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Going Global Music Summit 2022

Story Published Friday 12 August 2022

The two-day GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is a gateway for any local artist, manager, publicist, A&R, producer, music writer, record label and venue manager to connect with, question and hear ideas from some of the international music industry's most relevant and forward-thinking superstars.

Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ) and the NZ Music Commission are excited to announce the highly anticipated return of the annual GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT. A two-day specialised music industry conference taking place once again at the renowned Roundhead Studios in Auckland that offers Aotearoa musicians and industry further education, inspiration and the chance to connect to the global music industry for those ready to take their next step on to the world stage .

This year's summit will take place across Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd September 2022.

The keynote speaker for 2022 Going Global Music Summit is confirmed as Che Pope ; a 25 year veteran and award winning music industry professional, dually accomplished in both the creative and executive arenas of the global entertainment industry. IMNZ is bringing to New Zealand international booking agents, synch licensors, international media, PR experts, artist managers with international experience and those working for the fast-moving live and digital music platforms. The last three in-person Going Global conference events sold out.

Fri 12 Aug: IMNZ confirm their Artist Showcase line up. IMNZ General Manager, Dylan Pellett says, “The selection team had their work cut out for them, from a large pool of applications we have twelve fresh, young talents that we are very excited to present - 12 bands for $20 across three venues, it’s gonna be a ripper night!”

The 12 Artists are; Aidan Fine, ASHY, DARTZ, Emma Dilemma, Georgia Lines, Heavy Chest, IA, Jazmine Mary, Neive Strang, Proteins of Magic, Rei, WHO SHOT SCOTT.

Tickets for the Going Global Presents Showcase Sat, 3 September - Whammy!, Wine Cellar & Whammy Backroom - K'Road are on sale now


Can’t make it in person? You really should, but in the meantime you can access the programme with the LIVESTREAM option, register here thanks to StreamShop!

In addition to the mega- knowledge of producer, musician, business mind of Che Pope, IMNZ are stoked to announce the fountain of knowledge available for you to frolic in at the Going Global Music Summit, now includes these great minds!

  • Adam Ryan (UK) - Great Escape/Live Nation
  • Amine Ramer (US/NZ) - Speed of Sound
  • Amy Davidman (US) - TBA Agency
  • Dev Sherlock (US) - SXSW
  • Marion Pennier-Briand (AU) - YouTube Music
  • Millie Millgate (AU) - Sounds Australia
  • Poppy Reid (AU) - Managing Editor, The Brag/Rolling Stone
  • Robin Jenssen (US) - EKKO Music Rights
  • Tom Larkin (AU) - BIGSOUND/The Home Surgery/Shihad