Music Industry Leaders Join for Free Ignite Seminars in May

April 20th 2018

Aspiring musicians, promoters, event managers and artist managers are invited to attend this year's IGNITE Seminars - an official event being held as part of New Zealand Music Month.

Held on Saturday, May 5 at Aotea Centre in Auckland; a host of top music industry professionals will offer insights into organising and marketing shows and tours.

is proud to host some of New Zealand's top promoters in the Event Management seminar, which will be held in the morning. The session will cover all aspects of event management, from venues and budgets, to ticketing and sponsorship, and much more.

The seminar will feature Josh Smith (Rhythm and Vines / Netsky), with two more speakers to be announced. It will be facilitated by Kingsley Melhuish, the Programme Manager at MAINZ.

APRA's Communications and Events lead, Lydia Jenkin, will facilitate the Marketing and Publicity seminar held in the afternoon, joined by Josie Campbell (Great Things), Shahlin Graves (Coup De Main / Laneway Festival) and Sahar Lone (Auckland Live).

The seminars are free and open to all, thanks to generous support from Auckland Live.

IGNITE 2018 is made possible by NZ Music Commission, MAINZ and Creative Communities.

For further information and to RSVP to attend, visit -

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