Midem Latin American Forum

Midem places an emphasis on assisting music professionals from all around the world and encouraging business development and talent discovery.

The high-potential markets programme is developed to assist with the structuring and professionalisation of the music industry in emerging regions to stimulate its international exchanges.

  • First Edition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Bringing together representatives from over 80 countries in Cannes since 1967, Midem is a business enabler helping and supporting new territories to structure and develop their local music market thanks to a unique programme based on knowledge sharing, networking, inspiration, conferences and meetings.

    Midem has created a long-term programme named “The Midem Latin American Forum” designed to establish business and artistic relationships between Latin American and international professionals and territories in order to develop and sustain the structuring of local and regional music ecosystems and international business in Latin America.

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  • Latin American Forum: Growing the Latin Music Business

    • Create a unified pan-Latin music market
    • Facilitate exchanges and international networking
    • Develop knowledge sharing and professional training
    • Enable the discovery and export of new talents
    • Encourage the mobility of Latin artists throughout Latin America and the rest of the world
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  • First keynote announcement

    Adriana Restrepo, a leading figure in the region’s music business, will provide a unique perspective at the crossroads of both indie and major companies and on Colombia’s regional and global outlook. Her keynote, entitled, “Making the most of the globalization of Latin American music”, will focus on how the regional industry can optimise digital by constantly adapting to technology and new consumption habits.

    Restrepo will share her vision on what lays ahead for Latam music. She will discuss both local and global trends and the challenges for the region’s artists and music industry as a whole, thanks to the unique perspective offered by her dual role within CODISCOS and IFPI.

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    Adriana Restrepo
  • Our inspiring speakers

  • Midem Latin American Forum 2018

  • Midem Latin American Forum

    Monday 26 November

    19.00-19.40: Flávia Dantas

    19.50-20.30: Jana Linhares feat. Fernanda Abreu

    20.40-21.20: Joyce Cândido e Quarteto do Rio

    21.20-21.40: Adango

    21.50-22.30: Melim

    22.40-23.40: DJ Imperatore

    Latin American Forum

    Tuesday 27 November

    19.00-19.40: Marcelo Vig & Marcos Suzano

    19.50-20.30: Leandro Fregonesi

    20.40-21.20: Raquel Coutinho

    21.30-22.10: Mitú

    22.20-22.50: Far From Alaska

    23.00-23.40: DJ MAM



  • Programme Midem Latin American Forum

    Midem Latin American Forum programme

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