Posts Posts by: "Robert Kilpatrick"

– New independent fund to support independent music managers based in England and Scotland through the precarious early stages of their career – Twelve-month grants of up to £15,000 made available, as well as extensive training, mentoring and advice from industry professionals – Accelerator Programme endorsed by managers representing artists including Anne-Marie, Biffy Clyro, Frank…(Read More)

Edinburgh Music Lovers kicks off with two exclusive gigs for Edinburgh, support from the council, music industry and a partnership with mental health charity SAMH A new boutique promoter, Edinburgh Music Lovers (EML), has launched its mission to help make the capital a music city – and to support mental health. EML is kicking its…(Read More)

We had a fantastic time at this year’s XpoNorth Festival, which took place on 27 and 28 June in Inverness. The SMIA has been a partner of the festival for many years now, and this year we were delighted to run a panel on Music Business Model Innovation as well as co-host the…(Read More)

An exciting, temporary position has become available at the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) for a passionate, hard-working and highly driven individual. About Us The SMIA is a membership organisation and innovation agency which exists to represent and develop the Scottish music industry. With a sharp focus on common rather than competing interests; a…(Read More)

via Inner Ear How can Glasgow use its world renowned music scene to attract more visitors to stay longer and spend more money? This research report and promotional plan by Inner Ear explores the potential for developing on music tourism in Glasgow and makes strategic recommendations. This project was commissioned by Scottish Enterprise in association…(Read More)

via UK Music   WISH YOU WERE HERE 2017 MUSIC TOURISM’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE UK ECONOMY REVEALED TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL WISH YOU WERE HERE 2017 REPORT CLICK HERE The report features both national and regional figures and reveals the huge impact of music tourism on the UK economy. The number of people who…(Read More)

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