Tony Neal, CEO of The Core DJs Worldwide, has confirmed that Core Retreat XIV will be in Miami May 6th- 9th, 2011 at the Marriott Hotel Biscayne Bay, presented by B Major Music Group. This installment of the internationally known conference will focus on record labels and entertainment companies owned by athletes, while maintaining its platform to introduce new talent and promote established talent to the largest active DJ pool in the world.
Always a high profile entertainment industry event, The Core Retreat is known for attracting the biggest names and brands. Previous participants include Diddy, Jive Records, Akon, BET, Bad Boy, Erykah Badu, Ciroc, Interscope Records, and J Records just to name a few. The initial response to this year’s theme has been outstanding, with confirmed participation from athlete label owners including Bryant McKinnie (Vikings), Carmelo Anthony (Knicks), Amare Stoudemire (Knicks), and Nick Barnette (Packers). “I’m approached all the time by my friends who play professional sports trying to gain a better understanding of the business side of music. This conference will serve to get them on the right track,” Neal explains.
Now in its 6th year, the Core DJs Worldwide is the premier coalition for DJs, with a membership of over 500 of the country’s most influential DJs, as well as international DJ Talent. The retreat seeks to provide knowledge and resources to labels and artists, while also introducing their music to 900+ DJs, the media, major label executives, brand reps, and thousands of patrons that attend each retreat. This retreat will also offer new features to enhance the experience for participants including the Core Press Room, where talent can be interviewed & present single to media covering the event.