I was a panelist for one of these forums last spring. They’re really cool. Here’s a link to the audio track for the forum that included me if you’re interested.
October 31, 2009
Stand out in a Digital World
more info: chicago-music.org
Monday November 16, 2009 Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Blvd.
5:30 – 6:00 pm Networking session
6:00 – 7:30 pm Panel program
We will discuss using Social Media to build fan relationships. Developing a strategy that helps you choose how to use the available services and networks. Getting the most for your effort in growing and maintaining your fan base. Setting expectations and converting those relationships into real-time results.
Jim Goodrich – Chicago Music Commission
Jeffrey David Goldberg – The Everyday People
Miriam Brosseau – Stereo Sinai
Alan Jay Sufrin – Stereo Sinai
Matt Ryd – Singer/Songwriter
Tim Toomey – Assault Records
Musicians at Work Forums address current issues of interest and concern for Chicago’s growing community of musicians working in all genres. MAWF are free, monthly, open-to-the-public forums hosted jointly by CMC and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Inspired by the popular Artists at Work Forums, this series invites industry professionals and musicians to discuss the current state of making a living through music in Chicago. For all Forums, venues, acts and music professionals are welcome to bring fliers, business cards and marketing materials for the audience. Come 30 minutes before the panel starts and network with your peers. The forums take place at the Chicago Cultural Center.