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Industry Takeover, How To Become Verified: Building a Fanbase, 14th July @ Talent House

On Thursday 14th July, UD will welcome another all-star line-up to the Talent House to share their knowledge on How To Become Verified: Building A Fanbase. Host Chris Cooke will be joined by Daniel Ayim (CEO @ AGM Agency), Krish Kudhail (Senior Artist Marketing Manager @ PLATOON) and Leon Matthews (Video Director/DOP @ Krown Media)…

Talent House, 3 Sugar House Lane, London E15 2QS

Tickets £10, £5 for memberswww.udtickets.com

Meet the panel

Daniel AyimCEO @ AGM Agency

Daniel Ayim is a marketing consultant and founder of the culture based ‘Full Service Marketing Agency’, AGM. Holding nearly a decade’s experience in the fields of advertisement, media and music marketing, AGM’s clients now include Mixtape Madness, Virgin Music, Mavin Records and EGA Music with the agency running successful album campaigns for the likes of Digga D, Potter Payper, Skrapz, M Huncho, Nafe Smallz, Arya Starr and many more.

Krish Kudhail – Senior Artist Marketing Manager @ PLATOON

Krish Kudhail is an MA Music Business Management graduate, who has a high level of expertise working in Drill, Afrobeats, Rap & Hip Hop music. Krish has worked on many successful marketing campaigns for the likes of Digga D, M1llionz, Rema, K-Trap, Potter Payper, iann dior, Internet Money & more. Krish’s CV also includes Internet Money’s track ‘Lemonade’, which was the first ever no.1 single for Virgin Music UK (F.K.A Caroline International) and 10k projects. She has also broken many artists in to the UK single and album charts for the first time. Krish has just started a new role as a Senior Artist Marketing Manager at Platoon.

Leon MatthewsVideo Director/DOP @ Krown Media

Leon Matthews, 27, is a Video Director & DOP originally from Oxford, UK. He moved to Birmingham to study Journalism in 2013 and co-founded the online music platform KrownMedia at age 19 (38K subscribers & 17Million views). Now London based, he has since gone on to work with household names such as Digga D, Mist, Central Cee, Aitch, Nafe Smallz, Clavish, Darkoo, Tion Wayne, SteffLondon, GRMDaily, Mixtape Madness and captured the album photo for FredoMoney Can’t Buy Happiness‘. He is now in the process of starting a production company to work with other creatives in the industry.


About: Industry Takeover Seminars

Industry Takeover is aimed at equipping young people with the tools they need to navigate the music industry.

Since its launch in 2009, Industry Takeover has built a reputation for offering an unrivalled programme of professional development, entertainment, education and networking opportunities to hundreds of industry-minded hopefuls.

Think of our Industry Takeover events as a well-informed introduction to the music industry. Previous topics discussed at events range from the art of A&R and understanding music publishing to debate around the artistic merit of viral songs and whether to stay independent or sign to a major label.

Now regarded as one of the most informative career programmes within the wider music industry, whether you need to learn how to get paid from your music or to hear from professionals and artists about the highs and lows, we’re here to help you Takeover. 

“The inspirational Industry Takeover events bring relevant industry professionals face-to-face with young people aspiring to develop music industry careers. Universal Music UK has worked with UD for a few years, providing volunteer speakers for panels and one-to-one sessions… it is a fantastic resource and we would be delighted to continue supporting their work.” 
Selina Webb (Executive Vice President, Universal Music UK)

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