Artist Management Module 1: Guest Speakers Announced

08 July 2014

We are delighted to announce the guest speakers at the first module of the Artist Management Professional Development Programme 2014. The first module will look at Artist/Producer/Music Management Business Models & Agreements. To book your place please email

Guest speakers;

  • Gunther Walker (Senior Manager at Solar Management)
  • Robert Horsfall (Sound Advice LLP)
  • Dennis Muirhead (Muirhead Management & Commercial Mediator)
  • Paul Crockford (PCM Partnership)
  • Adam Brown (Simons Muirhead & Burton Solicitors)

Topics covered:

  • Legal & Trading Relationships: 21st Century Business Models
  • Making a Living! Options, Pitfalls & Opportunities
  • Management Skills, Competencies, Roles & Functions today
  • Industry Value Chains & Income Streams: from Creation to Consumption (& back again?)
  • Teamwork & 3rd Party Frameworks
  • Artist & Audience Development
  • Management / Client Obligations, Legal Entities & Conflicts of Interest
  • Management Agreements: Key Terms & Conditions in all Contracts
  • Mediation

MMF members can attend at the discounted rate of £40 (standard price £80). To book your place contact

Date: Monday 14th July 2014
Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Venue: University of Westminster, 309 Regent St, London, W1B 2UW


The Music Managers Forum, Music Publishers Association & MMF Training are pleased to announce that their joint Artist / Music Management Professional Development Programme will run again in 2014.

This programme has been developed and refined over time to ensure that all attendees become better equipped to take advantage of the new business opportunities that are central to the development of our industry. Individuals from all sectors of the music industry who are involved or interested in any aspect of artist management will benefit from the Programme’s varied and comprehensive content. The objective is straightforward: to provide practical information placed in the context of today’s music industry.

Delivery of the Programme is designed to suit the busy lifestyles of those taking part. The Programme consists of six short, intensive modules. Each module consists of one 3-hour session, each commencing at 6.30pm and ending at 9.30pm. Reference materials will be supplied for each module.

Presented by Music Managers Forum, Music Publishers Association & MMF Training. CPD Accredited.

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