News February 13, 2018

APRA AMCOS’ national ‘Meet The Locals’ for songwriters to mix it up with music biz pros

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APRA AMCOS’ national ‘Meet The Locals’ for songwriters to mix it up with music biz pros

Meet The Locals, a series of national events hosted by APRA AMCOS, is designed for songwriters eager to further develop their music career by meeting face-to-face with top music industry experts.

It allows them to get valuable tips on funding opportunities, booking gigs, industry advocacy, self-management, pitching your songs to media and more.

“Both the attendees and the industry reps benefit from the connections made on the evening,” says Chris O’Neill, National Manager of Writer Services at APRA AMCOS.

The experts confirmed include those from Victoria’s music and arts government body Creative Victoria, distributor Ditto Music, Brisbane community radio station 4ZZZ, booking and tour agency Select Music, independent publisher  Perfect Pitch and South Australia’s’ Music Development Office.

Meet The Locals details are:

BRISBANE

Tuesday, 20 February, 6pm
APRA AMCOS Office, 3 Winn Street, Fortitude Valley
RSVP: qld@apra.com.au

MELBOURNE

Tuesday, 20 February, 6pm
The Corner Hotel, 57 Swan Street, Richmond
RSVP: victas@apra.com.au

SYDNEY

Tuesday, 27 February, 6pm
APRA AMCOS Office, 16 Mountain Street, Ultimo
RSVP: writer@apra.com.au

ADELAIDE

Tuesday, 27 February, 6pm
St. Paul’s Creative Centre, Adelaide
RSVP: sa@apra.com.au

PERTH

Tuesday, 27 February, 6pm
Rosemount Hotel, 459 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth
RSVP: wa@apra.com.au

A session for the Northern Territory will be confirmed at a later date.

Regional sessions will be held later in the year.

The event is open to all APRA AMCOS members as well as anyone looking to further their music career.

APRA AMCOS reps will be on hand to answer membership queries.

The organisation points out, “Meet The Locals is at the heart of what APRA AMCOS does for its members, which is to provide meaningful support, opportunities and pathways into a competitive industry.

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