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Music Industry Conferences

A handy 2014 – 2015 map + calendar of music industry conferences around the World



 


world map Music Industry Conferences

CMJ

Over five nonstop days and nights, the world’s most important platform for the discovery of new music, CMJ Music Marathon, invades New York City with over 1,300 artist performances.

LAMC

The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) is a major conference geared towards the marketing of Spanish-language alternative music.It showcases what it considers the best in Latin music. This six-day event provides networking opportunities for leading artists, label executives, journalists, managers, marketers, retailers and programmers.

Canadian Music Week

Music festival, conference, and exhibition with thousands of music industry participants from around the world. 350 bands in 35 clubs over three nights. Held in Toronto, Canada.

New Music Seminar

The New Music Seminar believe the music industry can be a $100 billion business. It convenes leaders and visionaries who will take us there. NMS helps both artists and players break through in this difficult market by providing the knowledge and connections they need to succeed.

Dewey Beach Music Conference

Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events. Held annually in Dewey Beach, Delaware.

BIGSOUND

BIGSOUND, now in its 12th year, has a reputation as the best and most relevant music industry event in Australia. Produced by QMusic, BIGSOUND is positioned as Australia’s most internationally focused conference.

Music Matters

This year, Music Matters will dive into the opportunities of monetising music using social media, music synchronicity and interviews with the most prominent digital music CEOs and 75 other music industry thought leaders.

Billboard Country Music Summit

Two days of provocative discussion of issues critical to success for all stakeholders in the country music business, including panels, keynotes and roundtables on sponsorships, publishing/songwriting, touring, recording, radio, digital/social, artist development, and how to build, maximise and sustain careers.

MUSEXPO

MUSEXPO is an annual international music and media conference that takes place in Hollywood, CA. Daily panel discussions and networking events involving music and media decision makers from around the world, including artist showcases each night.

ASCAP EXPO

The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO is the first and only national conference dedicated to songwriters and composers. Grow your music career and network at the ASCAP EXPO. Open to all, not just ASCAP members.

SF MusicTech Summit

The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce.

Taxi Road Rally

Every year, TAXI holds a Road Rally to showcase new talent, conduct seminars and educate the music professionals about new aspects of the music business.

The Namm Show

The NAMM Show is the world’s premier music products trade show, where manufacturers from around the globe come to unveil the hottest new gear and the latest music and sound technology.

The Great Escape

The Great Escape is a new music festival that showcases emerging artists from all over the world. Over 350 up and coming bands play in 30 venues. TGE is also attended by the music industry who are also on the hunt for next big thing. TGE also run a convention alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance.

by:Larm

by:Larm tech is a vibrant celebration of technology and the people that bring it to life, and a music festival like no other in the Nordics. by:Larm tech aims to be the go to arena for tech & change oriented people where technology and music interact.

Eurosonic Noorderslag

Eurosonic Noorderslag is an annual four-day conference and showcase festival presenting European pop music. The festival takes place in January in Groningen.

Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is a five-day electronic music conference and festival held annually in mid-October. The event offers a full program of daytime conferences alongside a nighttime music festival featuring more than 300 events spread across 50 clubs in Amsterdam.

MIDEM

Midem is the yearly international b2b event dedicated to the new music ecosystem, with a tradeshow, conferences, competitions, networking and gigs.

International Music Summit

The Ibiza International Music Summit, is now revered as one of the world’s most important music industry gatherings in the world. IMS signals the beginning of the Ibiza season. It’s both a high level music industry conference, alongside a week of the most aspirational dance parties on the island.

Rio Music Conference

Liverpool Sound City

Liverpool Sound City is the largest international music, digital and film festival and conference in the UK, welcoming over 360 artists, in over 25 venues in Liverpool’s city centre, with over 40,000 music fans and over 3000 industry professionals.

WOMEX

WOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. The annual five-day event comprises a bustling Trade Fair, Showcase Festival, Conference, and Film programme, as well as festive Opening and Award ceremonies.

SXSW

The South by Southwest® Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.

Winter Music Conference

Winter Music Conference, in its 28th consecutive year, is one of the most publicized annual music gatherings in the world. A pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry, WMC attracts thousands of artists and music industry delegates.

 

The NAMM Show - January 23th – 26th 2014

the namm show Music Industry ConferencesThe NAMM Show is the world’s premier music products trade show, where manufacturers from around the globe come to unveil the hottest new gear and the latest music and sound technology.
Location: Anaheim, CA, USA
Website: www.namm.com


Midem - February 1st – 4th 2014

midem logo Music Industry Conferences Midem is the yearly international b2b event dedicated to the new music ecosystem, with a tradeshow, conferences, competitions, networking and gigs.
Location: Cannes, France
Website: www.midem.com


by:Larm - February 26th – March 1st 2014

 Music Industry Conferences by:Larm tech is a vibrant celebration of technology and the people that bring it to life, and a music festival like no other in the Nordics. by:Larm tech aims to be the go to arena for tech & change oriented people where technology and music interact.
Location: Oslo, Norway
Website: www.bylarm.no


ILMC- March 7th – 9th 2014

ilmc Music Industry Conferences ILMC is an annual conference held in London specifically for the live music industry. With over 1,000 live music professionals, this is one of the best conferences for the live industry.
Location: London, UK
Website: www.ilmc.com


SXSW - March 7th – 16th 2014

sxsw Music Industry Conferences The South by Southwest® Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
Website: www.sxsw.com


Winter Music Conference - March 21st – 30th 2014

winter music conference Music Industry Conferences Winter Music Conference, in its 28th consecutive year, is one of the most publicized annual music gatherings in the world. A pivotal platform for the advancement of the industry, WMC attracts thousands of artists and music industry delegates.
Location: Miami, Florida, USA
Website: www.wmf.com


ASCAP Expo - April 24th – 26th 2014

ascap expo Music Industry Conferences The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO is the first and only national conference dedicated to songwriters and composers. Grow your music career and network at the ASCAP EXPO. Open to all, not just ASCAP members.
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Website: www.ascap.com/eventsawards


Liverpool Sound City - May 1st – 3rd 2014

liverpool sound city Music Industry Conferences Liverpool Sound City is the largest international music, digital and film festival and conference in the UK, welcoming over 360 artists, in over 25 venues in Liverpool’s city centre, with over 40,000 music fans and over 3000 industry professionals.
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Website: www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk


MUSEXPO - May 6th – 9th 2014

musexpo Music Industry Conferences MUSEXPO is an annual international music and media conference that takes place in Hollywood, CA. Daily panel discussions and networking events involving music and media decision makers from around the world, including artist showcases each night.
Location: Hollywood, CA, USA
Website: www.musexpo.net


Canadian Music Week - May 6th – 10th 2014

canadian music week Music Industry Conferences Music festival, conference, and exhibition with thousands of music industry participants from around the world. 350 bands in 35 clubs over three nights. Held in Toronto, Canada.
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Website: www.cmw.net


Music Biz 2014 - May 6th – 8th

musicbiz logo Music Industry Conferences Music Biz 2014 – where we bring together the content and commerce communities to set agendas to reach collaborative, meaningful and actionable solutions that will create the music landscape of tomorrow.
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Website: http://musicbiz.org/


The Great Escape - May 8th – 10th 2014

the great escape brighton Music Industry Conferences The Great Escape is a new music festival that showcases emerging artists from all over the world. Over 350 up and coming bands play in 30 venues. TGE is also attended by the music industry who are also on the hunt for next big thing. TGE also run a convention alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Website: www.greatescape.com


International Music Summit - May 22nd – 24th 2014

international music summit Music Industry Conferences The Ibiza International Music Summit, is now revered as one of the world’s most important music industry gatherings in the world. IMS signals the beginning of the Ibiza season. It’s both a high level music industry conference, alongside a week of the most aspirational dance parties on the island.
Location: Ibiza, Spain
Website: www.internationalmusicsummit.com


Music Matters - May 22nd – 24th 2014

music matters Music Industry Conferences This year, Music Matters will dive into the opportunities of monetising music using social media, music synchronicity and interviews with the most prominent digital music CEOs and 75 other music industry thought leaders.
Location: Singapore
Website: http://www.allthatmatters.asia


SF MusicTech Summit - May 28th 2014

san francisco music tech summit Music Industry Conferences The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce.
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Website: www.sfmusictech.com


New Music Seminar - June 9th – 11th 2014

new music seminar Music Industry ConferencesThe New Music Seminar believe the music industry can be a $100 billion business. It convenes leaders and visionaries who will take us there. NMS helps both artists and players break through in this difficult market by providing the knowledge and connections they need to succeed.
Location: New York, USA
Website: www.newmusicseminar.com


Billboard Country Music Summit - June 2014

billboard country music summit Music Industry Conferences Two days of provocative discussion of issues critical to success for all stakeholders in the country music business, including panels, keynotes and roundtables on sponsorships, publishing/songwriting, touring, recording, radio, digital/social, artist development, and how to build, maximise and sustain careers.
Location: Nashville, TN, USA
Website: www.billboardevents.com/country


Latic Alternative Music Conference - July 9th – 13th 2014

lamc Music Industry Conferences The Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) is a major conference geared towards the marketing of Spanish-language alternative music.It showcases what it considers the best in Latin music. This six-day event provides networking opportunities for leading artists, label executives, journalists, managers, marketers, retailers and programmers.
Location: New York, USA
Website: www.latinalternative.com


West Coast Songwriters Conference - September 7th – 8th 2014

west coast songwriters Music Industry Conferences Held the second weekend in September at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA. With a special kick-off party Friday night, it’s your chance to meet fellow conference attendees as well as the many and varied industry leaders instructing the seminars.
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA, USA
Website: www.westcoastsongwriters.org


BIGSOUND - September 11th – 13th 2014

bigsound logo Music Industry Conferences BIGSOUND, now in its 12th year, has a reputation as the best and most relevant music industry event in Australia. Produced by QMusic, BIGSOUND is positioned as Australia’s most internationally focused conference.
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Website: www.qmusic.com.au/bigsound/2013/


Dewey Beach Music Conference September 19th – 21st 2014

dbmc Music Industry Conferences Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events. Held annually in Dewey Beach, Delaware.
Location: Dewey Beach, DE, USA
Website: www.deweybeachfest.com


CMJ Music Marathon- October 15th – 19th 2014

cmj Music Industry Conferences Over five nonstop days and nights, the world’s most important platform for the discovery of new music, CMJ Music Marathon, invades New York City with over 1,300 artist performances.
Location: New York, USA
Website: www.cmj.com


Amsterdam Dance Event - October 16th – 20th 2014

amsterdam dance event Music Industry Conferences The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is a five-day electronic music conference and festival held annually in mid-October. The event offers a full program of daytime conferences alongside a nighttime music festival featuring more than 300 events spread across 50 clubs in Amsterdam.
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl


WOMEX- October 23rd – 26th 2014

WOMEX Untertitel schwarz Music Industry ConferencesWOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. The annual five-day event comprises a bustling Trade Fair, Showcase Festival, Conference, and Film programme, as well as festive Opening and Award ceremonies.
Location: Cardiff, Wales
Website: www.womex.com


MU:CON - November 2014

mucon logo Music Industry Conferences MU:CON Seoul is a global music conference and showcase through cross-fertalisation and harmony to energise for the creation, production, and distribution of music.
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Website: http://www.mucon.or.kr


Taxi Road Rally - November 2014

taxi road rally Music Industry Conferences Every year, TAXI holds a Road Rally to showcase new talent, conduct seminars and educate the music professionals about new aspects of the music business.
Location: Los Angeles, USA
Website: www.taxi.com/rally


Eurosonic Noorderslag - January 15th – 18th 2015

eurosonic noorderslag Music Industry Conferences Eurosonic Noorderslag is an annual four-day conference and showcase festival presenting European pop music. The festival takes place in January in Groningen.
Location: Groningen, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.eurosonic-noorderslag.nl/


Midem - January 25th – 28th 2014

midem logo Music Industry Conferences Midem is the yearly international b2b event dedicated to the new music ecosystem, with a tradeshow, conferences, competitions, networking and gigs.
Location: Cannes, France
Website: www.midem.com


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