6th Annual Global Mixx Music Retreat Labor Day weekend in the Dominican Republic

The 6th Annual Global Mixx Music Retreat reschedules to Labor Day weekend in the Dominican Republic

CHICAGO (April 25th, 2011)- The GMIXX Music Retreat has pushed back the music seminar weekend from its originally dates (May 27th-30th) during the Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend in the Dominican Republic. To maintain the integrity of the brand and allow its target audience to have more options to choose from, we have decided to produce the 3-day event during the Labor Day Weekend (September 2-5th, 2011) in the Dominican Republic.. There will still be some of the top industry music and marketing professionals will be part of workshops and introspective panel discussions.  Panelists confirmations and a whole new event schedule will announced soon.


GMIXX will offer a range of events with event partner NYCE that include In addition, other events range from an exclusive VIP opening reception, “The Breakfast Club” featuring Urban Radio’s top programmers, the Indie Hip Hop & R&B Showcase, the Gospel Sunday Rooftop Brunch, Soul Dance Party, and an all day music seminar with a host of influential industry heavies.  This year’s host hotel/resort (TBA) will paint the canvas for on-site registration, high-powered panel discussions, workshops and the “Money, Music & Power” luncheon for GMIXX registrants.




Global Mixx Founder and Executive Director, Mary Datcher explains the decision to postpone the retreat while maintain the brand. “Although, it is important to give our participants a different landscape to ‘work and play’, we also have to be sensitive to people’s financial challenges. In light of pushing back the dates to a later time this year, we hope to allow people enough time to take full advantage of participating in this year’s GMIXX Music Retreat on the beautiful island of the Dominican Republic. Travel and revised sponsorship packages will be announced very soon,”



Companies that have participated with Global Mixx have included: Myxer.com, Bad Boy Entertainment, Atlantic Records, Remy Martin, Vitamin Water, Def Jam Music Group, Courvoisier, Jive Records, Patron Liquor, Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records, Capitol Records, Red Bull, The Recording Academy (NARAS), Digiwaxx, Microsoft Zune and Universal Music Group to name a few.



About Global Mixx: The Global Mixx Music Retreat is an exclusive music and marketing gathering that educates and empowers the Urban Music community in a relaxed environment. Over the past four years, the Global Mixx has invited the top radio, college, club and street DJs from around the country and overseas to participate during this impactful weekend. The conference has grown to encompass record label executives, marketing agencies, aspiring artists, songwriters, producers, artist managers, entertainment attorneys and various brands trying to connect with key ‘trend influencers’.



About On the Street Promotions & Marketing: Mary Datcher is the Principal and Founder of On the Street Promotions & Marketing and has 22 years of experience in the music and marketing industry. Ms. Datcher has worked with over 200+ companies, consulting and developing strong street marketing campaigns, producing national and regional programs, branding lifestyle concepts and artist development projects. On the Street Promotions & Marketing has produced several music driven events in the past that have included the Chicago DJ Summit and VIP events that featured artists such as Jaheim, Eve, Chingy, Faith Evans, Raphael Saddiq, Alicia Keys, DJ Tony Touch, KRS-1, Luther Vandross, Kanye West, Common, and former NBA star, Antoine Walker. On the Street Promotions continues to raise the bar of developing Urban marketing concepts to the next level through a unique and diverse approach on various campaigns. Clients have included: American Family Insurance, Rushmoredive.com, Tanqueray, Baileys, Nike, Salem (RJ Reynolds), Seagram Americas, Cingular Wireless, Effen Vodka, Target, HBO and Frontline Marketing among others. On the Street Promotions & Marketing is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


For more information on becoming a Global Mixx sponsor or event partner, please contact:maryd@globalmixxmusic.com



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