In this workshop, Piotr Kabaj, an experienced professional who has worked on many different levels of the music business, will give you a comprehensive dose of knowledge about the Polish music industry in a nutshell.
Registered users will also be able to take advantage of 3 individual mentoring sessions with Piotr Kabaj.
About the lecturer:
Piotr Kabaj, currently CEO of Closer Music Production & Publishing, started his professional career in 1987 as an advisor to the Prime Minister in the Consultative Economic Council. Since then, until this day, he has been active in building a modern music industry in Poland and abroad. From 1990 to 1995 he co-founded and managed the Pomaton Music Company, from 1995 to 2013 he held the position of President and Managing Director of EMI Music Poland, and from 2008 to 2013 he additionally served as CEO of EMI Music Eastern Europe. When Warner Music Group took over part of the EMI Music businesses, from 2013 to 2019, he was President and Managing Director of Warner Music Poland as well as CEO of Warner Music Eastern Europe. As of August 2019, he is the co-founder and CEO of Closer Music.
In 1991 he co-founded the Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry, where from 1991 to 2009 he also served as Vice President of the Board. He lobbied the Polish and European Parliaments on Copyright Law on numerous occasions. As of July 2019, he is a member of the Board of the Music Export Poland Foundation. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Warsaw, as well as of Stanford University in California.
The event will take place on ZOOM, participation requires signing up.
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This workshop is a part of MC&S LAB program which is funded by Music Moves Europe: