CITY SHOWCASE: FINDING THE FUTURE
City Showcase announces ‘Finding The Future’ music seminar at Apple Store, Regent Street, London, 13-15 November 2014.
City Showcase has announced the first free music industry event encouraging enterprise, creativity, employment and debate in the entertainment sector. Finding The Future, will be held at the Apple Store on Regent Street, London W1 from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th November 2014.
The 3-day event, which runs from 2pm to 8-30pm on each day, provides a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs and jobseekers to meet, speak to, learn from and share ideas with leading music industry experts and peers.
The panels and presentations include wide-ranging topics such as careers in A&R, music sales, songwriting and live music, as well as exploring the DIY ethos of the independent music market, including taking control of your career, online business models and brand partnerships. Key executives already lined up to chair, moderate and speak at panels include moderators Guy Fletcher (PRS for Music Chairman), Sean Devine (ASCAP), Paul Hutton (Metropolis Music), Matt Dixon (Band2Market), Tim Ingham (Music Week), Chris Cooke (CMU), Liz Stokes (Record of The Day), Nanette Rigg (City Showcase) and Oliver Tuercke (PRS For Music). Panellists include Alex Boateng (Island), Colin Barlow (RCA), Claire Horseman (Coda), Daniel Lloyd-Jones (Sony ATV), Ed Horrox (4AD), Eliot Kennedy (songwriter) Ivor Wilkins (Mama Group Jim Reid (Warner Chappell), Jo Charrington (Capitol), Mark Mulligan (MIDiA), Martin Goldschmidt (Cooking Vinyl), Ollie Hodge (Columbia), Rebecca Kane (The O2), Simon Williams (Fierce Panda), Stuart Galbraith (Kilimanjaro Live) and plus many more.
There will be daily performances from heavily tipped new acts between 8 and 8-30pm with songwriters and artists Tallia Storm (Virgin Records), Kimberly Anne (Polydor Records) and Nick Brewer (Island Records) performing and answering questions alongside their management, publishers and labels.