2015 "I Create Music" ASCAP EXPO
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The Premier Conference for Songwriters, Composers and Producers - Open to All

If you couldn't be with us at ASCAP EXPO in LA, we are offering the ability to watch everything. Watch over 40 panels - nearly 60 hours of programming - for only $99!

The 10th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, which achieved record high attendance, brought together a passionate community of music creators eager to advance their careers and ensure a stronger future for music.

ASCAP today announced its highest ever paid attendance for its ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO with an increase of 19% over 2014. The premier event for songwriter education and career networking took place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles from April 30th - May 2nd with well over 2600 participants.

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We get it: three days of inspiration, education and networking at the ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO can be overwhelming. Whether it’s your first time out or you’re a 10-year veteran, here are dozens of tips to prepare you for the adventure ahead.

Things change and we already have a few updates since the Program Book went to print. The online schedule will always be kept up to date, but we will post all of the changes on this page.

The three packed days of programming includes top speakers and performers as well as over 40 panels on music creation, business, marketing, music placement and more.

We are thrilled with the full 2015 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO schedule, which is now available online and includes panels, master sessions and performances covering just about every essential topic for a career in music.

We are excited to announce the selections for the Feedback Panels, the live Attendee Showcase and the iStandard Producers and Rappers Showcase. Thank you to the hundreds of attendees that submitted their music!

Songwriter/artist Richard Marx and producer/record executive No I.D. have both been added to the ASCAP EXPO lineup as part of the "We Create Music" panel. Marx will hold a Master Session where he will perform.

Legendary R&B songwriter, producer and artist Valerie Simpson as well as recent ASCAP Shirley Walker Award-winning composer Deborah Lurie have been added to the ASCAP EXPO lineup along with nearly 20 other new ASCAP EXPO panelists.

Why should you attend the ASCAP EXPO? You just might get your big break. Jameil Aossey got signed by super-producer S1 after they met at the EXPO - or as Jameil calls it, the "15 minutes that changed my life." Read their story.

Over 50 new panelists have been added to the 10th annual ASCAP EXPO lineup, including Toby Gad ("All of Me"), Shawn Patterson ("Everything is Awesome") and Santigold. Be in Los Angeles from April 30th to May 2nd to boost your music career.

The initial lineup and programming for the 10th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO (April 30 to May 2 in Los Angeles) has been announced and includes Andrew Bird, Aloe Blacc, Ashley Gorley, Savan Kotecha, Greg Kurstin, Hanson, Ingrid Michaelson, Sevyn Streeter and Bill Withers.

The 2015 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO is just around the corner. Haven’t purchased your tickets yet? Here are 10 reasons why you’ve gotta be there for our 10th year of the EXPO.

Graci Phillips and Katie Stump hit it off at the 2012 ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, and they've kept up a cross-country songwriting partnership ever since. Want to find a new collaborator of your own? Register for the 2015 EXPO today!

In 2013, Jonny Amos, Pauly Greenwood and Meldra Guza wrote a song together from across the Atlantic. At the 2014 ASCAP EXPO, Darrell Brown invited them onstage to perfect it. Read this incredible "only at the EXPO" story.

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