When: Tuesday June 9, 5-7pm
Where: Alberta Music North Office (#102, 10722 - 103 Avenue)
Do you want to know how to earn royalties as a songwriter / composer / publisher? Are you getting the most money out of your music as you can? We’re going to show you how SOCAN can help. Tim Hardy, SOCAN's Member & Industry Relations Executive for Atlantic Canada, will be on hand to discuss the following topics:
- How to join SOCAN if you’re not already a member
- How SOCAN collects & distributes royalties for radio, TV/film, live performances in bars and at festivals & showcases, internet, etc.
- How SOCAN collects royalties for international performances
- What’s new at SOCAN (BDS encoding for radio, website updates, etc.)
- Understanding copyright
- The SOCAN Foundation funding for artists and presenters
Tim Hardy has worked with SOCAN in a variety of positions within their Licensing & Membership Departments in both its Head Office in Toronto and its Atlantic Canadian Office based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, since 1995. Tim’s current role with SOCAN (Member & Industry Relations Executive – Atlantic Region) has him based in Halifax, but on the road throughout Atlantic Canada. The Member Relations role allows Tim to work with songwriters, composers and music publishers, as well as industry associations and key influencers within the region, spreading the word about SOCAN and its role within the Canadian music industry. The Industry Relations role allows Tim to work directly with many industry associations in Atlantic Canada (Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, Chambers of Commerce, Hospitality Associations, Restaurant Associations, etc.) whose membership is affected by SOCAN licensing. Tim also does numerous presentations and workshops throughout the region discussing SOCAN, copyright, performing rights and the SOCAN Foundation.
At SOCAN, we understand that the Canadian music industry is only as strong as the sum of its parts. We are proud to play a leading role, working with other organizations to ensure the long-term health of our members’ livelihoods and the Canadian music industry as a whole. More on SOCAN< Previous Post Next Post >