Streaming Explained Webinar Series Part Two

Three more one hour webinars to help you navigate and understand the streaming business

Three more webinars from CMU explaining the ins and outs of the streaming business – taking place in April 2021.

This series provides an overview of the key challenges facing the streaming music business, looks at digital trends in key emerging markets, and explains the music industry’s issues with the copyright safe harbour.

Attendees can tune in to each webinar live or access a recording for a full month after the initial session.

This series consists of the following three sessions:

Streaming Explained – The Key Challenges In 2021 | Recording Available

Streaming Explained – Digital Music In Emerging Markets | Recording Available

Streaming Explained – Safe Harbour And The Value Gap | Recording Available

Each webinar is delivered live at 2.30pm London time, with a recording available for a month after the live session.

Check out full details of what each webinar covers below.

A place on the full series costs just £60 per person including VAT and booking fee. Click the big button below to secure you place.

You can also book into individual webinars – and a whole host of other upcoming training sessions – via this page here.

We can also run these and a whole host of other webinars bespoke for your team or develop a specific online learning programme for your company. Click here to find out more about CMU’s Team Training services.


Recording Available
The global record industry continues to grow on the back of the streaming boom, though challenges remain in the streaming business. We outline and explain all the key challenges, and suggest what solutions may be employed by the services and the music industry.

Learn about…
• Why so many streaming services are still loss making.
• What ARPU means and why some people are obsessed by it.
• The digital pie debate.
• The conversation about increasing subscription prices.
• How bad data can stop people getting paid.

Recording Available
Markets like China, India, Russia, South Korea and Brazil have played a key role in the revival of the record industry’s fortunes, while markets in Africa are set to become increasingly important in the years ahead. Which services and what models dominate in these countries?

Learn about…
• Recent revenue trends in key emerging markets.
• The regional streaming services.
• Streaming in China, India, Russia, South Korea and Brazil.
• Why everyone is excited about the potential of Africa.
• How rights and royalties flow around the global streaming business.

Recording Available
The music industry went to war with YouTube over safe harbour and the value gap. What does that even mean? And who is winning the battle? We look at 2019’s controversial European Copyright Directive and what impact it will – or will not – have, and whether those reforms can – or will – be adopted by the US. Plot twist: maybe YouTube wasn’t even the real problem.

Learn about…
• The origins of the copyright safe harbour.
• How the safe harbour affects the music industry’s negotiating power.
• The value gap campaign.
• What the EU Copyright Directive does to the European safe harbour.
• The current status of the safe harbour debate in the US.

Published prices include VAT and all booking fees.

Bookings are non-refundable, though a booking can be transferred to another person or webinar – email for more info.

Payment must be made before attendance unless otherwise arranged.

Once you have booked online you will receive an automatic booking confirmation by email. If there are any subsquent issues with processing your payment we will get in touch. Otherwise you will receive a logistics email on the morning of the webinar telling you how to access the session.

All webinars are delivered via the Zoom webinar platform and you will need an internet connection to access them.

If, for any reason, a webinar is postponed or cancelled CMU Insights will let each participant know by email, via the email address used in the booking. Affected attendees will have the option to move their booking to another webinar or to take a full refund.

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