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Mechanics of Music Management – Recordings & Labels Seminar

12 Nov 2019 , 5.30pm - 8.30pm
£50 + VAT MMF Members, £75 + VAT Trade Body, £100 + VAT Non-Members
The Mechanics of Music Management (Level 2)

‘The Mechanics Of Music Management’ is a training programme from MMF delivered by CMU Insights and led by Chris Cooke and Marcus O’Dair. A series of five seminars exploring best practice and current trends in artist management, together these sessions provide a comprehensive guide to artist revenue streams and business models, music rights and record deals, fanbase building and direct-to-fan relationships, and explain where the manager fits in with each of these strands of the business. Each seminar consists of two lectures, interactive exercises, discussions and a Q&A session.


Tuesday 12th November 2019

5.30pm doors, 6pm – 8.30pm course

This seminar will look at the role of the record company, the different kinds of label and distribution deals now available, and key trends in the streaming music market. There is more choice than ever when picking label and distribution partners, though that makes the decision making process harder. This seminar will ensure you understand the pros and cons of each approach, allowing you to make a fully informed decision.

Topics include:

  • Record label services.
  • Label and distribution deals.
  • Artist royalties and reporting.
  • Producer deals and royalties.
  • The streaming market – key trends.

Guest Speakers: 


Individual Seminar Prices:

MMF members: £50 + VAT = £60 per module
MPA, AIM, APRS, BASCA, BPI, FAC, IAMA, ICAEW, ISM, MPG & MU members; PRS for Music staff: £75 plus VAT = £90.00 per module
Non-members: £100 plus VAT = £120.00 per module

MMF Members can book all five modules for a 50% discounted rate of £208.34 + VAT (£250 inc VAT)

Please email for discount codes.

PPL (Top Floor)
1 Upper James Street

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