MUSIC MANAGERS FORUM(NZ)
What is the Music Managers Forum?
MMF NZ is dedicated to growing and supporting artist managers
and self managed artists. We do this by mentoring, networking,
education and advocacy.
How do I become a member of the MMF?
Its an easy process – just go to the website mmf.co.nz
and click on ‘join MMF’ and follow the instructions.
Who do I contact to find out more?
Lorraine Owen runs the day to day operations of MMF
and you can contact her on
Can a self managed artist become a member?
Yes, we have a large number of self managed artists
who are solo artists or members of the band.
Once I am a member what sort of benefits
would I receive?
Benefits for an MMF member include online resources and
downloadable contract templates, free entry into most MMF
events and training seminars, the one on one mentoring
programme,entry fee discounts for selected music conferences,
invitations to industry networking and music events and weekly
newsletter with music industry and members news.
Are Mentors available to members?
One of our most popular benefits is the valuable one-on-one
Mentoring Programme, where you can book in a series of one hour
confidential sessions with any of our mentors.
The mentors come from a wide range of backgrounds and
experiences. We have experienced music managers, touring
experts, producers, publicists and social media experts, who all
offer their time and expertise to MMF members. The advice these
mentors offer in the early stages of a project can be invaluable.
Do you have regular seminars?
Throughout the year we hold a range of seminars including
Back to Basics for our new members, Speed Networking Sessions
(past sessions include Radio Programmers, Festival Bookers and
Orientation Bookers), the annual Music Month Summit,
and we also regularly travel a range of seminars into
regional New Zealand.
Do I get to talk to other successful
Yes, there are various opportunities to network with other
managers at many industry events throughout the year.
As a New Zealand member are you able
to link in with other Music Manager Forum
The NZ MMF is part of the IMMF which has over 61 MMFs
around the world. There are several IMMF meetings held
throughout the year at various music trade fairs that any
MMF member is welcome to attend. The NZ MMF is also part
of the European Music Managers Alliance (EMMA).
Do you have awards for the best
Music Managers in New Zealand?
The NZ Music Manager of the Year Award is presented as part of
the Artisan Awards held by Recorded Music NZ in November.
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For further information go to www.mmf.co.nz