Announcement Made During PROs Global Roadshow with Stops in Los Angeles, Nashville and London
Nashville, TN, March 14, 2018… Australasia’s Performing Rights Organization, APRA AMCOS, has announced plans to open a Nashville office at InDo Nashville. The organization’s incoming CEO, Dean Ormston, presented the news at the Nashville stop of the PROs Global Roadshow which also included events in Los Angeles and London. The evening featured a keynote talk and performance by GRAMMY Award winning songwriter and music publisher, Liz Rose, and performances by APRA AMCOS members Carl Wockner, Seaforth, Danielle DeAndrea, Kylie Sackley (Sam Hunt, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson), and Phil Barton (Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, David Nail).
Music industry executives and Aussies and Kiwis, who live in Nashville, enjoyed presentations by Ormston, APRA Chair Jenny Morris, and Director of Member Relations Milly Petriella about the many music education and artist initiatives lead by the PRO and the positive economic impact from songwriting to the Australasian economy. Producer and Americana Music Association board president Mark Moffatt, who serves as the Nashville APRA AMCOS member relations representative, coordinated the event which celebrated the many Australian and New Zealanders who are a vibrant part of the music industry in Nashville.
Further details about the APRA AMCOS office, which will be located at 632 Fogg Street, in the InDo Nashville building, will be announced in the coming months.
About APRA AMCOS
APRA AMCOS is a key business partner to Australasian music creators. We have 95,000 members who are songwriters, composers and music publishers. We license organizations to play, perform, copy or record our members’ music, and we distribute the royalties to our members.
As a world-leading organization invested in the future of music, APRA AMCOS enables music creators and customers to maximise the value music brings to business and life. We achieve this through a simple and effective licensing framework, and providing holistic industry support – from education, to live music, export, creators’ rights advocacy and recognition through our high profile awards and events program.
To learn more about APRA AMCOS visit: http://apraamcos.com.au. APRA AMCOS Nashville contact Mark Moffatt email: Nashville@Apra.com.au.
About InDo Nashville
InDo Nashville is located at 632 Fogg Street in the heart of the SoBro, one block south of City Winery and Third Man Records. The building features three floors, with over 11,000 square feet of space offering an events area, office suites, songwriting rooms, coworking space, and conference rooms. InDo, which stands for Inspiration Domain, was designed for the thriving community of creative professionals in Music City. More at: www.InDoNashville.com.
Pictured Left to Right: Producer and Americana Board President Mark Moffatt, APRA Chair Jenny Morris, and incoming CEO Dean Ormston.