MUSIC BUSINESS CONFERENCES

CMU+TGE Conferences 2019

Three full-day conferences presented by CMU Insights at The Great Escape 2019




CMU Insights returns to The Great Escape in 2019 to present three full-day conferences – each one focused on a different aspect of the music industry. Read on for more information.

We are currently welcoming submissions from music people and companies with specific insights to share or projects to discuss relevant to this year’s themes. CLICK HERE to pitch a speaker or project.

Access to the CMU+TGE conferences is open to all TGE delegates – CLICK HERE to buy a delegate pass. Standalone day-tickets are also available for the Music Education conference – CLICK HERE to buy one.



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?

Confirmed speakers include: 
Bridget Whyte Music Mark; Chris Cooke CMU Insights; Dan Francis RSL Awards; Diane Widdison Musicians Union; Ian Moss BPI; Jane Beese The Roundhouse; Marie Bessant OCR; Matt Griffiths Youth Music; Max Wheeler Charanga; Mel Thornton BIMM Group; Pamela McCormick Urban Development; Philip Flood Sound Connections; Phil Nelson Pathways Into Music; Sam Hawkins Creative & Cultural Skills; Sam Nicholls Music Leeds; Silvia Gargiulo BIY People & Talent; Vanessa Wilson-Best Value Added Kids – with many more to be announced!

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?

Confirmed speakers include: 
Alex Branson EMPIRE; Andreas Ahlenius Amuse; Annabella Coldrick Music Managers Forum; Becky Brook JAAK; Chloe Johnson Dot Blockchain Media; Chris Cooke CMU Insights; Chris Meehan Sentric Music; Crispin Hunt BASCA; Dorothee Imhoff FUGA; Fiona McGugan Music Managers Forum; Helen Alexander Merlin; Helen Smith IMPALA; Helienne Lindvall BASCA; Lucie Caswell Featured Artists Coalition; Lucilla Green Do The Rights Thing; Marta De La Hoz Merlin; Matt Bolton IMPEL; Matt Phipps-Taylor PPL; Molly Neuman Songtrust; Nigel Dewar Gibb Lewis Silkin; Paul Dilorito PRS For Music; Paul Craig Nostromo Management; Peter Mason Russells; Sophie Goossens Reed Smith; Tomas Ericsson AMRA; Tom Frederikse Clintons – with many more to be announced!

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?

Confirmed speakers include: 
Aaron Bogucki AWAL Recordings; Adam Brooks Ents24; Alex Thomson Greenhouse Group; Alice Beal Insanity Group; Andy Varley Insanity Group; Camella Agabalyan MAMA Festivals; Cassandra Gracey 4th Floor Creative / Sony Music; Chris Cooke CMU Insights; Debbie Ball Create Spark; Jackie Wilgar Live Nation; Jason Edwards Dice; Jen Long Take Care Management; Jessie Scoullar Wicksteed Works; Kevin Graux Diabolical; Marcel Hunziker Playliveartist; Malena Wolfer Believe; Nick Faber Diabolical; Olivia Hobbs Blackstar London; Sam Taylor CMU Insights; Tim Fraser-Harding Warner Music; Timothy Armoo Fanbytes; Tom Burris ie:music – with many more to be announced!