August 1st 2017
Brought to you by Independent Music NZ and the NZ Music Commission, the GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is proud to announce 2017’s stellar international speakers.

On Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd September, Going Global Music Summit is gathering an amazing array of international music experts to Roundhead Studios.  Their advice, anecdotes and discussion will teach key skills to musicians and music professionals through panels, masterclasses and presentations to succeed in the international music market.

Introducing the line up of overseas speakers for Going Global 2017:

ALISON WENHAM - CEO, Worldwide Independent Network (United Kingdom) KEYNOTE SPEAKER

ALLYSUN MARSHALL - Lead Creative, Sugaroo! Music (USA)

AMINE RAMER - Music Supervisor, States Of Sound (USA)

ANDREW JERVIS - Chief Curator, Bandcamp (USA)

ANDREW STAFFORD - Freelance Journalist, The Guardian (United Kingdom / Australia)

BEN SWANSON - Co-Founder, Secretly Group (USA)

BILL ROE - Label Owner, Trouble In Mind (USA)

CATHERINE HARIDY - Artist & Producer Manager, Catherine Haridy Management (Australia)

CHARLES KIRBY-WELCH - Founder, Kartel Music Group (United Kingdom)

GRAHAM 'ASHO' ASHTON - Director, Footstomp (Australia)

JACKIE NALPANT - Booking Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency (USA)

JAKE FRIEDMAN - Artist Manager, We Are Free (USA)

JANE ABERNETHY - Director of A&R, 4AD (USA)

JON TOOGOOD - Artist, Shihad / The Adults (New Zealand/Australia)

KEITH TAN - Founder / CEO, Slate Entertainment (Singapore

LARS BRANDLE - Correspondent, Billboard (Australia/New Zealand

MAGGIE COLLINS - Artist Manager, BIGSOUND Programmer, Triple J host (Australia)

MARSHALL BETTS - Booking Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency (USA)

MATTHEW ROGERS - Chief Operating Officer, UNIFIED Music Group (Australia)

MATT WALTERS - Founder/Director, Parlour Gigs (Australia)

MEL BROWN - Owner, Impressive PR (United Kingdom)

OLIVER RESTUCCI - General Manager, IMICHILE (Chile)

PAUL ADAMS - Artist Manager, New Community Management (USA)

SAM WALD - Booking Agent, WME Asia Pacific (Australia)

STUART MEYER - A&R/Production, Sub Pop (USA)

TOM MEE - Manager, Artist & Label Services, Spotify (Australia/New Zealand)

TRAVIS BANKO - Artist Management, Lunatic Entertainment, Co-founder/Partner and Booker, Laneway Festival (Australia)


For bios and more information about the all the international guests, head to www.goingglobal.co.nz


Going Global Music Summit 2017 is a showcase of new music featuring national NZ artists, occurring alongside industry seminars. The Summit takes place in central Auckland.


Going Global Music Summit provides musicians, producers, composers, labels, promoters, industry professionals and fans a chance to perform, discuss, learn, teach, and interact in front of an audience of like-minded peers in an environment that encourages the global exchange of ideas, techniques and trends.

In 2017 we will present an exciting schedule of live music events alongside a daytime program of panels, presentations, workshops and discussions. The focus is on new music and as such the live music showcases aim to reflect originality in contemporary live music practice. #goingglobal

GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2017 is proudly brought to you by Independent Music New Zealand in partnership with the NZ Music Commission and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and is supported by NZ On Air, APRA AMCOS and a Recorded Music NZ Music Grant.

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