Ultimate Seminar Returns with RCA President David Dollimore

Other speakers include Sulinna Ong (Global VP Artist Marketing, Deezer ), Rob Pascoe (General Manager, Virgin EMI), Charlene Grant (Senior A&R, BMG Music Publishing), Cass Lowe (Grammy and Ivor Novello-winning songwriter and producer – Jesse & Joy, Snakehips, Chance The Rapper) and Etta Bond (singer and songwriter – Labrinth, Raf Riley, Wretch 32, Plan B)

Register now for free: http://bit.ly/TUS18


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Now in its ninth consecutive year, Europe’s leading free music industry seminar returns on 24 November, offering attendees an unparalleled education in all aspects of the business, from managing talent to making it as an artist.

Organised by Cre8ing Vision in association with the University of Westminster, this year’s all-day programme will consist of several panels, including a fireside chat with President of RCA UK and Ministry of Sound Recordings David Dollimore.

The fireside chat will explore David’s top industry tips and predictions, as well as his background in the recordings business, from his first ‘big break’ to his time at RCA. During his long-term tenure at Ministry of Sound, David has helped launch the careers of a number of successful artists, including London Grammar, Sigala and DJ Fresh. He was appointed President of RCA UK in December 2016 after seven years as Managing Director of Ministry of Sound Recordings.

Other speakers confirmed for the 2018 edition include Sulinna Ong (Global VP Artist Marketing, Deezer), Rob Pascoe (General Manager, Virgin EMI), Charlene Grant (Senior A&R, BMG Music Publishing), Cass Lowe (Grammy and Ivor Novello-winning songwriter and producer – Chance The Rapper, Jesse & Joy, Snakehips) and Etta Bond (singer and songwriter – Labrinth, Raf Riley, Wretch 32, Plan B).

Throughout the day, attendees will be treated to a number of eye-opening talks and panels that address the rapidly changing landscape of the music industry and how to succeed in it. There will also be speed networking sessions and a ‘Music Surgery’ – a unique opportunity for attendees to chat one-on-one with music industry experts.

Endorsed by the likes of Stormzy, Dua Lipa manager Ben Mawson and Island Records US President Darcus Beese, the seminar gives young people the chance to hear from those at the very top of the game and those who have torn up the rules.

TUS is sponsored by Island Records, Polydor Records, Parlophone Records, Believe Digital, Spitfire Audio, mysnapp, Virgin EMI Records and BMI.

Registration is completely free and open now: http://bit.ly/TUS18

David Dollimore, President of RCA UK and Ministry of Sound Recordings, said: “We have backed The Ultimate Seminar for the last three years. They have consistently delivered high quality speakers year in year out talking to an information hungry audience about the music industry’s future. It’s always packed and has now turned into a ‘must go’ feature of the music industry calendar.”

Cre8ing Vision founders, Kwame Kwaten, Nicola Charles and Andrea Euell added: “The rule book is being torn up every day. Innovative ways that smart Cre8tive entrepreneurs can promote and unlock niche audiences, turn those audiences and fanbases into sustainable careers is number one on this year’s seminar agenda. From managers to lawyers, label PR to managing directors - The Ultimate Seminar is the one-stop shop for those wanting to unlock the knowledge and realise their own business potential. We expect it to be oversubscribed as it is each year, so make sure you book early.”

Shiela Birungi, Creative Enterprise Centre Manager & Student Entrepreneurship Programme Manager at University of Westminster, noted: "The Ultimate Seminaris a pioneering annual initiative to champion and drive aspiring and emerging artists and music industry professionals towards their goals of succeeding in the industry. The Ultimate Seminar closely aligns with our mission to empower University of Westminster students to become highly employable, commercially aware and entrepreneurial graduates."

Date & Time:
Saturday 24 November 2018
9:30 am - 7:00 pm GMT

University of Westminster (Westminster Law School Campus)
4-12 Little Titchfield Street
London, W1W 7BY

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