Seattle Office of Film + Music


SEATTLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LAUNCHES MAJOR LOCAL MUSIC INITIATIVE

SEATTLE CHAMBER

To raise awareness of the economic impact of music, the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is announcing its plan tonight at the Triple Door to propel Seattle’s music community and industry to the forefront of a rapidly expanding creative economy.  The Chamber has formed a joint taskforce of business leaders and Music Commissioners that will advance industry promotion strategies, professional development opportunities and music industry related issues in the Chamber’s advocacy agenda.  The first feature product of the partnership is a City of Music app. Produced by local app developer, FrontRunner, this new app brings to one place curated streaming local music, concert calendars, mini doc videos and information about local music at the Sea-Tac Airport.  The content for the app is provided by local partners KEXPPlayNetworkJet City StreamSSGMusicRainy Dawg RadioSeattle WeeklySeattle Times107.7 The ENDSound on the SoundThe Stranger and Sport’n Life Records.

The Chamber’s music initiative underscores the community’s desire to champion Seattle as the City of Music through significant investment that goes above and beyond the scope of everyday business.  Community-driven efforts will continue to grow the City of Music Initiative, enhance the climate for our music industry, and push Seattle’s leadership role in music throughout the nation and the world.



JOB SECTOR SURVEY SEEKS INPUT FROM ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
August 25, 2011, 10:47 am
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Seattle Chamber
Every business in the Seattle region is encouraged to participate in the Greater Seattle Chamber’s Job Sector Survey. This is currently the only comprehensive assessment of conditions for employers in Seattle and the Puget Sound region. The 10-minute survey, which will help the Chamber of Commerce collect the information they need to guide elected officials, policymakers and community leaders when making decisions that impact the local economy, is an opportunity for your voice to be heard. This is a great chance for those in the entertainment and music industries to speak up, so act fast. The deadline has been extended to this Friday, August 26.

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