As a voice over talent, it’s important to network with other professionals. This can lead to learning a lot about your industry and even connect with people who can help you find some new gigs. One of the best ways to network is by attending events around the country where a lot of voice over artists and those interested in them will be gathering. The following are some of the ones you may want to consider attending.
This event is being held May 7th, 8th, and 9th at the Holiday Inn in Worthington, Ohio. It’s presented by Big Voice Production and Buckeye Media Services, and sponsored by Voices.com. There will be many activities available such as educational workshops, breakfast and lunch buffet, auditions, and speakers like Marc Graue, Kurt Kelly, J. Michael Collins, Hillary Huber, Harlan Hogan, Rodney Saulsberry, Paul Keels, Karen Sigal, Al Tucker, Ron Allan, and James Minter. Themes include Home Studios, Voice Over Equipment, Marketing Your Business, Agency Representation, Building a Voice Over Website, Auditioning for Jobs, Standard Business Practices, Audio Production, and Creating Effective Demos.
This is a convention for:
- Audiobook narrators
- Others in the audio industry
The keynote speaker will be Peter Skankman, who is a social media marketing expert. If you’re in the New York City area on May 27th, it’s at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
2015 Audie Awards Gala & Presentation
This event is following the convention above. It will feature this year’s audiobook production achievements. It is also located in New York City at the New York Academy of Medicine. Call 609-799-6327 for more information.
This event is going to be held November 7-8 at the Westin Dulles Hotel in Herndon, VA. You’ll hear from great artists such as Dan Friedman, Sean Pratt, Jake Bazel, Dave Fennoy, and John Lusher.
It’s a huge even that will allow many voice over artists to meet and learn from one another. It’s going to be discussed on Twitter @Midatlanticvo and on Facebook, so be sure to like and follow their pages to stay up to date on the event’s happenings.
Get Your Tickets Early and Save at Most Events
When you consider going to one of these voice over events, or any event, you should try to get your tickets early because usually they have a lower rate for early purchases. You may also want to try to get your tickets online, which can come with a discount as well.
Remember to be open and take it all in at these events. You can gain so much, and walk away with an effective plan to grow your business.