National Conference 2022

"The New Culture of Collaboration"

The Gospel Industry Network 2022
National Conference
July 17-21, 2022

D A I L Y   S C H E D U L E

“The New Culture of Collaboration”


General Registration — $100 – May 10 – July 16th

On Site Registration — $125 – July 17




Sunday, July 17, 2022

2:00pm                       Meet & Greet by the DoubleTree Pool and Restaurant (TBA)


4:00pm – 9:00pm      Miami Music Nights (Part 1)

Location:  New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church

777 NW 85th St, Miami, FL 33150

HOST Emcees: Earl Bynum, The Belle, Benita Bellamy-Kelley


Monday, July 18, 2022

8:00am                       Registration

Light Refreshments: Coffee/Tea/H20

Morning Meeting in The Ballroom

9:00am                                    Praise & Worship – Francine Murphy

9:15am                                    Official Welcome/Bishop Kenneth Wells

9:40am                                    Opening Prayer/Derek Smith

9:45am                                    Goals and Purpose/ Earl Bynum

9:55am                                    Break Off Sessions/Sheilah Belle

9:00am – 4:00pm                    The G.I.N. MARKET PLACE


10:00am – 10:50am              

Artist Development Masterclass: Breaking Down Performance, Publishing, Royalties, Sync Deals, Sound Exchange, PRO’s – ASCAP, BMI and SESAC

Moderators: Bryant Scott and Sidney Scott (Tyscot Records)

Location: Ballroom


10:00am – 10:50am

Creators Masterclass: Curating Digital Content That Counts

Moderators: Tina Carter

Panelists: Kimberly Agoro, Donay Green


10:00am – 10:50am

Positioning and Sustaining Christian Hip Hop with the Youth

Moderator: Emcee N.I.C.E.


11:00am – 11:50

Radio Facts: Understanding Radio Charts, Radio Programming and Airplay

Moderator: Tracy Bethea

Panelists: Chris Squire, Darin Freeman, Tonya Rivens

Location: Ballroom


11:00am – 11:50am

Production and Recording Masterclass: Studio Sessions, Equipment and Producers Protocol

Moderator: Kevin Kelley


11:00am – 11:50am

Marketing Masterclass: Digital and Traditional Methods and Platforms for

Music, Ministry, Events and Organizations

Moderator: Benita Bellamy Kelley

Panelists: Debra Toomer

12Noon – 1:30pm

VIP/Luncheon sponsored by Tyscot/Dare Records

Host Emcee:

Special Guest Speaker/Singers

Location: The Ballroom


2:00pm – 2:50pm

Perfecting Your Radio Show: Make Each Break Count, Content, Interviewing, Show Prep

Moderator: Sheilah Belle

Panelists: Tracy Bethea, Tonya Ravens, Trice Whitley

Location: Ballroom


2:00pm – 2:50pm

Publishing Masterclass: Your Song, Your Intellectual Property, Your Money

Moderator: Stan Jones

Panelists: Angela D. Green, Garland “Miche” Waller


2:00pm – 2:50pm

Masterclass: Independent Record Release That Charts

Moderator: Emcee N.I.C.E.

3:00pm – 3:50pm

Bishop Wells Meets with GIN Leaders

Location:  The Ballroom



The Miami G.I.N. Affiliate Presents “Taste of Miami”



Tuesday, July 19, 2022

8:30am                       Check In/Registration

Light Refreshments/Continental Breakfast

Morning Meeting in The Ballroom

9:00am                        Praise & Worship

9:15am                        Opening Prayer/Derek Smith

9:30am                        Official Welcome/Bishop Kenneth Wells

9:50am                        Break Off Sessions/Sheilah Belle

9:00am – 4:00pm        The G.I.N. MARKET PLACE



10:00am – 10:50am   Shoot Your Best Shot on Key with A & R Listening and the possibility to get signed with a label

(Only 10 slots available) (Sign up on site)

Moderator: Sheilah Belle

Panelists: Bryant Scott, Sidney Scott, Norman Hutchins, Garland “Miche” Waller

Location: In the Ballroom


10:00am – 10:50am

Voice Care Session: Understanding Your Voice, Your Instrument

Moderator: Dr. Mark A. Williams – Otolaryngologist/ENT Specialist


10:00am – 10:50pm

CCM And Gospel Music: Let’s Talk Strategy

Moderators: Jesse Wood and Terrance Howell – The Revival Music Company


11:00am – 11:50am

IR MUSIC GROUP Master Class: What You Need to Know About Record Labels In 2022

Special Guest Moderator:  Norman Hutchins

Location: The Ballroom


11:00am – 11:50am

Contracts! Production, Video, Manager, Booking Agency, etc.

Moderator: Tina Carter,

Panelists: LaVell Nero

11:00am – 11:50am

The Metaverse

Moderator: Jefflyn Dangerfield



12:00pm – 1:30pm

VIP Lunch and Learn – Sponsored by IR Music Group

Host Emcee: Andrew RussellIR MUSIC Artist

Location: The Ballroom


2:00pm – 2:50pm 

The Innovation Of Quartet Gospel: Where We Are Where We Are Going

Moderator: Derek Smith

Panelists: Thomas Alexander and Michael Boykins


2:00pm – 2:50pm

Mental Health Masterclass: Taking Better Care of You

Moderator: Monica Lucus


2:00pm – 2:50pm

Commanding The Stage: Image, Stage Presence & Performance

Moderator: Earl Bynum, Letricia Loftin (Little Ms. Black USA)

Location: The Ballroom

3:30pm – 5:00pm      The Gospel Runway Fashion Show



Wednesday, July 20, 2022

10:00am                     Breakfast With The Executive Board


5:00pm –6:00pm

The Power of the Pastor, The State of the Church

Moderator: Bishop Kenneth Wells

Panelist: Bishop Marc Copper, Rev. Curtis Ballard


7:00pm – 10:00pm    Miami Music Nights (Part 2)

Location:  New Jerusalem Primitive Baptist Church

777 NW 85th St, Miami, FL 33150


HOST Emcees: Earl Bynum, The Belle, Benita Bellamy-Kelley, Tammy Taylor, Emcee N.I.C.E.


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