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Neil Wedd

Neil works in the music business, running live music venues, managing artists and providing advice to musicians and venue operators. Over the past 30 years he has promoted tours for overseas and Australian artists as well as running major venues in Melbourne and Perth. Whilst his expertise is in the music business, he is a facilitator and has contacts in many fields of business. Neil thinks outside the box about ways of promoting your business and he uses and understands social media and marketing.

Skills:

  • Finance-
  • HR-
  • Management-
  • Marketing-
  • Sales-

Industries:

  • Education and training-
  • Arts and recreation services-
  • Information media and telecommunications-
  • Rental, hiring and real estate services-
  • Administrative and support services-
  • Tourism, hospitality, accommodation and food services-

Primary Locations:

  • Melbourne South East-
  • Melbourne CBD-
  • Melbourne East-
  • Melbourne North-
  • Melbourne West-
  • Melbourne North West-
  • Melbourne South-

Current Occupation:

Booking live venues. Consulting with entertainment related businesses. Managing and mentoring young artists.

Detailed CV:

Neil has mentored many new and growing businesses, particularly in the music and creative industries. He currently runs live music venues, managing artists and providing advice to musicians and venue operators. His background in music industry business management has developed particular strengths in marketing, problem solving and promotion.

Neil enjoys working with business owners to brainstorm their ideas and help them to sort them out so they can move the business forward. While his expertise is in the music business, he is a facilitator and has contacts in many business fields. Neil thinks outside the box about ways of promoting your business and uses and understands social media and marketing. The music business is about personal relationships and Neil believes that building them is a skill that will help a business work, no matter what industry it’s in.

Neil has worked in music for almost 30 years as a booker and promoter of events, artists and venues including with the founders of the Big Day Out as well as many Australian and international touring artists. He has run a number of venues including The Old Greek Theatre (Richmond), Prince of Wales (St Kilda), The Metro, Billboard Nightclub and the Thornbury Theatre. He has specialised in getting venues up and running as live music venues, building their profiles and ensuring the venue is profitable.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • 30+ years experience in the music industry

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