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Tuesday, March 26 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Music Licensing: Searching for Sense & Transparency

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Bars and nightclubs support local artists and provide venues for live music, but to play music publicly, you need a license. For many bar owners, understanding music licensing can be an exercise in frustration. As Congress considers changes to music licensing laws, and the U.S. Department of Justice threatens to remove oversight of performing rights organizations, music licensees should be engaged in the debate about making music licensing easier and bringing transparency to the system.

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John Bodnovich

Executive Director, American Beverage Licensees
John Bodnovich is Executive Director of American Beverage Licensees (ABL) and a leading advocate for America’s beer, wine and spirits retailers. He works closely with ABL’s state and regional affiliates representing on- and off-premise beverage licensee members on matters of concern... Read More →

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Shauna Fulton

Director of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs, Hooters of America
Shauna Fulton is the Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for Hooters of America. Shauna has been with Hooters for 13 years. Her responsibilities include overseeing the smooth implementation and maintenance of the operational licenses and regulatory processes for over 200... Read More →
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Laura Chadwick

Director, Member Engagement, National Restaurant Association
Laura Chadwick serves the National Restaurant Association as a Program Director for Membership Engagement on technology and intellectual property (IP) topics. Previously, Chadwick was a federal lobbyist with the Association's Government Affairs department. She led of all aspects... Read More →
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Pete Madland

Executive Director, Tavern League of Wisconsin
Pete Madland is the Executive Director of the Tavern League of Wisconsin; a trade association representing 5000 small businesses in Wisconsin. Pete was in the Bar/Restaurant business for over 20 years and served as the league’s president for six years. He also serves on the boards... Read More →

Tuesday March 26, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room S225