Conferences for music people

Conferences and conference sessions from CMU Insights

CMU Insights presents speed briefings and insight sessions – and provides expertise on panels – at music conferences all over the world.

We also present our own music business conference – the three-day CMU+TGE Conference – as part of the delegate programme at The Great Escape showcase festival in Brighton each May.

Details of upcoming conferences and conference sessions are given below.

CLICK HERE for more information about the CMU+TGE Conference.

CLICK HERE to find out about past CMU+TGE conferences.

CLICK HERE to find out about our past activity at other conferences.

CLICK HERE to download slides presented at past conferences.

To discuss hosting a CMU session at your music business conference or event email


CMU+Wide Days: Insight Session, DIY Session & Speed Briefing
Friday 12 Apr 2019, Edinburgh | EVENT WEBSITE
CMU will return to Wide Days in Edinburgh once again this year to present insight sessions, DIY sessions and a speed briefing. Look out for more details of each of these sessions appearing here soon.

CMU+TGE: MUSIC EDUCATION – Building bridges not walls
Wednesday 8 May 2019, Brighton | CLICK HERE FOR INFO
Our full-day conference on music education in 2018 started a movement. In 2019 we will regroup with new research and new ideas. How can music educators and the music business more closely align to ensure the future of the industry’s talent pipeline?

CMU+TGE: DIGITAL DOLLARS – Getting paid as well as played
Thursday 9 May 2019, Brighton | CLICK HERE FOR INFO
Streaming is now the biggest and fastest growing revenue stream for the record industry, but issues with the business model remain. We will track every dollar generated by the streaming services and explain where it ends up. And then ask: why is it so complicated?

CMU+TGE: MUSIC MARKETING – Making sure people give a shit
Friday 10 May 2019, Brighton | CLICK HERE FOR INFO
Music marketing is changing fast. The influencers are changing. The messages are changing. Campaigns are getting longer. How do you keep up and cope when budgets remain the same? And how can marketers at labels and in the live sector better collaborate?