AWME announces its music industry speakers & conference delegates for 2015 event!

The Australian World Music Expo has announced its industry speakers and conference delegates for this year’s event, set to take over Arts Centre Melbourne from November 12th-14th. The event is recognised for bringing music industry professionals together to nurture and foster networks, check out some brilliant musicians perform and learn from a wide variety of  experiences from individuals involved in all different facets of the business.

A premier industry conference now in its eighth year in 2015, AWME’s conference programming will be focusing on marketing, management, booking agency support, international career building, festival programming, labels, touring and way more. The list of industry speakers set to attend this November features:


Steve Symons (Glastonbury Festival – UK)
Gabrielle Rémillard (Montreal Jazz Festival – Canada)
Louis Bellavance (Quebec City Jazz Festival – Canada)
Karl Morse (The Windish Agency – USA)
Grant Paley (Paquin Artists Agency – Canada)
Min Kim (Zandari Festa – South Korea)
Linda Tanaka (Vancouver Folk Festival – Canada)
Karen A. Fischer (Pasifika Artists Network – USA)
Stian Pedersen (Riddu Riddu Festival – Norway)
Archie Roach
Emma Donovan
Millie Millgate (Sounds Australia)
Glenn Dickie (Sounds Australia)
Catherine Haridy (Catherine Haridy Management)
Rhoda Roberts (Sydney Opera House/Boomerang Festival)
Damian Costin (123 Agency)
Michael Parisi (Management, Dan Sultan)
Jill Shelton (Management, Archie Roach)
Stacia Goninon (The Seed Fund/John Butler Trio)
Jamie McKew (Port Fairy Folk Festival)
Paul Mason (Australia Council for the Arts)
Kirsty Rivers (Creative Victoria)
Sarah Howells (Triple J)
Sarah Guppy (Chrissie Vincent Publicity/Speaker TV)
Regan Lethbridge (123 Agency/Lemon Tree Music)
Craig Pilkington (Audrey Studios)
Mark Lang (Skipping Girl Vinegar)
Cara Williams (BEAT Magazine)
Marianna Annas (ABC Music Publishing)
Clinton Walker
Chris Gill (Northside Records)
Clara Iaccarino (Management, Mama Kin)
Tristan Ludowyck (HopeStreet Recordings)
Adelaide Wood (MusicNT)
Eleanor Dixon (Rayella)
Phaedra Watts (Nannup Music Festival)
Tom Harris (White Sky)
Greg Carey (Association of Artists Managers/Umbrella Management)
Linda Catalano (Management, The Bombay Royale)
Nick Cooper (Music Victoria)
Alistair Burns (Heartstop Music)
Sean Simmons (Premier Artists)
Chelsea Wilson (PBS 106.7fm)


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