WAMCON

Returning to its home at the State Theatre of Western Australia on the 1st and 2nd November of 2019, WAMCon continues its focus to deliver West Australian Artists and Industry accessible opportunities to learn, engage and interact with the broader music sector. This year’s Conference draws attention to issues including diversity, accessibility and sustainability practices through a combination of panels, presentations and one-on-one networking opportunities.

2019 SPEAKERS

Amanda Mason –Media Arts Lawyers, Melbourne AU

Amelia Jenner – Fbi, Sydney AU

Bec Young – Collective Artists, Sydney, AU

Bri Aab – Secretly Canadian, New York US

Catherine Haridy – Catherine Haridy Management, Melbourne AU

Chelsea Gough – Native Tongue, Melbourne AU

Dan Gordon – Now/Live, Singapore SG

Dorothy Markek – Double J, Sydney AU

Francesca de Valence – I Heart Songwriting Club, Brisbane AU

Gemma Pike – Triple J, Sydney AU

Giulia McGauran – GG McG, Melbourne AU

Guven Yilmaz – Vita Artists, Melbourne AU

Justin Sweeting – Magnetic Asia, Hong Kong, HK

Kelsie Miller – Across The Road Music, Perth AU

Liam Saunders – New World Artists, Melbourne AU

Matt Bacon – Dropout Media / Prophecy Productions, New York, US

Phaedra Watts – Nannup Festival, Nannup AU

Simon Hunt – UNSW, Sydney AU

Timmy Hefner – Ground Control Touring, Austin US

KEY EVENTS

Music Industry Speed Dating
One of the most popular sessions from WAMCon is back! Speed dating sessions provide ticket holders with direct one-on-one access to industry professionals speaking at WAMCon, featuring guests from booking agencies, record labels, publishing companies, music media, artist managers and more. Gain personalised advice from some of the industry’s biggest movers and shakers.

Radio Pitching
If you’ve never been quite sure of how to get your music on the radio, or wanted the opportunity to get your music straight into the hands of a particular presenter, this is the place to do it. Radio pitching returns, featuring the makers of triple j, FBi, RTRFM and more – it’s the perfect opportunity to ask for some expert advice and receive raw, honest
feedback about your music.

Bookers & Burgers
What better way to get to know all about the agent delegates in attendance than over a burger. The always-packed- out event returns to The Bird for a fully catered luncheon event where you can get to know the agents in attendance, who they work with and decide for yourself what they might be able to do for you!

Quay Note Boat Party
The increasingly popular Quay Note Boat Party presented by Moshtix offers WAMCon Early Bird ticket holders the opportunity to mingle with some of the industry’s big-fish, setting sail down the swan river for a sundowner session featuring drinks, nibbles and plenty of entertainment from local artists and DJ’s. It’s the perfect way to kick off a huge WAMCon weekender.