February 1 - 2, 2017, USA Media Rights participated at #DEW2017 held in Marina Del Rey, CA, specifically with Erik Steigen as panelist on the panel entitled "Rethinking Royalties: How the Entertainment Industry Can Modernize Payments."

Together with moderator Vince Bannon (Chief Tin Knocker, Bannon Sheet Metal, a Music + Media Company) and Tomas Likar (VP of Strategy and Business Development, Hyperwallet), Erik discussed how the royalty payments system in the music industry is broken, and how to fix it. The panel was well-attended and received. For more information on how USA Media Rights and Hyperwallet are changing the landscape of royalty payments, visit www.Hyperwallet.com/royalties.