(Houston, TX - June 11, 2009) Everything is big in Texas, including its musical talent, which is why the National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) will launch its Houston Chapter here next week. The launch takes place on Thursday, June 18 at 2038 Monarch Hollow Lane, in Katy, Texas from 7:30pm to 10pm. The event is FREE to attend, though RSVP is mandatory.
Music professionals in the Lone Star State will have access to an array of professional career development opportunities, educational programs, access to top music industry executives, and extensive networking. NARIP also offers a job bank, a member resume database for employers, a mentor network, a newsletter, and other valuable services.
Barry Coffing, CEO and Founder of MusicSupervisor.com and Uprising Entertainment, is appointed NARIP's Houston Director. "Texas has always been a hotbed for artistic and executive talent, and we see enormous opportunity there. I know of no better person than Barry Coffing to lead the charge for us in this gunslinger state in our gunslinger industry," says NARIP President Tess Taylor. "He's well-connected, highly creative and astute. We are thrilled to have him on board to grow NARIP in this important region."
With his professional relationships, especially at major film companies and TV networks on both coasts, and a strong background in the business as an executive and successful composer / artist, Mr. Coffing is uniquely positioned to help NARIP members in Houston identify opportunities in film and television, and to create and sustain long-term careers in the music business today.
NARIP’s launch will feature 30-second introductions by all present to help attendees identify and get in front of the people who can make a difference to their business. All are welcome at our launch, you need not be a NARIP member to attend. Please RSVP online at NARIP.com by Wednesday, June 17 at 12:00 noon.
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