02 November 2023


Date and Time: Thursday 16th of November, 12:00 – Late
Location: Barras Art and Design (BAaD), 54 Calton Entry, Glasgow G40 2SB
Tickets: Free, secure your ticket here.


Join the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) at the Skiddle Industry Drop-In event, a gathering that brings together Scotland’s leading music professionals and artists for a full day of networking, discussion, and industry insights.


SMIA’s own Daria Jaszcz will be participating in 1-2-1 drop-in sessions from 12:00 – 14:00, offering bespoke advice and sharing her expertise in marketing and communications within the music sector. To book a session with her specifically, click here.


Skiddle Industry Drop-In: Featured Guests

Joining us within the drop-in-sessions on the day is a great lineup of fellow industry professionals:

To book a 1-2-1 session, click here.


Roundtable Discussions 

Scheduled from 14:30 – 15:30, the roundtable discussions include:

  • Consumer Buying Trends – Examining the impact on Glasgow’s music scene and discussion of strategies for managing cash flow and pre-selling tickets.
  • Post-Brexit Touring – Navigating through the new complexities of touring in a post-Brexit landscape.
  • Sustainability and Safeguarding – Exploring the roles of promoters + venues in fostering sustainable practices + ensuring safety within the nightlife sector.


Breaking Barriers Panel Discussion 

Join the conversation around the accessibility challenges in Glasgow and the impact on the city’s music economy from 16:00-17:00.


Social + Networking

From 5pm onwards there will be a networking and social part of the day allowing you to speak directly to all involved and network with the music industry.


Tickets + Info

Individual tickets must be acquired for each part of the day that you wish to attend. If you would like to attend a round table, the panel and networking sessions, please add all 3 tickets to your order. All 3 round tables will be going ahead at the same time so please only book a ticket for 1 table.


For tickets, click here.

For more info, click here.



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Scottish Music Industry Association

Scottish Music Centre

100 Candleriggs


G1 1NQ



The Scottish Music Industry Association receives Regular Funding from Creative Scotland, the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.

Creative Scotland distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery.