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Back to Basics Seminar - Auckland

Back to Basics Seminar - Auckland

The Music Managers Forum NZ (MMF) is proud to present a free Back to Basics seminar in Auckland on Monday 20 October for those who are new to management and wish to learn about the fundamentals of the music industry.

The Back to Basics session will focus on all the useful information new managers need to know including contracts, setting up your band’s business, how to put together a strategic plan, marketing and promotion, collating a press pack, as well as advice on how to plan an album release and putting together a tour.

Three music industry professionals will be on hand to share some indispensable knowledge and to answer questions from attendees.

- Cushla Aston (Manager - Thomas Oliver, Estere and Louis Baker)

- Lorraine Barry (Manager - Dave Dobbyn, Dukes, Mark Vanilau, Glass Owls, Nomad and Co Manager - Benny Tipene)

- David McLaughlin (Entertainment Lawyer, McLaughlin Law)


When: Monday 20 October

Time: 6 - 8pm

Where: Apra Boardroom, Unit 113, Zone 23, 21-23 Edwin St, Mt Eden, Auckland

Drinks and nibbles provided.

The seminar is free and open to all. Book your place by emailing

The MMF is a national not-for-profit organisation for music managers, self-managed artists and anyone with an interest in becoming a manager. They offer professional development and networking opportunities around the country for people to share and learn from the experience of others, and an avenue through which common problems and areas of concern can be discussed.

The MMF NEW ZEALAND is part of International Music Managers’ Forum (IMMF), a worldwide community of music managers, with active organisations in the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Poland, United States, Australia, South Africa, Belgium, Italy and Ireland.


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