Well, summer's here and the time is right for dancin' in the streets... no, wait... the time is right for getting out to a convention or seminar. Here's what June has in store for us:

June

8-10 NXNE
Toronto, Canada
416-863-6963
www.nxne.com
info@nxne.com

This is the mother of all conventions held each year in Toronto. Literally hundreds of live bands, industry pros, forums, meetings, and an amazing networking opportunity. If you're close by, get to this one.
14-17 4th Annual SUMC—Southeast Urban Music Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
866-232-4954
www.smiurban.com

Hotlanta is the scene for this sizzling annual conference about everything Urban—from radio to marketing to promotion. The SUMC always seems to draw the very best experts in the field and this should be no exception. And there's nothing like Atlanta in the summer! Worth checking out.
14-18 Nashville Songwriters Festival
Nashville, Tennessee
931-296-4067
www.songwritersfestival.com

If you know anything about songwriting, you know that some of the best writers in America come from Nashville. It's been said that today's Country music is really Pop music. If you plan on a career as a writer, you owe it to yourself to check this festival out. Plenty of performances and discussions about the craft of songwriting.
TBD Music Strategies
San Francisco, California
951-303-9506
www.musicstrategies.com

One of the great things about this industry is that there really are no rules—however you succeed—that's the right way to succeed for you. And that's what makes this conference so daring and creative. New strategies in the industry are uncovered and discussed. For innovative minds only! Please call to get the exact dates for this one.











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