Conference Registration

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MUSIC MANAGERS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

This matchmaking mentorship and networking opportunity is aimed at assisting emerging artist representatives and managers in gaining valuable information, skills, expertise and resources from experienced artist managers. Areas of focus include: Strategy and execution in the earlier stages of a career, conceptualizing the appropriate career path, financial and business planning and new and old approaches to new trends and old challenges. Daily peer to peer sessions and group discussions offer valuable insight and practical advice to aspiring artist representatives and music managers of all levels. Pre-registration required.

You must be a registered conference delegate to participate.

Please note there are a total 2 scheduled ECMA session components for this program: Friday April 28th and Saturday April 29th from 10:00AM-11:00AM. 

SOUND + VISION: MUSIC SUPERVISION INTERACTIVE MENTORSHIP

Kicking off the Music in Motion series is the Sound + Vision: Music Supervision Interactive Mentorship, designed for emerging and established industry professionals seeking to understand the fundamentals of music supervision. The interactive PITCH ME! Song/ Sync Critique will see top music supervisors review songs submitted by artists and companies to provide valuable insight to the usage and sync-ability for film & TV. Pre-registration is now open.

#LIVEISLIVE: MAXIMIZING LIVE CONTENT IN YOUR DIGITAL STRATEGY

This three-part course begins with a 30-day pre-conference mailer and will explore opportunities with live content and how it can open doors to new revenue streams. Registration is now open.

EXPORT READY SELF-MANAGED ARTIST MENTORSHIP

The 2017 East Coast Music Association Festival and Conference is excited to present a mentorship opportunity tailored specifically for self-managed artists. Lead by experienced artist manager, Michelle Conceison, this session will explore strategy and execution in the earlier stages of career development as well as business planning while juggling the role of performer. This session will also provide artists with the tools necessary to transition towards introducing a manager into their future strategy.

EXPORT TRAINING PITCHING WORKSHOP

Are you export ready and looking to elevate your career to the next level? Get invaluable insight on how to strengthen your credentials to take advantage of export and business opportunities! This advanced workshop, facilitated by internationally-acclaimed pitching consultant Jan Miller, is designed for export-ready artists, managers and companies interested in building on their presentation and one-on-one pitching techniques. Learn the essential components to enhance your personal communication styles, develop your business credentials and adapt pitch techniques for conversational one-on-one meetings. Participants will take part in an interactive, two-hour session focusing on the core elements to conducting an effective business meeting through observing live, one-on-one pitch conversations in action with key international and Canadian music buyers.