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Open sessions and special sessions are able to attend without pre-registration.
Workshop #1 and Workshop #2 are only available to pre-applicants among delegates
October 20 (Thursday),
14:00 – 15:00
With 18+ years of industry experience, the last 10 of which working in the APAC markets, Priya Dewan founded Gig Life Pro to utilize her broad network and knowledge of the global music business to help the music industry grow their business globally. Prior to returning to Asia, Priya spent 8+ years in New York, eventually running UK-based Warp Records for North America where she was recognized as Billboard’s 30 Under 30 Power Players. She was recognized again in 2021 and 2022 by Billboard as an International Power Player.
Priya returned to Singapore in 2011 to launch her booking agency Feedback Asia, touring artists like CHVRCHES, Flying Lotus, James Blake, Yuna, Bicep and others across the region. Most recently, Priya served as VP of International Marketing APAC and MD of Southeast Asia and South Korea for The Orchard, where she was responsible for signing and managing The Orchard’s priority labels and artists in the region, including BTS (KR), JYP Entertainment (KR), DPR (KR), James Reid (PH), MTP-E (VN), Shigga Shay (SG) and more.
She has facilitated or spoken on conference panels at All That Matters (Singapore), MU:CON (Seoul), EMC (Syd), GMAs (Taipei), Sound of the Xity (Beijing), Primavera Pro (Barcelona), CMJ (New York), SXSW (Austin).
EVP, Head of Business Development and A&R
Veteran booking agent Tom Windish has developed the touring careers of some of the hottest names in music, including Billie Eilish, Lorde, alt-J, DPR Live and more. Working with these artists and other top talent from the early days of their careers, hundreds of clients have grown from playing small local venues to dominating stages at major festivals and arenas under his purview.
Universally recognized as one of the industry’s most successful music agents, Windish is currently an agent and head of A&R at Wasserman Music. The agency looks after the careers of hundreds of artists including Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and many more.
SVP, Global Label Management & Sales
Tricia Arnold is the SVP, Global Label Management and Sales at The Orchard, the industry’s leading global music distributor and artist & label services company operating in 45 markets worldwide. She oversees The Orchard’s sales and label management teams outside of North America, driving global release strategy and envisioning and enacting processes to drive The Orchard's value proposition worldwide.
Since joining The Orchard in 2012, Arnold has worked across different departments at The Orchard, retaining and enhancing expertise in international growth.
Prior to working with The Orchard, she started her career at Rydkodisc International and then helped launch ADA Global across Europe. Today, Arnold’s teams work across hundreds of big hitter releases for The Orchard including Jorja Smith, Kelsea Ballerini, Jason Isbell and the 400 unit, Latin, K-pop priorities, and more.
Han Kyoo Moon is the CEO and co-founder of UC Management, the parent company of CO-NECTD. UCM is Asia's multi-functioning entertainment company based in Seoul, South Korea.
UC Management offers artists management, artist bookings, hospitality/advancement, music label/distribution services. Managing notable artists in the past like Raiden, Justin Oh and Third Party.
Han has managed to bring the first Asian DJ/producer to ever perform in the Winter Olympics next to Martin Garrix. Now he is focusing to bring artists from all over the world that is compatible in making great music together and making sure that it’s heard throughout Asia.