The Board of Directors of RPMDA recently held its annual summer Board meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans. The resort is the site of RPMDA’s upcoming annual convention, to take place April 30 – May 3, 2020. At this meeting, Board members scheduled the program for next year’s convention, including educational sessions, informative guest speakers and clinicians, and entertaining activities at an exciting venue in one of America’s renowned historical cities. The board comprises David Jahnke of Hal Leonard (president), Mike Watson of Remenyi Music (VP/convention), Ron Manus of Alfred Music (VP/secretary-treasurer), Don Langlie of Poppler’s Music (past president), and Karl Kjos of Neil A. Kjos Music Company and Tracy Leenman of Musical Innovations, members-at-large.
The 2020 RPMDA Convention will feature its unique Power Hour, where retailers and publishers can talk face-to-face; as well as educational sessions focusing on social media, copyrights and other important issues facing retailers today. The Board works hard to provide educational events like these.
The Hyatt Regency Hotel is located next to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, close to the Smoothie King Center and Lafayette Square. The World War II Museum is also nearby, as are river cruise and water boat tour opportunities.