Wakefield music industry masterclass goes LIVE!

Music Futures has gone live for registrations onto their first full day masterclass “Introduction to the Digital Music Industry” on the 21st February 2018.

As a kick starter to the Music Futures series of industry masterclasses, the event will take a snapshot of how the music industry functions today and what the various relationships are between key components.

This master class will uncover how labels, publishing and the Live Industry operate today in a digital world, and give an insight into how you can use data and digital to your advantage when starting your own music industry business.

Speakers for this first event include; Patrick Cloherty (Sentric Music) Joe Schaivon (Live Nation) Aaron Snowdon (Future Sound) Andy Smith (Kendal Calling), Kameil Sattar (Proper Music Distribution) Achal Dillon (Killing Moon) and Rob Nancollas (Motive Unknown)

Designed by Generator and led by Wakefield Council as part of the ERDF funded Ad:Venture programme, this industry relevant series will cover topics including VR/AR/XR streaming, digital led marketing strategies and complex industry rights while also offering access to incredible coaching opportunities from music industry specialists including Tileyard and Production Park.

Jim Mawdsley of Generator said ‘We are really excited to be producing this master class series in Wakefield and the wider Leeds City Region. Some of the plans underway for Wakefield and the growing music industry presence there are really forward thinking so this is a perfect opportunity for businesses in the area to increase the awareness and understanding of how the Music Industry operates both now and the not too distant future. By bringing the elements of recent and future opportunities and developments in the technologies affecting the music industry alongside fundamentals and music related business needs to know, this series will really help push business forward in the region.

Limited places are available for eligible SME businesses or individuals across the Leeds City Region, so don’t delay and register your interest now by visiting www.ad-venture.org.uk/MusicFutures or call 0845 524 0210 to find out more.

The event will be held on Wednesday 21st February 9.30 – 5.00 at Wakefield One, Burton Street, WF1 2EB

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