Panels & Expo

Special Guests


Martin Atkins

Music Business Program Coordinator,
Millikin University

Martin Atkins is an English drummer and session musician, best known for his work in Public Image Ltd., Ministry, Nine Inch Nails, Pigface, and Killing Joke.

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Roy Elkins


Broadjam is a US-based music community website primarily aimed at independent musicians. Users can interact with other artists, enter contests, and collaborate with peers through email, reviews, blogs and other social networking tools. 


Jaime De’Medici

Adjunct, Business & Entrepreneurship, 
Columbia College Chicago

Jaime de’Medici has been working in the Chicago music and media industries under the name Jaime Black for nearly two decades. In 2005, he launched Dynasty Podcasts, the first music podcast in the City of Chicago’s entire history. 

Songwriting | Podcasting | Licensing/Publishing | Demo Listening | Record Stores: Do’s & Don’t’s | Social Media | Branding/Marketing | Artwork/Graphic Design | Recording/Mixing | Booking & Management | Making a Living | Touring/Music Festivals & More!

MmX 2019 Schedule

Select a tab to see the daily line-up:

Friday - May 3

FRIDAY – MAY 3, 2019


Event Set Up


Registration, Pre-Event Networking & Vinyl Drop-off


Welcome Session & Ribbon Cutting w/ Martin Atkins


Album Artwork/Graphic Design (Room 1)

w/ Nick Beery, Shani & Tronnie Goss & Nick Smith

Contract Crash Course (Room 2)

w/ Eddie Sanders & Martin Atkins


Community Matters (Room 1)

w/ Door 4, Jesse Blunt, Ricky Bright & United Way

Booking/Management 1 (Room 2)

w/ Brad Hursh, Drunken Donut, Dumb Records, Nick Pitingolo & Undertow Agents


Social Media/Branding/Guerilla Marketing (Room 1)

w/ Dumb Records, Brian Byers, & Terrence “TAT” Taylor

Studio Insider Tips: Recording on a Budget (Room 2)

w/ Brett Beery, Grey Taxon, Kevin Rodgers & Dave Burdick


Demo – Lition Derby

w/ Martin Atkins, Brad Hursh, Jack Mahoney, Joel Blanco, Brian Abbott, Eddie Sanders, Roy Elkins & Dave Burdick


Networking Event @ Door 4 Brewing Co.

1214 W. Cerro Gordo St, Decatur, IL 62522

Expo Floor

(Both Days)

First Step Records
Pattern Recognition Records
Speakeasy Records & Oddities
Dumb Records (Friday Only)
The Art Farm
Shani Goss/Gallery 3
Infinaut/Guitar Companion
Invisible Records
Broadjam/Between the Waves
Activator Magazine
Decatur Wellness Collective
Brand X, Art by Alec Goss
Downtown Suzi Brown Artography
Jacob Tage
Rock U
Riddle/Soy City Stranglers
33.3+45: Custom Framed Vinyl
Greg Woods
Millikin Creates
Millikin Admissions
Screen Printing Workshop with Jesse Blunt

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