WAMCon 2018

WAMCon 2018

Friday 2 November - Wednesday 3 October

State Theatre Centre

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WAMCon is your opportunity to uncover the connections and know-how you need to carve out a successful career in music. Join the industry’s best for two massive days of expert panels, workshops, masterclasses, networking and music loving good times this November.

► Panels featuring 40+ leading music industry experts
► Industry masterclasses and workshop sessions
► Ticket to the VIP industry QuayNote Boat Party*
► 1-on-1 industry networking sessions*
► Radio pitching opportunities (including triple j!)*
► Free lunch at the WAMCon Bookers & Burgers session
► Free entry to WAMFest Opening Party
► Access to ALL paid WAMFest Live showcases and parties
► Free tote bag packed with extra goodies
* Available for early bird ticket-holders only, subject to capacity

WAMCon returns to the State Theatre Centre of WA on Friday 2 – Saturday 3 November as part of WAMFest 2018.

The lineup of incredible WAMCon speakers includes:

Alex Paioff – Creative Director, Made In The Pile / CEO, Pilerats.com

Alan Harvey – Board Member and Chair of Research Advisory Committee, Perron Institute / Emeritus Professor, School of Human Sciences The University of Western Australia

Anna Laverty – Producer, Mixer, Engineer, Anna Laverty (VIC)

Brenton Meynell – Co-founder, Barefoot Bands & Barefoot Coral Coast Tour

Clive Hodson – Managing Director, Perfect Pitch Publishing

Dan Riches – Co-founder, Ardiol Media / Performer, The Struggling Kings / Admin Officer, WAM

Declan Byrne – Home & Hosed Presenter, triple j (NSW)

Dom Alessio – Digital Export Producer, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA (NSW)

Don Letts – Music Filmmaker, Radio Presenter, International DJ (UK)

Esti Zilber – Associate Producer, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA (NSW)

Graham Ashton – Director, Footstomp Music / Bookings, Marketing & Publicity, The Triffid / Manager, Busby Marou, Colin Lillie, Eden Mulholland, Tia Gostelow / Booker, Kilcoy & Village Festivals / Publicist, Nettwerk & Nonesuch Records (QLD)

Jesse Elliott – Director, The Music District / Performer, These United States, Arc Life – Fort Collins, Colorado (US)

Karla Ranby – Weekend Lunch Presenter & Group Music Researcher, triple j (NSW)

Lisa Nikulinsky – Researcher & PhD Candidate, Griffith University School of Cultural Sociology / Mental Health Practitioner

Liz Ansley – Music Coordinator & Presenter, 4ZZZ / Publicist & Creative Consultant, Special Interest (QLD)

Patrik Wikström – Professor, Queensland University of Technology, Creative Industries Faculty / Head of School, School of Communication / Chief Investigator, QUT Digital Media Research Centre (QLD)

Richard Moffat – Festival Programmer, Groovin’ The Moo / Director, Way Over There (VIC)

Shannon Driscoll – Program Co-Director, Girls Rock! Melbourne / Performer, The Beat Taboo, Juliette Seizure & the Tremor-Dolls, The Reprobettes, Powerline Sneakers (VIC)

Susan Heymann – General Manager, Chugg Entertainment (NSW)

Will Evans – Label Ambassador, Bandcamp Australia & New Zealand / Label Owner, Neat Lawn / Booker, Night Cat / Manager, Midlife (VIC)

Zal Kanga-Parabia – Performer, Ru / Creative Coordinator, Propel Youth Arts WA / Youth Award Finalist, Western Australian of the Year 2018

Visit https://wamfest.com.au/ for all the event info.