Appetite For Disruption: Building a new Music Industry


For those of you who aren’t at NAMM this year, here’s a new and exciting industry conference that you might like to visit at the end of January. There are also special offers for MIA members to exhibit and sponsor…

Appetite For Disruption: Building A New Music Industry is a new 1 day conference and networking event placing students, young musicians and those who wish to have a career in the music industry right at the centre.

With influential panelists hailing from all corners of the industry and, importantly, aged in their 20’s and early 30’s we aim to challenge, educate and inspire this new wave of talent so they think “this could be me in 5 years.”

We will explore topics such as A&R and getting signed / The future of streaming / Traditional labels vs label services / Gaining fans through playing live / How do we save the grassroots music venues? / The future of music journalism / Do we have enough festival headliners? / Gaining fans through recorded music / The future of ticketing / Brighton music city / The Future of radio / Gaining fans through social media / The art of songwriting / Gaining fans through brand partnerships / Getting paid as a writer.

WHEN – Friday 26th January 2018

WHERE – The Clarendon Centre, Brighton

WHO – 700 students from 21 educational institutions from the S/SE


MIA special price for exhibitors/sponsors:

– Stand only (1 pass) – £250 £750

– Stand (1 pass) plus promo material in goodie bag – £300

– Stand (2 passes) plus promo material in goodie bag + bronze partnership status & print/digital branding – £500 £1,000

Other bespoke options available.

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