Brighton Music Conference announces 2018 dates
Brighton Music Conference (BMC18) returns to Brighton Dome and other venues in Brighton for its fifth year from Wednesday 25th April to Saturday 28th April 2018, following its most successful year to date in 2017.
Super early bird tickets are now on sale for the two-day music conference at The Dome on Thursday 26th April & Friday 27th April, priced at Academy £16.60 and Professional £75.90.
BMC18 featured talks include 14 professional talks and panels in the professional theatre and 14 workshops, panels and seminars in the Academy theatre. TWhile the Toolroom Academy (Thursday only) hosts 5 production workshops and talks. New for 2018, the Focusrite/Novation Igloo features 10 workshops and talks. There will also be a specialised exhibition floor for the tech and services industry for DJs and music makers and a professional delegate-meeting zone. There will be networking events and club nights over 4 days and 140 inspirational speakers over the two days.
Sponsors/partners for 2018 so far include Association For Electronic Music, Beatport, Believe Distribution, BPI, DJ Mag, Data Transmission, Element 5, Evolution Dome, Focusrite Novation, Horus Music, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life Foundation, Mixcloud, The Arch, Native Instruments, PRS for Music, Sharpe stream, Skiddle, Toolroom, and Visit Brighton, with educational partners ACM and BIMM
This year’s advisory board includes Amy Jane – Hospital Records, Carin Abdula – Paramount Artists, Carl Loben – DJ Mag, David Eserin – Native Instruments, Greg Marshall – Association For Electronic Music, Kier Tyler – Shogun Audio, Sacha Wall – Data Transmission, Sammy Verghese – Arch Nightclub, Sarah Cole – AEI Live, Shino Allen – Tsumi, Stuart Knight – Toolroom Records, and Tristan Hunt – Audiolock.
About Brighton Music Conference
Brighton Music Conference focuses on innovation, education and the key issues facing the electronic and dance music sector. Attended by thousands of experienced music industry professionals and the next generation of DJs/producers, BMC enables attendees to form new business partnerships, showcase products and expand existing networks, and is the UK’s annual opportunity for the industry to meet face to face, share knowledge, and build new opportunities.
BMC17 brings together Industry-leading delegates and speakers at over 50 talks, seminars and workshops, alongside networking events throughout the conference duration. BMC Professional connects music with business, bringing together thought leaders through a series of panels to discuss the future sustainable growth of the electronic music industry, targeted networking events and access to an evening schedule of events and parties across Brighton. BMC Academy is about plugging in the next generation and fostering new talent via a series of master classes, panels and talks.
Both tickets give access to the two-day exhibition featuring tech showcases, panels and interviews.