Thursday, March 13, 2008

International Music Specialist Brings Global Business to Albany


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International Music Specialist, Allen Johnston Brings Global Business to Albany, GA

Allen Johnston has a 30 Year track record for doing International Music Business

March 13, 2008 (Albany, GA) Mr. Allen Johnston -the Music Specialist has more than three (30 YEARS) decades of progressive experience in all aspects of music product development, music licensing, sales and promotions & distribution for national and international markets. He regularly attends the Midem Music Conference in France where he networks and conducts business with leaders in music and technology. As a guest speaker for the How to Make Money Online Seminar by JaWar, Mr. Johnston will share words of wisdom and practical information on doing International Business using a power-point presentation for business professionals, civic leaders, high school and college students and the music industry at large.

Through the years Mr. Johnston has spoken at a number of music business conferences including:

Southeastern Music Conference
Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, Florida and Tennessee
ASCAP/En-Light Showcase and Seminar
Jumpin’ Jack Annual Salute to Nightclub Disc Jockeys Record Pool Convention
National Black Programmers Coalition/Atlanta Chapter –New Possibilities on the Internet
Dade County Parks & Recreation –The Business of Music Seminar Series & Music Business 101
Houston Producers Conference
Real Deal Seminar –Clark Atlanta University/Co-Coordinator
MOBE –Marketing Opportunities in Black Entertainment/Entertainment & Technology Panel
Rap Sheet Convention
Technology Summit of the Americas
Right Connection Music Conference
Midwest Radio & Music Association
Black Radio Exclusive –BRE
Third Coast Music Convention
Demo to Dollars
Southern Konnection 3rd Annual Conference
Publishing Quick & Easy
Gospel Music Workshop of America
South East Music Conference
Urban Network Music Conference
Southeastern Music Community Fest
Southeast Urban Music Conference

In addition, Allen Johnston has been recognized by his peers and other music professionals in the music industry by receiving the following awards:

Record Executive of the Year -Florida Recording Entertainment Consul
Record Executive of the Year -Georgia Secretary of State
The MIC Conference First Record Executive of the Year Award
2 Certificates of Appreciation Diaspora Arts Coalition
3 Certificates of Appreciation OIC DADE County
12 Dade County -Certificates of Appreciation
Educator of the Year Award -Negro Business Women of Dade County
Reader’s Digest “Look Smart” Editor’s Choice Award
The Jack the Rappers Superior Achievement in Black Music Award
Right Connection Entertainment Lifetime Achievement Award
Jumpin’ Jack/BRO Best Record Promotional Person Award
Music Specialist Site rated “Top 5% of all sites on the Internet” by Point Survey
Dade County Black Music Month Music Achievement Award
Nelson Mandela Rally -Letter of Appreciation
EMI America -Platinum Record for Performance to % of Quota Fiscal
EMI America - Platinum Album for Highest Percentage of Sales
Metropolitan Dade County Certificate of Appreciation for Community Service
Miami Dade Community College Certificate of Appreciation
Arista Records –Gold Album (Sales) -Ray Parker, Jr.’s “Two Places at The Same Time”
Arista Records -Gold Album (Sales) -Dionne Warwick’s “Dionne”
Five additional Gold (500,000+) Album Sales

On Saturday, March 22, 2008 International Music Specialist –Allen Johnston will present a powerful presentation that will empower and encourage attendees to consider the possibilities of doing international business while servicing their local markets at the same time at the Southwest Radio Music Conference. Mr. Johnston’s presentation will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 101 S. Front Street, Albany, GA 31701. Doors open at 2:00PM. Reserve seating may be obtained by registering at either:, or by calling 229-225-4016.

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