Note: This meet-up is limited to 75 attendees. You have to RSVP! There will be a waiting list if the RSVP list is full. If you can't make it to this meet-up, you have to take yourself off the RSVP list to free up the spot for somebody else who wants to attend. Please note that we will be more strict with no-shows, from now on: If you are pulling no-shows at multiple meet-ups, expect to be excluded from future events! Thank you!
ABOUT THE GROUP
The OC EMP (Orange County Electronic Music Producers) meet-up group is part of the EMPA (Electronic Music Producers Association), a non-profit organization focusing on helping music producers of all skill levels to connect and improve their skills. We meet to network and maintain contacts as well as to exchange knowledge and help each other to improve our music. You will meet a lot of talented individuals. Many of them are open for collaborations.
Between 6:00 and 6:30 pm - Doors open:
The organizers usually arrive 15 to 30 minutes before the meet-up to set things up. If you like, you can hang out and talk to the other early birds. Networking is encouraged.
6:30 pm - Official start:
Express introduction round
7:00 pm - Producer Hangout:
We talk about our favorite VSTs. If you are a fan of a specific VST and consider it as your secret weapon in production, you are encouraged to hare this with the community.
9:30 pm - Official End:
Please take out your trash and leave the room.
The organizers and speakers have to pack up all equipment quickly. Do not interfere with them. Wait outside for them, if you have any questions.
10:00 pm - Room will be locked:
We are required by the venue to vacant the room at 10 pm.
Attendance is free!
FOOD AND BEVERAGES
You can bring your own light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. The venue has a Microwave. So you can warm-up food. Please avoid strong smelling food (like fish), as well as leaving drips and crumbs. The Sand Canyon Plaza (http://www.shopirvinecompany.com/centers/irvine/sand-canyon-plaza), next to the premises on Irvine Canter Drive, provides a variety of food options.
Food can only be consumed in the kitchen area!
Again: Alcohol is not allowed on the premises!
Reminder: We will leave the room in clean condition!
Take your trash out! We appreciate, if you also grab trash others may have forgotten.
We will meet in the Irvine Ranch Water District Community Meeting Room.
Enter the parking lot from Sand Canyon Ave and turn left. Park close to the car ports. The entrance is hidden around the corner on the left of the building. There is usually a chain spanning over the road. You have to walk around it. The entrance is right there.
Do NOT call the organizers at the day of the event. Thank you!
IRVINE RANCH WATER DISTRICT NEITHER SUPPORTS NOR ENDORSES THE CAUSE NOR ACTIVITIES OF ORGANIZATIONS WHICH USE THE DISTRICT’S MEETING ROOMS THAT ARE MADE AVAILABLE AS A PUBLIC SERVICE.
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WHAT TO BRING
Most importantly, bring a friendly and positive attitude! We encourage you to ask meaningful questions, heckling of any sort won't be tolerated. Feel free to bring your fully charged laptop with your DAW and a pair of headphones.
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