Aussie News Briefs 11/2

Potts Re-elected To CMA Board

Rob Potts, CEO of Sydney-based Rob Potts Entertainment Edge, was re-elected for a two-year term as a director of the U.S.-based Country Music Association board.

Potts, who already served six years, is the only Australian on the board, which represents 6,000 country music industry professionals globally.


Butler’s Team Passes On Skills

Twenty-three managers and self-managed artists attended a two-day management workshop in Katoomba as part of the J.B. (John Butler) Seed grant.

These are held annually for young performers making their mark.

The management workshop included tips on business structure, touring abroad and copyright.

Managers including John Watson, Phil Stevens and Correne Wilkie joined label execs, lawyers, record pluggers, media members, publishers and agents at sessions.