Actions and Detail Panel
Industry Takeover Seminar x CMU:DIY - Marketing: Music, Media & PR
Tue 19 July 2016, 18:00 – 21:30 BST
You've written the songs, you've recorded some tracks, your socials are sorted and you're starting to gig, how to get on the radar of media and industry? Which blogs have influence? How do you get news, reviews and interviews? How do you get played on the radio? And how are A&R's discovering new artists in 2016. It's all about getting noticed at the final seminar before the summer break.
CMU MD and Business Editor Chris Cooke once again hosts a panel of top level industry insiders to discuss the ever changing world of music marketing and the services, opportunities and approaches most relevant for new artists.
Sam Potts is responsible for managing Columbia Records’ team of radio pluggers. In 2012 he also co-founded the Young Guns Network, which is run for and by people aged 18-25. Its monthly events feature a young speaker from the music industry opposite a seasoned professional. These have been hosted by the likes of Spotify, Coda Agency and Universal.
Jake Helps manages Spinnup here in the UK, Universal Music’s digital distribution service for unsigned talent, with a focus on talent discovery for the labels such as Polydor, Virgin EMI and Island Records. Looking after brands and partnerships, Spinnup’s community of scouts, marketing and customer support. He’s always on the hunt for interesting and promising artists.
As part of the Artist & Label team at [PIAS] UK, Simon Rugg currently works with 200 independent record labels across a number of partners including Spotify, Amazon, Deezer, and Sainsburys. He started out on the shop floor at HMV before founding a radio station at UWE (The Hub) and, after stints at Sony and the BBC, moved to [PIAS]. Simon is an avid record collector and has a keen interest and insight on playlists and strategy.
Tobi Oke is an experienced staff writer at Complex UK. With past roles including editor at GRM Daily and Columnist at MTV, he has an extensive background working within British music. Tobi now specialises in uncovering and promoting new artists, both independent and signed.
All sessions include a panel discussion, Q&A, and dedicated networking opportunities; swap cards with industry movers, spark new contacts with peers and start a revolution.
- In order to maintain quality and sustainability of the seminars, we are introducing a small nominal fee of £5 for non-UD Creatives to be paid via Eventbrite
- Seminars remain free for UD Creatives via the annual membership package, which includes entry to 9 seminars (Feb-June and Oct-Dec) + discounted admission and priority early bird booking for the Industry Takeover All Dayer
- Please note, only UD Creatives will have access to the post seminar speed- networking session
- Become a UD Creative by selecting the relevant ticket below.
- Doors 6pm
- 6.30 session starts
- 8.15 panel discussion ends
- 8.30 dedicated speed-networking session (for UD Creatives only
- 9.00 networking ends
- 9.30 close
If you’re 18 – 24 and ready to make your mark find more information here: UD Tickets
Reprezent Radio will record the seminar.