CMU Insights Conference Sessions

CMU Insights regularly hosts sessions at music business conferences around the world

CMU Insights presents sessions at a number of leading music industry conferences each year. Our sessions run from one to three hours and combine a unique mix of original research, training and one-on-one interviews. To discuss including CMU Insights sessions as part of your conference email


CMU Insights @ Output 2016
Thursday 18 Feb 2016, Brighton | CLICK FOR INFO
CMU presents an insight session at Output 2016, Northern Ireland’s largest ever one day music conference, putting the focus on the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report CMU Insights produced for the UK’s Music Managers Forum last year. We will present an overview of the report and discuss its findings with Believe’s Ben Rimmer and Raygun’s Julian Deane.

CMU Insights @ Convergence 2016
Thursday 17 Mar 2016, London | CLICK FOR INFO
CMU presents an insight session at Convergence 2016, the festival of music, art and technology, exploring the challenges of making money out of media in the digital age. Is clickbait and branded content the future? And if so, is that really a good thing? CMU’s Chris Cooke leads the debate with publishers, editors and journalists from leading news, culture and music media.

CMU Insights @ Canadian Music Week 2016
Friday 6 May 2016, Toronto | CLICK FOR INFO
CMU presents a three hour insight strand at the CMW Music Summit, as Canada’s biggest new music festival puts the spotlight on the UK. We will provide a guide to the UK music market, look at digital challenges and opportunities, and discuss the ins and outs of the British indie sector.

CMU Insights @ The Great Escape 2016
Thursday 19 & Friday 20 May 2016, Brighton | CLICK FOR INFO
It’s our very own conference, sitting at the heart of The Great Escape, the new music festival. Two rooms, two days, four full-day strands putting the focus on data and transparency; CDs and merch; YouTube and video; and diversity, training and mental health in the music community.


CMU Insights @ Community 2015
CMU presented three sessions as part of the delegate’s programme at the first ever Community festival in Shoreditch, East London, providing an overview of the music industry in 2015 before putting the spotlight on the importance of online playlists in driving streams and the new entertainment industry that is emerging around YouTube.