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VMDO Links - Crisis Communication Workshop

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In an industry where challenges can arise unexpectedly and explode into the public domain with velocity, understanding how to prevent, prepare for, mitigate and navigate crises effectively is paramount. Join us on June 27 at the Music Market for an insightful discussion on Crisis Communications in the music industry, hosted by the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO).

We're thrilled to have Stacey Piggott, renowned publicist and leading crisis specialist from Daydream Nation, and Josh Bornstein, esteemed Principal Lawyer at Maurice Blackburn and media superstar, sharing their expertise in navigating complex situations in the media in turbulent times.

This discussion will empower music industry professionals with knowledge on how to:

· Expediently handle crises and effectively manage the flow of information.

· Highlight the importance of the relationship between PR and legal when it comes to effective crisis strategy and management.

· The best vehicles for reaching the public quickly and ways to ensure facts prevail over misinformation.

· The most effective way for an organization to communicate its wrongdoing.

· How to avert a crisis altogether minimise damage.

· The power of preparation and a plan.

Stacey Piggott is the Director of Daydream Nation and one of the leading and most respected entertainment crisis communications strategists in the country, she has been the driving force behind the creation and execution of extremely successful, national PR campaigns for some of the country's most loved brands, music festivals, international and local artists, food and wine events, sports personalities, and comedians.

Josh Bornstein is a Principal Lawyer at Maurice Blackburn, based in Melbourne. He is the national head of the firm’s Employment and Industrial Law department. Josh is one of the most accomplished and respected employment lawyers in the country. His first book, ‘Working for the Brand: how corporations are destroying free speech’ is scheduled for release in October.

Drinks and light refreshments will be provided and there will be time for networking and to meet the presenters at the end.

If you have specific questions or topics you would like addressed during the session, please submit them through the ticket booking link.

Tickets are free but booking is essential.


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