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Back to Basics - Wellington

The NZ Music Managers Forum with support from Recorded Music NZ are proud to present the annual Back to Basics seminar in Wellington. 

Aimed at all who are new to artist management including self managed artists, the seminar focuses on the fundamentals of the music industry and will explore the inner workings of an industry that can be very complicated for first timers. 

In the two hour seminar, topics discussed will cover; contracts, setting up a management business and the business of a band, information on APRA AMCOS, Recorded Music NZ’s Direct to Artist Scheme, funding, the differences between marketing and promotion, essential agencies, income and royalties, and artist management in general.

Two experienced music industry professional will be presenting and sharing their indispensable knowledge and answering questions from attendees.  

Cushla Aston, Aston Road.  Manager - Louis Baker, Co- Manager Julia Deans, Senior Lecturer Music Industry Major - Massey University

Ben Howe – Music Industry Major Coordinator - Massey University, Owner Flying Nun, Arch Hill, Flying Out,  Founding partner Laneways Festival NZ.


Back to Basics - Wellington

Tuesday 27 February 2017

6 - 8pm


MMF members free. Non members $10.00

To RSVP for your place and venue details or for more information on joining the NZ MMF contact or visit

Earlier Event: December 6
Managers Sanctuary - Australia