MMF/FAC Induction Day and Music Business Social – Manchester

MMF: Music Managers Forum at The Sharp Project MMF/FAC Induction Day and Music Business Social – Manchester

This event takes place on: Jan 22 at 09.30 in Gold 150

The MMF and FAC in conjunction with Shoosmiths are bringing their acclaimed Induction Course to Manchester’s The Sharp Project on 22 January 2015. In today’s music business it is vital that artists and managers are educated in business basics.

The MMF/FAC developed this day in conjunction with Music Ally, it is a one day crash course.


09.30 am Arrival
10.00 am Introduction. Discussion of Industry Terms/Acronyms.
10.45 am How to release a track. Copyright. Registrations. Services
12.00 pm Basic music marketing. “A 3 year marketing degree in an hour and a quarter”. Fan base development
1.15 pm Lunch
2.15pm Meet the experts:

a) Insurance James Dodds, Doodsons b) Accountancy Steve Crowther, O.J.Killkenny c) Legal Carol Isherwood, Shoosmiths

4.00 pm Q+A with hosts and experts.

The Induction Course is taught by:

Erik Nielsen who started Marillion’s crowdfunding , digital expert for Rocket Music (Elton John/James Blunt), record company and manager; Jon Webster. CEO MMF. Virgin Records. Ex-manager. Columnist.

5.30-7.30pm Music Business Social – open to all attendees and interested parties. Hosted by MMF/FAC and Shoosmiths and supported by Doodsons and O.J.Kilkenny.

To book tickets please for the daytime session please click here 

If only attending the social event and not attending the course please RSVP to: Sammy Rigler: info@mmf.net


The Sharp Project
Thorp Road
M40 5BJ
United Kingdom