Workshop: Breaking into the U.K. and Europe
March 14, 2012 in SaskMusic News
SASKMUSIC PROUDLY PRESENTS
BREAKING INTO THE U.K. AND EUROPE
CANADIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC ASSOCIATION
IN PERSON, Saskatoon and Regina
Monday, March 26, 2012, 7pm
Saskatoon: The Two Twenty (220 20th Street West)
Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 7pm
Regina: The United Way (1440 Scarth Street)
Breaking out of your hometown and into other parts of the province or country is hard enough. What about an entirely different part of the world? In this session, you’ll learn techniques, strategies, and the nuts and bolts of taking your act overseas to the U.K. The CIMA’s UK/EU manager, Shain Shapiro, will be on hand to discuss issues such as immigration, branding, strategies for approaching labels and festivals, and more.
TO REGISTER: This workshop is FREE for current SaskMusic members or $20 each for non-members. Everyone is welcome, however please pre-register as space is limited. Contact 1-800-347-0676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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For more information please contact SaskMusic, 1-800-347-0676 or email email@example.com.
About Shain Shapiro
Shain Shapiro is the UK/EU manager for the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA). CIMA is Canada's largest independent music trade association, and helps promote the export activities of Canadian companies and bands, while assisting European companies and bands importing into Canada. Shain stewards the “Canadian Blast” brand in Europe, books Canada Day events in London, Paris and Berlin and has helped source over 300 deals for Canadian acts, including sourcing agents, publicists, festival bookings and sync placements.
SaskMusic represents, promotes and develops the music industry of Saskatchewan with programming including career consults, artist listings, workshops, marketing, networking opportunities and more. Our artists and music professionals hail from across the province, and work in pretty much every genre you can imagine. If you have questions, call us. We are the voice of Saskatchewan music.
With thanks to our workshop sponsors:
The Saskatchewan Arts Board; The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings, with support from Canada’s private radio broadcasters; The Government of Canada; and The SOCAN Foundation.