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Music Managers Forum: How to Market and Promote Your Music Seminar - Hastings

Published Wednesday 12 October 2022

Following the outstanding success of the How To Make Money From Your Music seminar, the Music Managers Forum Aotearoa, with thanks to NZ On Air, Recorded Music NZ, APRA AMCOS, NZ Music Commission and Hastings District Creative Communities are returning to Hastings with the essential FREE Stage Two seminar, How to Market and Promote Your Music.

How musicians release and promote contemporary music has changed considerably in the last few years, with an increased focus on digital platforms. Over 70% of the New Zealand Music Industry income is from streaming, but an artist faces stiff competition, against all other artists, within the realms of the large worldwide digital stores and platforms. In order to cut through the noise, artists now need to be active across many promotional channels to drive awareness of their projects. With the majority of artists self-releasing, it is important that managers and musicians learn these skills for the benefit of their independent releases.

This not-to-be-missed seminar will cover avenues of releasing, marketing and promoting music including publicity, bio’s, press releases, tips for pitching to media, marketing, digital marketing, social media, playlists and radio airplay.

Speakers are:

Lisa Paris CEO - The Label (Music Marketing and PR Specialists)

Jeff Newton NZ On Air – Music Promoter - Platforms | Puoro Kaiwhakahau – Punaha Rorohiko

Tana Tupai Self-managed artist – Tomorrow People
Gina Linnell Music Manager (Trei & Levi) Promoter & Event Manager

‘How to Market and Promote Your Music’ FREE Seminar

Date: Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Venue: Spaceship, 118 Karamu Rd North, Hastings

Time: 5.30pm doors for 6.00pm start. Seminar finishes at 7.30pm

FREE ENTRY to all musicians, self-managed artists, music managers or anyone interested in the music industry. RSVP is essential. Email [email protected] to secure your seat.

Thank you to NZ On Air, Recorded Music NZ, APRA AMCOS, NZ Music Commission, Hastings District Creative Communities and the Music Managers Forum Aotearoa.