The first annual Brighton Music Conference (BMC) 2014 is set to take place on 11-12 April, where some of electronic music’s most influential companies and thought leaders will meet.
The event, taking place at the Brighton Dome, will focus on business and education and is supported by pioneering industry bodies including Beatport, Native Instruments, Pioneer, Ableton, Sennheiser, Mixcloud, PRS For Music, Funktion-One, Point Blank, and Spotify.
Over 50 electronic music panels and seminars will take place during the two-day event, as well as a trade conference aimed at business executives with eight panels in one day.
The discussions will cover topics including The Future of Artist – Fan Connections, Royalty Distribution, Sync Licensing, New Revenue Streams, and The Current State of Electronic Music – What’s Coming Next.
Confirmed speakers include: Terry Weerasinghe, VP of music services at Beatport, Mark Williamson, director of artist services at Spotify, Meindert Kennis, brand and marketing manager at Spinnin’ Records, John Truelove, owner of Truelove Music, Jon Lee, head of traktor marketing at Native Instruments, Mark Lawrence, director of membership and operations at PRS For Music, and Martin Carvell, MD of DJ Magazine.
An exhibition will also run alongside the BMC focused on education and inspiration and will be open to all dance music fans.
During the exhibition, UK DJ Eats Everything will be interviewd by Resident Advisor editor Ryan Keeling, as well as a discussion on the History of Electronic Music with author Bill Brewster (pictured).
Keeping with the theme of the industry, there will also be a number of parties and club nights in Brighton over the two days featuring top DJs and artists from around the world.
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Posted on: 24/01/14