The Ultimate Seminar returns with its flagship London event12 November 2023 - Press release
WITH LIZ GOODWIN, SHENIECE CHARWAY, BEN KATOVSKY, CRISPIN HUNT, GLYN AIKINS, LUCY FRANCIS, NICK RAPHAEL, AND MORE CONFIRMED TO SPEAK
Empowering the next generation of music industry creatives live from a brand new, larger capacity venue IET London: Savoy Place
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Warner Music UK, Atlantic Records, Parlophone, Insanity, RCA, Since '93, Sony Music, Universal Music UK, Island Records, Virgin, EMI, EMI North, BMG, TikTok, Arts Council England, PPL PRS, BMI, Sentric Music, Hipgnosis, Ministry of Sound, Metropolis, Columbia, Fabyl, Odd Child, Beatbread, Warner Chappell, Tileyard.
The Ultimate Seminar will return with its annual London event on Saturday 25th November, live from IET London: Savoy Place. Following a successful September event at Manchester's Band On The Wall, their second event of the year allows attendees to interact with top music executives from various sectors across the industry as well as connect with a community of aspiring creatives and professionals.
The experience is aimed towards unsigned artists and bands across all musical genres wanting to break into the creative industries and opens up a platform for educating, informing, and sharing talents with credible audiences.
Promising yet another stellar lineup, this year's speakers include Liz Goodwin (General Manager at Atlantic Records, Sheniece Charway (Artist Relations Manager, Black Music & Culture), Lucy Francis (Founder of 17Days Music), Ben Katovsky (President and Chief Operating Officer of Hipgnosis Song Management), Crispin Hunt (multi-platinum selling songwriter, record producer, and music consultant), Glyn Aikins (Co-President at RCA Records), Nick Raphael (Owner of NWS Music Group), Keith Jopling (Consulting Director at MIDiA) and many more.
Speaking of the upcoming London event, Liz Goodwin, General Manager at Atlantic Records UK said: "I am really excited to be invited back to the Ultimate Seminar this year. It's a great chance to connect with the next generation of artists and industry leaders - I believe that everyone in the room no matter what their role or ambition comes away inspired and energised by the event."
September saw Cre8ing Vision continue its regional expansion with their hugely successful Manchester event which saw top industry figures including Paul Samuels (VP and A&R at Atlantic), Parris OH & Arina Logacheva (Senior A&R Manager at Parlophone), Rotimi Skyers (Digital & Marketing Catalogue, Rhino Records UK), Tia Friday (Marketing Manager at Atlantic), Via Culpan (day-to-day manager - Aitch and Mist), Aeron 'Darka' Fairweather (DJ, Artist Manager, Talent Partnership with Metallic), Leo O'Brien (PPL) and others; with opportunities for 1:1 consultations.
This year's London event will continue to showcase what The Ultimate Seminar is known for – enabling attendees to learn valuable business skills and benefit from networking opportunities, bridging the gap between the classroom and the boardroom, and promises to be an unmissable event for any aspirational industry professionals. Located in a new, much bigger venue, attendees will have access to the London 1:1 Hub Space, with Sony Careers Hub, TikTok, Sentric Sync and many more to be confirmed.
Speaking of the event, Cre8ing Vision's Andrea, Nicki & Kwame said: "Heading into the 14th Ultimate Seminar is truly a pinch-us moment. It's a clear testament to the ongoing necessity of learning, even after over a decade the demand remains the same. Creatives still require a safe space to exchange knowledge, learn, and connect, and we are honoured to continue facilitating that environment for those who are dedicated to pursuing their dreams and building on what has become Cre8ing Visions' flagship event. This year marks an exciting development as we move to a larger venue with increased capacity, accommodating an even more substantial gathering of like-minded individuals. We've curated an outstanding lineup of influential figures who will be sharing their insights and expertise. Additionally, due to high demand, we've expanded our 1:1 consultancies, providing more opportunities for attendees to receive personalised guidance and support. The 14th Ultimate Seminar promises to be an even more enriching and impactful experience for all those entering and in the music business who are passionate about their craft and eager to continue their journey of growth and development. We continue to build generations and we are proud to own that.
Entry to The Ultimate Seminar event is free subject to availability and registration. Full announcements about the event are taking place via The Ultimate Seminar social channels, if you want to find out the best ways to get a head start in the music industry this event is one not to be missed and promises to educate, network and inspire.