To All Registered Managers Attending South By Southwest:

"You are cordially invited to a special, closed-door Managers Peer Group Meeting at South By Southwest '05, to be held Friday, March 18th from 3:30PM-4:45PM in Room 13B of the Austin Convention Center. Like last year, this meeting is an opportunity for like-minded professionals to meet and exchange ideas and suggestions on a variety of issues. We hope you will take advantage of this unique opportunity. Please be advised you must be registered at SXSW to gain admission to the Convention Center, and you will need the enclosed invitation in order to gain admission to the peer group meeting. On Saturday, March 19th will be the MMF PANEL (Music Managers Forum) in Room 12A from 3:00PM-4:15PM, Out With The Old, In With The New: A Managers Life in 2005, discussing these issues as well as current issues the MMF is involved with, hosted by Steven Scharf of Steven Scharf Entertainment & VP of MMF U.S.(New York), Barry Bergman of Barry Bergman Management & President of MMF U.S. (New York), Glen Starchman of Net Music Entertainment (Edmonds, WA), Kevin Leflar of Official Community Corp. (Toronto), Mick Wainman of Digital Music Marketing (Burbank, CA) and Kevin Wommack of Loophole Entertainment (Austin). This is open to everyone registered and attending the convention.

For additional panel schedules, check the web site,

We look forward to seeing you in Austin."

Best regards,

Steven Scharf

President, Steven Scharf Entertainment/

Sr VP Creative, Carlin America Inc.

VP, Music Managers Forum - affiliated with The International Music Managers Forum