MMF NZ Presents the Back to Basics Seminar in Wellington

January 22nd 2020
The NZ Music Managers Forum with support from Recorded Music New Zealand is proud to present the return of the annual Back to Basics seminars. The first for 2020 will be held in Wellington on Tuesday 3rd March at the School of Music & Creative Media Production, Massey University. Auckland and Christchurch dates to be announced.
Aimed at all who are new to artist management, including self-managed artists, the seminar explores the fundamentals and inner workings of the music industry. In the two-hour seminar, topics discussed will cover; contracts, setting up a management business and the business of a band, information on APRA AMCOS, Recorded Music NZ’s Direct to Artist Scheme, funding, the differences between marketing and promotion, essential agencies, income and royalties, and artist management in general. 
Two experienced music industry professionals will be presenting and sharing their indispensable knowledge and will be answering questions from attendees.  
Cushla Aston - Manager
Louis Baker, Julia Deans
Tana Tupai - Tomorrow People Self-managed independent artist

Back to Basics Seminar – Wellington
When:            Tuesday 3rd March 2020
Time:              6 - 8pm
Venue:           School of Music & Creative Media Production
                       Room 1D08
                       Massey University 
                       Block 1, Entrance C, 
                       Wallace Street
                       Mt Cook
MMF members free. Non members $10.00
To RSVP for your spot and to obtain further venue details, or for more information on joining the NZ MMF, contact or visit
Music Managers Forum NZ is the collective voice for music managers and self-managed artists.  The MMF NZ is a non-profit trade association dedicated to helping grow artist manager businesses through education, networking and advocacy.

The MMF NZ is part of International Music Managers’ Forum (IMMF), a worldwide community of music managers, with active organisations in the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Poland, United States, Australia, South Africa, Belgium, Italy, Ireland and Latin America.
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