IBMA To Offer 20+ Professional Development Seminars

IBMA Professional Development  - Dailey & VincentProfessional development seminars at World of Bluegrass are essential in providing the latest tips, trends, and tricks in navigating the bluegrass music industry.

This year, the IBMA is offering over 20 seminars, and here are just some of the offerings.

  • Recruiting & Maintaining Volunteers for Associations & Events
  • Mind Your Business
  • Grant Writing Workshop (in two parts)
  • All You Need to Know for World Domination in Music Publishing      
  • Writing For, Pitching To, and Building an E-Media Empire
  • How to Break Through the Radio Airplay Barrier
  • Performing Gigs and Festivals Abroad
  • Women in Bluegrass: Pretty Good for a Girl                  
  • Grant Writing Workshop, Part Two
  • Beyond the Bluegrass Merch Table: Finding Additional Sources of Revenue for the Working Artist
  • Business Models for Luthiers
  • Negotiating Contracts With Bands And Venues
  • Building and Sustaining Relationships with Audiences for Events and Associations   
  • How To Start A Band And Make It Work with Pete Wernick
  • Online Tools for Artists
  • PR & Publicity – A Team Effort
  • Still Inside: A Celebration of the Music of Tony Rice
  • Acing the Interview
  • Instrument Tasting    
  • Staying Healthy on the Road
  • Call Backs and Bookings: How to Get Both
  • Trends in Bluegrass Education

Register for the World of Bluegrass conference before September 12th, or register in person in Raleigh at the Convention Center.

To register, visit www.worldofbluegrass.org, or call 888-GET-IBMA.

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