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MMF October Sessions & Awards 2005

Published: Mon 26 Sep 2005 04:19 PM
MMF October Sessions & Awards 2005
SUNDAY 2ND OCTOBER
The Music Managers' Forum (MMF) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2nd Annual Music Management Awards.
All current members of the MMF are elligible for the three voted categories of Best Manager (Signed Artist), Best Manager (Unsigned Artist) and Best Self-managed Artist. A large panel of music industry experts were asked to vote this year, representing the many different facets of the music industry that managers regularly interface with.
The MMF will also be presenting two honourary awards – Industry Champion and Outstanding Achievment in Music Management.
The MMF Awards take place at the end of this years October Sessions – a one-day seminar series and networking event being held at York Street Studios (10am – 6pm). For more information on the October Sessions visit www.immf.net/nz
MMF MUSIC MANAGEMENT AWARDS 2005 - FINALISTS
BEST MANAGER (UNSIGNED ARTIST)
Rebecca Caughey (Ladi6)
Phil Moore (The Checks)
Stephen O'Hoy (One Million Dollars)
Carla Potter (Gasoline Cowboy, Seven Suns, Foamy Ed)
BEST MANAGER (SIGNED ARTIST)
Brent Eccles (Tim Finn)
Micheal Keating (Goldenhorse, Duchess)
Paul Marshall (Autozamm, Tadpole)
Teresa Patterson (Scribe, Blindspott, Carly Binding, Elemeno P, The Have)
BEST SELF-MANAGED ARTIST
Derek Browne (dDub)
Paul Dodge (Minuit)
Polly Prior
Matiu Sadd (The WBC)
Caitlin Smith
INDUSTRY CHAMPION Awarded to a person or organisation in the music industry who has been supportive of the MMF’s aims and objectives over the last 12 months, and of professional management practices in general.
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVMENT IN MUSIC MANAGEMENT Awarded to a manager who has set the standard for other managers to aspire to professionally.
The MMF is a professional organisation for music managers, self-managed artists and anyone with an interest in music management. It represents over 70 members nationwide, and is affiliated with the 14 other national management associations via the International MMF.

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