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North America’s First Music Sustainability Summit Starts This February

Music Sustainability Summit poster

The Music Sustainability Summit in Los Angeles will be the first of its kind in North America.

Read below to get all the details you need for the February 5th event.

Music Sustainability Summit: advancing sustainability in the music industry

Music Sustainability Alliance, an organization aiming to advance sustainability in the music industry, is hosting The Music Sustainability Summit on February 5th in LA. This summit looks to address the major environmental impacts specific to the music economy.

Initially hosting the event on USC’s campus, the organization has changed the venue to The Novo to accommodate a larger audience. Tickets for the event will run you $200 which includes 10+ lectures, 30+ panelists and a happy hour after for networking.

About the MSA

MSA gives music industry professionals opportunities to collaborate, find educational resources and innovate with regards to lowering negative environmental impacts. From business case studies, vendor directories and relevant tutorials, the educational aspect of MSA alone could be well worth a look at from anyone interested in the sector.

Building off the monthly meetings and webinars, MSA is now emphasizing the networking and collaboration opportunities—culminating with The Music Sustainability Summit in a couple weeks.

Who’s joining The Music Sustainability Summit?

Panelists from academia, industry and government will provide a broad array of perspectives on the industry’s most pressing environmental challenges. These panelists will be split among lectures covering issues ranging from food and waste management to logistics and travel.

Of the more than 30 leaders joining the conference, below are some to keep an eye out for:

  • Lucy August-Perna: Head of Global Sustainability, Live Nation Entertainment
  • Rita Kampalath: Chief Sustainability Officer, Los Angeles County
  • John Fernandez: Director Environmental Solutions Initiative, MIT
  • Joel Makower: Chairman & Co-Founder, GreenBiz

Click here for the full event details.

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Written by Louis Rouffaud

Louis Rouffaud is a sustainability professional with a Master in Sustainability and Energy Management from Bocconi University, writing content on sustainability in the music industry. He is also a hip-hop and R&B enthusiast.

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