MUSIC BUSINESS CONFERENCES

Conference sessions for music people

Get to grips with the very latest music business trends


CMU Insights presents insight sessions and speed briefings – and moderates panel discussions – at a range of music conferences around the world each year. Find out more about upcoming and past conference sessions below.

CMU Insights also presents its own series of full-day conferences each year, each one focused on a different aspect of the music business. For more information about upcoming and past conferences click here.

You can also access presentations presented at past conferences here.


UPCOMING CONFERENCE SESSIONS

CMU Insights Speed Briefing at Sonic Visions
Saturday 17 Nov 2018 | Luxembourg | EVENT WEBSITE


PAST CONFERENCE SESSIONS

CMU Insights at The Empowered Musician 2018
October 2018, London
CMU’s Chris Cooke joined a panel about all things digital.


CMU Insights at Reeperbahn Festival 2018
September 2018, Hamburg | NOTES
CMU’s Chris Cooke interviewed Spotify’s Michael Krause, Live Nation’s Jackie Wilgar and ADA’s Eliah Seton and presented the digital dollar speed briefing.


CMU Insights at Pivotal 2018
September 2018, Birmingham | NOTES
We presented a speed briefing on digital licensing.


CMU Insights at Vill Vill Vest 2018
September 2018, Bergen | NOTES
We presented a speed briefing on digital licensing.


CMU Insights at Co-Pop 2018
August 2018, Cologne NOTES
We presented a speed briefing on the top five streaming challenges.


CMU Insights at MIDEM 2018
June 2018, Cannes | NOTES
CMU’s Chris Cooke moderated a panel on the Music Modernization Act and interviewed RIAA CEO Cary Sherman.


CMU Insights at Spot+ 2018
May 2018, Aarhus | NOTES
We presented a speed briefing on digital licensing with specific insights on how the Nordic market compares to the UK and US.


CMU Insights at Wide Days 2018
April 2018, Edinburgh | NOTES
We presented a speed briefing on secondary ticketing.


CMU Insights at Mastering The Music Business 2018
March 2018, Bucharest NOTES
We presented a speed briefing on digital licensing.


CMU Insights at ILMC 2018
March 2018, London
CMU’s Chris Cooke moderated a panel on how different strands of the business can work together better.


CMU Insights at Green Events & Innovations 2018
March 2018, London
CMU’s Chris Cooke moderated panels on sanitation and procurement.


CMU Insights at By:Larm 2018
March 2018, OsloNOTES
We presented a speed briefing on digital licensing with specific insights on how the Nordic market compares to the UK and US.


CMU Insights at Output 2018
February 2018, Belfast NOTES
We presented an insights session on ‘The Deals Guide’, plus two speed briefings on safe harbour and the streaming business.


CMU Insights at Selector Pro 2017
December 2017, Kyiv | NOTES
We presented an insights session on the digital market, plus CMU’s Chris Cooke joined a panel on sync.


CMU Insights at Slush Music 2017
November 2017, Helsinki | NOTES
We presented two speed briefings on digital licensing and safe harbour, plus CMU’s Chris Cooke joined panels on deals, piracy and AI-produced content.


CMU Insights at We Are Robots 2017
November 2017, London
CMU’s Chris Cooke moderated a panel looking at future trends in the live music sector.


CMU Insights at Mastering The Music Business 2017
July 2017, Bucharest | NOTES
We presented an insights briefing on the streaming business and the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report.


CMU Insights at MIDEM 2017
June 2017, Cannes | NOTES
CMU’s Chris Cooke moderated panels on China and the value gap, and presented a short insights session on safe harbour.


CMU Insights at SPOT+ 2017
May 2017, Aarhus | NOTES
We presented an insights session looking at YouTube and safe harbour, plus CMU’s Chris Cooke joined a panel on the digital market.


CMU Insights at Canadian Music Week 2017
April 2017, Toronto | NOTES
We presented three insights sessions looking at the streaming business and the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report.


CMU Insights at Tallinn Music Week 2017
April 2017, Tallinn | NOTES
We presented an insights session looking at the streaming business and the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report.


CMU Insights at Green Events & Innovations 2017
March 2017, London
CMU’s Chris Cooke moderated a panel on sustainable festival initiatives.


CMU Insights at Sonar +D Istanbul 2017
March 2017, Belfast | NOTES
We presented a short insights session and panel on consuming music in 2017 and beyond.


CMU Insights at Output 2017
February 2017, Belfast | NOTES
We presented two insights sessions on music media and the digital market.


CMU Insights at Slush Music 2016
November 2016, Helsinki | NOTES
We presented an insights briefing on digital licensing, plus CMU’s Chris Cooke joined panels on the digital market and artists as investors.


CMU Insights at Music 4.5: The Politics Of Licensing
September 2016, London | NOTES
We presented a short insights talk providing the story so far on safe harbour and other copyright issues.


CMU Insights at Dansk Live Autumn Conference 2016
September 2016, Odense | NOTES
CMU’s Chris Cooke delivered a keynote reviewing key trends in digital music and digital marketing.


CMU Insights at Music Estonia AGM 2016
September 2016, Tallinn | NOTES
CMU’s Chris Cooke delivered a keynote reviewing key industry trends


CMU Insights at Canadian Music Week 2016
May 2016, Toronto | NOTES
We presented three insights sessions looking at the UK music market.


CMU Insights at Music 4.5: Smart Radio – Playlists 2
April 2016, London | NOTES
We presented a short insights talk providing the story so far on the inter-section between streaming and radio.


CMU Insights at Music Connected 2016
April 2016, London | NOTES
We presented an insights briefing on the streaming business and the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report.


CMU Insights at Wide Days 2016
April 2016, Edinburgh | NOTES
We presented an insights session looking at the streaming business and the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report.


CMU Insights at Convergence 2016
March 2016, London | NOTES
We presented an insights session looking at trends in media and music media.


CMU Insights at ILMC 2016
March 2016, London | NOTES
CMU’s Chris Cooke joined a panel on all things digital.


CMU Insights at Output 2016
February 2016, Belfast | NOTES
We presented an insights session looking at the streaming business and the ‘Dissecting The Digital Dollar’ report.


CMU Insights at Music 4.5: The YouTube Paradox
January 2016, London | NOTES
We presented a short insights talk providing the story so far on YouTube and the music industry.


CMU Insights at Community 2015
November 2015, London | NOTES
We presented three insights sessions looking at industry trends, playlists and the emerging YouTuber business.