Guest Speakers Announced: Live Music & International Touring – Monday 23rd November

10 November 2015

Guest speakers for the next module of the Artist Management Professional Development Programme are confirmed as follows:

Toby Leighton-Pope – Live Nation (Senior Vice President of UK Music)
Jake Leighton-Pope – CAA (Agent)
Dan Silver – Value Added Talent
Cathy Bitton – Artist Management & Live Events, Board Director MMF France
Martin Goebbels – Robertson Taylor W&P Longreach (Director UK/Europe)
Will Driscoll – WD Management (Tour & Production Manager)
Paul Kerslake – Re-Counting LLP (Partner)
John Corr – Sound Moves (UK) Ltd (Tour Principal)

Subjects covered include:-

  • Management Duties & Obligations
  • Building the Live Team (Local to International): key issues & expectations
  • Booking Agencies; Festival & Concert Promotion: relationships & partnerships
  • Media Rights, Brands, Revenue Streams & Opportunities
  • Budgeting, Negotiation & Cash Flow: key issues, terminology & where the money goes
  • Tour & Production Management: documentation, logistics & predictable problems
  • Ticketing Strategies & Database Marketing
  • Deals & Agreements: key terms & conditions, implications & issues in relevant contracts / agreements

We strongly advise reserving your place early to avoid disappointment. To book simply email Angela Renshaw at  or complete and submit the booking form at:

DATE: Monday 23rd November 2015

TIMES: 6.30pm – 9.30pm
VENUE: Grant Thornton UK LLP, Grant Thornton House,
Melton Street, Euston Square, London, NW1 2EP.

PRICES (per module 6.30-9.30pm, including refreshments plus programme handouts)
MPA /  MMF / FAC members & PRS for Music staff:
£33.33 + £6.67 VAT = £40.00 per module

£50.00 + £10.00 VAT: £60.00 per module

£66.67 + £30.33 VAT = £80.00 per module

Presented by the MPA, MMF & MMF TRAINING
Supported by Grant Thornton UK LLP

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