Resonate Workshops Announced for 2018 Programme

Today saw Resonate announce it’s workshop programme for this year’s event. Taking place at the Barras Art & Design Centre in Glasgow’s East End, Resonate is intent on ‘Growing Scotland’s Music Industry’.

With panellist announcements already made a few weeks back, the Resonate team are pleased to unveil the exciting diverse workshops which will be held in A’challtainn’s restaurant.

First up;

BPI - International Trade & Music Export Growth Scheme

Join the BPI for a workshop on how the organisation can help you with International Trade with a focus on China, India, Brazil, Nigeria and the USA. The workshop will also focus on the BPI run Music Export Growth Scheme which is a Government run scheme which is designed to make available grants ranging from £5,000 - £50,000 to UK-registered independent music companies to assist them with marketing campaigns when looking to introduce successful UK music projects overseas.

The A&R Sessions National Tour

In the first stop of the national tour, Tileyard Education are bringing their conversational interviews with Industry professionals out of London to Resonate, Glasgow. Starting 2 years ago at the heart of Tileyard Studios, we host monthly conversations with  Artists/Producers/A&R Scouts/Publishers/Labels/Managers followed by a live A&R playback session. A must attend for artist/producer/managers to receive feedback from the professionals. It’s also led to some acts securing their own business deals!

Crowdfunding With Pledge

We will guide you through the simple steps to set up a PledgeMusic direct-to-fan crowdfunding campaign. Whether you are looking to record a new single, EP or album, sell tour tickets and merchandise, make a video or anything else, PledgeMusic can help. We will explore ways to help grow and maximise your fan-base and explain exactly how PledgeMusic can provide you with a platform on which to launch, build and develop your musical career.

Surviving & Thriving The Music Industry

HM Scotland will moderate a discussion on starting your own business in music, mental health and self-care with Achal Dhillon managing director of Killing Moon and Calum Hendrie specialist psychologist with the British Association Of Performing Arts and Medicine (BAPAM).

International Development - The World Is Your Stage

Workshop / Panel which will introduce you to opportunities for international development for artists, musicians and music businesses. Hear about specific international events and showcasing opportunities, plus possible funding that could support that development.

Speakers include: Una Johnston – SXSW. Javier Lopez – Midem, Chris Tams – BPI, Jamie Houston – Creative Scotland and Phil Patterson – DIT.


Stay tuned for some more exciting announcements coming tomorrow & Thursday this week.

A special note of thanks to all our incredible event partners and sponsors!

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Susan Montgomery