“ You meet companies and people as an ‘equal’, as a fellow delegate rather than in the usual context - you looking for a gig or a deal - this is very valuable for artists because it puts you on a level footing: people are very frank in terms of honest feedback and are open with you. It also empowers you to be able to make deals on an equal footing.”
Trade Fair The Scottish Arts Council are part of the UK Stand in the trade fair Free for all bands to use Need for at least one Scottish delegate there at all times – Rota One 2hr shift during event
Promote Scottish Arts Council – makes my job so much easier when there are a raft of good press stories, all those who are supported have logos on flyers, website, emails and mention the support, in interviews at shows etc.
Every year I have to make the case for continuation and for budget to be able to undertake SxSW.