SOURCE: Digital Media Wire

February 13, 2006 09:00 ET

Music Industry Leaders From Universal Music, Nettwerk, EMI Music, MTV, Sony BMG, MySpace, Yahoo! and Music Choice Speak at 6th Annual Digital Music Forum in New York City

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 13, 2006 -- Digital Media Wire, the industry's leading digital entertainment and media news, event and information provider, today announced the headline speakers for its 6th Annual Digital Music Forum and Mobile Music Leadership Summit (www.digitalmusicforum.com) to be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City on Tuesday, February 28 through Wednesday, March 1, 2006.

Now in its 6th year, the 2-day event, which is presented in association with Billboard, is the premier industry conference focused on developments in digital and mobile music. Participants include 400+ decision-makers from record labels, music publishers, producers and distributors, technology companies, wireless companies, rights organizations, industry bodies, radio, advertising, attorneys, artists, investors and venture capitalists. The conference will focus on the role of digital and mobile technologies in the future of music, including predictions, provocations and analysis.

Industry leaders keynoting at the event include Larry Kenswil, President, Universal Music Group - eLabs; Terry McBride, Founder & CEO, Nettwerk Productions; David Del Beccaro, President, CEO & Founder, Music Choice; Ralph Simon, Chairman - Americas, Mobile Entertainment Forum; Shawn Gold, SVP of Marketing and Content, MySpace; Seamus McAteer, Chief Product Architect + Senior Analyst, M:Metrics.

The 6th Annual Digital Music Forum will include a host of exhibitors and sponsors from the music and mobile space to include Universal Music; MySpace; Nettwerk Productions; Napster; Music Choice; M:Metrics; Ruckus; MTV; mtvU; Motorola; Verizon Wireless; Yahoo! Music; Billboard; Sony BMG; EMI Music; AOL Music; Nielsen Analytics; United Musicians; BigChampagne; Jupiter Research; Ipsos Insight; SNOCAP; Alston & Bird; Beggars Group; SuperEgo Records; Cherry Lane Digital; Passalong Networks; Groove Mobile; WhiteBlox; PaymentOne; Javien; Sirius Satellite Radio; XM Satellite Radio; The Orchard and eMusic.

The 2006 Digital Music Forum and Mobile Music Leadership Summit is produced by Digital Media Wire. Sponsoring companies include: Billboard; Alston & Bird; Motorola; Passalong Network; eMusic; The Orchard; Ruckus; WhiteBlox; Javien; PaymentOne; Market Wire; Midem and Axis Marketing & PR.

For complete agenda, registration and event details please visit: www.digitalmusicforum.com.

In addition to the Digital Music Forum, Digital Media Wire produces several other prominent industry events within the digital and mobile entertainment sector, including: the Games & Mobile Forum; the Digital Commerce Summit; the Future of Television Forum and the Washington Digital Media Conference, which it produces in tandem with Potomac Tech Wire.

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Digital Media Wire is an events, news, and publishing company serving the digital entertainment & media industry since May 2000. Digital Media Wire produces executive forums featuring the leading executives in digital media and entertainment. Digital Media Wire also publishes an authoritative daily email newsletter and industry directory. For more information, please visit: www.digitalmediawire.com.

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