Lainie Copicotto (US)
A former NYC promoter for such legendary venues as Limelight, Tunnel, Palladium and The Roxy; Lainie Copicotto founded The Aurelia Group in 2002. The innovative PR & Marketing firm was the first of its kind in North America, concentrating on online marketing, social networking and sponsorship for Electronic & Dance music. In 2006 Billboard Magazine named her #5 in their Top 30 Under 30 in the Music Business after structuring deals with Armani Exchange and Absolut. She was nominated in 2011 and 2014 for Best Independent Record Promoter at the Winter Music Conference IDMAs. An active member of The Recording Academy since 2004, she currently holds the position of President of The Aurelia Group and ClubPlanet.com.