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WAMFEST Final WAMCon speakers announced

As part of WAMFest, WAMCon is excited to announce the final 29 music industry experts to join the speakers list. Friday 3 – Saturday 4 November 2017 will see the State Theatre Centre of WA transform into a must-attend industry event, with the freshly released full program now ready to plan your learnings and networking experiences. Jump on the WAMFest website for the full WAMCon program.

WAMCon’s final list of speakers now boasts a total of more than 50, with 5 international and 17 East Coast industry experts set to inspire.

Leading the list is Stevie Wonder’s manager and Motown legend Keith Harris OBE, US record producer and performer Steven McDonald (OFF!, Redd Kross, Melvins)(pictured), LA’s Co-Owner of Burger Records Sean Bohrman, triple j Music Director Nick Findlay and the owner of China’s metal label Unknown Art Productions Eight aka Qi Liu, plus the heads of labels, booking agencies, management and more.

Aaron Rutter (Director, JumpClimb)
Aarom Wilson (Director, Aaromedia / Marketing & Communications Officer, WAM)
Amanda Mason (Lawyer, Media Arts Lawyers – VIC)
Andrew Fuller (Managing Director, Clearview Legal Counsel / Principal, New Action Management / Director, Easy Tiger Rights Management – VIC)
Anton Maz (Marketing Manager, WAAPA / DJ & Promoter, Death Disco)
Bob Gordon (Creator & Director, Around the Sound)
Chris O’Neill (National Manager – Writer Services, APRA AMCOS – NSW)
Dominic Miller (Agent, New World Artists – QLD)
Gary Seeger (Creative Director, peermusic / Publishing & Music Supervisor, Trackdown Recording Studio – NSW)
Harley Evans (Managing Director and Owner, moshtix and The Ticket Group – NSW)
James Boyd (State Manager Western Australia & South Australia, Creative Partnerships Australia)
Jared Nelson (Training Director/Owner, Behind The Wall)
Jessica Willoughby (Fair Play Report Author & Researcher, WAM / Journalist & Content Specialist, Freelance)
Kylie Thompson (Director, Sorrento Strategic Music)
Mary-Anne Wickham (Business Development Manager, Sorrento Strategic Music)
Matthew Tomich (Marketing Communications Officer, Country Arts / Publicist & Journalist, Freelance)
Mike Harris (CEO, WAM)
Mike Nelson (Performer, Mike Nelson / Retired Lecturer in Jazz Studies, WAAPA, UWA, ANU)
Novac Bull (Performer, Boom! Bap! Pow!)
Paul Van Lieshout (Presenter, RTRFM / Activist / Youth Officer & Student Representative, Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance)
Phaedra Watts (Festival Director, Nannup Music Festival)
Richard Berney (Executive Creative Director, 303 MullenLowe)
Sam Scherr (Writer Service & Office Manager – Administration, APRA AMCOS)
Sarah Tout (Head Of Training & Presenter, RTRFM / Performer, Simone & Girlfunkle / Director, Voice Box Media Training)
Steven McDonald (Performer, OFF!, Redd Kross, Melvins / Record Producer – Los Angeles, US)
Timothy Nelson (Performer, Timothy Nelson & The Infidels, High Horse)
Tom Larkin (General Manager, VVV Management/ Manager & Performer, Shihad / Music Producer – VIC)
Zal Kanga-Parabia (Performer, Ru / Creative Coordinator, Propel Youth Arts / Exhibition Coordinator, ECU Graduate Research School)
Ziggy Ramo (Performer, Ziggy Ramo / Activist)
WAMCon hits the State Theatre Centre of WA on Friday 3 – Saturday 4 November. WAMFest runs November 1-5 throughout Perth and WA.
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