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Going Global Music Summit 2015 – What You Need to Know

Going Global Music Summit 2015 – What You Need to Know Before You Go.

If you are looking to take your music overseas, come and hear from people who are working with both new and established artists on the global stage. The GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2015 is proud to reveal more of our exceptional local and international guests. These are:

Woody McDonald – Booker, Meredith Festival and Golden Plains Festival, AUST

Larry Heath – Founder, Editor In Chief, The AU Review, AUST

Lynne Christie – Founder / Director, Rippon Festival, NZ

Karyn Rachtman – Music Supervisor, One Gazillion Inc., USA

Guy Blackman – Label Owner, Chapter Music, AUST

Mark Meharry – CEO, Music Glue, UK

Matthew David – Chairperson, IMNZ / Label Manager, Flying Nun / Flying Out, NZ

Phil Waldorf - Co–Founder, Secretly Group, USA

Will Watson – Agent / Booker, Paper Shoes Music, AUST

They will join the previously announced speakers:

Stephen King – Chief International Officer, Believe Digital, UK

Lio Kanine – Label Owner, Kanine Records, USA

Jane Blondel – Booking Agent / Founder, Songs For Children, Hong Kong

David Goldsen – Director Of A&R, Warner/Chappell Music Inc., USA

Meredith Fraser – Booking Agent, Panache Booking, USA

More local speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

All Going Global registrants can also receive a $15 discount off a tickets to The Other's Way Festival on Friday September 4 – featuring 28 NZ bands, over 6 venues across Auckland's Karangahape Road.

GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2015 at Studio One, 1 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Friday 4th September and Saturday 5th September – 10.00am – 5.00pm

REGISTRATION: Register at – thanks to

Weekend Pass: $75.00 + booking fee – discounted registrations are available to members of IMNZ, Recorded Music NZ and the MMF.


Going Global Music Summit 2015 provides musicians, producers, composers, labels, promoters, industry professionals and fans a chance to perform, discuss, learn, teach and interact in front of an audience of like-minded peers in an environment that encourages the global exchange of ideas, techniques and trends.

In 2015 Going Global Music Summit will present a schedule of live music events alongside a daytime program of panels, presentations, workshops and discussions. The focus is on new music and as such the live music showcases aim to reflect originality in contemporary live music practice.

GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2015 is proudly brought to you by Independent Music New Zealand in partnership with the NZ Music Commission and is supported by NZ On Air, APRA AMCOS and a Recorded Music NZ Music Grant.


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