By Trisha Beausaert
March 14, 2014
The biggest voiceover conference on the east coast, VO Atlanta 2014 is fast-approaching; do you know what to expect?
Starting on Thursday March 20th in Atlanta, Georgia, VO Atlanta 2014 is a 4-day event that is a must-attend for talent, coaches, and producers from all levels in the industry. Panel discussions, workshops, networking, and demonstrations are just a few of the things that attendees can take in.
Read on as Voices.com breaks down what to look forward to this year in today's VOX Daily.
Less Than a Week to VO Atlanta!
With VO Atlanta 2014 just under a week away, the team at Voices.com has compiled a summary of everything you have to look forward to. Take a look, and then be sure to register using the promo code at the bottom!
This year, more than 15 speakers and presenters will be sharing their expert insights with attendees.
- Bob Bergen (Keynote)
- Elaine Clark
- Dave Fennoy
- David Goldberg
- Rodney Saulsberry
- Celia Siegel
- George Whittam
- Mary Lynn Wissner
Here's a look at their smiling faces along with event sponsors :)
What's on Tap?
As well, do you love the hit TV show, The Voice? Well, your talent show fix has just become a reality, with a VO twist: there will be a Commercial Voiceover Contest at the conference! One of the prizes includes a one-year Premium membership to Voices.com, and the CMO and Co-Founder of the industry-leading online marketplace, Stephanie Ciccarelli, will be one of the judges. There will also be an Audiobook Narration Contest, sponsored by ACX.
More Fun Activities
When you're not taking in industry-renowned speakers or competitions, there are a plethora of activities that VO Atlanta 2014 attendees can participate in to hone their skills and improve their knowledge of the business of voice over, all included with the cost of registration. Be sure to look out for:
• Custom X-Session Workshops
• Live Reading and Book Signing with Joe Cipriano
• VO Conference for Kids
• Demonstrations from Sennheiser/Neumann
• A meetup featuring VO Peeps' own Anne Ganguzza
• Launch of the new Source-Connect NOW
• Demonstrations of the latest ipDTL Technology
• Industry-specific exhibitors
• First US Appearance of Studiobricks
• PhyZically FIT workout with certified personal trainer & JNL Fusion Master trainer, Zurek
• Motivational session with Emmy Winner, Lauren Hudson!
There will also be panel discussions with industry experts. One in particular, A Look at the Modern Voice Over Industry, which will be a discussion of where the voiceover industry is today and where it is headed, will be led by Voices.com's Stephanie Ciccarelli who will be joined by the CEO of Edge Studio, David Goldberg, Jeffrey Umberger, owner of Umberger Agency, and Mary Lynn Wissner, a casting director and coach, and the owner of Voices Voicecasting. Covering everything from who the players in the industry are and their various roles, to new ways of doing things in a changing market, respecting the relationship between the roles of those players in the industry and understanding how clients work, this is a panel discussion will cover some of the most prevalent questions in the business.
For more information on any of these VO Atlanta 2014 activities, check out the conference page here.
To support talent who will be attending VO Atlanta 2014, Voices.com is offering $100 off for a 1-year Premium membership for all new members.
The promotion is available from March 19th to March 31st, and is not to be used with any other offers or discounts. Attendees will receive their special promo code at the event.
As well, VO Atlanta 2014 is offering $25.00 off the cost of registration for Voices.com members! Simply use the code voicesdotcom25 at checkout for the discount!
Here's where you can register to attend VO Atlanta 2014.
Be sure to stop by the Voices.com booth to visit with Stephanie Ciccarelli and Jennifer Smith!