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A £2 million Digital Development Loan has been launched for Scottish companies which want to improve their digital capabilities and processes. It’s open to SMEs which want to develop areas such as cyber security, data analytics and software engineering, and/or increase the digital skills of their staff. The Scottish Government is introducing the…(Read More)

As part of the SMIA’s innovation-led development programme, designed to help nurture business talent and build infrastructure in Scotland’s music industry, we will be hosting a free entry workshop on Partnerships and Working with Brands at Summerhall (in The Old Lab room) in Edinburgh, taking place on Tuesday 4 December from 2pm…(Read More)

The SMIA team will be hosting a coffee morning at Glow Arts from 9am – 10am for those of you attending the Resonate Conference at Glasgow’s BAaD on Thursday 15th November so make sure to come and say hello! Resonate Music Industry Conference was birthed in 2017 when 23rd Precinct Music decided the time had…(Read More)

We recently caught up with Off The Record’s Ailsa Harper ahead of this month’s events in Edinburgh and Dundee. OTR is a platform for 16-25s pursuing a career in the music industry with a host of speakers including SMIA’s own Robert Kilpatrick. Ailsa, tell us a bit about yourself and Off…(Read More)

We will be hosting a Crowdfunding Workshop at Glasgow’s The Old Hairdressers on October 30th from 14:00pm – 17:00pm with Gillian Caughey. Gillian is the founder of Fearless Financials, a Glasgow based accountancy practice focused on helping creative businesses, social enterprises and charities use their numbers to thrive. Money is a precious commodity…(Read More)

We will be hosting a Crowdfunding Workshop at Glasgow’s The Old Hairdressers on October 30th from 10:00am – 13:00pm with Tim Wright is Director and co-founder of twintangibles – a management consultancy that helps organisations create value from accessing the crowd economy. A leading thinker and practitioner on crowdfunding Tim is co-author…(Read More)

We’re very excited to be heading to both Edinburgh and Dundee in November for the next Off The Record events – a platform for 16-25s pursuing a career in the music industry with a host of speakers including SMIA’s Robert Kilpatrick. Edinburgh Sat Nov 17th: https://bit.ly/2Pqe6fM Dundee Sat Nov 24th…(Read More)

The SMIA has been a proud partner Independent Record Label market: Aberdeen since 2014. Ahead of 2018’s event, taking place on 3 November at The Lemon Tree in Aberdeen, we spoke to founder/organiser John Anderson from 57 Degrees North about why it was set-up, what it’s achieved over the years and…(Read More)

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