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Wednesday 22 September 2021

Talks Seminars & Workshops Feature As Ninth Outing Of Brighton Music Conference Gets Underway This Week

Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK's foremost electronic music and networking event, kicks off this week with a much needed get-together for the music industry to collaborate and inspire each other as well as enjoying some great music and events.

Taking place at the British Airways i360 complex on Brighton's beachfront from 22nd to 24th September, this year's event will host four Theatres, the BMC networking hub, the Pro meeting Lounge, and a specialised exhibition/tech and services zone. 

There will also be exclusive networking parties being held 450 feet above the city in the i360 Pod observation tower.
 
With over 200 speakers and 60 panels and talks, BMC21 will focus on shaping the future of the industry and uniting everyone in the electronic music industry after a devastating 18 months due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
  
David Morales closing #BMC19

The event program will feature an insightful program of talks, seminars and workshops focusing on inspiration and collaboration, rebuilding and rethinking to create a stronger and brighter future with topics including; Keynote Interviews with Carl Cox, Yousef, Roger Sanchez, and Matt Black (Coldcut), Dealing with Mental Health, Taking the Underground Back, How to Get Your Music Signed, Music Production & DJing, New Technology, Inclusivity, Overcoming Barriers to Entry in the Music Industry and the Beatport Annual Report. 

Ashley Howard, PRS for Music's Dance Relationship Manager, said:

"It's great to be involved once again with Brighton Music Conference, which will provide the electronic music industry a much-needed opportunity to reconnect in person. 

"Now more than ever, it"s vital that music creators are aware of the support available to them. 

"We'll be on hand at our panels at i360 and our networking event at Tempest Inn on Thursday 23 September, to offer advice and help creators on the way to carving out a successful career."

The final  final line-up;  

Archie Hamiltion, Amy Lamé, Brandon Block, Bushwacka! Carl Cox, Carly Wilford, Danny Howard, Evil 9, Jaguar, Jess Bays, Justin Robertson, Judge Jules, Just Her, Huxley, Krafty Kuts, Louisahhh, Martin Ikin, Matt Black (Coldcut), Mollie Collins, Roger Sanchez, Rowetta many more.

BMC also supports the charities Help Musicians UK and Last Night A DJ Saved My Life.
 
Save the date for BMC 2021, September 22nd to 24th (with the main conference being held on 23rd and 24th) More info on the event program and official events coming soon. CLICK HERE for up-to-date info.

by: Mike Cobley




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