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Brighton Music Conference reveals 2016 schedule

The electronic music conference returns on 14–15 April

By IQ on 08 Mar 2016

Brighton Music Conference 2015

Brighton Music Conference 2015


Brighton Music Conference (BMC) has announced its full agenda for the 2016 event.

Thursday’s keynote talk will be Save Our Clubs, with DJ Mag’s Carl Loben, the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) chairman Alan Miller, Mothership Group owner Jon Ross and the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM)’s Mark Lawrence, which will discuss the impact of nightclub closures, while on Friday Lawrence will join Francis Gine of Demo Box, Musiqware’s Herman Verkade, Inflyte’s Paul Hamill, Audio Lock marketing manager Tristan Hunt and Djmonitor CEO Yuri Dokter for Get Played Get Paid: Building the New Music Industry.

Professional programme panels include Gender Equality in Music, Stealing Our Own Success: Are DJs Accidentally Killing Sales, It’s All About the Music… Or is It?, Streaming and ‘Full Stack Music’, Video Marketing in Music and The Rise and Fall of EDM?, while academy topics are Careers in Music, Your Brand is Everything, Women in Music Q&A, How to Get Gigs, The Commercial ConundrumFrom the Bedroom to the Main Stage and more.

It also announced the details for the BCM 2016 afterparty, which will take place at The Arch and feature house/techno DJ Seth Troxler.

Brighton Music Conference is divided into two programmes: BMC Professional, which aims to “connect music with business, bringing together industry thought leaders through a series of panels to discuss the future sustainable growth of the electronic music industry” and educational initiative BMC Academy.

It will take place for the third time on 14 and 15 April at the Brighton Dome in Brighton, UK.