As the countdown to the Jamaica Music Conference (JMC) is underway. With less than 10 days until the 4-day intensive community service conference, major announcements continue to be released. Over this past week JMC announced CEO of Destine Media, Ronnie Tomlinson, will be one of the panelist on the Women in Music panel. This panel is slated to take place on November 18th at University of West Indies Mona campus.
Being labeled as one of the most influential and insightful public relations and media strategy creators today, Ronnie Tomlinson has been instrumental in promoting Caribbean music and culture internationally through well curated visuals and content. This has been an effort to elevate the artists influence by engaging in partnerships and utilizing relationships with various media outlets. Managing the narrative for artists such as Tarrus Riley, Mavado, Kabaka Pyramid, Jahmiel, Third World, Love and Harmony Cruise, Best of the Best Concert and most recently publicist for living legend Buju Banton, just to name a few, Ronnie’s ability to promote, elevate and catapult an artist brand on a global scale has been admirable for the past 7 years.
The Jamaica Music Conference (JMC) is the preeminent annual conference for industry education, networking and collaboration in Jamaica. The mission is to provide a platform for independent music professionals to discuss challenges, opportunities and solutions in the music industry. Gearing up for its 6th staging, JMC brings an industry invested in and/or enamored with the sounds and culture of Jamaica to its shores for authentic cross pollination experiences. The 4-day intensive encompasses community service opportunities, authentic nightlife, fun in the sun across Kingston and most importantly, an information exchange between the who’s who of reggae and mainstream music entertainment, and up and coming talent.
This years panel, Women in Music, will host Zion Tomlinson, Ronnie Tomlinson, Queen of Reggae – Marcia Griffiths and Michie Mee. Discussing the triumphs and challenges of the industry from a female perspective.
The JMC convenes the who’s who of the music industry, up and comings, and subject matter experts from various sides of the business, to explore the current state of music, where to next and tangible strategies for success. Slated for November 15-18, 2018 at numerous venues across Jamaica’s bustling capital city of Kingston, details on schedules, session topics, locations and registration are on JamaicaMusicConference.com.
Partners and major sponsors include: IrieJam360, SunCity 104.9FM, Ablazin Radio, Nice Up Radio, 21st Hapilos Digital Distribution, Nanook, Impulse Nation, 3NITY, Itopia, House of Dancehall, JNIICE (of iHeart Radio’s Chum 104.5 Toronto), The Beat London 103.6FM, King Addies, Black Kolaz Sound, Tek9 Movements, Sound System Sundayz, The Charles Hyatt Foundation, Reggaemania.com, IrieFM, L3 Magazine, Good News Jamaica, Jamaica Observer, Destine Media, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaican Shopping Club Theater and Kingston Dub Club.