As just one of many ways that we connect you to the music industry, we are happy to present our Industry Networking Afternoon. This is a brilliant opportunity to talk, meet and network with guests from the highest level of the music industry, and to help you start building the network of connections that is vital for a successful career in the music business. 

Some of the industry guests that will be present include Tiann Rowland-Dixon, an A&R at Columbia Records (Tom Odell, George Ezra, The Vaccines); Isla Miskelly, from Live Nation (Rihanna, AC/DC, Download Festival, Jack Garratt) and Claire Reilly, a booking agent from United Talent Agency (Foals, Chvrches, PVRIS). All of these guests have also been included in Music Week's 30 Under 30 list, and will give students the chance to discuss their career options as musicians, artists, songwriters and business leaders.

The full list of guests is as follows:

  • Jazz Rocket – ATC Management (Shura, Catfish & The Bottlemen, PJ Harvey, Laura Mvula)

  • Matt Bramhall – MD & Musician (Rita Ora, Sinead Harnett, Ghost Poet)

  • Alastair Kinross – A&R BMG Publishing (Bat For Lashes, The Temper Trap, MIA)

  • Jolyon Checketts – Charm Factory PR (Hozier, James Morrison, John Newman, Everything Everything)

  • Claire Reilly - United Talent Agency (Foals, Chvrches, PVRIS)

  • Tiann Rowland-Dixon – A&R Columbia Records (Tom Odell, George Ezra, The Vaccines)

  • Isla Miskelly - Live Nation (Rihanna, AC/DC, Download Festival, Jack Garratt)

  • Jo Hart - Radio Plugger, Hart Media (Lissie, Joss Stone, The Fratellis, Bjork)

  • Representatives from Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and Musicians Union (MU)

The event will take place this Thursday on the second floor of building 1A at the ICMP, 2pm - 5pm. Click here to find out more about how we connect you to the music industry.