Learn more about the Live Entertainment Industry in Brazil

Learn more about the Live Entertainment Industry in Brazil
  • March 14, 2018
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Learn more about the Live Entertainment Industry in Brazil

Join us and Brazil's Minister of Culture, the Consul-General of Brazil in Los Angeles and Executives from LiveNation, Opus Produções, Shots Studios and more for a discussion and presentation about the Live Entertainment Industry in Brazil. 


PROGRAM

8:00 am – 8:20 am
Registration, Breakfast & Networking 

8:20 am – 8:30 am
Opening Ceremony
Marcia Loureiro, Consul General of Brazil in Los Angeles 
Patrick Benedek, President of the Brazil California Chamber of Commerce
Fabio Cesnik, Co-Chair of the Media and Entertainment Committee at BCCC 

8:30 am – 9:15 am
Keynote Speaker 
Sérgio Sá Leitão, Minister of Culture of Brazil 

9:15 am – 9:40 am 
Brazil beyond Rio and São Paulo – New venues and opportunities in other parts of the country 
Carlos Konrath, CEO of Opus Produções 
Lawrence Magrath, CEO of Muller and Botelho (TBC)
Patricia Leão, Brazilian nites productions (Moderator)

09:40am – 10:25am
Legal and Financing Issues in Brazil: 
Tax incentives in Brazil for live entertainment – how to access money from the Rouanet Law.
  - Students discount 
  - Performing rights organization: addressing revenue loss between Brazil and the U.S. 
  - Tax issues and money transfer between Brazil and the US
Fabio de Sa Cesnik, BCCC
Fernando Quintino, partner of Cesnik, Quintino and Salinas Law Firm
Flavio Schafirovitch, Pontual Money Transfer 
Brent Bradley, Cypress LLP (Moderator)

10:25AM – 10:45 am
Networking Break

10:45AM – 11:00AM
Brazilian e-visas: now available to U.S. business people, artists and tourists
Marcia Loureiro, Consul General of Brazil in Los Angeles
Patrick Benedek, BCCC (Moderator)

11:00AM – 11:40AM
Festivals in Brazil – Lollapalooza, Rock in Rio - Opportunities and Concerns (agents’ perspective)
Rob Markus, WME 
Laurence Laeder, ICM 
Chris Dalston, CAA
Robert Muller, Cypress LLP (Moderator)

11:40AM – 12:15PM
New business between Brazil and the US and New Arenas in Brazil
Sam Shahidi, Shots Studio (Anitta)
Raj Saha (TBC)
Rafael Lazarini, Live Nation 
Conor Sheldon, WME (Moderator)

12:15PM – 12:25pm 
Closing remarks
(Patrick Benedek and Fabio Cesnik) 

12:25PM – 12:30 pm
Final considerations from the Minister of Culture of Brazil, Sérgio Sá Leitão