Message boards

Testimonials and important issues raised at each seminar, updated after the event.

Seminar 1: Do I need an agent?

Tuesday 4 October 2016, 2pm

“The agents contributing to the discussion were really well chosen – they were the right amount of honest and realistic whilst also injecting a lot of positivity into the discussion.”

“It was useful to hear advice about how we might approach agents that we are interested in, and how we can go about developing trust with an agent if we are taken on by them.”

“I liked how the panel were encouraging us to ask questions of ourselves about our own careers and what we might expect from an agent.”

“The opportunity to network and talk with like-minded musicians at the end was very valuable.”

“Great to hear top industry professionals discussing their work in an open, and thought-provoking way.”

“I found it very interesting that you had such high-level agents, with years of experience and international reputations share their experiences and advice.”

“Thank you for the opportunity to hear commercial artist managers answer big questions about what they do.”

Seminar 2: Do I really need to sell myself?

Thursday 17 November 2016, 2pm

“Hit the right spot. The topic was pertinent and the inputs always relevant. It was also interesting to have point of view from people having very different position in the professional field.”

“Great to get expert advice from the key speakers who understand and are from the industry”

“The panel members were extremely relevant for the topics discussed and came from a variety of backgrounds and view points. ”

“The drinks at the end of the sessions were useful for not only net working but discussing with other attendees what you had each taken from the sessions, therefore building on the session’s impact.”

“The overall feeling was positive, we all know first hand how hard the career is but to hear good and solid ways to make strides ahead was wonderful.”

“I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience! It was great to hear lots of advice that I wouldn’t have heard elsewhere. I went away with lots of ideas on how to improve my self promotion and also inspired to do so. The drinks afterwards were useful and I would definitely attend again.”

“The broad range of areas discussed in the talk and the varied opinions given by the panellists. Everything was hugely useful and relevant, exactly what I was hoping for.”

Seminar 3: How do I keep myself focused?

Monday 5 December 2016, 2pm

It was great hearing the panel’s varying experiences and getting confirmation that we’re all in this together!

I liked the opportunity to hear professionals giving advice and sharing their experiences.