CMU@TGE 2017 Conference Session Notes

Session Notes | The Great Escape 2017

Published on Wednesday 17 May 2017

Resources and notes to accompany the CMU Insights @ The Great Escape 2017 conferences that took place in Brighton on 18 and 19 May.

 

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CMU@TGE 2017 – PRE-EVENT MINI-SEMINAR
Ahead of this year’s CMU@TGE conference, CMU MD and Business Editor Chris Cooke talked through the key developments in the music business since last year’s Great Escape, explaining where some of those trends will be considered in this year’s programme.

Here are some free CMU Trends articles (PDF downloads) that cover some of the topics featured in our mini-seminar… 

The latest record industry stats – three reasons for optimism, three reasons for gloom (May 2017)
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Tackling the touts in 2016 – A recap (December 2016)
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The music industry and YouTube (June 2016)
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THE MEDIA CONFERENCE | Programme

Questions we’ll answer…
How do you make money out of music media in 2017?
How do you get your music onto a journalist’s radar?
Will it be streams that kill the radio star?

Some relevant CMU news stories from the last year…
DJ Mag signs Chinese licensing deal | December 2016
73 jobs lost as music media firm TeamRock collapses | December 2016
Future buys back Metal Hammer and Classic Rock following TeamRock collapse | January 2017
Mixmag publisher acquires Kerrang | April 2017

Download the CMU Insights slides…
Music Media In 2017: Where We At?
Music Journalist Survey: Headlines

CMU reports from this conference…
• Making Money From Music Media In The Digital Age
• New Music Media Business Models – DJ Mag
New Music Media Business Models – Vice
• The Crisis In Music Journalism (Part 1)
• The Crisis In Music Journalism (Part 2)
• Will It Be Streams That Kill The Radio Star?

CMU Trends articles from this conference…
• Making money from music media in the digital age


 

THE DRUGS CONFERENCE | Programme

Questions we’ll answer…
What drugs policies and initiatives can actually save lives?
Can drugs really fuel the creative process?

Some relevant CMU news stories from the last year…
Fabric closed | September 2016
Fabric to fight closure | September 2016
Fabric to re-open | November 2016

CMU reports from this conference…
• A Recent History Of Getting High
• Tackling Addiction In The Music Community – Simon Mason
• Tackling Addiction In The Music Community – Jon Stewart


 

THE EXPORT CONFERENCE | Programme

Questions we’ll answer…
How do you successfully launch new acts in new markets?
What impact will Brexit have on music?

Some relevant CMU news stories from the last year…
UK and international music industry trade bodies try to put a positive spin on Brexit | June 2016
MU calls for clarification on US visa rules in the wake of SXSW deportations | March 2017
UK Music sets out demands to Westminster as General Election called | April 2017

CMU reports from this conference…
The Top Five Visa Mistakes Made By Musicians
• Facilitating Export – UK Export Initiatives
• The MEGS Guide To Exporting New Talent
• A Beginners Guide To Brexit


 

THE ROYALTIES CONFERENCE | Programme

Questions we’ll answer…
Where does all the streaming money go?
What are the pros and cons of direct licensing your performing rights in live?
How do you get paid when your music is synced?

Some relevant CMU news stories from the last year…
The exclusive rights of PROs to license questioned in Spanish direct licensing case | February 2017
Buma/Stemra to phase out controversial discounts for concert promoters | November 2016
Music creatives call on government to push for more digital music transparency | March 2017

Download the CMU Insights slides…
Where’s my fucking money? How the cash flows

CMU reports from this conference…
How The Cash Flows – The Life Of A Song
• When Music Gets Synchronised – TV And Beyond
• When Music Gets Synchronised – Deal Making
• Where’s My Fucking Money? The Transparency Problem



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