Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK’s foremost electronic music and networking is gearing up for its 9th edition with over 200 industry leading professionals taking part in events, panels, workshops and networking events. Taking place at the iconic British Airways i360 venue on Brighton’s beachfront from 25th – 27th May, BMC will be the perfect summer warm-up event for industry professionals and music lovers alike to inspire and educate, with a focus on getting ‘back to the music’. The prestigious beachfront complex will host four Theatres, BMC networking Hub, Pro meeting lounge, and a specialised exhibition/tech and services zone.
This year’s event will include Keynote interviews with Grammy-award winning recording artist and DJ Dubfire, pioneering UK electro DJ Greg Wilson and Secretsundaze head honcho Giles Smith talking about the renowned club brand’s 20-year milestone.
The jam-packed program includes over 50 panels and workshops will cover the key topics relevant to the industry such as; Marketing case study with Hexagon, How social media can help grow you and your brand, How to work with influencers, DJ Mixes on Streaming Services, The New Creative Economy, Royalty streams available to electronic music creators, How successful indie labels are built and run, The future of workplace wellbeing in the hybrid world, Gender representation in Record labels, Gen Z attitudes to raving, Mental Health, The Metaverse, Songwriting negotiations, Music Management, Festivals and much more. There will also be workshops and masterclasses to deep dive into many topics including; Music Production, Djing, A&R, Remixing, Track Deconstructions and Social Media Analytics.The label lounge A&R Sessions returns for its third year at BMC for 2022 with 1-to-1 meetings giving producers that golden opportunity for immediate feedback with label heads. Limited spaces available. Tickets available here.
Gaydio and istreem will also be providing the musical backdrop during the day at the i360 complex with dj’s performing in the iconic disco bug. On Thursday, istreem will be streaming live on istreemradio.com and doing live interviews from the Audiomango van on istreem.tv while Gaydio will be taking over the bug on Friday.
The legendary pod parties on the i360 observation tower will not disappoint with a host of top dj’s playing exclusive sets at BMC. On Thursday 26th May, Lady of the House will present the unadulterated house grooves of Sam Divine powered by Labelworx followed by techno titan Dubfire who will also take to the decks at The Arch alongside Denny. Friday 27th May it will be Stanton Warriors taking to the skies for an exclusive pod party and Stompa Phunk at WaterBear venue with Mr C, Nolan and Serge Santiago. On Sunday 29th May, Secretsundaze will take over beachfront club Shoosh. Networking is also a big part of the BMC ethos and there are plenty of opportunities to meet colleagues and make new connections at the many exclusive networking parties being held 450 feet above the city in the i360 Pod observation tower and Brighton’s hottest beachfront bars. Kicking things off on Wednesday 25th May will be the official BMC Welcome Party hosted by Sentric at Rockwater. On Thursday 26th May, Lady of the House will host a networking event at The Southern Belle with dj’s Charlie Tee, Carly Wilford, Just Her and DJ Ty, PRS will host their networking event at Ohso Social and Beatport’s event will be at Rockwater. On Friday 27th May, BMC will host a networking event at Block in Kemp Town. Shesaid.so will also return to host 2 networking breakfast events with Savenightlife on Thursday and Friday mornings at the i360 complex.
Over 200 speakers and artists confirmed including; (In alphabetical order):
Aakash Bharania, Abi White, Abla El-Sharnouby, Adem Holness, Aidan Doherty, Alex Baker, Alex Branson, Ammaarah Khan, Andrew Blackett, Andy Brooker, Andy Varle, Arun Sethi, Ash Howard, Badger, Ben Malone, Bindu DeKnock, Brandon Block, Bryan Chambers, Bushwacka!, Carl Loben, Carly Heath, Carly Wilford, Charlie Tee, Clara Suess, Chris Goss, Christine Osazuwa, Claire Mera-Nelson, Colin Dale, Connie Chow, Chords, Critical, Danny Rampling, Dean Marsh, Dean Muhsin, Degs, De-Tronic, Dhruva Balram, DJ Bambi, DJ Rae, DJ Sappo, D.Ramirez, Dr Mark Cox, Dominic Butler (Stanton Warriors), Dom Howard (aka Ruckspin), Dubfire, Duncan King, Dylan Pasqua, Ellie Talebian, Estelle Maslen, Gareth Deakin, Gareth Halsall, Gareth Mellor, Giles Smith, Greg Marshall, Greg Wilson, Hannah Helbert, Heiko Hoffmann, Hilit Kolet, Huxley, Iain Baird, Isabel Gracefield, Ishsha Bourguet, Isla Fabinyi, Jack Canham, Jameel Wollaston, James Holdsworth, James Kendall, James Lightfoot, James Wiltshire, Jay Cunningham, Jay Forster, Jaye Taylor, Jen Hammel, Jenni Cochrane, JFB (DMC World Champion), Jim Gash, Joanna Gregory, Joe Haycock, Jonathan Scratchley, Jon Carter, Jon Fitz, Johnny Hudson, Jono Heale, Josh Deal, Josh Gunston, Judge Jules, Just Her, Kasra, Kat Bailey, Katie Thomas, Kier Tyrer, Kitty Bartlett, Krystal Roxx, Laila McKenzie, Laura Leon, Lee Wilson, Leftwing : Kody, Lee Wilson, Lisa Loud, Lizzie Curious, Lloyd Russell-Moyle (MP, Brighton Kemptown), Logic Senya, Kwabena Amponsa, Made By Pete, Mali Larrington-Nelson AKA Shy One, Mark Bauer, Markus Saarländer, Marianna Orsho, Marina Palacios, Matt Johnson, Megan Sayer, Michael Kill, Mikes Shackleton, Mithun Sandaresan, Morgan Deane, Might Mouse, Mpho Sibanda, Mr C, Natalie Maddix, Nathan X, Nick Baxter, Nick Sadler, Nikki McNeill, NOLAN, Nqo “Mac” Makhanda, Owyn Sidwell, Paula Van Der Waerden, Paul Hamill, Paul Wells, Pete Jordan, Peter Van Dongen, Polly Dunseath, Prok | Fitch, Queen B, Rachel Olagunju, Robbie Murch, Robert Davies, Robert Luis, Rowetta, Rhys Bainham, Ridney, Rupert Oldridge, Sacha Wall, Sam Divine, Sam Parsley, Sami Qureshi, Sarah Beaumont, Scott Diaz, Seamus Haji, Sean Gomez, Shamus Damani, Silvana Kill, Silvia Montello, Simon Birkumshaw, Simon Shackleton, Si Truss, Shino Parker, Ski Oakenfull, SOLAH, Sophie Lloyd, Stanley Li, Steffi pka ‘LOA’, Stephan Oorbeek, Steve Mac, Steven Braines, Stuart Knight, Tammy Tinawi, Taz Mattar, TJ Campbell, Tom Simpson, Tony Allen, Tracey Fox, Trevor Fung, Tristan Hunt, Valee Music, Vasja Veber, Wax Worx, Wayne Dickson, Yasmin Galletti, Yenan Wang, Zara Kershaw Speakers and representatives confirmed from industry leading companies including; (In alphabetical order): AFEM, ACS Custom, Armada Music, Arts Council, Audio Mango, BBC Radio 1, Beatport, Berlin-Brighton, BIMM, Cavendish Music, Clockwork Orange, Critical Music, Crosslink, Crosstown Rebels, Cubase, D4Dance, Decadance UK, Defected, Dispersion, DJ, Fabric, Fanbytes, FFRR, FUGA, Future Music, Gaydio, Get Ahead, Glitterbox, Global Publicity, Good Vibrations Society, HE.SHE.THEY, Hexagon, Hospital Records, Identification Of Music, InMusic, istreem, Keep Hush, Kickers, Kiss FM, Labelworx, Lady of the House, Loopmasters, Mambo Ibiza, Measure of Music, Meoko, Mesh, Mixcloud, NTIA, Patreon, Percolate, Point Blank, PRS, RCRDSHP, Remixology, RAM Records, RCRDSHP, Resident Advisor, Secretsundaze, Sentric Music, shesaid.so, Shogun Audio, Streinberg, The Arch, The Drop Digital, The Mother Lode, The Weird and the Wonderful, The Wild Seeds, TikTok, Toolroom, Ultra Records, Undertone Industry Services, Ultra Records, UTA, Viberate, Warm Up Festival, WaterBear Collage Of Music, Zebr.
BMC also supports the charities Help Musicians UK and Last Night A DJ Saved My Life.Save the date for BMC 2022, 25th – 27th May (with the main conference being held on 24th and 25th). More info on the event program and official events coming soon.
BMC Golden Ticket – sold out
BMC Pro Pass – £145 + b/f (limited tickets available)
Buy tickets here: http://www.brightonmusicconference.co.uk/buy-tickets/
Note: There will be also a £10 charity donation requested from guestlist attendees to support Last Night A DJ Saved My Life