Electronic music and networking event, Brighton Music Conference (BMC), has announced the first wave of speakers and artists for its 10th anniversary edition.

BMC said it will be hosting exclusive pod party events 450 feet above the city in the i360 Pod observation tower.

Taking place from 24-26 May, the 2023 conference will host a mix of industry professionals and performers. They include Bristol’s Night Time Economy advisor Carly Heath, NTIA CEO Michael Kill, AIM CEO Silvia Montello, author Irvine Welsh, Hospital Records CEO Christ Goss, and artists Carl Cox, Camden Cox, Carly Wilford, Carl Cox, Charlie Tee, Dave Clarke and Fabio & Grooverider.

Several DJs will take to the decks in the pod for the first time including techno DJ Dave Clarke, Bushwacka and Radio 1’s Charlie Tee going back to back with Pola & Bryson from Shogun Audio, Mark Knight – Where Music Matters, celebrating 20 years of Toolroom Records and a showcase from Steve Mac and Irvine Welsh’s new label, Jack Said What, with Jon Carter, Steve Mac, Serge Santiago and Welsh all performing.