[Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO)]
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 into China, investigating innovation, researching and connecting Victorian music businesses with the world and with each other. Prior to the VMDO, Bonnie worked predominantly as an artist manager but also across events, production, and programming. A recipient of the Lighthouse Award for management, she has previously worked with Little Red, The Vasco Era, Ali Barter and Oscar Dawson. She was the producer of the Melbourne St Jerome’s Laneway Festival for ten years, senior management at Falls Festival prior to that and worked in IT Development and international operations for cinemas way back when.