Backstage Pass: Set for Success: Conferences
Join Alberta Music on Thursday, October 5th @ 6:30PM MDT in Calgary or virtually for Backstage Pass Set for Success: Conferences session with Elise Roller, CEO + Artist Manager at Misfit Music MGMT!

If you’ve ever heard the saying, “it’s all about who you know,” it couldn’t be more true, especially when it comes to succeeding in the music industry. Misfit Music MGMT will be sharing their secrets to building a strong global network through an insightful workshop which will guide artists and music entrepreneurs on how they can best prepare for music conferences and showcases.
Through practical and tangible tips, you’ll gain invaluable insights into crafting the perfect pitch, networking effectively, and leaving a lasting impression on industry professionals. Prepared by seasoned managers who specialize in artist and export development, this workshop will equip you with the skills, resources, and confidence to navigate conferences and showcases with finesse.
Elise’s Bio:
Raised in Calgary for most of her life, Elise Roller, is the founder and CEO of Misfit Music MGMT, an artist development and management company based in Winnipeg. In 2023, she was recognized as the Women in Music Canada Entrepreneur of the Year in addition to receiving other awards and nominations for her strength as a music community leader. The Misfit management roster boasts talent such as Leonard Sumner, Sierra Noble, and Super Duty Tough Work while the innovative Artist Evolution program serves dedicated artists seeking comprehensive team support. This initiative provides holistic mentorship, strategic planning, and empowers music creators with the confidence, skills, and tools necessary to manage their own careers. Roller has been actively involved in the global music scene since 2008 experiencing many roles as a singer/songwriter, member of touring bands, tour manager, stage manager, talent buyer at Pride Winnipeg, and as the Industry Development Coordinator at Manitoba Music. She’s a social butterfly, master networker, and has an innate ability to connect with anyone and everyone. Her drive for excellence along with her passion to motivate, inspire, and show appreciation for music creators has positioned her as a beloved leader and mentor within the global music community.
*Must be an Alberta Music member to attend*
This program is supported by FACTOR and the Government of Alberta.

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