IN STORES THIS WEEK!
MMF Newsletter #11
In this issue:
MMF October Sessions
MMF Management Awards
Guest: Lynda Parsons Topic: Music accountancy & business issues
Lynda works for Burns McCurrach, a chartered accountancy firm based in Auckland which specialises in music. Bic Runga, Brooke Fraser and The Feelers are amongst their many clients. These seminars will cover things like what managers need to be aware of when looking after bands from an accountancy perspective, as well as structures for managers themselves and what to be aware of for tax purposes.
Mon 27 Sept Wellington Indigo Bar
Tue 28 Sept Christchurch Mainstreet Cafe
Wed 29 Sept Auckland NZMIC Offices, 7 Great North Rd, Ponsonby
All meetings commence at 6.00pm. The forums are open to members and non-members alike. Admission: MMF members FREE. Non-members $5.00.
OCTOBER SESSIONS - Saturday 16th October, 2004. 9.00am 6.00pm
MAINZ 3rd Floor, Ranger House, Victoria St, Auckland
CREATING A BUZZ FOR YOUR BAND
Speakers: Nikki Streater: Satellite Media, Grant Hislop: PD Channel Z, manager for Goodshirt & Pluto, Scott Kara: Editor, Rip It Up, David Ridler: NZ On Air, Teresa Paterson: manager for Scribe, Carly Binding, The Have, Blindspott
ACT LOCAL, THINK GLOBAL
Speakers: Cath Andersen: Director, NZ Music Industry Commission, Teresa Paterson: manager for Scribe, Carly Binding, The Have, Blindspott, Grant Hislop: PD Channel Z, manager for Goodshirt & Pluto, Kaye Glamuzina: NZ Trade & Enterprise
RECORDING & DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES
Speakers: Mark Ashbridge: Festival Mushroom Records, Adam Holt: Universal Music, Peter Baker: Rhythmethod Distribution, Murray Cammick: Wildside Records
SPEED NETWORKING (members only)
Participants are given 5 minutes of one-on-one time with the guests of their choice (to a maximum of 10 guests).
Guests: Grant Hislop: Channel Z, David Ridler: NZ On Air, Brendan Smyth: NZ On Air, Cath Andersen NZ Music Industry Commission, Scott Kara Editor: Rip it Up, Brent Eccles: Frontier Touring, Brent Eccles Entertainment, Liberation Records, Anthony Healy: APRA, Hannah Cornwell: Native Tongue Publishing, Rose Campbell: Creative NZ, Kaye Glamuzina: NZ Trade & Enterprise, Chris Hocquard: Dominion Law, Lynda Parsons: Burns McCurrach Accountants, Peter Baker: Rhythmethod Distribution.
The MMF October Sessions are free for MMF members. Public admission is $5 per session or $15 for all 3 public sessions.
MMF MANAGEMENT AWARDS - Saturday 16th October, 2004. 8.30pm
KINGS ARMS France St, Newton, Auckland
Featuring showcasing bands and the presentation of awards for Best Manager, Best Self-Managed Artist, Industry Champion & Outstanding Achievment in Management. Finalists for the Best Manager & Best Self-Managed Artist will be announced on October 1st.
The MMF Management Awards are open to all MMF members and their artists, as well as selected invitees.
The MMF is pleased to announce a 40-60% discounts (depending on room type) at the Quality Inn Westend in Auckland for all MMF members and their artists, and include fully cooked breakfasts.
The Quality Inn is situated in Grey Lynn and handy to shops, cafes, bus routes and supermarkets as well as being a short stroll to the central music districts of Ponsonby & Newton. The MMF will be rolling out discounted accomodation in other main centres in the near future.
For more info on the Quality Inn go to www.qualityinn.co.nz