The Nigerian music industry is one of the most vibrant industries in the world with artiste churning out records after records as day passes by, but it is a thing of worry to know that artiste hardly live off their work and efforts.
However, Akwa Ibom state Music artistes are not left out in all these as they fall victim to the ever-reoccurring mistakes made by artiste globally. This could be greatly blamed on lack of knowledge – “There’s more to music than just putting out records”.
Music Business Series with Godwin Tom will identify ways we can build capacity and work together to build a viable music industry.
The event is open to artistes, music producers, artiste managers, song writers and prospective music business investors residing in Uyo and surrounding cities.
Highlights will include;
– The role of a talent manager
– Music and the media
– How cool is social media?
– Music and Law
– The challenges with the Akwa Ibom music market… Is the environment conducive for business?
– and Our roles in building the industry.
Other questions that will be answered include; Who takes care of your music business?
What opportunities do you have around you and how do you take advantage of them?
What do investors look out for when investing in music?
How do we overcome our everyday challenges in the music industry?
How do I make money from the small number of fans I can gather?
The event will hold its executive class on the 23rd of February for only 20 participants with a price of N1000 each. Participants of executive class will have an internship offer with Imanage Africa Company. A talent management company owned by Godwin Tom that is in 5 African Countries.
Date: 24th February 2017
Venue: E7 (OBA Hall), Ewet Housing Estate, Opposite Sun Centre
Time: 11 am
Godwin Tom is the founder of ‘The Godwin Tom Company’, a business consulting and strategy brand catering to the music business and entertainment industry. He has been able to set himself apart by developing tailor-made strategies that suit the business needs and goals of individual clients/artiste and this has seen him work with artiste such as Wizkid, Ice Prince, Mi, Davido, Waje, Ayo Jay and many others.