The WiMN is pleased to announce its first official event: A Musical Morning: The First Annual Women's International Music Network Breakfast in partnership with NewBay Media! In addition to bringing together women in the industry for the first event of its kind, the meeting will mark the commencement of the first annual She Rocks Awards>>, also in partnership with NewBay Media. The awards designate women who display leadership and stand out within the music industry.
The event will take place at the upcoming NAMM Convention in Anaheim, CA on January 25, 2013.
Hosted by Laura B. Whitmore, founder of the Women's International Music Network, producer of the Women’s Music Summit, and writer of Guitar World’s Guitar Girl’d column, the WiMN Breakfast’s goal is to bring women together in a supportive environment. The event is free of charge to women with a NAMM badge, including manufacturers, retailers, artists, students and media.
As honoree for the 2013 She Rocks Awards, the WiMN will spotlight songwriter, producer and Songwriter Hall of Fame nominee, Holly Knight!
Voted Best Songwriter in Rolling Stone's 11th annual poll along with luminaries Phil Collins, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen, Holly Knight is a triple-time Grammy award winner. She has written hits for Pat Benetar, Tina Turner, Heart, Aerosmith, Bonnie Tyler, Rod Stewart, and more, while having her songs featured in countless movies and television shows. The first annual She Rocks awards will also recognize industry leaders Mary Peavey, President of Peavey Electronics, Tish Ciravolo, President of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, more. See complete list of honorees here>>
The WiMN would like to acknowledge co-hosts NewBay Media, publishers of Guitar World, Guitar Player, Electronic Musician, Mix Magazine, Bass Player, Keyboard and many other industry publications. Thanks are also due to sponsors Peavey and Daisy Rock for their support in establishing The First Annual Women's International Music Network Breakfast and She Rocks Awards.
To RSVP and find out more information, please visit http://www.thewimn.com/events/the-wimn-breakfast>>