Brighton Music Conference (BMC) recently announced the first wave of exhibitors, partners, and sponsors for the 2017 edition. The two-day conference will take place at Brighton Dome and various venues on 27 and 28 April 2017. The event’s fourth year will feature brands, companies and organisations including AFEM (Association For Electronic Music), The BPI, NTIA (Night Time Industries Association), Native Instruments, Focusrite, Novation, Beatport, PRS For Music, PPL, AudioLock, In Music Brands, Toolroom, GAK, Hospital Records, CM Sound, Source Distribution, Ditto Music, DJ Mag, Data Transmission, Decoded, Skiddle, MMF, Believe Digital, Horus Music, Evolution Domes, Wunderground, Help Musicians, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation, Serato, Roland, Korg and more.
Beatport will deliver its Annual Report during BMC. Native Instruments will run Native Sessions for the conference duration, including six talks and workshops per day. The Association For Electronic Music will present two panels, one on each day, while the NTIA will also be running a panel this year. The first educational partners announced include BIMM and ACM.
BMC aims to focus on innovation, education and the key issues facing the electronic and dance music sector. Apparently attended by thousands of experienced music industry professionals and the next generation of DJs/producers, it enables attendees to form new business partnerships, showcase products and expand existing networks. It’s an opportunity for the industry to meet face to face, share knowledge at over 50 talks, seminars and workshops, and build new opportunities.
There will also be club nights hosting DJs at some of the city’s venues across Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. BMC17’s official charity partner is Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation.