MPA Induction Course for Newcomers to Music Publishing

The MPA Induction Course acts as an essential overview of the music publishing business, its organisations and their roles. Each session is conducted by an expert in the field.

Sessions include:

  • Who Publishers Are & What They Do
  • The Work of the Collecting Societies - PRS & MCPS
  • Publishing Agreements and Money
  • The Writer’s Perspective
  • Copyright & Related Rights
  • Direct Income
  • The Users’ Perspective
  • The Work of the MPA & UK Music and Wider Issues

Speakers confirmed so far include:

James Cooper - Head of Synch & Creative Licensing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Ed Averdieck - Chairman, Cue Songs

Nigel Elderton - European President & Managing Director, peermusic

Bruce MacRae - Contracts & Licensing Manager, Faber Music

Andy Ellis - Senior Manager - Education & Outreach, PRS for Music

Due to the consistent popularity of this course it now takes place four times a year in central London.

Comments from recent delegates

  • “The speakers were excellent and I felt that we received expert opinions and advice.”
  • “By far one of the most interesting courses I have attended. I would definitely recommend this course to people in the future.”
  • “I found the course really interesting, it covered a lot of things I didn’t know and I found the discussions and debates really stimulating.”
  • “Very relaxed, open discussion – drove my passion for music.”
  • "Opened up first my wallet, then my mind, my heart and my future, in that order."
Meeting Date: 
29 July, 2015 - 09:00 - 30 July, 2015 - 13:00
Meeting Location: 

Grant Thornton, 30 Finsbury Square, London, EC2P 2YU

Event Cost: 

£155+VAT (£186) for MPA members and PRS for Music staff
£190+VAT (£228) for members of AIM, BASCA, BPI, MMF & MPG
£215 + VAT (£258) for the self employed
£250 + VAT (£300) for all others
(including lunch on day one and refreshments throughout)

To book please fill out the booking form below and email/post to Sam Jordan -

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