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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! Pre-registration is required. Register

The April 5th Stuart's Opera House Opening Night Party featuring a DJ set by Michelle Zauner and the April 6th CAAMP performance at Memorial Auditorium are separately ticketed events. 

Purchase tickets to the Stuart's Opera House Opening Night Party

Purchase tickets to the CAAMP performance

The Music + Tech Happy Hour Sponsored by Blockparty and CoMuse is a FREE event exclusive to conference registrants. Additional registration for is required to attend the Happy Hour. REGISTER

When will the full agenda be announced?

You can expect the entire lineup to be released mid-March 2022.

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

The Summit will be held in-person at Ohio University's Baker Center as well as livestreamed virtually via a dedicated Ohio University Music Industry Summit app. DOWNLOAD THE APP

What does registration for the in-person conference include?

Registration gives you access to all panel and interview sessions in Baker Center Ballroom on April 5th and 6th. Virtual attendees will also have full access to the dedicated app for livestreams, networking, and more.

There will be limited physical seating in the Baker Ballroom. Seating for each session will provided on a first come, first seated basis. 

Tickets for the three evening events are not included with registration. The two performances require a ticket purchase and the Happy Hour event is free but required pre-registration.

Purchase tickets to the Stuart's Opera House Opening Night Party

Purchase tickets to the CAAMP performance

REGISTER FOR THE MUSIC+TECH HAPPY HOUR SPONSORED BY BLOCKPARTY AND COMUSE

If I can attend in-person one day and want to participate virtually on another, do I need to register twice?

If you will be attending any portion of the Summit in-person, please register through the in-person ticket option. For any sessions are you are unable to attend in-person, you will be able to access the livestreams through the dedicated Ohio University Music Industry Summit mobile app. DOWNLOAD THE APP

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. DOWNLOAD THE APP

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. 

When will conference registration open?

Registration is now open for the 2022 Summit. Register

When will tickets go on sale for the April 5th Stuart's Opera House Opening Night Party featuring Michelle Zauner?

Tickets are on sale now. Purchase Tickets

What is the cost to attend the evening events? What is required to attend?

The Stuart's Opera House Opening Night Party on April 5th featuring a DJ set by Michelle Zauner requires a ticket purchase to attend. The tickets are $6.25 for students and $9.25 for non-students. Purchase tickets

The April 6th CAAMP performance requires a ticket purchase to attend. Tickets are $75.00 for the first 10 rows; $40.00 for the remainder of the floor; and $25.00 for the balcony. All ticket buyers for CAAMP performance must provide proof of vaccination or negative test taken within 48 hours for entry. This is in addition to any current university COVID Policies.

The Music + Tech Happy Hour Sponsored by Blockparty and CoMuse at Little Fish Brewing on April 6th is a free event. Registration is required and is exclusive to conference registrants. This is a limited capacity networking event. Registrants 21+ will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets to enjoy Little Fish Beer. REGISTER

Registration to the day-programming of the Summit is not required to attend the evening events; however, we strongly encourage attendance for the excellent lineup of artists and speakers planned for the day-programming.

When will the April 6th CAAMP concert tickets go on sale?

Tickets are on sale now. Purchase tickets

Will the CAAMP concert or Michelle Zauner DJ set be livestreamed for the virtual audience?

Unfortunately, the performances will not be broadcasted.

What time zone will be used for the virtual conference?

Sessions will take place in Eastern Standard Time.

Is the conference livestream mobile-friendly?

Yes, the conference livestream will be hosted on a dedicated Ohio University Music Industry Summit app and we highly encourage all attendees, both in-person and virtual, to download the mobile event app. DOWNLOAD THE APP

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

Please contact Mackenzie Kucharsky at kucharsky@ohio.edu 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 in the Baker Ballroom, 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.

Is there a free designated parking location for the conference?

There is not complimentary parking for conference attendees. See Ohio University Campus Map and Baker Center Parking for nearby parking options. More information

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.

What are the COVID-19 protocols and vaccination/testing requirements for attending the Summit?

All individuals entering Baker Center must adhere to all current university / community COVID requirements and policies. Please refer to the University’s COVID-19 Public Health Measures for most current guidance.

CAAMP Performance COVID Policy: All ticket buyers for CAAMP performance must provide proof of vaccination or negative test taken within 48 hours for entry. This is in addition to any current university COVID Policies.

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

You can email rr247121@ohio.edu. If you think there is an important question missing, please let us know so we can add it in and try to help others.