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City of Austin Music Office to Host Revenue Development Workshop
July 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pmFREE
The City of Austin Economic Development Department / Music & Entertainment Division will host a Revenue Development Workshop for Austin musicians from 10am-5pm on Thursday, July 28, at Soundcheck Austin (1901 E. 51st St Ste #45, Austin, TX 78723).
This comprehensive workshop will provide musicians with expert level insight on various aspects of the industry including: merchandise sales, establishing a music business, licensing music, collecting royalties, branding, marketing, public relations and establishing a social media presence. Featured presenters for this engagement are Jason Feehan and Randy Chertkow, authors of The Indie Band Survival Guide and the DIY Music Manual.
“Helping Austin’s musicians get expert-level industry support to learn how to make more money in their chosen profession is just one way we are showing that we are committed to keeping Austin the Live Music Capital of the World,” said City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler.
Attendance is free of charge and open to Austin area musicians. Attendees may RSVP to Stephanie Bergara with the City of Austin Economic Development Department at Stephanie.Bergara@austintexas.gov or 512-974-7804.
About The City of Austin Music & Entertainment Division: The City of Austin Economic Development Department / Music & Entertainment Division is highly engaged in developing and executing initiatives that help accelerate the growth of the music industry infrastructure by focusing on job creation, talent export, trade development, and industry revenue growth. The Music & Entertainment Division has also organically developed an important role for the Austin music industry by facilitating introductions, communication, and shaping discussions between music business operators who may not otherwise have knowledge of each other, resulting in new business and connections. For more information check out www.atxmusic.org.