Going Global Music Summit In Auckland City


Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ) is excited to announce the highly anticipated return of the annual GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT, a two day boutique conference once again taking place at the renowned Roundhead Studios in Auckland.


Friday 31st August / Saturday 1st September

- Roundhead Studios, Auckland, New Zealand -

Tickets on sale now from Eventbrite *



Saturday 1st September

- Whammy, Wine Cellar, Whammy Backroom -

Auckland K'Road

Tickets on sale now from

The 2018 GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is thrilled to announce the following representatives and experts in their fields of music A&R, booking, licensing, managing, marketing, promoting and publishing as the first of many international speakers attending the summit...

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AMBER CAREW (A&R, Saddle Creek Records, USA), BRIANNA LIEBLING (Booker, Billions Corporation, USA), BRIAN ZABINSKI (TAMIZDAT Artist visas, USA), BRONTË JANE (A&R Director, Third Side Music, USA), FABRIZIO ONETTO (Artist Manager, A&R, OCESA Seitrack / Partner, DiscoPanoram, MEXICO) , JEN PEARCE (Music Licensing & Strategy / Founder/CEO, Low Profile, USA), JESSI FRICK (Manager, Citrine Management, USA), KATIE GARCIA (A&R, Secretly Group / Owner, Bayonet Records, USA), KEVIN PEDERSEN (Label Manager, Dead Oceans, USA), NEVIN DOMER Maybe Mars, China)AND TOM WIRONEN  (Manager, Friendly Announcer, USA).

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The two day conference culminates on Saturday night at three of Auckland's vibrant music venues; Wine Cellar, Backroom and Whammy! Bar. With a hand picked New Zealand music festival experience that showcases New Zealand's next big thing to fans, industry, and international tastemakers. 

We are building another great line-up of speakers for this year’s GOING GLOBAL. Following on from the success of 2017s sell out event, we are once again elated to be able to host the conference in Neil Finn's world class recording studios - IMNZ General Manager, Dylan Pellett

The 2017 event sold out and showcases over the years have been instrumental in the discovery of some of New Zealand's biggest success stories. Previous artists include; Aldous Harding, Tami Neilson, Tiny Ruins, Anthonie Tonnon, Sachi, Fazerdaze and Nadia Reid.


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Performing Artist applications for the GOING GLOBAL PRESENTS 2018 are now open at

Application deadline is Tuesday, July 31st 2018

with all artists performing being announced Thursday, August 9th 2018. 


Written By: Radio13 Home to people who love music.