International Disc Jockey Awards 2012September 28 - October 1, 2012 Atlanta, ga Uniting and honoring the worlds finest and most influential disc jockeys from around the globe
Did you know: Other happenings in atlanta during The International disc jockey awards weekend include the 100 Black men of atlanta football classic and the bet Hip-Hop Awards! The 3rd Annual International Disc Jockey Awards invades Atlanta, Georgia 02 table of contents September 28 through October 1, 2012! Partnering with some of the most powerful brands in music, including Hoodrich Media, LiveMixtapes, Digiwaxx, 03 about us VirDiKo, & more, no platform serves as a better means to connect with key industry decision makers than at the International Disc Jockey Awards. 04 Awards itinerary 06 Special awards and honorees 08 IDJ Awards Sponsorship Opportunities 15 mixtape Placement IDJ Awards atlanta football classic BET HIP-HOP Awardswww.idjawards.com Table of Contents International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 2
About Us downtown Atlanta. Major sponsors for the Previous IDJ Awards 1st Annual IDJ Awards included Universal IDJ Awards 2012 Motown, Mo’Money ENT, Konvict Musik,IDJ Awards 2010 and more. In its 3rd year, the IDJ Awards heads back to At-The 1st Annual IDJ Awards were held in lanta, the music capitol of the south. This year theAugust 2010 at Atlanta’s Sidney Marcus IDJ Awards 2011 International Disc Jockey Awards introduces a slewAuditorium at the Georgia World Con- In September 2011, the IDJ Awards switched of new honors including the DJ’s Choice Awardsgress Center. The inaugural awards show gears and headed to Las Vegas for the 2nd for favorite artist, and the Fan’s Choice Award. Inwas hosted by R&B heavy weights An- annual award show held at the Monte Carlo addition, IDJ’s Trade Association presents the IDJgie Stone & Montel Jordan and featured Hotel. The awards were hosted by Jazzy of Legacy Awards, which honors the most deservingperformances from the OMG Girlz, Baby Jazzy Management. Honorees included DJ DJ’s in music from the past, present, and future.D, Lil Chuckee, Ray Lavender, Shawty Lo, Rock Raider, DJ AM, DJ Mr. Magik, DJ Hideo, The awards will be hosted by DJ Princess Cut ofand more. Special honorees included the and DJ Screw. Sponsors for the 2nd Annual the Hoodrich DJs, with the preceeding red carpetworld famous DJ Afrika Bambaataa, DJ IDJ Awards included Universal Motown, All events hosted by Jack Thriller of Thisis50 ComedyRed Alert, Herb Kent, Wayne Williams and Hip-Hop, Smash Vidz and the Bum Squad and Jessy Rabbit of the Hoodrich Honeys models.more. Preceding events for the IDJ Awards DJ’s.were held at the Renaissance Hotel in International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 3
International Disc JockeyAwards 2012 Itinerary Opera Atlanta Opera Atlanta Opera Atlanta Sheraton Atlanta Hotel Sheraton Atlanta Hotel Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
terminal west - site of IDJs sound The Sheraton Hotel Atlanta- site of IDJs Opera Atlanta Event Center - site stage & showcase presented by pool party presented by Hoodrich, Live- of the 3rd Annual International Disc VirDiKo & Digiwaxx mixtapes, & the Hoodrich Honeys Jockey Awards ShowSeptember 28th.Friday September 30th. Sunday October 1st. Monday• VirDiKo & DigiWaxx Soundstage at • The Source Magazine Panel • IDJ Awards Gifting Suite Terminal West • The Hype Magazine Panel • Red Carpet Pre-Show Hosted• After Party at Cream Ultra Lounge • The IDJ Market Show by Jack Thriller & Jessy Rabbit of the• After Hours Party at Room Service • Pool Party Presented by Hoodrich, Hoodrich Honeys Lounge LiveMixtapes and the Hoodrich • 3rd Annual International Disc Jockey Honeys Models Awards Show at Opera Atlanta Event • After Party at Follies Gentleman’s Center Club • Official After Party at Opera Nightclub International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 5
Special Awards &HonoreesLegacy Awards Past:DJ Grandmaster Dee aka DJ Drew Carter – Known as the third member of the highly successful group, Whodini, and forhis ability to scratch records with nearly every part of his body, DJ Grandmaster Dee has been one of the leading pioneersof hip-hop music. For more than 30 years, Grandmaster Dee has laid the foundation which has allowed rap and hip-hopto become the genre it is today. DJ Grandmaster Dee continues his work outside of Whodini through several communityservice programs and outlets including Scratch DJ Academy and P.A.T.H., a summer camp that teaches the essentials ofhip-hop culture.DJ CutCreator – Known as the right hand man and DJ for LL Cool J, CutCreator has been a staple in the hip-hop commu-nity for more than two decades. With countless tours, successful albums, more on his list of accomplishments, DJ CutCre-ator has one of the longest and most successful careers not only in rap history, but music itself.Legacy Award Present:DJ Drama – Since the early 2000’s, Drama has pioneered a name for himself and the Aphilliates. Having worked withsome of the biggest names in music, Drama has released three highly successful studio albums and countless well-re-ceived mixtapes. With his successful radio empire, albums, mixtapes, and tours, Drama has been a lead driving force in thefield of deejaying today. International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 6
Future Legacy Award:DJ Scream – DJ Scream of Hoodrich ENT and Maybach Music Group has built quite a name for himself. Having workedwith some of the most respected upcoming and established musicians today, and with the success of his highly respectedcompany Hoodrich, Scream continues to break barriers. In 2011, Scream secured a deal with Rick Ross & Maybach MusicGroup, under which he is set to release his debut album, Long Live the Hustle. With a team of over 15 DJs, a record deal intow, and his debut album on the way, DJ Scream has become the leader of the ‘new gang’, having already created a newavenue for upcoming DJs and artists alike.DJ’s Choice Award:Presented by IDJ MP3 Blast – The DJ’s Choice Award is one of the newest honors to be added to the IDJ Awards. Pow-ered by IDJ MP3 Blast, the DJ’s Choice Award honors 5 of music’s top artists where DJs vote for their favorite artist of thecurrent year.The International Creative Entertainer (ICE) Award:DJ Princess Cut – DJ Princess Cut is the first and only female DJ in the Hoodrich DJ camp and has already toured andworked with some of entertainment’s biggest names including The-Dream, Cee-Lo Green, and Goodie Mob. Inaddition, DJ Princess Cut was the only female to compete in BET’s ‘Master of the Mix’ competition, to which she gainedrave reviews. Today, she continues to create new avenues to share her craft, as she also serves as the official DJ for Nei-man Marcus.Fan’s Choice Award:Presented by IDJ Now– The Fan’s Choice Award is one of the newest additions to the International Disc Jockey Awardslineup. Powered by IDJ NOW, the Fan’s Choice Award honors five of music’s top DJs, as voted by fans themselves.OG Award:Ice-T – The OG Award is presented to those who have been responsible for paving a lane of their own despite the circum-stance and obstacles that one must face. Ice-T has proven with longevity that he has exactly what it takes to be donned an‘OG’, repositioning and recreating himself to smoothly transition from a career as rap artist, to a successful actor, and now,reality tv star. International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 7
Sponsorship OpportunitiesBeing a sponsor of the International Disc Jockey Awards brings you true value by of-fering a range of branding, networing and database building opportunities, both virallyonline and face-to-face at events. Not only do the IDJ Awards allow you to align yourbrand with excellence in the fields of deejaying, media, journalism, and beyond, it offersan unparalleled chance to network and entertain potential fans or customers within ahigh profIle, fun, and rewarding environment.
Why Sponsor the International DiscJockey Awards?RAISE YOUR BRAND PROFILELong-term brand affiliation with the International Disc Jockey Awards will generate strong brand recognition, ensuring that leadingindustry executives see and know who you are. Your brand’s presence at the IDJ Awards festivities as an official sponsor furtherensures that existing and potential customers witness your industry standing and prominence.Establish yourself as a thought leaderIn order to stand out and be successful, you must be seen as a leader, and no platform serves as a better means to connect with themost influential audience of key industry decision makers than at the International Disc Jockey Awards. IDJ Awards sponsorshipsposition you at the forefront of industry taste makers, while establishing you as a reputable and trusted brand of choice in the mindsof genuine business influencers.Release new musicThe exclusive surroundings of the IDJ Awards festivities and an invited audience of primarily disc jockeys and industry execs producethe ideal occasion to promote or release your new music. In addition, the Award’s dual marketing efforts, both online and off, pro-vide the widest possible audience engagement for a related launch campaign.Who Attends?The invitation-only award show guest-list features over 1000 of music’s top spinners and mixers, artists, directors, media, key lead-ers, and decisions makers in the entertainment industry.
Title Sponsorship PackagesPlatinum Package: $10,000 Gold Package: $7,500• Logo on Step & Repeat at every 2012 IDJ Awards Event • Logo on Step & Repeat at every 2012 IDJ Awards Event• Banner ad placement on all main sites, reaching more • Banner ad placement on 5 main sites, reaching more than 100,000 daily impressions than 20,000 daily impressions• Ad campaigns exposure up until the day of event • Viral marketing exposure up until the day of the event• Viral marketing exposure up until the day of the event • Performance slot at the IDJ Awards After Party• Performance slot during the IDJ Awards stage • Street promo and marketing, including 3 Hoodrich• Street promo and marketing, including 5 Hoodrich Honey Models Honey Models • 1 Standup Banner• 2 Standup Banners • 7 VIP Badges• 10 VIP Badges • Access to the exclusive IDJ Awards Gifting Suite• Access to the exclusive IDJ Awards Gifting Suite • Private Booth during the IDJ Awards ceremony &• Private Booth during the IDJ Awards ceremony and corresponding events corresponding events • Logo placement on all print and digital marketing materials• Logo placement on all print and digital marketing materials • Exclusive press release announcing your• Exclusive press release announcing your involvement involvement • Vendor space at the International Disc Jockey Market Show• Vendor space at the International Disc Jockey Market Show International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 10
Title Sponsorship Packages Banner SponsorshipsBronze Package: $5,000 Platinum Package: $5,000• Logo on Step & Repeat at every 2012 IDJ Awards Event • Logo on Step & Repeat at every 2012 IDJ Awards Event• Banner ad placement on 3 main sites, reaching more • Exclusive press release announcing your involvement than 15,000 daily impressions • Banner ad placement on all main sites, reaching more• Viral marketing exposure up until the day of the event than 100,000 daily impressions• Access to the exclusive IDJ Gifting Suite • Logo placement on all print and digital marketing materials• Private Booth during the IDJ Awards ceremony and • Access to the exclusive IDJ Awards Gifting Suite corresponding events • Private Booth during the IDJ Awards ceremony and• 5 VIP Badges corresponding events• Exclusive press release announcing your involvement • 10 VIP Badges• Logo placement on all print and digital marketing materials• Vendor space at the International Disc Jockey Market Show Gold Package: $2,500 • Logo on Step & Repeat at the 2012 IDJ Awards • Exclusive press release announcing your involvement • Logo placement on all print and marketing ads during the weekend festivities • Banner ads on 5 main sites, reaching more than 20,000 daily impressions • Access to exclusive IDJ Awards Gifting Suite • Private Booth during the IDJ Awards ceremony and corresponding events • 5 VIP Badges International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 11
Banner Sponsorships Performance SponsorshipsBronze Package: $1,000 Platinum Package: $7,500• Logo on Step & Repeat at the 2012 IDJ Awards • Mixtape hosted by DJ Spinz of the Hoodrich DJs• Exclusive press release announcing your involvement • Song placement on the official IDJ Awards Mixtape• Logo placement on all print and marketing materials during hosted by the Hoodrich DJs & OG Eddie the weekend’s festivities • 6-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJ,• Banner ads on all 3 main sites, reaching more than entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, and 15,000 daily impressions music enthusiasts• Access to the exclusive IDJ Awards Gifting Suite • Performance slot at IDJ Awards After Party• Access to VIP area during the IDJ Awards show • Complimentary Gifting Bags• 3 VIP Badges • 5 VIP Badges Gold Package: $5,000 • Mixtape hosted by DJ MLK, DJ Pretty Boy Tank, DJ Frank White, DJ Princess Cut, DJ Swamp Izzo, or DJ Black Bill Gates of the Hoodrich DJs • Song placement on the official IDJ Awards Mixtape hosted by the Hoodrich DJs & OG Eddie • 4-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, and music enthusiasts • Performance slot at the IDJ Soundstage presented by VirDiKo & Digiwaxx • Complimentary Gifting Bags • 3 VIP Badges
Performance Sponsorships Promotional SponsorshipsBronze Package: $3,500 Platinum Package: $2,500• Mixtape hosted by DJ Lil Keem, DJ Kamillion, DJ Kydd Joe, • Ad banner placements on 3 of our websites with over or DJ Ace of the Hoodrich DJs 15,000+ daily impressions• Song included on the IDJ Awards Mixtape Hosted by • Performance slot or vendor space at a select IDJ Awards the Hoodrich DJs & OG Eddie event venue• 4-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, • Song placement on the IDJ Awards Mixtape entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, or product placement in the IDJ Awards gift bags and music enthusiasts • 6-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs,• Complimentary Gifting Bags entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, and• 2 VIP Badges music enthusiasts • Viral promotion up until the IDJ Awards • 2 VIP Badges Gold Package: $1,500 • Ad banner placements on 2 of our websites with over 12,000+ daily impressions • Song placement on the IDJ Awards Mixtape or product placement in the IDJ Awards gift bags • Vendor space at a select IDJ Awards event venue • 4-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, and music enthusiasts • Viral promotion up until the day of the IDJ Awards • 1 VIP Badge
Promotional Sponsorships MiscellaneousBronze Package:$500 VIP Access: $1,000• Ad banner placements on 1 of our websites with over 7,500+ daily impressions • All-Access VIP Badges to the IDJ Awards and all events• Song placement on the IDJ Awards Mixtape leading to the IDJ Awards or product placement in the IDJ Awards gift bags • Access to a private meet & greet suite w/ media, DJs &• 2-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, industry taste makers entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, • Access to the exclusive IDJ Gifting Suite and music enthusiasts • Access to all private ballroom events• Viral promotion up until the day of the IDJ Awards • VIP club arrangements Vendor Opportunities • $300 Informational Vendor Space at the IDJ Awards Market Show • $600 Commercial Vendor Space ar the IDJ Awards Market Show Product & Logo Placement • $250 Product placement in the IDJ Awards gift bags • $2000 Company name or logo in lanyards for the badges • $3000 Company name or logo on the IDJ Awards VIP Passes Getting Started Connect with IDJ’s impressionable and loyal audience. For more information and sponsorship opportunities contact Starr Struck PR & Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “2012 IDJ Awards Title Sponsorship,” or call. 404-537-2784.
Mixtape PlacementArtists, Lock in your song placement for the 3rd AnnualInternational Disk Jockey Awards Mixtape!Become a part of history; let your voice be heard! In lieu of the 3rdAnnual International Disc Jockey Awards in Atlanta, October 1, 2012,IDJMP3 will release a three-disc mixtape in conjunction with MP3 dis-tribution powerhouses Digiwaxx and VirDiKo. The universal mixtapecelebrating all genres of music, will be hosted by the Hoodrich DJsalong side IDJ founder, Edwin ‘OG Eddie’ Myles, and will be featured onLiveMixtapes.com. Secure your mixtape placement today, and be privyto IDJMP3’s digital markting services, including an email blast cam-paign, viral marketing, video placement on VJStreets.com video servic-ing pool, and a feature post on 3 of our websites reaching an audienceof over 15,000 visitors. International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 15
Platinum Package: $1,000 Bronze Package: $500 • Song placement on the IDJ Awards Mixtape Hosted by • Song included on the IDJ MP3 Awards Mixtape Hosted by the the Hoodrich DJs & OG Eddie Hoodrich DJs & OG Eddie • 6-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, • 2-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, entertain- entertainment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artist, and ment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, and music music enthusiasts enthusiasts • 6-week viral marketing campaign (Twitter, Facebook, etc) • 2-weeks viral marketing campaign (Twitter, Facebook, etc) Video placements on VJStreets.com 1 Video placement on VJStreets.com • Featured posts on 3 IDJMP3 websites, reaching over 15,000+ • Featured post on 3 of our websites with over 15,000+ daily daily impressions impressions • 3 VIP Passes to the IDJ Awards preceeding events held at the • 1 VIP Badge to the IDJ Awards preceeding events held at the Sheraton Atlanta Sheraton Atlanta • Access to IDJ Awards Gifting Suite Get connected, get heard! Our International Gold package: $750 Database of DJs reaches a wide range of key• Song included on the IDJ MP3 Awards Mixtape Hosted by the Hoodrich DJs & OG Eddie influencers from every background, including• 4-week email blast campaign to over 200,000+ DJs, entertai- nment taste makers, A&Rs, key leaders, artists, and music nightclubs, radio, mixshow spinners, mixtapes, enthusiasts• 4-weeks viral marketing campaigns (Twitter, Facebook, etc) & more.• 2 Video placements on VJStreets.com• Featured posts on 3 of our websites with over 15,000+ daily impressions to secure your placement or become a• 2 VIP Badges to the IDJ Awards preceeding events held at the Sheraton Atlanta sponsor contact 404.537.2781 or Info@idjawards. International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 16
ABOUT IDJmp3 REsources for DJs: IDJ Trade AssociationInternational Disc Jockey (or IDJ) MP3 Blast was founded by Edwin The International Disc Jockey Trade Association was established in“O.G. Eddie” Myles, the youngest forefather of Hip-Hop music. IDJ, 2008 to bring awareness and create unity amongst DJs globally.a revolutionary internet based company, is one of the most sought For more information and how to join, visit www.IDJTrade.ning.after and respected full service digital marketing and branding com.companies in the US. IDJ offers an array of services including, emailcampaigns, website development, consulting, street team promo- REsources for Artists: IDJMP3 Blasttion, bookings, online marketing and more, designed to maximize IDJMP3 Blast offers a variety of promotional services for artistsexposure for almost any artist within any budget. IDJ MP3 Blast is and brands within any budget. Services include email campaigns, website development, consulting, street team promotion, digitalalso a subsidiary of the 100,000 member International Disc Jockey marketing, and more. See how IDJMP3 can boost visibility andTrade Association, and services over 11 million email impressions garner exposure at www.IDJMP3Blast.com.per month. To date, IDJ has been responsible for breaking a widevariety of artists representing all genres, from pop, country and Website Design Portfolio:rock, to hip-hop, R&B, rock, and soul. Since partnering with Univer- www.DJScreamTV.com | www.MixtapeKitchen.com | www.ThisIs-sal Motown, IDJ has assisted in catapulting several hit songs to the 50Comedy.com | www.HoodrichMedia.com | www.DuffleBagBoyz.top of the charts including, Brandy’s “Put It Down” featuring Chris com | www.AlleChantBelles.com | www.TheReal8BallandMJG.com |Brown, 2 Chainz’s “No Lie” featuring Drake, and Birdman’s “Born www.TheARPowerSummit.com | www.JackThriller.com and more! To view IDJMP3’s latest web designs, visit www.IDJMP3Blast.com.Stunna” featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, & Nicki Minaj. To date, IDJhas been responsible for developing over 200 websites. For more traffIc statistics*information on IDJMP3, visit www.IDJMP3Blast.com, email IDJ@IDJMP3Blast.com, or call 404-537-2781. • 4 million monthly website page views • 11 million monthly email impressions • 1.5 million monthly unique visitors • 20 thousand daily unique visitors *Combined impact of IDJMP3’s Network of Over 200 Websites International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 17
Hoodrich Entertainment About Starr Struck PR & Marketing GroupHoodrich Entertainment is recognized as one of the most Starr Struck PR & Marketing is a premier Public Relations,prominent urban entertainment companies in the industry. Marketing, Event Planning, and Web Solutions firm basedComprised of over 15 DJs, spin masters, producers, and in Atlanta, GA. Starr Struck’s team of publicists, strategists,hosts, Hoodrich Media provides a platform for connecting marketers, and event specialists work to generate identifi-the best independent and established artists alike to music able results for brands on the local, regional, national, andlisteners abroad. For more information on Hoodrich Media, international levels. For more information on Starr Struck PR,visit www.HoodrichMedia.com, email Info@HoodrichMedia. visit www.StarrStruckOnline.com, email Info@StarrStruckOn-com, or call 678-632-6098. line.com, or call 404-537-2784.Services Include: Services include:• Mixtape Hosting • Public Relations• Mixtape Placements • Marketing• Club Rotation • Web Solutions• Consultations • Social Media Management • Event Planning International Disc Jockey Awards 2012 || 18