Music Industry Summit FAQs

Who is the event for?

The Music Industry Summit is for everyone! We encourage OHIO students, faculty and staff, prospective high school students and educators, musicians, music entrepreneurs and industry professionals, or anyone who is actively involved in or wants to know more about the business of music to attend.

What does it cost to attend?

The Music Industry Summit is a FREE conference for both in-person and virtual attendees! Some performances may require a ticket purchase. Registration for the 2023 Summit will open soon. 

When will conference registration open?

Registration will open in February 2023. 

When will the full agenda be announced?

You can expect the entire lineup to be released in March 2023.

Will the Summit be held in person, virtually, or both?

The Summit will be held in-person at on the Athens campus of Ohio University as well as livestreamed virtually via a dedicated Ohio University Music Industry Summit app. 

What does registration for the in-person conference include?

Registration gives you access to all panel and interview sessions during the 2023 Summit. Some workshops may have limited space. Virtual attendees will also have full access to the dedicated app for livestreams, networking, and more. Ticket purchases may be required for performances or other events. 

Will I need to register to participate in the virtual conference?

Yes, registration will be required to participate. Attendees should download the dedicated Ohio University Music Industry Summit app to view the schedule and all livestreams. Registrants will be receive information on downloading the app upon completion of registration.

When registration for the in-person conference closes, can I still register onsite?

In-person day-of registration is dependent on available seating for the session occurring at your time of arrival. 

What time zone will be used for the virtual conference?

Sessions will take place in Eastern Standard Time.

How do I request an ASL interpreter or other accommodation to attend this event?

Please contact Mackenzie Kucharsky at by March 14, 2022 to request an ASL interpreter or other accommodation.

Can I take photographs and videos at the conference?

You are welcome to take photos and videos at the event, but please do not use flash photography as it is very disruptive. If you capture a good one, be sure to share on social media and tag us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!

If I leave and plan to return later, will I be able to hold my seat?

As there is limited seating, if you leave, we unfortunately will not be able to hold your seat. 

Will there be free public Wi-Fi at the conference?

Yes, you can connect to the OHIO University Guest network. No login is required. Keep in mind that this connection is low speed.

What are the dining options at the conference?

Meals will not be provided at the panel sessions, but several options are available for dining within Baker Center, and steps outside of Baker Center in uptown Athens.

I have a question which you haven't answered. Who can I contact?

You can email If you think there is an important question missing, please let us know so we can add it in and try to help others.

I am interested in sponsoring the Summit, who do I contact?

Contact Josh Antonuccio to discuss our partnership opportunities and secure your sponsorship today to benefit from the months of pre-event promotion!

I am interested in being a panelist or speaker at the Summit, who do I contact?

The Summit planning committee is working on confirming the lineup for the 2023 Summit. If you, or someone you represent, are interested in being considered for the programming, please contact Josh Antonuccio

Where can I find on-demand sessions from past Music Industry Summits?

To view on-demand sessions, please hover over "Past Events" in the menu and select the year. On-demand sessions are only available for 2021 and 2022.