Make 2008 the year you take your music global - MusicNSW

Make 2008 the year you take your music global

With submission deadlines looming for some of the key music events around the world, come and learn how to make it happen for you in 2008.

Wednesday 26 September 2007 – In all capital cities – See below for details – register at

Why you should attend this briefing
* Get an overview of SxSW, CMW, Midem, NACA, NxNE, CMJ, and the Folk Alliance and why they are relevant to you.
* Hear first-hand accounts of these key music events from industry insiders.
* Get the latest update on grants, activities and other practical support at these music marketplaces.
* Learn how to pitch your band to SxSW, what to submit, and when to submit it.
* Receive up-to-date advice about the visa process for the United States, including timelines, costs and contacts to help you with your application.
* Network with other bands, labels, publishers and managers. Speakers Interact with these speakers via live video conference from Los Angeles:
* The Australian Music Office’s Tony George has been leading Australia’s efforts in the music industry over the last two years on the ground in LA and across the United States. Tony will present his view on the key events across North America and how to make it happen for your music business in the USA.
* Immedia’s Phil Tripp has insight into SxSW like few others as their agent in Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii. He will share his unique views on how SxSW can work for you.
* Ron Zeelens, a US immigration specialist for the entertainment industry will also be joining us from New York City to help you better understand the process and requirements of the O and P visas for artists.

Register now
Don’t miss your chance to get the latest market information. Register online at or call Austrade on 13 28 78.

Cities and times
Wednesday 26 September 2007

Adelaide – 12:30pm-2:00pm
Brisbane – 1:00pm-2:30pm
Darwin – 12:30pm-2:00pm
Perth – 11:00am-1:30pm
Sydney – 1:00pm-2:30pm
Melbourne – 1:00pm-2:30pm
Hobart – 1:00pm-2:30pm
All seminars conducted in Austrade Offices – See website for details

Which businesses should attend?

* Bands
* Labels
* Publishers and
* Managers.

This event is free

For more information please contact:

Matthew Proft

Export Advisor – Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Austrade – Sydney

Level 23, 201 Kent St
GPO Box 5301, Sydney GPO Private Boxes
NSW 2001 Australia
Ph: +61 2 9390 2084
Fx: +61 2 9390 2024
Mo: +61 421 587 307