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AMG Heritage Award

2014 AMG Heritage Awards

 

TICKET PURCHASES MUST BE DONE IN ADVANCE OF THE SHOW AND CONVENTION. YOU MAY CALL THE GUILD OFFICES AT 615-469-1595 TO OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS. TICKETS ARE $50.00 PER PERSON UNLESS YOU ARE AN EDUCATIONAL GROUP IN WHICH YOU WOULD NEED TO OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS THROUGH YOUR EDUCATIONAL LEADER. MEMBERS WHO ARE ATTENDING THE ENTIRE CONVENTION HAVE TWO TICKETS INCLUDED INTO THEIR CONVENTION FEE PACKAGE. GUILD MEMBERS WHO ARE NOT ATTENDING THE ENTIRE CONVENTION WILL BE SUBJECT TO REGULAR TICKET PRICES.

ARTISTS PLANNING ON ATTENDING THE ENTIRE EVENT MUST MAKE SURE THEIR CONVENTION FEES ARE PAID IN ADVANCE. THE FEES ARE $450.00 AND INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Display table
  2. Showcases
  3. Seminars
  4. Network training
  5. All food at convention (add $50.00 for each addition person above the registered artist)
  6. Two awards show tickets (each additional ticket above the two must be purchased in advance)
  7. After Party (food included)

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT SHOW SCHEDULES, CONVENTION OUTLINES AND REHEARSAL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Guild members will load in and set up tables on the afternoon of Nov 12th between the hours of 6:30-8:00 pm. NOT BEFORE!

First day of convention will begin at promptly 9:00 am on Nov 13th. Artists are required to be in the building at 8:45 am to receive information and assigned showcase times.

Artists will break for lunch at 12:00 each day and will return to the facilities at 1:15 to resume Guild activities.

Convention Time Line

All events are at the AG Convention Center unless otherwise specified.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 12th–Arrival Day

Registration Desk and Exhibit Move-in

Please see Katrina Cowger for official table assignments. If you have questions beforehand you may contact Katrina at Katrina@ArtistsMusicGuild.com.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

 

 

Thursday, Nov. 13th–Day 1

Artists must have sent their performance tracks (this means without their vocal!) to Elddy Trevino at AMGShowcase@gmail.com. If you arrive and you have not sent your Mp3’s to Elddy in advance, you will NOT be permitted to showcase as all of our programs are pre-recorded in advance!

8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks by Jimmy Davis and David L. Cook

10:00 a.m.  Showcases begin

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

2:00 p.m.  Showcases Resume

6:00 p.m.   ♫♫Chili’s Restaurant Reception Dinner for Guild Members♫♫

7:00-9:00 p.m.  Jam Session

 

Friday, Nov. 14th–Day 2

All Seminars are subject to change. Please check with Guild administration if you should have any questions regarding any of the seminars.

8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open

8:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks

 

 9:00 a.m.

David L Cook

How to Make the Guild Work for You/Making a Name for Yourself in a Positive Way/Applying for Arts Grants that Support Your Music

 

10:15 a.m.

Attorney to the Stars

Norman Gillis

Music Law/Copyright/Intellectual Property

 

 11:15 a.m.

 Former Head of Columbia Records

Eddie Raye

Signing with a Legitimate Record Label and What to Expect/Recording Your Projects and Making Them Successful

 

1:15 p.m. Gene Bailey

 

 2:00 p.m.

Dale Hill

How to Move Through a Career and What is Expected of You in the Media

 

3:15 p.m.

Juli Emmons/Charlotte Film Community

Stage presence and what it takes to be a great artists rather than a mediocre one

 

 4:00 p.m.

Richard Kiser

What artists need to know to obtain major endorsements

 6:00 p.m.  ♫♫ City of Monroe Artists Reception Dinner ♫♫

Hosted by the City of Monroe

 

Saturday, Nov. 15th–Day 3

                                                                                                                                   8:00 a.m. Registration Desk Open

8:30 a.m.  Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m.  Networking Games

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

2:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.  Red Carpet

7:00 p.m. Show Broadcast Begins

SHOW REHEARSAL TIMES

TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!!

If you are a performer or presenter please find your name on this list and report to the television studios at assigned rehearsal times. If you do not show for rehearsals you will be replaced. Please contact the Guild should you have any questions regarding your assigned rehearsal time. Once you have finished your rehearsal time please return to the seminar area

IMPORTANT: If you are not a presenter or performer please do NOT come into the television studio areas during rehearsal times. There will be a great deal of movement going on with cameras and technicians and we do not need anything  to hinder their progress. Thank you.

FRIDAY REHEARSALS

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SATURDAY REHEARSALS

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AIRPORT, HOTEL, TICKETS, VENUE  INFORMATION and DIRECTIONS

TRANSPORTATION

Walker's Transportation

Walker’s Transportation

People needing transportation to and from the airport may call Walkers Transportation which is an official service provider of the Guild. They have arranged for special rates for Guild members. They also have special rates for limousines for the night of the awards show. They do need to know your request well in advance to ensure they have a fleet large enough to meet the Guild’s needs. Click on the photo above to be taken to their page.

FORMAL WEAR

If you need formal wear, please contact the Guild’s official formal wear supplier, Simpson’s Formal Wear. They are doing a special deal for ONLY Guild attendees. A custom classic black tuxedo which regularly rents for $125.00 can now be rented for a mere $68.00 if you are attending this event. This does include the entire suit but you will need to act quickly to ensure they have your suit ready for you upon your arrival. You will have to supply them with your measurements in advance and they prefer for you to go to one of your local formal wear stores or mens suit outlet to be properly measured. If you have any questions they are more than happy to help you. Call them at 704-289-2000 or click on their logo here to be taken to their official facebook page. They are here to make you look your best!

Simpson's Formal Wear The Guild's Official Formal Wear Supplier

Simpson’s Formal Wear
The Guild’s Official Formal Wear Supplier

 

HOTEL

We recommend that you make your reservations ASAP! Last year as many of you know we ran out of rooms and people were scrambling to find a room at the very last minute. The hotels are listed in the order of service. You may choose which hotel that would fit your needs the best.

PLEASE CLICK ON THE BLUE LINKS TO BE TAKEN TO THE RESPECTIVE LOCATIONS

Quality Inn and Suites: 13470 East Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105  704-821-9800

$58.00 per night/Full breakfast/Music jam sessions nightly

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Quality Inn & Suites

Directions  from Hotel to AG Conventions Center

Country Inn & Suites : 2001 Mount Harmony Church Rd.  Matthews, NC  20104   704-846-8000

$65.oo per night/Full breakfast/Room for music jam sessions/Freshly baked cookies nightly

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Country Inn & Suites

Directions from Hotel to the AG Convention Center

 

Hampton Inn & Suites: 2368 Roland Dr, Monroe, NC 28110  704-220-2200

$85.00 per night/Full breakfast

Directions from Charlotte Douglas Airport to Hampton Inn & Suites

Directions from Hotel to the AG Convention Center

Please have your AMG Membership number ready when you call!

IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS YOU WILL OBTAIN YOUR TICKETS THE NIGHT OF THE SHOW BY VISITING TO TICKET BOX OFFICE IN THE FRONT RECEPTION AREA OF THE THEATER. TICKETS WILL BE LISTED UNDER YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER

This event is a BLACK TIE formal event. Proper dress is required!

Should you have a problem please call the Artists Music Guild Offices:  615.469.1595