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LETTER FROM AMERICA #3

DATE: 5th December
Letter from America #3 from MMF's US consultant Jonny Dawson.

Hello managers!

As promised here is a round-up from our NYC panel on Content Strategy. As I discussed in the previous letter, its arguably the single biggest strategic consideration for Artist campaigns (outside of the music!) and I hope it is useful – as always, feel free to get in touch with any US related questions.

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ARTIST & MANAGER AWARDS 2018 RECOGNISE THE DIVERSITY OF UK TALENT

DATE: 15th November 2018
The seventh annual Artist & Manager Awards (A&MAs) took place last night (November 14th) at the Bloomsbury Big Top, with live performances from Alison Moyet, MNEK and Alexis FFrench celebrating Modest! Management’s Peter Grant Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The award, sponsored by SJM Concerts, was picked up by partners Richard Griffiths, Harry Magee and Will Bloomfield on behalf of the entire Modest! staff, and preceded by a video featuring Little Mix, Spice Girls, Olly Murs, Katherine Jenkins, Niall Horan and James Corden.

Hosted by the Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artists Coalition (FAC), the A&MAs celebrates achievements in the UK’s artist and music management community.

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UPCOMING EVENT



Contract Negotiation Workshop

DATE: 13th December
The Music Managers Forum has teamed up with Jacaranda Records to bring a music contract negotiation workshop to Liverpool on the 13th December 2018, delivered by Music Lawyer Simon Long (Collins Long) and Accountant and former MD of Factory Records Eric Longley (CC Young & Co). The daytime workshop will be followed by a free networking evening, boasting a panel of music industry speakers discussing ‘Redefining Roles in the Music Industry,’ and will include networking and a live music showcase.

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The FanFair Alliance



#Toutsout - The FanFair Alliance

Industrial-scale online ticket touting remains a black mark on the UK’s live music scene - ripping off fans and causing significant harm to British artists and music businesses.

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Dissecting the Digital Dollar



Helping artists and managers navigate the streaming business

MMF has published a series of reports, guides and tools to help artists and managers better understand the streaming business.

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Mental Health



We've published a Music Manager's Guide to Mental Health

The MMF and music charity Music Support have published the first ever Music Managers Guide To Mental Health - a free-to-download publication that aims to provide music managers with information and advice to better protect their own mental health, as well as the well-being of their clients.

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