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Showcase Conventions - Cracking Industry Events (in partnership with PRS Foundation)

  • The Pleasance Caberet Bar 60 Pleasance Edinburgh Scotland (map)
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Event info:
An opportunity for both artists and industry professionals to gain valuable insights into when they should consider attending, or applying to play, music industry events. The panel will also cover how to make the most of the opportunities they offer, accessing financial support to showcase and what organisers consider when in selecting the acts they programme.

Following the panel, attendees will have the opportunity to socialise and to meet the speakers. DJ sets from Thomas Mackie and Hannah Macnamara (Regular Music) and Sarah Jones (Focus Wales).

NB - Ben Wynter (PRS Foundation) and Jamie Gilmour (Creative Scotland) will be hosting a pre-event briefing about funding for artists who are planning to play SXSW. This takes place from 1730-1900hrs. For details contact

Confirmed Speakers:
Ben Wynter (PRS Foundation grants & programme manager)
Anastasia Connor (Noise Unit PR)
Sarah Jones (programme manager, Focus Wales)
Hamish Fingland (Kingdom Management)

Age Restriction: 16+

Accessibility information:

The night also benefits from additional support Edinburgh University Student Association, Edinburgh College and Henderson’s.