Lil' Biz is a quarterly workshop series that aims to help musicians and other creative types gain practical skills and business know-how.
Each edition will be a day-long event with local experts presenting segments focusing on a specific topic. From online promotion to managing a project budget, a team of pros has been assembled to share their knowledge and field questions. It's a 101 guide to navigating the business side of Montreal's creative world, all from an empowering DIY perspective.
The list of speakers for the next edition includes:
Ryhna Thompson, Envision Management + Production
"Designing a Creative Project"
Developing your vision, identifying your audience, and finding the right resources for your project.
Omar Husain, CJLO - 1690AM
"Left of the Dial - Radio Promotions 101"
Developing a one-sheet, circulating your album, and communicating effectively with programming staff.
Guillaume Lavoie Ste-Marie, Clinique juridique des artistes de Montréal (CJAM)
"Copyright essentials for independent artists."