Just taking the time share this "Call For Submissions" with you. Its for my Bajan readers this time to seize the opportunity to attend 3 of the most important music and media conferences in the world!
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MIDEM is the world’s largest music industry trade fair, which is held annually at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. MIDEM 2010 bringing together musicians, businesspeople, cultural policy makers, and journalists from many countries, it provides a forum for business talks, discussing political and legal issues, and showcasing new artists, musical trends and music-related products.
Music Entrepreneurs, Music Executives, Entertainment Lawyers, Tax Consultants, Accountant who are interested in attending MIDEM 2010 should make Expression of Interest submission to Association of Music Entrepreneurs to be considered for the Barbados Delegation attending MIDEM 2010
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals http://sxsw.com/ offers the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies, March 12-21, 2010. Showcasing nearly 2,000 musical acts from around the globe at over 80 stages in downtown Austin, Texas, SXSW registrants have a first-look at tomorrow’s stars. By day, managers, labels, promoters, press, internet media outlets, artists and other business professionals conduct business in the SXSW Trade Show.
This year the Association of Music Entrepreneurs in collaboration with Invest Barbados will be taking a team of musicians and artists to be a part of the SXSW showcase. Applicants should register with the SONICBIDS website no later than November 6, 2009 and receive a showcase invitation before submitting a Electronic Press Kit (EPK) – outlining number of persons in band, band/artist boi, cost of attending SXSW and any additional information) along with the SXSW Invitation Letter to Association of Music Entrepreneurs for consideration. Persons submitting EPKs to the AME can deliver them to Barbados Coalition of Service Industries, Pine Road, St. Michael. Submissions deadline to the AME, no later than January 30, 2009.
Sonicbids is the official online music submission partner of the 2010 SXSW Music Conference and Festival. http://www.sonicbids.com/s
Considered the largest gathering of Artist/Band Managers, Self-managed Artists, and Bands / Artists seeking management representation yet organised! This event is billed as the first and only large-scale music conference organized exclusively for active and aspiring Artist Managers, self-managed Artists, and artists seeking management representation; and a place where you can experience the convergence of the music industry’s most potent ideas and most powerful network. Immerse yourself in strategy-focused sessions by day, and conversation-packed networking parties and artist showcases by night.
The conference is organised to provide you with actionable information you can use immediately to achieve the goals you have set for yourself. Throughout this exciting and unique music industry event, ideas will fly, career-long partnerships will hatch, and solutions will crystallize. Join us and put your career on the fast track to success!
New York City February 7 -10, 2010 http://www.amconevent.com/
For those persons/bands/artiste interested in attending MIDEM 2010, SXSW2010, AMCON2010
Contact Association of Music Entrepreneurs
The Barbados Coalition of Service Industries
Pine Plantation Road
T: 246 429-5357