March 8th will mark 2019's International Women's Day and to celebrate we will be joining a special event at Point Blank Music School the following week which focuses on some of the exceptional female talents in the industry.
The IWD event will take place on March 12th at our HQ at 26 Orsman Road, London N1 5QJ between 7pm and 10pm. Whether you're a student at Point Blank or not you will be welcome to take part in the event - our doors will be open to everyone. The course of the day will feature a number of special guest speakers from various sectors of the music industries, open studios for you to explore, free masterclasses, panels with women discussing their roles and experiences in the music industry and more. For those of you who don't study with Point Blank, they will be hosting a tour of their state-of-the-art studios between 7:00pm and 7:30pm.
In addition to the panels, which will run between 7:30pm and 10:00pm and include a Q&A Session, there will be a number of guests including instructors, artists, curators, DJs and radio producers, major and independent record labels representatives for you to meet and network with. Our special event guests include UK beatboxer and Point Blank Alumni, Grace Savage, Artist and Curator, Estela Oliva, producer and sound designer, Ana Quiroga, Luna Cohen-Solal (Warner Music). Zoe Morfakis (Universal Music), Hazel Marimba, Ellie Talebian and Jude Thompson from The Women in Dance Music Collective and more.