IT’S only a matter of weeks before Scotland’s exciting new music industry conference Resonate kicks off in Glasgow’s East End with a day full of masterclasses, star-studded panels, workshops and much more.
A valuable and innovative new addition to the nation’s musical calendar, Resonate has been designed to inform and educate industry enthusiasts by focusing on business development, training, innovation and collaboration. Taking place at the renowned Barras Art and Design Centre (BAaD) on Thursday 16th November, the event arrives at a time when Scotland’s creative spirit is flourishing more than ever before and will see a number of industry figureheads and high profile speakers make the journey to Glasgow for one unmissable day of discussion and networking opportunities.
With Scotland now producing an astonishing array of talent on a yearly basis, the aim of Resonate is to provide music business professionals with the knowledge required to sustain this talent and ensure that bands and artists are reaching their full potential. Organised by 23rd Precinct, it is their ambition to see the nation’s music scene strengthen its long-standing reputation as a hotbed for new and innovative talent by making its presence known on the global market as a more prominent force.
An event which is open to all industry enthusiasts at any stage of their career, whether as an artist, manager budding professional or business start-up, those in attendance will be offered incredible educational, networking and business growth opportunities throughout the day, as well as the chance to hear from a whole range of disciplines
TTV’s founder Chae Houston will appear on the ‘Are You Even Listening?’ panel to discuss the multitude of mediums currently used to promote music while other important discussions taking place will cover music synchronisation, the infrastructure of Scotland’s music industry, the role of women in the business and collaboration and communication. Other notable speakers will include rising Scottish star Be Charlotte, DJ and gender equality advocate Maya Medvesek, Will Blake of Live Nation, Creative Scotland’s Head of Music Alan Morrison and DF Concerts CEO Geoff Ellis. Keynote speeches will be provided by Glasgow born Ged Doherty, now Chairman of the BPI & BRIT Awards Ltd after developing an unparalleled wealth of experience in the music industry and A&R man Dave Ambrose.
With workshops being presented by some of the biggest names in music such as Tileyard, AIM and BPI, there will also be opportunity to talk to leading independent charity Help Musicians UK along with a plethora of funders and rights organisations.
A huge celebration of all things creative in Glasgow, the inaugural event promises to be one to remember and TTV are delighted to work alongside organisers 23rd Precinct and fellow partners BPI, Notting Hill Music, Tileyard Education, BMI, Gorbals Sound, Ticket Tailor, Help Musicians UK and SMIA.
Further information about the highly anticipated conference and general sale passes can be found via their official site. Meanwhile, Help Musicians UK are offering subsidised tickets to both musicians and budding professionals here.