I received an email from Dave Kusek who is the former CEO of Berkleemusic and founder of New Artist Model, telling me about their upcoming Indie Artist Summit which will take place in Nashville from February 20th through 22nd.
I really like their approach stating "No panels or bitching and moaning about the music industry - just live presentations on how to get things done."
I've been to many similar events over the years and they're a great way to meet people in the music industry as well as learning about new ideas that are working for other artists which you can apply to your own career.
Here's their announcement:
Join us along with Benji Rogers from Pledge Music, Michael Knox (Jason Aldean's Producer), Clay Mills and Marty Dodson from Songtown, Barry Coffing from Musicsupervisor, Patrick Clifford from Disney, Jay Frank from Dig Syn and hundreds of other musicians and music industry professionals for a two day "get down to business" conference in Nashville.
Get live training and networking on effective songwriting, music business strategies, licensing, placements, monetizing streaming, crowdfunding and fan funding, reaching music supervisors, approaching A&R people and publishers, social media marketing, music production and more!
We are offering you EARLY BIRD Tickets for just $147. This price is good for now through Jan 31st or when we sell out of early bird tickets, whichever comes first. Then the price goes up and the Early Bird discount goes away.
This is going to be one powerful music business conference! No panels or bitching and moaning about the music industry - just live presentations, practical strategies you can start using right now and awesome people for you to network with!
The conference is designed especially for independent artists, songwriters and producers. You have the talent. You have the drive. Now get the knowledge and connections you need.
If you're interested in attending you can get the full conference schedule from their website at newartistmodel.com/nablive