Kumisa, the Kwa Zulu-Natal United Music Industry Association, is a non – profit music industry support organization, which exists to support and help sustain music industry activity and participants in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The will host their first ever music industry conference on Saturday, 30 June 2012 from 9am-5pm at the Docklands Hotel in Durban. Taking centre stage at the event will be award-winning SA artist Loyiso Bala.
The inaugural conference is facilitated as a developmental project by Kumisa, which was created with the objective of serving, promoting and representing the interests of the music industry in KZN, nationally and internationally.
The conference will play host to key music industry players and related industry specialists as part of a day-long programme set to inform, educate and engage conference registrants, music industry stakeholders on the various facets and challenges of being an active player in the KZN Music Industry.
Bala will be presenting a key-note address titled ‘The Business of being an artist’ tackling the development and support of business and entrepreneurial skills for music artists.
The conference programme also features several panel discussions and seminars led by leading experts in the field ranging from topics such as Radio Airplay, Live Music and Audience Development.
For more information on being part of Kumisa and future events visit their website.