Ireland Music Week Announces Further Conference Details

September 8, 2020

Ireland Music Week is delighted to announce further details on the conference for this year’s online event. Further delegates and industry reps from Universal, ATC, Primavera Pro, Impala, Prescription PR, CBS and more as well as Irish industry will be announced in the coming weeks.

Additional international delegates confirmed to date include:

Adam Lewis – Planetary Group
Adam Read – Deezer
Carly James – Paradigm
Cath Hurley – Most Deffo Management
Casper Mills – Giant Artists
Jessenia Moreira  – Paradigm Agency
Lucy Atkinson – Earth Agency
Maggie Phillips – Deep Cut
Mahmood Shaikh – Concerted Efforts
Marlon Burton – ATC
Oskar Strajn – ESNS 
Suzanna Slavin – Mom and Pop Music

The conference hosts are May Kay (artist and presenter), James Byrne (artist, manager, label) and Arveene (DJ, producer, presenter). Additional guest hosts will also be involved in panels and workshops across the four-day virtual event.

Catapult have been announced to produce the online conference via the hosting platform Hopin, and the festival is delighted to have a world leader in virtual and streamed events, an Irish company, involved.

Panel and Workshop topics include:

Introductions to publishing, management, labels, international touring and showcasing, A&R. Live pitch sync session, gender balance discussion, diversity discussion, live sector discussion in relation to Covid19 and much more.

The artist showcases, filmed at Lost Lane, will take place online at on Tuesday 6th, Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th from 8pm.

The festival is delighted once again to partner with Andrson, CD Baby and IMRO for the conference and event.

For artists of all levels, the online conference at the festival will give them a chance to learn and develop their craft and create new opportunities with agents, labels, bookers, music supervisors and services from all over the world.

The online conference will continue to include dedicated B2B elements to facilitate the needs of  AIM Ireland, along with panels, workshops and one-to-one meetings for the artists with international professionals. The 50 artists will receive a professionally-produced live video by Tiny Ark plus €500 expenses.

First Music Contact, who run Ireland Music Week work with Irish acts from the very beginning. This annual showcase is an opportunity to offer Irish acts some vital exposure provided by the stellar mix of influential Irish and international delegates. FMC also run Music From Ireland, the Irish music export office.

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|| Ireland Music Week is supported by The Arts Council and Culture Ireland and IMRO ||

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