Original Articles & Interviews

4 Minutes With: Joi Brown

It was inevitable. We’ve spoken to many insightful professionals spanning across, music, entertainment and media. Now, we’re going to feature them. We’re excited to start what will be a steady flow of original content and profiles with culture creator, philanthropist, mother…

Re-Cap: Women in Music

In honor of Women’s History Month we partnered with BRIC Arts Media House Stoop Series to host a discussion with female music executives featuring Leota Blacknor, VP, Urban Marketing & Label Acquisitions, Caroline Records; Katie Schlosser, Head of Label Relations for North…

RE-CAP: 1ON1: Cali Green

On January 27 Minds Behind the Music kicked off 2016 with what could possibly be the best executive talk yet [sorry Jo Jo!]. At the Wix Lounge in Chelsea we chopped it up with Cali Green, Manager of Urban Media at eOne Music. Touching…

About the Program

Inform, Inspire, Connect

Spark A Conversation

Hear and learn from industry professionals first-hand. Through our moderated discussions, we touch on industry trends,  career advice and travel through each speakers professional journey.

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We give you a platform to get answers to the questions that you need answered. Our seminars & workshops are open forums for both attendees & guest speakers to talk about issues that are important to them.  

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Network? No. One of our core principles is to reinforce the importance of building symbiotic relationships with your peers as well as with executives to help you progress in your career overtime.

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Offer a unique and intimate experience. The MBM staff are young professionals who work in entertainment & media, and are able to relate to and address our audience’s concerns. We’ve already traveled the path!


Minds Behind the Music produces programming tailored to the needs & interests of your audience. We manage speaker outreach, marketing & event operations with our own volunteer staff.


NOW! MBM seminars & workshops are a minimum of 2 hours and can also be one day or spread over the course of several days. Contact us for more information!

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