also offers promotional support through a dedicated marketing division and through the IODA Promonet (, a promotional distribution network that provides qualified podcasts, blogs, and other promotional sites with access to pre-cleared, legal music and other promotional assets from IODA's labels. Founded in 2003, IODA represents a rapidly expanding roster of over a million tracks from thousands of independent labels around the globe. IODA was named one of FORTUNE magazine's 25 Breakout Companies for 2005. The company's website is

Contact Information

  • Contact Info:
    Jessica Hoffman
    tel: 925-296-6161
    email: Email Contact