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Aims and Objectives

> To provide affordable quality training in a range of audio skills

> To promote skills sharing across the sector, including radio, podcasting, audiobooks and all forms of audio production

> To encourage new entrants and offer opportunities for networking, collaboration and partnership

> To encourage networking, collaboration and partnership across the sector.

> To promote dIversity in audio production

> To be accessible to all those working in the UK Audio sector

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If you are in the audio production world - running a radio station, production company, audio publisher, related radio business – or you’re a freelance audio producer or podcaster, then the effect of Britain leaving the EU on the way you work could be considerable. 

Brexit will affect the operation of businesses across the country – foreign travel, movement of goods, data exchange, intellectual property and of course with change there always comes opportunity. 

AudioUK, funded by the Business Readiness Fund, is offering a free event where experts will be able to explain changes and answer questions, so book your free places now at

The sessions will equip attendees to plan their business to exit the EU under a No Deal; provide an overview of the broader impact of exiting the EU; highlight new and existing funding for creative projects; provide the opportunity to meet other audio professionals and share information.   There will be experts from all the key areas – law, finance, HR, and the Audio sector.    Attendees will be signposted to other relevant sources of information to help them prepare for a No Deal.

The day is presented by award winning TV and Radio presenter Georgie Frost [right] 

Running order

1000 Introduction from AudioUK
David Prest – Managing Director Whistledown Productions

1015 What Happens After Brexit?
A view of the post Brexit Cultural and Economic Climate
Ian O’Neill – Programme Director Radio at the DCMS
Andrew Hood - Partner Regulatory and Trade Fieldfisher Law Firm

1115 Coffee/Tea

1130 How will Brexit Affect my Audio Business?
Everything you need to know about Travel, Goods, People and Data
Simon Morrissey - BBC Legal Director Information and Rights.
Punam Birly - Partner and Brexit People & Immigration Lead, KPMG
David Thomas - David Thomas Media, specializing in Business Skills

1245 Lunch break

1400 How to Stay the Right Side of the Law
What happens to copyright, Intellectual Property,Distribution of Content and contracts with European Partners post Brexit
Ramsay Monime – Senior Associate, Briffa Solicitors.
Paul March - AudioUK Legal Adviser

1500 What is Contingency Planning?
A short workshop on how to do contingency planning

1530 Tea

1545 Future funding opportunities
In a Post Brexit world where are the opportunities for Audio?
Will Jackson - AudioUK
Steve Ackerman - MD Somethin Else
Sarah Shrubb – Audio Publisher, Little Brown 
Hari Prabu – Creative Industries Federation