Musexpo 2023: Adam Taylor to Speak at This Year’s Conference
APM President and CEO Adam Taylor will be a keynote speaker at Musexpo 2023, the annual global music business conference on March 22, 2023, in Burbank, California. The sync licensing-centric presentation will precede the panel entitled Licensing Your Content: What are You Syncing, which talks about representing and curating music for film, television, promos, video games, film trailers, and advertising.
The panel is presented by Video Helper and moderated by Ritch Ezra, publisher of The Music Registry.
Other panelists include Debra Delshad – Sr. Director, Synchronization & Music Licensing, Angry Mob Music Kairo - Head of Production, Offstream Music Group, and Rich Goldman – President, Riptide Music Group.
Musexpo is one of the music industry’s premiere conferences. Past speakers include legendary composer Dianne Warren, Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, music executive Jon Platt, and television host Jimmy Kimmel.
About Adam Taylor
For over three decades, Adam Taylor has been guiding intellectual property companies, organizations, and individuals to manage and extract value from their copyrights, trademarks, and patents. For the last twenty-one years, Adam has served as the President/CEO of APM Music, the world's leading production music company, which since its founding in 1983 has been providing top quality score, themes, background music and songs for hundreds of thousands of TV shows, movies, commercials, videogames, web videos, corporate films and much more. Covering every style from the latest in authentic urban-contemporary and hard-hitting rock alternative music to extraordinary collections of classical recordings and archival recordings going back to the earliest days of the 20th century, APM's music has helped create the soundtrack of popular culture.
Prior to running APM Music, Adam served as co-founder and President of Taylor/Fox Enterprises, where he partnered with doctors, scientists and inventors to market and deliver their unique, patent-protected inventions to consumers. Before that, as co-founding partner of Goldman/Taylor Entertainment, he developed numerous properties including the television series Confessions of Crime for Lifetime Network, and the PBS series Joseph Campbell - Mythos hosted by Academy Award® winner Susan Sarandon in partnership with the Joseph Campbell Foundation.
Adam began his career at Caswell-Massey, the oldest chemists and perfumers in the U.S. established in 1752, where he served a ten-year post as President/CEO.
Adam serves on the Board of Advisors of IsraAid, a non-profit organization that partners with local communities around the world to provide urgent crisis aid, assist in recovery, and reduce the risk of future disasters, and serves on the Council of Advisors for the Zelikow School for Jewish Non-Profit Management and on the Advisory Board of the Creative Community for Peace.
Musexpo is an annual music industry conference that takes place in various locations around the world.
The conference was founded in 1996 by Sat Bisla, a music industry veteran, and former DJ for Los Angeles radio station KCRW.
Musexpo is known for bringing together industry professionals from all areas of the music business, including record labels, music publishers, artist managers, booking agents, and more.
The conference typically features keynote speeches, panel discussions, artist showcases, and networking events.
Over the years, Musexpo has hosted some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Coldplay, Adele, Ed Sheeran, and Shawn Mendes.
Musexpo has also helped to launch the careers of many up-and-coming artists, including Dua Lipa, Lorde, and Billie Eilish.
In recent years, Musexpo has expanded beyond its flagship event in Los Angeles to include conferences in London, Paris, and Sydney.
According to Musexpo's website, attendees at the conference include executives from over 50 countries, representing more than 500 companies.
Musexpo has received praise from many industry insiders, with Billboard Magazine calling it "the premier international showcase for emerging talent."
In 2021, Musexpo was held due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with attendees from around the world logging on to participate in the conference online.