A Weekend of Non-stop Masterclasses, Workshops, Artist Showcases for Multi-media Creatives
Since 2005 the Global Mixx Music & Film weekend conference, formerly known as the Global Mixx DJ Retreat, has brought quality music resources and information to aspiring and working professionals in the business.
Since its conception, we have made an ongoing commitment to deliver quality resources to those wanting to obtain working knowledge and networking opportunities within the music,multi-media and film industries. Because of our commitment we have a substantial following among some of the best.
Past Honorary Co-chairs have included Film Director, Carl Seaton; Film Producer, Terk Stevens; Grammy award-winning artist, TWISTA; NAACP Image award-winning filmmakers, Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah; Congressman Bobby L. Rush (IL); Veteran Music Retailer; George DanielsGrammy producer-NO I.D. (Def Jam); Eamon Walker (Chicago Fire); DJ Terry Hunter-Chosen Few DJs; Cynthia Johnson (VP-Columbia Records); Grammy award songwriter- Malik Yusef; Grammy producer/remixer-Maurice Joshua; past NARAS Chapter President-Matt Hennessy; DJ V-Dub (WGCI Mixshow); Chris Lighty (CEO of Violator Entertainment), Kelly Griffin-Music Director (BET Networks); Grammy producer/artist- Kanye West (Def Jam); Grammy/Oscar artist-Common; DJ Kool Red Alert; Grammy-Nominated Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley; DJ Timbuck 2; Congressman Danny K. Davis (IL), Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr., and veteran publicist- Regina Daniels (Daniels Entertainment Group).
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ALL AGES ARE WELCOMED
We welcome all ages to attend the forum. Attendees under 16 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone or guardian. Nonprofit partnerships are welcomed to collaborate under our "Give, Build and Share" program. Access to the event will allow us to film and photograph activities throughout the weekend.