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Wednesday, September 7 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
The Music Industry Conference: Fretworking V Networking

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How to make the most of your opportunities at BIGSOUND and similar music industry events around the globe.  There are music industry conferences happening with increasing regularity on the far four corners of the globe.  Our panel of experts will touch on the fundamental differences between them and share their experiences.  They will also endeavour to help you make sense of the best way to approach the madness of the next couple of days.

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Becky Ayres

As the International Manager at Liverpool Sound City, Becky is passionate about helping international acts to perform at the festival and start their careers in the UK and regularly works with artist managers, labels, promoters and agencies from around the world to enable this. She has worked with Australian artists including DZ DEATHRAYS, The Bleeding Knees Club, Dan Parsons, The Jezabels, Smudge, Deep Sea Arcade, Blackchords, All... Read More →

Adam Lewis

Co-Owner of The Planetary Group Spearheading an artist development and promotions firm based out of Boston and LA that focuses on helping new and upcoming artists be heard and discovered, over the past year or so Adam has worked with such acts as The Decemberists, Bloc Party, Peter, Bjorn & John, Apples In Stereo, Kings Of Leon, The Jezebels and The Lemonheads. In addition Adam also currently handles all publicity, promotion and media... Read More →
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Millie Millgate

Export Music Producer, Sounds Australia (AUS) In January 2009 Millie was appointed to the newly created position of Export Music Producer, Sounds Australia. The role, jointly funded between APRA|AMCOS and the Australia Council for the Arts, oversees the management and implementation of Sounds Australia - the national export platform specifically developed for the contemporary Australian music industry's representation at key music markets... Read More →
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Tony Ward

Director/Owner, Man On The Ground Ltd (HKG) Tony Ward is the founder of Man On The Ground, a new Hong Kong based consultancy providing international managers, labels, bands and entertainment companies "on the ground" marketing, management & industry contact services for Asia. For the past two years Tony also served as Program Director for Music Matters, one of the Asia Pacific’s leading music industry events. He is also a regional... Read More →
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Lisa Whytock

Director, Active Events (GBR) Active is an agency representing several artists throughout Europe. The company also produces Showcase Scotland at Celtic Connections - Europe’s largest winter festival. Showcase Scotland has developed over 12 years to become the nation’s largest and most successful expo event, generating around 3 million pounds in bookings on an annual basis.
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Cameron Wright

Director of Canadian Music Festival Cameron Wright has spent the last 10 years working in various aspects of the Canadian music industry. Starting at 16 – when he organised a 30-band youth festival – he is now the Director for Canadian Music Fest (the festival component of Canadian Music Week) which showcases 800 bands in 55 Toronto clubs over five nights. Cameron can often be found backstage in Toronto acting as a Production... Read More →

Wednesday September 7, 2011 11:00am - 12:15pm
Music Rehearsal Room (Level 4 - Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts) 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

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