Brighton Music Conference (BMC) recently announced the first speakers and talks for the 2016 event, which returns to the Brighton Dome on Thursday 14 April and Friday 15 April for its third year. The event features two days of masterclasses, panels and talks from leading brands and industry figures including Beatport, PRS, AFEM, Toolroom, Hospital Records, NTIA, DJ Magazine, Shogun Audio, BIMM, Mobilee Records, Skint Records, Believe Digital, Crazy P, Prok & Fitch, Yousef, Safehouse Management, Intec Digital, Friction, Amon Tobin, Rockwell, Icicle, Critical Records, Wunderground, Republic of Music, Dean Marsh and GAK Audio.
Highlights announced include the Beatport Label Summit, hosted by Terry Weerasinghe (Vice President of Music Services) and Jack Bridges (Beatport European Account Manager), discussing the latest developments and trends affecting the key online music sales portal. Also confirmed is a label Q&A with D&B label Shogun Audio featuring Keir Tyrer (Managing Director), Friction (DJ/Owner), Richard Snow (Label Manager), Rockwell (Artist), Icicle (Artist) and Amon Tobin (Artist); they’ll be discussing how they look for new artists and help them develop their talent.
Brighton Music Conference recently launched its new website last month and tickets are now on sale at www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk.
Already confirmed to speak at this year’s conference are Adam Woolfe (Label Manager; Critical Records), Alan Miller (Chairman; NTIA), Andy Singh (Director; Republic Of Music), Ayah Marar (Artist), Carl Loben (Editor; DJ Mag), Chris Goss (Co-Founder; Hospital Records), Chris Todd / Crazy P (Artist), Dean Marsh (Managing Director; Creative Law & Business), Emily Moxon (Label Manager; Brownswood Records), Jon Rundell (Director; Intec Digital), Lee Morrison (General Manager, UK; Believe Digital), Lucy Blair (Journalist; Motive Unknown), Lynn Cosgrove (Director; Safehouse Management), Marcus Nasty (DJ; Rinse), Mark Lawrence (CEO; AFEM), Matt King (BMG/Skint Records), Mikey Maguire (Editor; Wunderground), Prok & Fitch (Artist), Ralf Kollmann (Label Manager; Mobilee Records), Sarah Cole (Owner; Yes You Do), Steve King (Safehouse Management), Steve Mac / Rhythm Masters (Director/Artist; Black Rock Records), Stuart Knight (Managing Director; Toolroom Records), Tom Nettleton (Agent; Paramount), Yousef (Artist).
This year’s event charity partner will be Last Night A DJ.