For Immediate Release

Event Publicist:

Meilani Lee


TraMaí Entertainment Announces 2011 Dates For The Second Annual California Music Industry Summit

Previously known as the Soul Music by the Bay Conference, this years’ summit emerges with a new name and an aggressive mission to connect all musical genres

Oakland, Calif. (December 8, 2010) – TraMaí Entertainment announced today that it is hosting the 2nd Annual California Music Industry Summit at The Marriot Hotel in Downtown Oakland on June 10 – 11, 2011. The California Music Industry Summit (CMIS), formerly known as the Soul Music by the Bay Conference, is being billed as “the ultimate platform for all genres of music.” During the two-day educational conference, attendees will be presented the opportunity to network and learn from seasoned executives in songwriting, music production, publishing, social media and marketing, public relations, distribution, retail, personal management and more. This years’ summit will incorporate vital information on how to sustain as an independent artist or musician in the ever changing music industry, no matter what type of music you create.

“AS CEO of TraMaí Entertainment and Founder/Executive Producer of the summit, I am very excited about the progression of CMIS since we produced the first conference in 2010,” says Tracy L. Reed. “In addition to broadening our scope to encompass every genre of music, we also welcome the addition of Meilani Lee of MPRINT Music & Marketing as Event Publicist. These additions have definitely made the conference bigger and better. In 2011, our focus is for CMIS to be known as the West Coast’s most informative and thorough music conference event.”

Components of the 2011 California Music Industry Summit will include:

 Thought-Provoking Panels

 Informative Workshops

 Exclusive, One-on-One Mentoring

 Intensive Demo Listening Sessions

 Live Performance Events

 More Special Features To Be Announced

Second Annual CMIS – page 2

Designed with independent artists and musicians in mind, CMIS is an important event for artists in any stage of development. Register today and learn from industry insiders, make pivotal connections and get re-energized while jump starting your career.

Early bird registration and lodging specials are now available for a limited time at or . Artists interested in performing during CMIS live performance events may submit EPK’s through ( by March 5, 2011. Sponsors interested in introducing products or services to California Music Industry Summit attendees should e-mail requests to for CMIS sponsorship packages. Please check the event website for future updates on conference scheduling, panelist additions and other event information.

About California Music Industry Summit (CMIS):

The California Music Industry Summit is a two-day educational conference taking place on June 10-11, 2011 which features innovative live music events, intensive networking, prominent keynote speakers and over 26 thought provoking panels. In its 2nd year, CMIS is looking to attract more than 600 music professionals and artists. Past and present event sponsors include Pandora Internet Radio, The Oakland Public Conservatory of Music, The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, SESAC, Hype Magazine, American Airlines and Previous panelists included Christie James (of Wild 94.9 FM), Michael Winger (President of The Recording Academy, SF Chapter), Tim Quirk (VP of Music Programming for Rhapsody), Michael Zapruder (Music Curator for Pandora), Nick Phillips (VP of Jazz and Catalog A&R, Concord Music Group), Arne Lucas (Director of Mobile Marketing at Ingrooves), L. Michael Gipson ( in addition to a host of entertainment lawyers, songwriters and performers. The California Music Industry summit prides itself with being the West Coast’s most informative and thorough music conference event.

Event Contacts:

Tracy L. Reed

Founder/Executive Producer

TraMaí Entertainment, Inc.

phone: 510-479-7028 / fax: 510-532-7840


Meilani Lee

Event Publicist

MPRINT Music & Marketing



About California Music Industry Summit

The California Music Industry Summit (CMIS) is TraMaí Entertainment, Inc. newest entity that is inclusive of all music genre's.
This entry was posted in Blog Roll. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s