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Money Matters: Revenue Streams in the Modern Music Biz

You are invited to NARIP’s

Money Matters: Revenue Streams in the Modern Music Biz

with Johnson & Stafford

on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in Atlanta

New technology and business models have created new opportunities in the music industry. This NARIP program will address how to convert these opportunities into revenue.

Come learn where you may be missing out, how to generate more revenue, and how and from whom to collect.

You will learn about new types of licensing deals, new sources of revenue available, and how rates are being set and by whom.

Artist case studies will be presented, and our panel will address in what areas these and other developing artists can improve existing revenue. Our experts will also recommend best new areas of income to focus on given the artist profile, activities and success to date.

Sources of income for creators to be discussed include:






So you’ve earned enough to be comfortable, now what?


Music Publishing & Record Executives

Producers, Artists, Artist Managers and Artist Reps

Music Attorneys, Songwriters & Composers

Brand Marketing & Creative Executives
Accountants, Business Managers & CPAs

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS (scroll down for speaker profiles)

Ronco Johnson, President & CEO, L.R. Johnson & Associates, Inc.

Stone Stafford, President, Prolific Music Publishing

Eric Newcomer, NARIP Atlanta Board Member (moderator)




Wednesday March 15, 2013

6:30 p.m. – Registration opens

7:00 p.m. – Program begins

9:30 p.m. – Program ends


SAE Institute of Technology

215 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 300

Atlanta, GA 30303

Enter building from Andrew Young International Blvd. (behind Hard Rock Cafe).

Latecomers please ring buzzer for entry.

Click here for map.


Closest paid parking deck is on Andrew Young International Blvd. Or take Marta train to Peachtree Center Station and walk to SAE Institute from there.

$15 for NARIP members

$25 for Non-members


Because you are registering for this program, we offer you the opportunity to pre-order the MP3 recording of the program for only $20 (regularly $39.95). This will also include digital copies of documents distributed at the program. This program will cover a great deal of information, and so you won’t have to worry about taking notes! To pre-order now, select the Premium Ticket option below, the mastered recording will be emailed to you within 2-3 weeks after our program (if not sooner).


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2. Call 818-769-7007 with credit card
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ICON Studios

L.R. Johnson & Associates, Inc.

42 Revenue Streams


SAE Institute of Technology


Ronco Johnson
President & CEO, L.R. Johnson & Associates, Inc.

Mr. Ronco Johnson, a native of Marietta, Georgia and Kennesaw State University alumni, serves as President and CEO of L.R. Johnson & Associates, Inc., and the founder of The Ronco Johnson Foundation for Financial Literacy. L.R. Johnson & Associates, Inc. is an insurance and financial services consulting firm that specializes in sophisticated insurance planning for affluent individuals, athletes, entertainers, and business professionals for the purpose of minimizing potential tax issues using the tax advantages of life insurance products. The Ronco Johnson Foundation for Financial Literacy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides financial education to economically disadvantaged families, children, and individuals in transition. Mr. Johnson is recognized globally as a member of the exclusive “MDRT -Top of the Table” membership which is the highest honor available to life insurance professionals and represents less than the top 1% of life insurance professionals in the insurance industry worldwide. He is a nationally sought-after motivational and inspirational speaker who has been published and quoted in the NAIFA’s Advisor Today Magazine, Round the table Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Associated Press (AP), Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Rebound Magazine (NBA),, Life Selling Magazine, Eventual Millionaire Magazine, and in other publications.

Recent recognition and accomplishments include 2013 NAIFA-Atlanta’s Top Advisors Under 40 – featured in Atlanta Business Chronicle; 2012 National “4 Under 40” Award Winner; 2-time MDRT “Top of the Table” Member and 5-time “Million Dollar Roundtable Member”- Million Dollar Roundtable Member 2012; Business Person of Week – The American Chronicle -2011; and Executive Producer to the popular contemporary jazz album “The Get Down Club” by Trumpeter Joey Sommerville (Single “SWAG” featuring Marion Meadows reached #11 on Smooth Jazz Charts). Also Soon to be author of his first book “When the Lights go out, are you ready?”

Stone Stafford
President, Prolific Music Publishing

Achieving notable success during the past 17 years working with some of the biggest names in music while tenuring at such companies as Sony/ATV, Atlantic Records, and So So Def; as well as working in each major capacity of the music industry – from artist to A&R, music publisher to manager – Stone has developed a well-tuned, well-rounded ear and eye for talent and the unique ability to share an empathetic relationship with many artists, songwriters and musicians. Stone is currently co-owner of ICON STUDIOS and manages the careers of singer/songwriters, Mathai and Johnny Balik. Contact: Prolific Music Publishing / ICON Studios,

Eric Newcomer

Board Member, NARIP Atlanta

Born in the small Western Maryland town of Cumberland, Eric was exposed to music at an early age from his grandfather gathering with friends for jam sessions on the front porch to his mother performing in a band. He developed an appreciation for the business side, starting his journey to find, develop and foster emerging artists. Now in Atlanta, Georgia for 23+ years he is entrenched in the entertainment community as a member of The Recording Academy’s Atlanta Chapter, as well as the Georgia Music Partners and sits on Board for the National Association for Record Industry Professionals. A graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta’s Music Business Institute. Eric has worked with production companies on events including concerts for Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac, Puff Daddy (at the time), George Strait, Alan Jackson, Smashing Pumpkins, Seether, Puddle of Mud, the Eagles, the Rolling Stones Steel Wheel Tour, as well as Music Midtown where he worked on stage with Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Godsmack, Evanescence, Shinedown, Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, Cowboy Mouth and others. He then designed the Downtown Sounds LIVE! concert series and is ready to launch the second year in association with a few key partnerships. His involvement in film and television has garnered him opportunities to perform in Livin’ Large, The Rose and The Jackal, Glory, Drop Dead Diva, and What To Expect When Expecting. Set up for distribution and several touring situations with established national artists through CAA, Eric is constantly on the lookout for committed, focused talent. His passions don’t stop there. He is very passionate about OUR Earth and the way we treat it. He is developing a plan to include a multi-city tour to empower and entertain. The tour will educate young and old on the importance of being environmentally conscious, how to live healthy and make a difference.

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Date May 15, 2013
Event In Atlanta - Money Matters: Revenue Streams in the Modern Music Biz
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