Bonnie Dalton is the General Manager of the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO), where she works with her incredible team to help grow the prosperity of Victorian music businesses.
In the twelve months since the VMDO opened its doors, Bonnie and the team have been busy developing pathways between Melbourne and ASEAN, China, LATAM and beyond. The VMDO is investigating innovation, researching and connecting Victorian music businesses with the world and with each other.
Prior to the VMDO, Bonnie worked with local governments in Victoria in a range of roles from marketing to establishing Low Light Queenscliff – a fringe style winter arts festival in a small coastal town that is having huge impacts on the economic development of the area. She has also worked as an artist manager and across events, production, and programming. A recipient of the Lighthouse Award for management, she was also the producer of the Melbourne St Jerome’s Laneway Festival for ten years, senior management at Falls Festival prior to that and worked on film festivals and international operations for cinema exhibitors.
Related links: https://www.vmdo.com.au