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  1. Business Matters: Artist Happiness as a Long-Term Investment

    October 01, 2012 9:23 PM EDT As interested parties line up for Universal Music Group's divested EMI assets -- particularly Parlaphone Records -- artists and managers are encouraging bidders not to forget about the artists. Jon Webster, CEO of the Music Managers Forum (MM ...

  2. Larry Wanagas, Artist Manger, To Be Honored By Music Managers Forum Canada

    December 07, 2011 1:07 PM EST Artist manager Larry Wanagas, whose first breakthrough client was k.d. lang, will follow Bruce Allen, Ray Danniels, Sam Feldman, Terry McBride and Bernie Finkelstein into the Music Managers Forum Canada's Honour Roll. Wanagas, who is basedin ...

  3. MMF Canada To Honor Terry McBride

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nettwerk Music Group's Terry McBride will receive the 2011 MMF Honour Roll Award from Music Managers Forum Canada. The presentation will take place March 1 at Toronto's Bymark restaurant, during Canadian Music Week 2011. McBride is the C ...

  4. New Board For U.K. MMF

    June 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. Music Managers Forum (MMF) has elected a new board and appointed Brian Message, co-manager of Radiohead and British pop act Kate Nash, as its chairman. Newly elected board members set to join Message include Paul Burger, Ian McAndrew, Eri ...

  5. In The City Day 1: Pirate Party Chairman Provokes Delegates

    October 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Day one of Manchester's In The City conference - the U.K.'s biggest music confab - began in dramatic fashion with a heated debate on the issue of illegal file-sharing. Chaired by Jon Webster, chairman of the Music Manager's Forum (M ...

  6. MMF Sets Out Change Agenda

    June 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. Music Managers' Forum (MMF) has outlined an agenda for change and growth that will aim to shake off any "old boys' club image," following a survey of its members. A root and branch review of operations has been complet ...

  7. Irish Music Managers' Forum To Launch April 29

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Music Managers' Forum Ireland is to officially launch on April 29 at the Dublin headquarters of the Irish Music Rights Organization (IMRO). The launch event will comprise two discussion panels, the first featuring Brian Message, co-manage ...

  8. Stars Celebrate Fuller's MMF Honor

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Simon Fuller picked up the Music Managers Forum's biggest award Wednesday night, with a little help from his celebrity clients. Annie Lennox presented the 19 Entertainment CEO with the Peter Grant award for outstanding management achievement ...

  9. IODA, IMMF Sign Distro Deal

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT IODA and the International Music Managers Forum have linked for a worldwide digital distribution partnership. Through the deal IODA will handle all licensing, encoding, delivery, and accounting for IMMF. Members of the IMMF/MMF can use IODA's ...

  10. U.K.'s RRS Goes In To Tackle Secondary Ticketing

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Former Island Records U.K. managing director Marc Marot has emerged at the helm of an ambitious organization which has been established to license the secondary market for live music tickets in the United Kingdom. An initiative of the Music Manage ...

  11. Webster Quits BPI For MMF

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jon Webster, the director of independent services at the BPI, the U.K. music-industry trade body, is leaving for the newly-created position of CEO at the Music Managers Forum (MMF). Webster will be the first CEO at the MMF, which until recently ha ...

  12. MMF Strikes Partnership For Roll Of Honour

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Music Managers Forum (MMF) has disclosed a new strategic partnership for its annual Roll of Honour Awards, which will take place April 18 at the London Hilton. This year's ceremony will mark their association with TixDaq, a company establ ...

  13. Sellar Splits With MMF

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Sellar is exiting as general secretary of London-based trade body the Music Managers Forum, with effect from Dec. 11. He will join London-based rights organization Compact Collections in the rol James Sellar is exiting as general secretary o ...

  14. Aussie Managers Form New Trade Body

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Twenty-three Australian music managers have established a trade body to address issues facing colleagues and their artists. Twenty-three Australian music managers have established a trade body to address issues facing colleagues and their artists. ...

  15. MMF Expands Roll Of Honour

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony to be held April 19. The Music Managers Forum's annual Roll of Honour Awards has clinched a sponsor for one of its flagship awards. The ceremony, to be held April 19, will also present a new category. Telecommunications company Vodaf ...

  16. Eavis, Wenham To Be Lauded At MMF Roll Of Honour

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis and Assn. of Independent Music chair/CEO Alison Wenham are to be inducted into the Music Managers Forum Roll of Honour gala, to be held April 19 at London's Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis ...

  17. MMF Stands By MCPS In Royalty Row

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Summers relected pres of trade body. British artist managers have renewed their support to the MCPS-PRS Alliance ahead of the collecting society's upcoming tribunal hearing over an online royalty rates row. Music Managers' Forum chairman ...

  18. MMF Stands By MCPS In Royalty Row

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Summers relected pres of trade body. British artist managers have renewed their support to the MCPS-PRS Alliance ahead of the collecting society's upcoming tribunal hearing over an online royalty rates row. Music Managers' Forum chairman ...

  19. Jenner Stays On At IMMF Helm

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Trade body looks closely at Euro biz. Peter Jenner has been re-appointed as secretary general of the International Music Managers Forum for a further two years. London-based IMMF is the umbrella organization for Music Managers Forum chapters in a ...

  20. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  21. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  22. U.K.'s MMF Elects Summers Chairman

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman of the U.K.'s Music Manager's Forum for a one-year term. He succeeds John Glover, who stepped down from the role. Veteran artist manager Jazz Summers has been elected chairman ...

  23. IMMF Postpones Sudan Benefit Concerts

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) has postponed a planned series of fundraising concerts for victims of the current crisis in Darfur, western Sudan. The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) has postponed a planned seri ...

  24. IMMF Postpones Sudan Benefit Concerts

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) has postponed a planned series of fundraising concerts for victims of the current crisis in Darfur, western Sudan. The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) has postponed a planned seri ...

  25. Int'l Managers Plan Sudan Benefit Shows

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) is spearheading a series of charity concerts worldwide to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, western Sudan. The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) is spearheading a serie ...

  26. Int'l Managers Plan Sudan Benefit Shows

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) is spearheading a series of charity concerts worldwide to raise funds for the stricken people of Darfur, western Sudan. The International Music Managers' Forum (IMMF) is spearheading a serie ...

  27. IMMF, Kobalt Agree On Administration Template

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kobalt Music Group, the U.K.-based independent music publisher, has struck an exclusive administration framework agreement with the International Music Managers Forum (IMMF). Kobalt Music Group, the U.K.-based independent music publisher, has stru ...

  28. IMMF, Kobalt Agree On Administration Template

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kobalt Music Group, the U.K.-based independent music publisher, has struck an exclusive administration framework agreement with the International Music Managers Forum (IMMF). Kobalt Music Group, the U.K.-based independent music publisher, has stru ...