MIME

Music Industry Mentoring Edge

Music Industry Mentoring Edge (MIME) is a unique and innovative mentoring program designed to support career progression, knowledge and connections for emerging to mid-level career music industry professionals in Melbourne.

Partnerships

Music Industry Mentoring Edge (MIME)

Music Industry Mentoring Edge (MIME) is a unique and innovative mentoring program designed to support career progression, knowledge and connections for emerging to mid-level career music professionals, such as musicians, artists, managers, engineers, producers, record label owners, and similar in Melbourne

The inaugural program is presented and supported in partnership with Box Hill Institute (BHI), City of Melbourne and BHI’s New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) funded by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment to further support start-up businesses. It is the first time that a NEIS provider has partnered with a music education provider and local government to deliver a program tailored specifically to support music businesses.

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Keynote Speaker

Olympia

Keynote Speaker

Olympia has released two studio albums to international critical acclaim including Flamingo (2019) and Self Talk (2016) an album that was nominated for an ARIA award, shortlisted in the Australian Music Prize and selected as a triple j feature album.

2019 was a huge year for the artist with the release of sophomore album ‘Flamingo’, and a hectic international touring schedule. ‘Flamingo’ enjoyed high radio circulation including airplay on Radio X (UK), BBC1 (UK), Flux FM (GR), Double J (AUS).

Described by the Herald Sun as ‘local guitar bully and counter-culture connoisseur’, recent tours have included with Anna Calvi, Julia Jacklin and Fred Armisen with comparisons including Joey Santiago (Pixies) and David Bowie.

Olympia will be the keynote speaker for the panel and Q & A on Wednesday the 8th of July. 

Olympia

New Business Assistance with NEIS

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

If you are keen to start your own business and if you are eligible, we can help you establish your own business through the New Business Assistance with NEIS.

In this scheme you will:

  • complete a nationally accredited qualification: BSB30315 Certificate III in Micro Business Operations
  • receive 39 weeks of income support (if eligible)
  • get Rental Assistance for up to 26 weeks (if eligible)
  • benefit from 12 months of mentoring from an experienced business mentor

New Business Assistance with NEIS is a government-funded program that assists eligible people set up viable small businesses. We are one of the largest providers of this program in Victoria and represent the Greater Melbourne Employment and Training Services (GRAMETS) consortium.

Learn more about GRAMETS consortium