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BIGSOUND 2019 Delegate Grant - Applications Open

The New Zealand Music Commission is pleased to announce that delegate applications to attend BIGSOUND 2019 are now open.



BIGSOUND, now in its 18th year, has a reputation as the best and most relevant music industry event in Australia. Produced by QMusic, BIGSOUND is positioned as Australia's most internationally focused conference.

BIGSOUND draws top national and international industry talent to Brisbane each year, forming a vibrant collection of musicians, buyers and industry experts to create an environment of new music discovery

BIGSOUND allows the public seamless access to live and original music throughout the program in a variety of Fortitude Valley clubs and venues across two nights. BIGSOUND Live 2019 will see 140 bands perform in 14 venues for one of the most exciting industry festivals and showcases in the Southern Hemisphere.

BIGSOUND will be held in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane from Tuesday 3rd to Friday 6th of September 2019.


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Outward Sound Delegate Grants

Since July 2013 Outward Sound have offered Targeted Tradeshow grants to support our managers, labels and musicians at selected and targeted trade events of which BIGSOUND is one.

Outward Sound offers successful applicants 50% recoupable support up to a tradeshow specific value. Recoupable costs are limited to airfares, delegate registration, accommodation and per diems. The grants will be offered outside of the established Outward Sound quarterly grant rounds.

Up to $1,000 to cover 50% of return economy airfares from New Zealand to Brisbane, delegate registration to the conference, accommodation (up to 4 nights) and per diems (up to 4 days) is available under the BIGSOUND delegate grant.

Contact the Outward Sound office to discuss your project and receive a link to the application form.

For further information please contact

Applications for the BIGSOUND delegate grant close 5pm June 10th 2019.