2013 Programme

DOWNLOAD THE 2013 PROGRAMME PDF HERE: Going Global Programme 2013


Thursday, 5th September – WELLINGTON

Seminar Venue: CQ Hotels Wellington Conference Venue, 213-223 Cuba Street

Panel sessions held in Cuba Rooms 3-5 / Masterclasses held in The Boardroom


Saturday, 7th September – AUCKLAND

Seminar Venue: AUT City Campus, Media Suite WG126, Sir Paul Reeves Building

Panel sessions held in Lecture Theatre WG126 / Masterclasses held in WG128 ‘The Grassy Knoll’


Monday, 10th September – CHRISTCHURCH

Seminar Venue: Fletcher Building Festival Club, Market Square, The Arts Centre, Off Montreal St and Worchester Blvd

Panel sessions held in the Fletcher Building Festival Club



10:05am – 10:45am: An Interview with Simon Raymonde

Presented by Independent Music NZ

Simon discusses his career as a musician and founder-owner of influential independent label Bella Union with IMNZ Chairperson Ben Howe.


10:50am – 11:35am: Combination Session: About What I Do (15 mins each)

Michelle Cable – Panache Booking

Mike Bell – Filter Group

Brian Turner – WFMU


11:40am – 12:40pm: The When, What & Why of Going Global

Presented by Outward Sound

At what stage should you look at heading offshore and what should you have in place before you go?  Hear about the preparation you need & attention-grabbing strategies seen recently.

Ayisha Jaffer – Artist Manager

Billy Jones – Pianos

Michelle Cable – Panache Booking

Simon Raymonde – Bella Union

Moderated by Cath Andersen – NZ Music Commission (WGTN) / Vicky Blood – NZ Music Commission (AKLD) / Marc Royal – CHART (CHCH)


1:30pm – 2:30pm: New Music Discovery

Presented by NZ On Air

Some things never change – you still need an audience to take your music to the world.  But with the myriad of new ways to reach those ears, what has changed and what has stayed the same?

Brian Turner – WFMU

Georgie Powell – YouTube

Hazel Savage – Pandora (WGTN / AKLD only)

Mark Wilson – Warner Music Australia

Moderated by Sarah Crowe – NZ On Air (WGTN) / Dan Clist – theaudience.co.nz & KiwiFM (AKLD) / Gabriel Calcott – RDU98.5FM (CHCH)


2:35 – 3:05pm: Combination Session: About What I Do (15 mins each)

Alex Ploegsma – Lawyer/Publisher

Grimur Atlason – Iceland Airwaves


3:15pm – 4:15pm: Staying Afloat with Sync & Streams

Presented by Recorded Music NZ

New models are all about diversification and collecting income from more than just album sales and at live shows.

Mark Wilson – Warner Music Australia

Alex Ploegsma – Lawyer/Publisher

Jaime Gough – Native Tounge

Mollie Moore – Lipsync

Moderated by Dean Cameron – Recorded Music NZ (WGTN, AKLD, CHCH)


4:20pm – 5:20pm: The 4×4 of Festivals: Let’s Off-Road!

Four festival bookers from four different countries give you the low down on their respective events, how they book bands and how you might grab their attention without having to fling mud.

Jon Mcildowie – Festival Republic (Reading & Leeds)

Graham Ashton – Footstomp/BigSound

Mike Bell – Filter Group

Grimur Atlason – Iceland Airwaves

Moderated by Ian Jorgensen – A Low Hum (WGTN) / Wairere Iti – MMF (AKLD) / Cary Caldwell – SXSW (CHCH)




Masterclasses are available for registrants in Wellington and Auckland.

Each masterclass has a maximum of 10 attendees – please register by email to rsvp@nzmusic.org.nz

These sessions are held in:

Wellington – CQ Function Centre, The Boardroom

Auckland – WG128 ‘The Grassy Knoll’


11:40am – 12:40pm: Masterclass One: Australia – Playing & Promo Down Under

with Mark Wilson, Graham Ashton and Jaime Gough

Maximum x10 Attendees – must book (rsvp@nzmusic.org.nz)


1:30pm – 2:30pm: Masterclass Two: LA vs NYC 2013 – What’s news in venues, sites & scenes

with Billy Jones and Mollie Moore

Maximum x10 Attendees – must book (rsvp@nzmusic.org.nz)


3:15pm – 4:15pm: Masterclass Three: Open Fields – Independent Festivals of USA & UK

with John Mcildowie and Michelle Cable

Maximum x10 Attendees – must book (rsvp@nzmusic.org.nz)


4:20pm – 5:00pm: Masterclass Four: Different Hemispheres – a USA perspective on managing Antipodean acts

with Ayisha Jaffer

Maximum x10 Attendees – must book (rsvp@nzmusic.org.nz)



Going Global Music Summit 2013 – What you need to know before you go

GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT 2013 is proudly brought to you by Independent Music New Zealand in partnership with the NZ Music Commission and supported by CHART, Recorded Music NZ, NZ On Air, NZTIX, AUT Media Suite, Mighty Mighty, San Francisco Bath House, Red Bull and 98.5RDU.


Thursday 5th September – WELLINGTON

Saturday 7th September – AUCKLAND

Monday 9th September – CHRISTCHURCH



Simon Raymonde – Director/Owner, Bella Union, UK

Jon McIldowie – Talent buyer, Festival Republic, UK (Reading & Leeds Festivals)

Billy Jones – Talent buyer, PIANOS, USA

Georgie Powell – Manager, Content Partnerships, Entertainment & Music, YouTube Aust/NZ

Mark Wilson – A&R, Warner Music, Australia

Ayisha Jaffer – Artist management, PunkDaFunk, USA (Cut Copy, Architecture In Helsinki, Dragonette, Free Energy)

Grimur Atlason – Festival Director, Iceland Airwaves, Iceland

Mike Bell – Director of International Relations, FILTER Creative Group, USA (Culture Collide Festival)

Michelle Cable – Owner/Agent, Panache Booking, USA

Graham ‘Asho’ Ashton – Artist & Event Management, Footstomp / BIGSOUND, Aust

Alex J. Ploegsma – Music Lawyer / Director of Business Affairs, Robot of the Century Music Publishing, USA

Jaime Gough – General Manager, Native Tongue Music Publishing, AUS

Hazel Savage – Social Marketing Manager, Pandora Aust/NZ (WGTN / AKLD only)

Mollie Moore – Agent, LipSync Music Licensing, USA

Brian Turner – Music Director, WFMU, USA

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