RPMDA Convention Friday Night Entertainment (Optional)

Skyline Park and 9Mile Station By Tracy Leenman, Musical Innovations Located only a short 2-mile taxi (or Uber) ride from our hotel, on top of Ponce City Market, Skyline Park is an entertainment space in Atlanta, GA that truly is like no other. Skyline Park brings old-timey fun to the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. Perched …

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RPMDA 2017 – Because Print Music Matters

by David Jahnke, Hal Leonard Corporation One of the first orders of business at the Summer Board meeting is to discuss the theme of the upcoming convention.   Atlanta is rich with history and is home to the world headquarters for Coca-Cola, United Parcel Service (UPS) and Home Depot.  It also has the distinction of being …

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RPMDA 2017 Convention: Site Report

by Mike Watson, Remenyi Music RPMDA’s 41st convention returns to the sunny south and the city of Atlanta for the first time since 2000. Your board members had the opportunity to experience the city a couple of weeks ago, and we know it’ll make a terrific site for our 2017 gathering. Our host property is …

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Our First Visit to RPMDA

by Jacqueline Ashley In April my husband and I, owner of Wentzville Music, LLC, had the opportunity to attend RPMDA’s convention in St. Louis.  Being that this was our first time, we were both apprehensive and unsure what to expect, but were excited.  Just getting a few days away from the store, even in the …

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RPMDA, Where Stealing is Encouraged

by Kevin Cranley That sounds like a pretty outrageous thing to hear from an association that vigorously promotes copyrights and their protection.  Obviously I’m not talking intellectual property here.  What I mean is the sharing of ideas and the open discussions about how to keep our sector of this industry strong and vibrant. I remember …

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DJ’s Top 6 on “Why St. Louis?”

by David Jahnke, Hal Leonard Corporation Hi, RPMDA Friends! Some industry associates have asked me why RPMDA decided to have our 2016 Convention in St. Louis.  They don’t know RPMDA’s rich history so I found myself telling them some of the fun and interesting facts I’ve learned about St. Louis along the way.  Here are …

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From an RPMDA Convention Newbie

By Dan Friberg Groth Music Co. / Eble Music Co. I have been working in the print department of Groth Music in Bloomington, MN, since 2002. I attended my first RPMDA convention this past April in Las Vegas, and I was thoroughly impressed! The atmosphere at the convention was constructive and friendly, and it would …

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