WAMi Business Conference

Event Date: 
01 June 2012
The Bakery

The return of the WAMi Music Business Conference to the 2012 WAMi Festival, presented  in  partnership  with  the  Phonographic  Performance Company of Australia  (PPCA)  will  see  a  strong  program  of  essential  knowledge, networking  and  pitching  opportunities  happen  on  Friday  1 June at the Bakery.


25 Local, interstate and international speakers will be speaking as part of the  conference,  including  the Keynote address with Pat Pattison (Berklee College  Music,  USA) talking with Lucky Oceans about the songwriting tools that  have  helped  Pat's students, including John Mayer and Gillian Welch, win Grammys and write number one songs.


Other  key  speakers  include  Adam  Lewis  (Planetary Group, USA), Michael Szumowski  (Alberts),  Mark  Dodds  (Intertia),  John Mullen (Dew Process), Marianna   Annas   (ABC  Music  Publishing)  and  Millie  Millgate  (Sounds Australia),  who  will  cover topics such as digital marketing, publishing, licensing, touring, management and much more.


With a  wealth of industry visitors in Perth during the WAMi Festival, WAM will  again  host  Industry  Speed  Dating for workshop participants, which involves one-on-one meetings with speakers, lawyers and industry guests.


The  Festival  Pitch Panel will take place on Saturday 2 June at the Bakery and  give  the  opportunity  to  four  West Australian acts on the stage to perform  to festival booking agents from Perth International Arts Festival, Fairbridge  Festival,  Nannup  Festival, Sounds Australia, and more, all in front of a live audience. For more information and to register for events, visit

West Australian Music Industry Association
9227 7962
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