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In Atlanta – Corey Smith Manager Speaks @ Touring For A Living

You are cordially invited to NARIP’s

Touring For A Living:

How To Make The Mo$t From The Road

on Wednesday, August 24, 2011

at SAE Institute in Atlanta

Live performances remain the single most important component of artist development today. Despite a competitive marketplace and dwindling record sales as consumers spend more of their disposable income on things other than music, some artists have set income records and built careers by touring.

You and your clients can tour successfully, too.

Learn the tips and strategies of the big acts, and get all the info used by mid-line artists, newly signed artists, and indie artists who are making the most of touring opportunities to develop their careers.

Plus, learn the best ways to turn concerts into CD sales.

This NARIP program will cover:

Important documents including sample budgets, itineraries and more will be included.

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS (scroll down for profiles):

Clay Cook,Zac Brown Band, Muti-Instrumentalist

Martin W. Winsch, President/CEO Mountain Entertainment, Inc., Corey Smith Personal Manager

Eileen Tilson, NARIP Atlanta Executive Director, VP of New Media Marketing & PR at Tipping Point Entertainment Group (moderator)


Wednesday, August 24, 2011
6:00 p.m. – Registration opens
7:00 p.m. – Program begins
8:15 p.m. – Break
9:30 p.m. – Program ends


Concert Promoters, Agents, Tour Managers

Producers, Artist Managers and Artist Reps

Record & Music Publishing Executives

Music Attorneys

Accountants, Business Managers & CPAs


SAE Institute of Technology

215 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 30

Atlanta, GA 30303

Enter building from Andrew Young International Blvd. (behind Hard Rock Cafe).

Latecomers please ring buzzer for entry.

Click here for map.


Closest paid parking deck is on Andrew Young International Blvd. Or take Marta train to Peachtree Center Station and walk to SAE Institute from there.


$15 for NARIP Members
$25 for Non-Members


You need NOT be a NARIP member to attend.

All are welcome.


Because you are registering for this panel discussion, we offer you the opportunity to pre-order the MP3 recording of the program for only $20 (regularly $39.95). To pre-order now, select the Premium Ticket option below, the mastered recording will be emailed to you within 2-3 weeks after our program (if not sooner).


1. Online: (just scroll down)

2. Phone: 818-769-7007

3. Walk-up (if space permits)

Advance RSVP encouraged.

Pre-paid admission guarantees seating.

No refunds. all ticket sales final.

We appreciate your cooperation.


Call us at 818-769-7007 or email jen AT


Clay Cook, Zac Brown Band, Multi-Instrumentalist

Atlanta native Clay Cook has made his living through many avenues in the music industry over the past decade. An accomplished mulit-instrumentalist, he has recorded and toured withJohn Mayer, Sugarland, The Marshall Tucker Band, & Shawn
Mullins. Along with his own solo efforts, Cook has written songs with Mayer & The Marshall Tucker Band. Owner & operator of The Small Room Studio in Inman Park, he has produced & engineered records for local artists & the occasional national act.
2009 found Clay as a newly added member of the Zac Brown Band.

Martin W. Winsch, President/CEO Mountain Entertainment, Inc., Corey
Smith Personal Manager

Martin W. Winsch was born in Bay Ridge Brooklyn, NY and spent most of my childhood on the shoreline of Connecticut before heading off to Clemson University and graduating in 1992. Out of college, he took a job in New York working for a computer software company. The constant feeling that he could be doing more with his life prompted him to leave the security of employment for an opportunity to be the director of advertising for a start-up publication in Florida. Ultimately, he discovered that his real passion for life was rooted in music, and more importantly, in working with individuals who have a true artistic calling. In 1996, while reviewing a CD from a band consisting of guys that he played with college, he was asked if he would consider managing their current band. Six months later he was living in Greenville, SC and managing his first band. He spent the next ten years working as a booking agent and personal manager for various independent and major label artists, playing every role imaginable and making many mistakes along the way. In December 2005 he met a high school social studies teacher from Jefferson, GA named Corey Smith whom he has been managing exclusively ever since.

Eileen Tilson, NARIP Atlanta Executive Director, VP of New Media Marketing & PR at Tipping Point Entertainment Group (moderator)

Eileen Tilson is Executive Director of NARIP Atlanta and VP of New Media Marketing & PR at Tipping Point Entertainment Group, a full service entertainment career strategy company that works with its clients to maximize every opportunity to insure career success. Eileen started her publicity career in politics before a fateful meeting with radio legend Leslie Fram and her husband (TPEG Founder and President) Lanny West launched her career in the music business. Groomed by some of the most respected professionals in the industry, Eileen quickly educated herself on the evolving music business, and specializes in social media and networking, viral marketing, and music 2.0. She divides her time between Atlanta and New York.


Corey Smith


SAE Institute of Technology

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Date Aug 24, 2011
Event In ATL: Touring For A Living: How To Make The Mo$t From The Road
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