2014 Convention Speakers

Denise Allan Artist Manager, 677 Management

Denise Allan
Artist Manager, 677 Management

Gary Clark Songwriter  

Gary Clark
Songwriter
 

Melanie Gollin Flux FM  

Melanie Gollin
Flux FM
 

John Langford Director, Concerts, Events & Ticketing, The Hydro

John Langford
Director, Concerts, Events & Ticketing, The Hydro

Richy Muirhead Founder, Scottish Alternative Music Awards

Richy Muirhead
Founder, Scottish Alternative Music Awards

Nick Stewart Manager, Sneaky Pete's  

Nick Stewart
Manager, Sneaky Pete's
 

Artur Schock Booking Agent, Audiolith

Artur Schock
Booking Agent, Audiolith

Phyllis Belezos Booking Agent, ITB  

Phyllis Belezos
Booking Agent, ITB
 

James Foley Head of Editorial (UK & Ireland), Deezer

James Foley
Head of Editorial (UK & Ireland), Deezer

Keith Harris Director, PPL / manager, Stevie Wonder

Keith Harris
Director, PPL / manager, Stevie Wonder

Lars Lewerenz Audiolith  

Lars Lewerenz
Audiolith
 

Alex Richter Founder/Managing Director, Four Artists

Alex Richter
Founder/Managing Director, Four Artists

Jeff Thompson Un-convention

Jeff Thompson
Un-convention

Toni Malyn EmuBands

Toni Malyn
EmuBands

Matthias Böttcher Director Sales & Repertoire Development, Rough Trade

Matthias Böttcher
Director Sales & Repertoire Development, Rough Trade

Olaf Furniss Director, Born To Be Wide / Journalist

Olaf Furniss
Director, Born To Be Wide / Journalist

Fiona Harte Tour Accountant, Live Nation

Fiona Harte
Tour Accountant, Live Nation

Gordon Masson Editor, IQ Magazine  

Gordon Masson
Editor, IQ Magazine
 

Claire Sawers Music Editor, The List  

Claire Sawers
Music Editor, The List
 

Davy Wales Performer Recruitment Co-ordinator, PPL

Davy Wales
Performer Recruitment Co-ordinator, PPL

Paul Bannon EmuBands

Paul Bannon
EmuBands

Heather Cameron Production Manager, Summerhall

Heather Cameron
Production Manager, Summerhall

Vic Galloway Presenter, BBC Radio Scotland

Vic Galloway
Presenter, BBC Radio Scotland

Stewart Henderson Chairperson, SMIA  

Stewart Henderson
Chairperson, SMIA
 

Katie McPhee Community Manager, Eventbrite

Katie McPhee
Community Manager, Eventbrite

Dietmar Schwenger Musik Woche  

Dietmar Schwenger
Musik Woche
 

Beverley Whitrick Strategic Director, Music Venue Trust  

Beverley Whitrick
Strategic Director, Music Venue Trust
 

Scott Cohen Founder, The Orchard / Artist manager

Scott Cohen
Founder, The Orchard / Artist manager

Ally Gray Managing Director, EmuBands

Ally Gray
Managing Director, EmuBands

Carina Jirsch Promoter, Schoneberg Concerts

Carina Jirsch
Promoter, Schoneberg Concerts

Mark Melton Entertainment Lawyer / Artist manager

Mark Melton
Entertainment Lawyer / Artist manager

Evelyn Sieber Reeperbahn Festival  

Evelyn Sieber
Reeperbahn Festival
 

Derk van der Woude Music Partnerships, YouTube

Derk van der Woude
Music Partnerships, YouTube

Michelle Choudhry Producer, Marc Riley & Guy Garvey, BBC 6 Music

Michelle Choudhry
Producer, Marc Riley & Guy Garvey, BBC 6 Music

Vikram Gudi Founder, Elephant Music  

Vikram Gudi
Founder, Elephant Music
 

Michael Lambert Director, Born To Be Wide / Artist manager

Michael Lambert
Director, Born To Be Wide / Artist manager

Vivien Mierzkalla Verstärker Media Marketing  

Vivien Mierzkalla
Verstärker Media Marketing
 

Stuart Stenhouse Operations Director, EmuBands

Stuart Stenhouse Operations Director, EmuBands


Previous Wide Days Speakers

Alan McGowan (ILMC & MAMA)  *  Alex Knight (FatCat Records)  *  Ally McCrae (BBC Radio 1)  *  Andrew Dubber (Birmingham City University)  *  Andy Carr (The Kids Are Solid Gold)  *  Andy Zondervan (Buma/Sterma)  *  Anna Hildour (Nordic Music Export)  *  Anny Deery (Inner Ear)  *  Bruce Findlay (Manager, Simple Minds)  *  Caroline Winn (Hebrides Ensemble)  *  Cathie Rae (Scottish Jazz Federation)  *  Claire Thompson (Music Lawyer)  *  Dan Millington (PPL)  *  Dave Corbet (Promoter, DF Concerts & T in the Park)  *  Dave Hook (Stanley Odd)  *  David Balfour (Record of the Day)  *  David McGinnis (Mute Song Publishing)  *  Davie Gardner (Atlantic Edge Music)  *  Dawn Barraclough (Music Lawyer)  *  Donald MacLeod (CPL Entertainment Group)  *  Dougal Perman (Inner Ear / Walking Heads)  *  Ellie Giles (Jigsaw Management)  *  Euan Robertson (Photographer, NME) * Findlay Napier (Singer-songwriter) * Gavin Bain (The Great Hip-Hop Hoax) * Grant Dickson (Two Thumbs Management) * Hannah Currie (MILK Glasgow) * Helen Chalmers (Wickerman Festival) * Huw Williams (Soundtrack Film Festival) * Jamie Gilmour (Artist Manager) * Jamie Webster (Instinctive Racoon) * Jannica Honey (Music photographer) * Jason Edwards (Booking Agent, Coda) * Jay Taylor (Promoter, The Ruby Lounge) * Jeff Thompson (Un-Convention) * Jennifer Hunter (Musicians' Union) * Kai Robole (Waterfall Music Publishing) * Katie McPhee (Eventbrite) * Keith Harris (Manager, Stevie Wonder) * Keren McKean (We Make Music Work) * Malcolm Lindsay (Composer) * Mark Williamson (Director, Spotify) * Martyn Boyle (Club Fandango/Fierce Panda Records) * Matthew Young (Song, By Toad Records) * Mike Bailie (Manager, The 1990s) * Mike Jardine (Rare Management) * Mike Shorter (University of Dundee) * Murray Buchanan (Music Lawyer) * Neil Cooper (The Herald) * Nicola Meighan (The Herald) * Nigel McCune (Musicians' Union) * P.C Rae (Slottsfjell, Norway) * Pete Irvine (Hogmanay Edinburgh) * Peter Dyson (London Metropolitan University) * Rab Andrew (Manager, Texas & Primal Scream) * Richard Cassar (Un-Convention) * Rob Howell (Bluemungus) * Robert Hicks (Rockness, Belladrum) * Ruth Daniel (Un-Convention) * Sarah Liversedge (Bucks Music Group) * Scott Cohen (Founder, The Orchard) * Shannon Davies (Rock n Roll Marathon) * Shaun Arnold (GoNorth) * Steve Mayall (Music Ally) * Steven Fisher (Music Lawyer) * Tommy Perman (FOUND) * Vic Galloway (BBC Radio Scotland) * Will Page (Director of Economics, Spotify)