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2008 Indiegrrl Women in the Arts Conference Extends Discount Ticket Deadlines

posted Aug 7, 2008, 3:13 PM by Vu Nguyen
From Serge Entertainment
2008 Indiegrrl Women in the Arts Conference
Extends Discount Deadlines

New Ticket Discount Deadlines approach for Banquet, Conference Passes


August 8, 2008
For Immediate Release

     Martinsville, VA - The history-making First Annual Indiegrrl Women in the Arts Conference taking place in Spencer, VA from August 21 - 24, 2008, has extended their discount deadlines. The first deadline for discounted general conference passes is Friday, August 15th. A full conference pass is offered at the discounted price of $100 and will allow you to attend all workshops, panels, exhibit hall and both live performance stages on Friday and Saturday.  Although the showcases will feature women, men are welcome to attend the conference and take part in the workshops and panels. 

     After August 15th, you will only be able to purchase a walk-up conference pass at the door for $125.

     The second deadline is for banquet passes.
The 2008 Indiegrrl Conference will feature two keynote speakers - musician/actress Bonnie Bramlett and The Donnas' manager Molly Neuman at the Indiegrrl Banquet on Thursday, August 21st. Banquet tickets are available to the public for $30 online until Monday, August 18th. Only advance tickets are available for this banquet.

    
A general public one day ticket will be sold on Friday and Saturday (days of the conference) for $10 that will allow access into the exhibit hall and the two stage areas. A food vendor will be on site at The Spencer Penn Center selling a selection of sandwiches, salads, desserts, snacks and beverages. 

     The Dutch Inn Hotel located at 2360 Virginia Ave., Collinsville, VA 24078 is offering room discounts of $64.95 for two people and comes with a free full breakfast buffet for those attending the conference. Phone (276) 647-3721 to make your room reservations. 

     Purchase your complete conference pass online at
http://www.indiegrrl.com. After August 15th, general overall conference passes will be sold for $125 and the one day passes for the exhibit hall and stages will be sold at the doors on Friday and Saturday at The Spencer Penn Center.

     Main sponsors for the Indiegrrl Conference are Oasis CD Manufacturing, Serge Entertainment, MPress Records, Onlinegigs, Songsalive, Rockin’ Moms, Females On Fire, Spotted Kiva Productions, Music Talks Sessions, Daisy Rocks Guitars, Indie Artist Assistant, Linq Songs Publishing, Koncept Consulting, Sage Design, Bassett Printing, and more.  Planned workshops and panel discussions on Friday and Saturday at The Spencer Penn Center will feature alternate guitar tunings, song writing, web design, graphic design, podcasting, booking your tour, press kits, press releases, touring on a tight budget, long term survival as an indie, balancing personal life and career, Non Profit 101, and more.  The conference will also feature an Exhibit Hall featuring different industry vendors and an artist row where you can talk directly with some of the showcasing artists, along with two stages showcasing live performances in music, comedy, and spoken word.  Showcasing artists are being selected now and the showcase schedule will be posted on the Indiegrrl website soon. Showcasing artists will be a combination of members from the Indiegrrl Women in the Arts organization as well as Songsalive, Females on Fire, and Rockin' Moms.

    
Indiegrrl is an entity of the Indie Music For Life 501(c)3 non profit and each year donates monies specifically for the Indie Music For Life cancer research and educational cancer awareness programs. To purchase tickets and for more information about the Indiegrrl Conference, please visit http://www.indiegrrl.com/2008conference.html.

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