GMIA hosts multiple workshops aimed at ‘informing, upskilling and transforming…’

Are you looking for a workshop to upskill, inform and transform? Well, following the success of 2021 workshops, feedback from attendees and registered interest, the Gospel Music Industry Alliance (GMIA) has announced their next set of workshop events that aim to ‘upskill, inform and transform’ attendees on various aspects of personal, business and career development.

Presentations range from GMIA coordinated and signposted events, all with transformative outcomes, through varied workshop categories and from a host of industry leaders including Karen Gibson MBE, the Founder and Director of The Kingdom Choir and award-winning producer, musical director Goziam Okogwu.

Book now to enhance your digital marketing skills, learn how to fundraise for your next music project or that social enterprise you’ve been wanting to develop, improve your productivity online and gain music industry insights from world-class ta.

Starting from the 1st February to March 2022, you’ll learn how to identify opportunities, manage the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, refine personal skills & enhance business and career development prospects.

Special Industry Workshops

Presented by industry personnel and providers, highlighting services beneficial to the music community.

Special Industry Workshops
PPL presents: ‘Accelerating Your Music Career’
TikTok For Business: Learn From Experts
Special Industry Workshops: Songtrust Presents Understanding & Collecting Publishing Royalties
Special Industry Workshops: Using Facebook & Instagram ads to drive streams with FEED
Special Industry Workshops: How To Make Music Pay by Musician Union

Practitioners Sessions

Hear directly from Practitioners in-the-know and learn key strategies from a wide range of gospel music community experts on a range of topics. 

Practitioners Sessions Title
Baylor University presents Go Tell It on the Mountain: Perspectives on Black Preaching, Theology, and Gospel Music
Practitioners Session: All Things Choir with Karen Gibson MBE
Practitioners Session:  Music Production Concept to Song with Goziam Okogwu
Practitioners Session:  Black Music History | Behind The Scene, Impact of Gospel Music Practitioners
Practitioners Session:  Working with an Artist Manager with Wizdom Layne

‘How-to’ Webinars

Get in-depth practical step-by-step and experience insights that’ll help you address the most important areas of your life. Delivered by active industry personnel and guided by their journey, the ‘How-to’ Webinars focuses on topics that impact and influence navigating the gospel music industry environment.

‘How-to’ Webinars Title
How-to Webinars: Metadata – Your Music Your Money
How-to Webinars:  Helping Artists be discovered beyond social media and alternative ways to monetise
How-to Webinars: Fundraising for Creatives and Individuals with KN Walford Consultancy
How-to Webinars: Fundraising for Charities & Social Enterprises with KN Walford Consultancy
How-to Webinars: Transitioning into Full-Time Ministry with Anu Omideyi

Specialised Sessions

Are geared towards individuals who want to improve their music, life and business balance, discover ways to increase productivity in their personal and professional lives, develop positive habits and more. Topics range from well-being, personal and business development topics with in-depth training and education.

Specialised Sessions Title
Applying for funding by Making Music
Setting Up a Creative Business or Social Enterprise by CNT Associates
Conversations about inclusion: with Black Lives in Music  by Making Music
Specialised Sessions: Digital Essentials with Women On The Rise | The Digital School
Specialised Sessions: Being Productive on the Go with Women On The Rise | The Digital School
Developing a PR campaign by Marcia Dixon MBE


Places may be limited to some workshops, so review and book ASAP to avoid disappointment. 

  • GMIA Member Subscribers have relevant discounts applied on tickets. 
  • You must book a ticket to confirm attendance.
  • All workshop types are open to Non-GMIA subscribers, so tell your friends!
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