shesaid.so London are teaming up with Skiddle to run the first Festival Manager bootcamp. The two-day training event has been specifically designed for womxn who want to embark on a new role in music festival management. Fast-paced and covering lots of ground in all aspects of the industry, the bootcamp offers the opportunity to work on real-life management problems, in a supportive and totally confidential environment, with advice and guidance provided by leading industry professionals. It will increase your understanding of the manager’s role, and leave you with a development plan for gaining further management skills.
Speakers include representatives from End of the Road Festival, Highest Point Festival, Deer Shed Festival, Shambala Festival, Kambe Events, Keychange, Dixie Fields, Skiddle, Baltic Weekender, We’ve Only Just Begun Festival, Rubyworks Records / Ruby Sessions and Terrible Merch.
Following the 2 days of workshops there will be a mixer and DJ set.
Shesaid.so built the first community of women in music that connects members from all industry sectors, worldwide, from music professionals who are decision makers in their fields, to promising young talent. They take pride in having built a safe and authentic space where all women and non-binary people in music are welcome. That’s why each one of their members have been carefully curated to ensure all their members share their values and ethos, and actively participate in the community. The music industry is vastly dominated by men in a majority of sectors, and grows exponentially as you climb up the career ladder or in technical roles. SSS are raising awareness of the gender gap and lobby for policy change that promotes gender equality, diversity and inclusion Skiddle is a primary ticketing outlet and the UK’s biggest what’s on guide.
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