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MMF October Sessions 2005

MMF October Sessions 2005

Want to learn more about the New Zealand music industry?

The Music Managers¹ Forum are holding their annual October Sessions on Sunday 2 October 2005.

This is a great event, where some of New Zealand¹s music industry leaders share their knowledge.

The October Sessions also include the Annual MMF Music Management Awards for Best Manager of an Unsigned Artist, Best Manager of a Signed Artist, Best Self-Managed Artist, Industry Champion and Lifetime Achievement Award.

The day will include:


10.00am Touring & Publicity
Lorraine Barry ­ ex-Director, International Marketing of Virgin Music
International, Manager for Dave Dobbyn and Music Marketing consultant.
Barry Blackler and Nancy Prebble ­ BlackOut music
Booking agent for D4, Datsuns, King Kapasi, Che Fu, Dance Exponents
Brent Eccles ­ Brent Eccles Entertainment and Frontier Touring
Booking Agent for Bic Runga, Brooke Fraser, Breaks Co-op, Shihad, Elemeno P,
Blindspott, Dave Dobbyn
Charlotte Ryan - Promotions at Festival Mushroom Records

11.00am Speed Networking
One-on-one interviews with the panel speakers


11.45am Management
Lorraine Barry ­ Dave Dobbyn
Grant Hislop ­Pluto, Goodshirt and Sarah Brown
Paul McKessar ­Bic Runga, Brooke Fraser, Breaks Co-Op, The Bleeders, Dimmer
Teresa Patterson ­ Scribe, Carly Binding, The Have, Elemeno P &
MMF Executive Council
Mark Roach ­Lucid 3, MMF Chair

12.45pm Speed Networking
One-on-one interviews with the panel speakers

1.15pm Lunch Break


2.15pm NZ Music Industry
Cath Andersen ­ CEO, NZ Music Industry Commission
Bernie Griffen ­ Chairman, IMNZ
Campbell Smith ­ CEO, RIANZ
Brendan Smyth ­ NZ Music Manager, NZ On Air

3.15pm Networking
One-on-one interviews with the panel speakers


4.00pm ­ 6.00pm For MMF members and invited guests

The October sessions will be held at the York Street Studios, 28 York St Parnell. Each session is free for MMF members and $10 for non-members per session or $20 for the day.

The MMF is a professional organisation for music managers, self-managed artists and anyone with an interest in music management. It represents over 70 members nationwide, and is affiliated with the 14 other national management associations via the International MMF.

For more information please contact:
Rebecca Caughey 021 886 024


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