The Music Managers Panel: Presented by Women in Music and the Music Mangers Forum US

Today's music managers are faced with unique challenges. They are not only managing the careers of their artists but also, often times, playing the role of the CEO of a music industry business. Women in Music, in partnership with the Music Mangers Forum US, is proud to present this panel of expert music managers who will address the role a manager plays in today's industry, strategies that work, strategies that don't work, anecdotes to inspire and teach us, the economics of being an artist manager, latest issues that are challenging music managers as well as their artists, and much more. Whether you are interested in a career as a music manager, are a music manager looking to learn from your peers, or are in any other part of the industry and want to gain a better knowledge of the landscape we work within, join us for what will most definitely be a very rewarding and interesting evening!

Panelists:
Jessica Weitz (MCT Management -- Citizen Cope, Dar Williams, Nina Persson (The Cardigans), Marshall Crenshaw, etc.)
Dawn Barger - Founder, Post Hoc Management - The National, The Antlers, The Long Count, Sounds of the South
Alan Wolmark - Owner / President CEC Management - MMF-US Board Member
Barry Bergman - Owner Barry Bergman Management & Ellymax Music Co. / WoodMonkey Music - Founder & President MMF-US

Moderator: Yaya Rey - Owner / President YA IndieGround House Management - MMF-US Board Member

September 17th, 2014, 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Panel- 6:30pm to 8:15pm, with short networking reception to follow.
BMI Offices, 30th Floor Conference Space
7 World Trade Center, NYC
FREE for WIM and MMF Members. $15 for non-members.

*All attending MUST RSVP by Septemer 16th at 2pm (EST). Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

Women in Music is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established in 1985 to advance the awareness, equality, diversity, heritage, opportunities, and cultural aspects of women in the musical arts and industry through education, networking resources, support, empowerment, and recognition. For more information about Women in Music, go to www.womeninmusic.org

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