- Marketing and Promotion
Saturday : 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Since late August 2002, one of the entertainment industry’s most respected women, Rina Ferris, has been operating a freelance PR and management company under the banner of Ferris Davies PRM.
Rina has worked with several major record companies over a 15 year period and combines her extensive experience in music publicity and promotion with a background in business affairs. Her last record company position was as Director of National Publicity and Promotions with Festival Mushroom Records. During her career, she has had the pleasure of working with artists as diverse and successful as Killing Heidi, Savage Garden, Elvis Costello, Lionel Richie, Texas, Shania Twain, george, Public Enemy, Kiss, Duran Duran, INXS, Page + Plant, Gene Simmons, Michael Crawford, Tina Arena, Human Nature, Silverchair, Powderfinger, Ray Davies, Ian Moss, James Brown, Fatboy Slim, Pearl Jam, Cold Chisel, Richard Clapton, Ian Moss, Sarah McLachlan, Status Quo, Tina Arena and Beastie Boys to name a few.
Ferris Davies PRM specialise in large event PR management and over the past nine years have been national publicists on the ARIA Awards (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011), ARIA Hall of Fame (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010) Live Earth, Sound Relief, Silverchair and Powderfinger’s massive 2007 “Across the Great Divide” Australian tour, Good Vibrations Festival (2006 – 2009), Powderfinger’s 32 show “Sunsets” Farewell Tour, One Movement for Music Festival and Conference (2009 and 2010), 2011 and 2012 Big Day Out, Cold Chisel’s Light the Nitro and No Plans Tours and V8 Supercars’ Sydney Telstra 500 launches in 2009, 2010 and 2011.