Friday
26th March 2010

Nordic Hotel Forum conference centre

Friday, 26th March

  • 10:00 – 10:45 OPENING: Welcome greetings and sparkling wine!

  • Sirius
    11:00 – 12:30 how to promote your career and make yourself heard?
    Traditional media, new media, online marketing and other tricks that might work

    Gisli Thor Gudmundsson – Hill Media artist management and consulting
    Raziq Rauf – co-founder of Drowned In Sound and Trash Hits
    Gregor Stöckl – Gregor Stöckl Entertainment, consulting and artist management
    Hampus Kivimäe – publishing Sony ATV, artist management
    Villu Arak – CEO of Hill & Knowlton Estonia, former member of Skype's global PR team and the company's chief blogger.

    Moderator: Martin Voltri (AD agency Der Tank, musician)

  • Capella
    12:30 – 13:30 Do I need a manager?
    Why is it important to have a professional manager representing you internationally. What are the standard management deals today and where to find the right person?

    Paul Cheetham – Clockwork Music Management, Popkomm
    Gisli Thor Gudmundsson –Hill Media artist management and consulting
    Kjell Kalleklev – Kjell Kalleklev Management
    Kari Pössi – Blue Buddha Management

    Moderator: Tapio Korjus (Rockadillo Records)

  • 13:00 – 15.00 LUNCH available

  • Sirius
    14:15- 15:30 Mixing styles of music
    – festivals that provide us with well thought-through concepts, at the same time offering a daredevil-brave mix of music styles

    Tõnu Kaljuste – Nargen Festival
    Georgia Taglietti – Sonar Festival
    Peter Bruun – Nordic Music Days
    Jan Bang – Punkt Festival
    Fernando Ladeiro-Marques – MaMA festival (professionals’meeting and music festival), Le Printemps de Bourges (one of the most important French festivals)
    Jan Sneum - Danish National Broadcasting

      Moderator: Mart Kalvet (journalist and musician)

  • Capella
    15:15 – 15:45 Funding tools for culture and creative industries in Estonia

    (in Estonian)

    Presentations by:
    Eero Raun – Ministry of Culture, Music Department
    Grete Kodi – Nordic Council of Ministers’ office in Estonia, adviser on culture
    Eha Vain – Nordic Council of Ministers’ office in Estonia, adviser on business and creative economy

  • Capella
    15:45 – 17:00 State level support on music and culture: a donation or investment for future?


    Anna Hildur Hildebrandsdottir – Music Export Iceland
    Sami Häikiö – Music Export Finland
    Anders Hjelmtorp – Music Export Sweden
    Eero Raun – Ministry of Culture, Music Department
    Georg Poslawski – Programme Director Creative Entrepreneurship Development Programme, Enterprise Estonia

    Moderaator: Mart Kalvet (journalist and musician)



Saturday
27th March 2010

Nordic Hotel Forum conference centre

Saturday, 27th March

  • 10:00 – 11:30 Music export panel (by invitation)

  • Capella
    10:30 – 11:30 Music industry ABC:
    manager, agent, publisher, record label, promoter – who are they?

    Hampus Kivimäe – Sony ATV publishing
    Paul Cheetham – Clockwork Music Management, Popkomm
    Emma Hogan – ITB Agency
    Juha Kyyrö – President of Fullsteam Agency, Records & Publishing

    Moderator: Nick Hobbs (Charmenko)

  • Sirius
    11:30 – 13:00 How “ready” does a band need to be starting to work internationally?
    What do festivals, promoters expect from a band, arriving at their doorstep, what do labels, publishers and agents check before signing a deal?

    Martin Elbourne – Glastonbury and Great Escape
    Fernando Ladeiro-Marques – MaMA festival (professionals’meeting and music festival), Le Printemps de Bourges (key French festival)
    Robert Meijerink – EuroSonic festival talent booker
    Juha Kyyrö – President of Fullsteam Agency, Records & Publishing

    Moderator: Nick Hobbs (Charmenko)

  • 13:00 – 15.00 LUNCH

  • Capella
    14:30 – 15:30 Digital music sales in Estonia

    (panel in Estonian)

  • Sirius
    15:30 – 17:00 “Check my demo”
    – time for some truth and real feedback! All festival bands are welcome to throw in their demos into a demo box to be reviewed by 5 experts!

    Robert Meijerink – EuroSonic
    Martin Elbourne – Glastonbury and Great Escape
    Paul Jones – Roughtrade Records
    Joose Berglund – Stupido Records
    TBC

    Moderator: Erik Morna (Raadio2)

    *all panels are in English if not stated otherwise!