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The 36th Annual Canadian Music Week presents Lorraine D’Alessio CEO & Founder, D’Alessio Law Group Live Touring Summit Keynote


The 36th Annual
Canadian Music Week presents
Lorraine D’Alessio
CEO & Founder, D’Alessio Law Group
Live Touring Summit Keynote
Canadian Music Week (CMW) is pleased to announce renowned international immigration attorney, Lorraine D’Alessio as a keynote speaker at the 2018 Live Touring Summit. The Live Touring Summit takes places from Thursday, May 10th to Friday, May 11th at the Sheraton Centre Downtown Toronto.  
Presentation Topic
  • Changing times: How the immigration landscape is adapting to new digital and streaming trends
  • How to use a digital platform to launch your career in the US? (O-1B visas for bloggers, social media influencers, YouTube stars etc.)
  • How to move from an O-1B to a green card? (Tips and busting myths)
  • How do you choose the right law firm to represent you?
  • How to maximize your involvement at Canada Music Week to help to boost your O-1B visa case strength and eligibility? 
Lorraine D’Alessio is D’Alessio Law Group’s founding partner and was recently named a 2016 Century City Bar Association Lawyer of the Year and Leader of Law for International Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Heralded by the Bay Street Bull as “One of the 9 Fearless Women in Canada Changing the Status Quo,” a Toronto native and former Ford model, Mrs. D’Alessio spearheads the firm’s business transactional law and business and employment-related immigration initiatives. Widely regarded as an industry expert and thought leader, Mrs. D’Alessio writes a monthly editorial for Canadian entertainment industry PlayBack magazine, contributes on business transactional and immigration issues regularly to the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, LA Business Journal  and other leading outlets. She also serves on the board for Artists for Change, chaired by BAFTA board members and OSCAR award winners. She is also the author of “Going Global: Investing in US Immigration,” a guide to US immigration that is being published and released spring 2017 by Brick Tower Press, and will be sold domestically and internationally.  She has provided counsel to hundreds of prominent companies from small, medium to fortune 500 in the entertainment and technology fields as well as many award winning entertainment agencies, unions, private companies and academic institutions around the world from Next Models to Food Network to Instagram to Subpac to Gfuel  and Pepperdine University
Lorraine D’Alessio earned her law degree from Southwestern Law School. She earned her Masters degree in Public Administration from The Senate of Queen’s University at Kingston and also attended the University of Toronto, Canada to earn her undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Arts.

CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is Canada’s most established music industry conference. Now in its 36th year, it is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. CMW brings together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular week of events – combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting-edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada’s biggest New Music Festival. All convention functions take place at the CMW’s host hotel, Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street West, Toronto M5H 2M9).
For Canadian Music Week information, please contact:
Kayley Szanto – Communications Manager
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