Event: Rules of the Road – The Art of Global Touring

April 15th, 2014

Women in Music has another fantastic panel coming up this week, this time focusing on touring. Details below!

Rules of the Road:
The Art of Global Touring

Thursday, April 17, 2014
6:30pm-8:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: Additional panelist added, and post-panel cocktails scheduled – see information below. RSVP deadline is Wed., April 16!

Location: BMI
250 Greenwich Street/7 World Trade Center, 30th floor
New York, NY 10007

Join us for cocktails & networking after the panel (9pm) at the Millenium Hilton Hotel (55 Church St, New York, NY 10007)
RSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/1elWsNy
*RSVP is required by Wednesday, April 16th at 2pm EST for entry as space is limited.

WOMEN IN MUSIC PRESENTS Rules of the Road: The Art of Global Touring
In an age where digital music sales are on the decline and the use of streaming services and new media are on the rise, live performance income matters more than ever for both emerging and established artists. Join us as industry experts discuss the unique challenges of touring in 2014 and share tips on how to book, promote, and execute profitable tours to ensure financial stability and long-term success in the U.S. and abroad.

Topics will include:

  • How to attract an agent
  • Crucial relationships: venue staff and talent buyers
  • Strategic partnerships, branding entities, and related deal structures
  • The influence of new technology on touring
  • International touring etiquette
  • The cash cows of touring: merchandise and tax rebates
  • Challenges of touring for a woman in music

PANELISTS
Randy Henner - Senior Vice President of Booking, Live Nation
Paul Clegg - Tour/Artist Manager; owner of Rock Star Logistics/Crossland Bussing
Alisa Preisler - Agent, The Agency Group
Elizabeth Sun - Vocalist/Percussionist, Gogol Bordello

MODERATOR
Maureen Ford - President National Sales, Live Nation Media and Sponsorships

Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

This event is FREE for WIM members, $15 for non-members.
Click HERE to join WIM today to start taking advantage of member benefits!

All attending MUST RSVP by April 16th at 2pm EST.