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. Details of upcoming conferences and conference sessions are given below.

CLICK HERE to find out about conference sessions we have presented and/or hosted in the past and to access resources we publishing to accompany them.

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

CMU also presents its own series of conferences as part of The Great Escape showcase festival in Brighton each May – CLICK HERE to find out more.


CMU Insights at Sŵn Festival 2019
17-18 Oct, Cardiff
CMU curates the conference at this year’s Sŵn Festival with a day of CMU:DIY workshops on the Thursday and CMU Insights sessions on the Friday.

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CMU Insights at BIME Pro 2019
30 Oct – 1 Nov, Bilbao
CMU’s Chris Cooke will present a speed briefing on song royalty chains and then lead a conversation on the evolving role of the music publisher.

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CMU Insights at Sonic Visions 2019
15-16 Nov, Luxembourg
CMU’s Chris Cooke will present speed briefings on playlists and music distribution at this year’s Sonic Visions, plus lead a conversation on how artists and labels can pitch to playlisters.

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