The London Music Conference 2020 (LMC20) has announced the first round of featured DJs, industry experts and brands.
Those announced include: Broadwick Live; DJ Mag; Printworks; Boiler Room; Free from Sleep; FMLY Agency; Korg; DAZED; BBC Radio 1; The Cause; Mixmag; He.She.They; Beatport; Key Changes; Red Bull Radio and PRS, among many others.
LMC20 aims to ‘further electronic music, foster creativity and offer solutions’ as well as featuring interactive talks, panels, demos, workshops and awards.
LMC20 takes place across a wide range of venues in Central and East London, with the primary conference activity happening at fabric London, from 30-31 January 2020.The full programme also includes night-time events and showcases, which will be announced nearer to the event.
Key panels will be led by industry insiders, and will focus on mental health and charity in nightlife; the health of London’s venues and nightlife; inclusivity and safe spaces; the great royalty debate; the role of social media in 2020 and more.
As well as recognised brands like Boiler Room, Point Blank Music School, Korg and VRJAM amongst many others, LMC20 will also feature experienced individuals who will be taking part in panel discussions. Some of these experts include: DJ Mag Digital Tech Editor Declan McGlynn; Nemone from BBC 6 Music; DAZED Head of Digital & Audience Charlotte Lucy Cijffers; Mixmag Editor Duncan Dick; artists Scuba and Ben Pearce; Firas Waez of Waze & Odyssey; Steven Braines of He.She.They; Third Son; Mark Newton from promotional companyBroadwick Live; Alex Warren of Crossbreed; Ranen Ekubiafrom London clubPrintworks; Alex Jukes ofThe Festival Travel Shop and Jukebox PR.
In 2020, the LMC Exhibition will take place in the main room of fabric. The exhibition aims to allow attendees to network with ‘the world’s biggest music brands’, take part in tech demos, educational tasks and much more, as well as helping to ‘empower, evolve and develop’ the music community.
A new feature for LMC20 is the Accelerator Program for artists and labels. The program offers a new technology-powered platform that aims to support young talents and help them develop their careers. The Accelerator Programme provides many opportunities for artists, including the chance to get music released on one of the LMC partner labels or play a set from the main room of fabric London.
Operating alongside the Accelerator Program is the LMC Awards, a competition that ‘provides a forum for the recognition and acknowledgment of the industry’s best and brightest’, concluding with an award ceremony at fabric on January 30.