Lunch & Learn 06: The Business of Budgeting: Financial Management in Music

Wed 21st March 2018
Artscape Youngplace (180 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON)
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cima events, cimalunchandlearn, professional development

CIMA & WorkInCulture Present

Lunch & Learn 06: The Business of Budgeting: Financial Management in Music

When: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Price: FREE for CIMA & MusicOntario members with discount code; $10 for non-members

Most people working in the music industry count themselves lucky to make money at a career they love - but how do artists and their teams establish financial stability and security in the ever-changing world of music? Join our special guest speaker, Joe Bartok (This is the Deal Inc.), as he explains the business of budgeting, and the key to achieving growth and profit through successful financial management.

Members should contact Sam R ( or Sarah ( for the discount code.

Joe Bartok is an accountant and business manager who has been practicing for over a decade. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Honours) from Brock University in 1997, followed by a Master’s degree in Business Administration (specializing in Arts, Media and Entertainment Administration) from the Schulich School of Business at York University in 2006.

Joe is the founder of This is the Deal Inc., a Toronto-based business management firm that provides accounting and consulting services for over 300 clients within a wide range of industries, specializing in entertainment. Prior to starting This is the Deal, Joe spent over 6 years in finance and accounting roles at independent and major Canadian record labels. He also teaches part-time as an instructor of music-business accounting courses at several GTA institutions. Outside of work, Joe is an active drummer, percussionist and songwriter.

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