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As Women’s History Month comes to an end, The Music Business Association has unveiled its women-focused programming for the Music Biz 2024 conference, taking place 5/13-16 at the JW Marriott Nashville.

On 5/16 the programming kicks off with "Walking the Walk: Tactics to Boost Diversity & Inclusion NOW," a panel moderated by We Are Moving the Needle’s Skye Landgraf and featuring talking heads like Chartmetric’s Sarah Kloboves and Snafu Records Mira Howard, with more to be announced.

The session will be followed by a keynote conversation in which Virgin Group President Jacqueline Saturn will be interviewed by Women in Music President Nicole Barsalona.

Additionally, the conference will host "Women in the Room: Music Biz Leadership Roundtables," led by female executives covering topics like mentoring and entrepreneurship. Speakers include Twitch Head of Music Cindy Charles, Pex COO Amadea Choplin, Gritty in Pink founder/CEO Shira Yevin, NYU Steinhardt Clinical Associate Professor of Music Business Judy Tint, Esq., UMG Director of New Digital Business & Innovation Cristina Pimentel, Landgraf, Secretly Distribution Director of Planning & Initiatives Anna Bond, plus more. Registration for the roundtable discussion opens on 4/1 and will include a full executive roster and topic list.

“I am proud to say that we are once again raising the bar with our women-focused content at Music Biz 2024,” said Music Biz President Portia Sabin. “This year’s programming features so many powerful women executives that I am proud to work alongside, and our roundtables are sure to create meaningful connections and conversations that will have a positive ripple effect on our industry long beyond the event. I can’t wait to see everyone in Nashville!”

For more info on Music Biz 2024 and full programming, click here.