Newsletter Event Mailing July 2008
LAST CHANCE TO GET…FACE TO FACE WITH THE MILLENNIALS
…so we’ve assembled our industry team who’ll help create an industry road-map for tomorrow’s music business for our chosen artist (who’ll be revealed on the day) AND provide all those present with cutting-edge, practical help and advice for individuals’ future music business strategies – from widgets to games, mobile to merchandising social media to retail and more, we like to think we’ve got it covered…
Music Discovery Engine and Social Networking – Martin Stiksel, Last.fm; Live Promoter – Howard Monk, The Local; Synch Licensing – Rachel Wood, WoodWork Music; Music & Brands Consultant – Daniel Cross,Record-Play; Social Media Consultant – Suw Charman-Anderson,Fruitful; Indie Label – Steven Hill, Warp Records; Computer Games – Susie Armstrong, Electronic Arts; Widget Maker – James North, Rechord; Sponsorship – Kim Machray, KLP; Mobile Marketing – Alfie Dennen, MoBlog; Online Retail – Ian Bell, 7Digital; Physical Retail – Stephen Godfroy, Rough Trade Stores; Online Editorial – Sean Adams, Drowned In Sound; Mobile Platform – Nico Köpke, Kodime; Merchandise – Paul Entwhistle, Firebrand Live; Digital Marketing – Ritch Ames, Tomorrow Never Knows and Publishing – Melanie Johnson, EMI Music Publishing. All of these contributors will be joined by our chosen artist’s release team, including manager, label, booking agent, TV and radio plugger, press & online pr.
Before that little lot get fired-up, following Nettwerk CEO/Co-founder and Millennials Report author, Terry McBride’s keynote and Q & A, get the low-down on the most influential demographic in the UK today from Philip O’Ferrall, MTV who’ll be providing insight on Millennials from a global brand’s perspective, closely followed by Russell Hart and Peter Ruppertof Entertainment Media Research, looking at the role UK Millennials play in breaking new artists.
The spotlight will also fall on BBC 6Music’s Tom Robinson, Songwriter and Broadcaster, who will delve into the world of three Millennials, teasing out their likes and dislikes – from technology to brands, free versus paid, fandom to music filters and much more. What better way to understand how music’s early adopters tick than to hear from them live and direct?
FACE TO FACE WITH THE MILLENIALS
Thursday 17 July, 12.30-17.45 (+ drinks reception)
Imagination Gallery, South Crescent, Store Street, London WC1E 7BL
MusicTank members: £55 | Trade Body: £70 | Full: £85
All prices are subject to VAT @ 17.5% and incl. lunch, refreshments and post-event drinks reception – it’s MusicTank’s 5th Anniversary – in the Atrium.
Places MUST be booked and paid-for in advance. No walk-up on the day!
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This event is supported by London Connected: The Digital Music Network For London – a new programme of free, interrelated activities funded by the London Development Agency and delivered by AIM (the Association of Independent Music). Its purpose is to help London’s music businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage of opportunities presented by digital technologies including on and off-line business support and skills development opportunities for individuals, as well as consultancy from digital music business experts, market intelligence and employment support.
That's all for this issue - 'til next time...
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