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INDEPENDENT MUSIC EXPORTERS SOUTH AFRICA: IMEXSA is is proud to offer its export-ready musicians, managers and company representatives export ready training and showcase opportunities: A moving trailer of hope, lead by passion to change lives and make dreams come true, this right here is a movement challenging perceptions of what it takes to be a successful independent musician in South Africa. 
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Monday, February 6 • 13:45 - 16:30
Pitching Sessions: How to Network and Grow Your Contacts internationally

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Learn how to grow your rolodex and make contacts that lead to business partnerships and collaboration
Our panelists will meet a participant for a three-minute period before the attendee is asked to move on to the next panelist.

ASK THE EXPERTs –  Answers to the questions you have always had about the entertainment industry but were afraid to ask.  No question to small, no subject out of bounds 

Moderators
avatar for Karen Marie Mason

Karen Marie Mason

Owner, Artist Launch
Karen Marie Mason is the founder of the Artist Launch | Artist and Label services for indies and boasts a facebook group of the same name with over 2000 artists. A powerhouse innovator, Karen Marie Mason has successfully mastered and exerted cultural influence in the music, film, ... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Almudena Heredero

Almudena Heredero

Director of PrimaveraPro, PRIMAVERA PRO
Director of PrimaveraPro, the professional meeting held in parallel with the Primavera Sound festival, since it was first created in 2010, Almudena Heredero also coordinated Spain’s official participation in the Prague Quadrennial on Scenography in 2015 and has organised the participation of Sounds from Spain at international fairs. She has also been responsible for the general coordination of the International JAZZMADRID Festival since the 2015 edition. In 2010 and 2011 she organised the Professional Contemporary Music Meeting at the Alicante Music Festival, and in 2013 and 2014 she was responsible for the professional classical music event... Read More →
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IMEXSA

ADMIN, The Independent Music Exporters SA
Independent Music Exporters South Africa(IMEXSA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to develop South African-produced music around the world, provide assistance, create export awareness, facilitating export development and create opportunities for emerging music companies in... Read More →

2017 SXSW DELEGATES
avatar for Beverley Gough

Beverley Gough

manager, Abavuki Marimba Band
Beverley started her career as an Electrical Engineer working for IBM, moving on from there into adult education and management consulting. | She started working with Mountain Records (Robbie Jansen, Pacific Express, The Genuines, Zayn Adam etc.) in the early ‘90’s and took on the management of Amampondo, touring Europe with them on several occasions. She still works with Dizu Plaatjies and his Ibuyambo Ensemble, organising all his International tours. | In 2002 she met Abavuki, a young marimba and brass band from Langa and has been working with them ever since. To date they have released 5 albums, 4 of which were self- produced and funded. The group has travelled to China, Scandinavia, the Middle East and this year completed a 2 month tour of Europe which resulted from their showcase at Womex14. They are working on a new album to be released next year. | In 2012 she took over the management of the African Dance Theatre in Long Street Cape Town which ran as a collective, with all the artists involved taking a share of the profits, rather than being paid a salary. | Currently she is planning... Read More →


Monday February 6, 2017 13:45 - 16:30
Lyric Theatre Gold Reef City

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