Exploring Export Workshop is designed to help South African independent musicians, managers and company representatives to become export-ready and to create an environment where international opportunities for the export of music products are explored.
The program provides participants with a systematic approach to develop a sustainable export strategy. The strategy will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of your products, business environment and market expectations. More importantly, it helps you set realistic goals for your business
It will be a 4 days program comprised - among other things - of an orientation session, networking events, master classes, pre-scheduled one-on-one business meetings, export readiness training workshops, business development seminars, numerous showcases and the Indie Lips Show
Topics include Gathering intelligence in preparation for one-on-one meetings during international visits; Selling yourself onstage; Following up, negotiating, and maintaining relationships; International touring; conducting market research, defining your export value-proposition, processes for exporting and the exportable offer.
International Specialist and Business mentors will be available to work with you to identify the issues you need to address to become export ready - see our eligibility criteria and register your interest in attending the next Exploring Exporting workshop.