Happy November everyone! From Turkey Day to the next Election Day, there is a lot brewing out here in Washington, DC. We’ve got big updates on digital performance royalties, proposed intellectual property legislation, Summit videos and FMC’s travel plans. Read on for details.
Do you have your tickets for Future of Music Policy Summit 2011 on October 3-4, 2011 in Washington, DC? If you needed more convincing, we’ve got all of the fun extras about our Summit wrapped up in this email for your reading pleasure.
We are amped for two major happenings here at FMCHQ: the launch of our groundbreaking survey on how musicians make money from music and more programming details for the 2011 Future of Music Policy Summit. Read on for all that plus updates on our ongoing adventures in music, tech, policy and law.
Hello from your friends at Future of Music Coalition! Is it the dog days of summer yet? What does that even mean, exactly? All we know is that it’s hot as hell here in D.C., and it isn’t because we’re close to one of Dante’s infernal rings. At least we don’t think that’s the reason. Despite the heat, we’ve been keeping busy: read on for all things FMC, including early-bird registration for Summit 2011!
Here at FMC, we shifted straight from fireworks and BBQ to some very exciting work: planning the 2011 Future of Music Policy Summit! Along with Summit information, we’ve got a brief update on all things FMC.
Here at FMCHQ, we’re getting our summer vacations in now before we start producing the awesomeness that will be Policy Summit 11. In keeping with vacation mode, we’ve got a quick (really!) newsletter to keep you current on all things FMC.
We’ve got quite the pep in our step lately. Maybe it’s the warm weather and cherry blossoms. Could be the narrow avoidance of a government shutdown. Probably all of the above plus the exciting stuff we’ll tell you about in this here newsletter. Read on for the full skinny on what we’ve been up to and what’s on deck for FMC and friends.
Looking forward to spring? We are too, and not just because of the cherry blossoms here in DC. FMC is gearing up for a busy season, with events and other goings-on that we’re excited to tell you all about. So let’s skip the long introduction and get right to it…
Looky, looky — the first official newsletter of 2011! Sorry we missed January, but that New Year’s celebration was pretty intense… Now that we’re back in the saddle again, we’ve got some cool stuff to tell you about, including these kickass FMC 10 Year Anniversary t-shirts, (which you can see being modeled by our fashionable interns)! And that’s not all — read on for more news from FMCHQ.
Here we are, at the tail end of 2010. What a year it’s been. First and foremost, we’d like to thank each and every one of you for helping us celebrate a decade of fighting for musicians. With your help, we’ll make it ten more. Now, let’s not go getting all sentimental — we’ve got a newsletter to deliver!