Tips for connecting at conferences

Have you been to conferences where the networking seems off, awkward, and odd?

Don't worry — you're not alone.

Anyone can shake hands with a "hi" and "bye," but making a lasting impression is key to true success.

That's why I'm teaming up with Music Business Association President James Donio! He will be joining me for #WebinarWednesday on April 26 to share his secrets on making the most of networking opportunities in the music industry.

If you haven't heard, Music Biz 2017 is May 15-18 in Nashville, TN. So, I've asked him to also share an inside look at the event's 100+ panels; workshops; live music events; meetups; mixers, and more.

There's a reason that industry's professional have coined the Music Biz annual event as "the four most productive days on the music industry calendar!"


#Wednesdaywebinar Details

Date: Wednesday, April 26 @ 3pm CT
Topic: Tips for Connecting at Conferences: Music Biz 2017 Preview
Guest: James Donio, Music Business Association President
Host: Katherine Forbes

Enter your name and email below to save your seat for the webinar. If you can't make it live, make sure to still sign up because I'll be sending out the replay!

James Donio, Music Business Association

James Donio, Special Guest

James Donio is the President of the Music Business Association (Music Biz), the music industry association in the United States. Since taking the top role in 2004, Donio has evolved the organization from one primarily focused on physical product retailers to a more inclusive trade association that represents the full breadth of the current music business, including digital distribution, mobile, games, video, applications, and other entities that monetize music. This expanding membership vision includes not only Board-level representation from companies such as iTunes, Microsoft, Spotify, and Google/YouTube but also the introduction of membership levels for individuals and students, not just corporations.

Click here to learn more about James!

Katherine Forbes

Katherine Forbes, Host

I believe music speaks when words can’t.
I believe design can make people feel things.
I believe in the power of authentic marketing.
I believe everyone needs community and a place to belong.
I believe it takes creativity, determination, and confidence to be successful.

And that's why I founded Designing the Row.

I partner with musicians and creative businesses who want confidence in their website and online presence. I teach online marketing strategy and the importance of messaging to help others grow an audience they love interacting with. And I create community to inspire and empower those around me!

Are you ready to register for Music Biz 2017? Click here, I've got an exclusive discount code for you!

Katherine Forbes, Nashville Music Biz

Katherine Forbes, Founder of Designing the Row

A Music City girl obsessed with creating confidence in my clients through designing, branding, marketing, and community. In today’s world, your visual branding and online presence will either make or break you. I’ve got my Diet Coke in hand and am ready to get started on your next project.


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