Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Our Music As a Business

Our Music As a Business
 
The NZ Music Managers Forum and the NZ Music Commission are proud to announce the return of The Official 2013 Music Month Summit on May 25th.
 
The theme for this year’s summit is “Your Music As A Business”.
 
The Summit is a FREE day of seminars featuring musicians, music industry specialists and traditional business practitioners who discuss and explain the behind the scenes intricacies of the New Zealand music industry and how you should look at treating your music as a business.
 
The Official NZ Music Month Summit
Q Theatre, 305 Queen Street, Auckland
Saturday May 25th
10am to 5pm
 
SEMINAR ONE – Your band as a brand
Presented by Te Puni Kokiri
 
10.00am – 11.00am
How and where bands promote and distribute their music has evolved from the traditional, resulting in a need for a change in their approach to marketing.  We ask why branding has become so important and challenge the thinking… if it’s all about the music, is branding a band selling out?
 
In this seminar you will hear from experts who will give their thoughts on why considered marketing and appropriate branding is so important to the success of the music reaching it’s audience.
 
Speakers: Mikee Tucker – LOOP (Fly My Pretties, Tommy Ill, AHoriBuzz), Ninakaye Taane-Tinorau - Tikidub Productions (Tiki Taane), Phil Bell – Mai FM, Pete Dick – Beck’s.
 
SEMINAR TWO – Radio & the online world
Presented by NZ On Air
 
11.30am – 12.30pm
With the changing music landscape and how people listen to music, we discuss how radio is still an important part of a band’s branding strategy and marketing process.  Does the public still listen to radio for the music?
 
Is it radio or online platforms that have contributed to the rise in single sales?  This seminar looks at what the impact of online platforms has had on bands’ approach to marketing.
 
Speakers: Chris Caddick – RIANZ, Scott Maclachlan – Universal Music, David Brice – The Radio Network, Brendan Smyth – NZ On Air.

SEMINAR THREE – International Trade Fairs
Presented by The NZ Music Commission
 
1.30pm – 2.30pm
International Trade Fairs – How important are they to your international business?
 
A panel of music industry professionals who have attended a variety of international trade fairs, discuss the pros' and con's of bands or managers attending: WOMEX, AWME, MIDEM, SXSW, Canadian Music Week, CMJ, Big Sound, The Great Escape, Reeperbaan, Muse Expo.
 
Speakers: Matt Coleman – Let The People Speak Management (Jupiter Project, Artisan Guns, Midnight Youth, Avalanche City, Tom Lark, Titanium, Sound The Ocean, Massad), Janette Searle – The Playground (Sola Rosa, Kara Gordon, Anna Coddington, Ash Graham), Ben Howe – Arch Hill, Flying Nun & Laneway, Alan Holt – NZ Music Commission.
 
SEMINAR FOUR – Be your own record company
Presented by PPNZ Music Licensing
 
3.00pm – 4.00pm
Traditionally releasing an album was left up to the major labels and intrepid independents. However there are many bands that have successfully self-released albums to extremely high chart debuts and critical acclaim.
 
In this seminar our panel will talk about putting together an album release strategy, giving you insight into the tools needed to self release your album and how to do it successfully.
 
Speakers: Ben Howe – Arch Hill, Flying Nun & Laneway, Janine Russell – Noise PR (Beastwars, Iva Lamkum, Clap Clap Riot, Tama Waipara), Kimi Coleman – Let The People Speak Management (Jupiter Project, Artisan Guns, Midnight Youth, Avalanche City, Tom Lark, Titanium, Sound The Ocean, Massad), Tana Tupai – Self-Managed Artist (Tomorrow People).
 

ONE ON ONE SPEED NETWORKING
Presented by the MMF New Zealand
For members of the Music Managers' Forum each seminar will be followed by the highly successful speed networking sessions, where members get the exclusive opportunity to speak one on one with a range of the day's speakers.  If you are not yet a member but would like to take part in these mentoring sessions, you can become a member via www.mmf.co.nz prior to the day.
 
For more information please visit www.mmf.co.nz
 
The Official New Zealand Music Month Summit presented by the NZ Music Managers Forum and The New Zealand Music Commission and proudly supported by PPNZ Music Licensing, NZ On Air, IMNZ and Te Puni Kokiri.
ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Werewolf: Katniss Joins The News Team

From the outset, the Hunger Games series has dwelt obsessively on the ways that media images infiltrate our public and personal lives... From that grim starting point, Mockingjay Part One takes the process a few stages further. There is very little of the film that does not involve the characters (a) being on screens (b) making propaganda footage to be screened and (c) reacting to what other characters have been doing on screens. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Ko Witi Te Kaituhituhi

Witi Ihimaera, the distinguished Māori author and the first Māori to publish a book of short stories and a novel, has adopted a new genre with his latest book. But despite its subtitle, this book is a great deal more than a memoir of childhood. More>>

Werewolf: Rescuing Paul Robeson

Would it be any harder these days, for the US government to destroy the career of a famous American entertainer and disappear them from history – purely because of their political beliefs? You would hope so. In 1940, Paul Robeson – a gifted black athlete, singer, film star, Shakespearean actor and orator – was one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. More>>

ALSO:

"Not A Competition... A Quest": Chapman Tripp Theatre Award Winners

Big winners on the night were Equivocation (Promising Newcomer, Best Costume, Best Director and Production of the Year), Kiss the Fish (Best Music Composition, Outstanding New NZ Play and Best Supporting Actress), and Watch (Best Set, Best Sound Design and Outstanding Performance). More>>

ALSO:

Film Awards: The Dark Horse Scores Big

An inspirational film based on real life Gisborne speed-chess coach An inspirational film based on real life Gisborne speed-chess coach Genesis Potini, made all the right moves to take out top honours along with five other awards at the Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards - nicknamed The Moas. More>>

ALSO:

Theatre: Ralph McCubbin Howell Wins 2014 Bruce Mason Award

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Ralph McCubbin Howell at the Playmarket Accolades in Wellington on 23 November 2014. More>>

ALSO:

One Good Tern: Fairy Tern Crowned NZ Seabird Of The Year

The fairy tern and the Fiji petrel traded the lead in the poll several times. But a late surge saw it come out on top with 1882 votes. The Fiji petrel won 1801 votes, and 563 people voted for the little blue penguin. More>>

Music Awards: Lorde Reigns Supreme

Following a hugely successful year locally and internationally, Lorde has done it again taking out no less than six Tuis at the 49th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news