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Midem, the International B2B Music market
6-9 June 2017, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
At Midem, discover talent in music and tech and celebrate the personalities changing the face of the music business.
Legendary hip-hop musician, producer, and composer Wyclef Jean has sold over 100 million albums and 20 million singles worldwide. The recipient of three Grammy Awards, Jean formed the iconic hip-hop group the Fugees in the 1990s. He has since produced award-winning hits for artists such as Shakira, Carlos Santana and Whitney Houston. Wyclef Jean has joined the Midem Artist Accelerator rising talent programme as Ambassador and Mentor, and will also perform live during Midem.
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Midem is a gateway into the future of music and tech. Discover the next big artists on the music scene and exciting startups about to become the next digital music leaders through Midem awards and competitions.
Submit your artist to Midem Artist Accelerator, the exclusive programme to grow artists' profiles globally. Nine upcoming international artists will be selected by the Artistic Committee.
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Midemlab, the leading international competition for music startups, celebrates its 10th anniversary. Submit your startup to raise your profile and get recognition from the industry.
The International Midem Awards celebrate iconic personalities who have shaped the music ecosystem and the game-changers building tomorrow's business.
MAA AmbassadorArtist and Founder
El Cartel Records (Puerto Rico)
MD & CEO
Universal Music Group South Asia (India)
Founder & Director
The Independent Music Exporters (South Africa)
Founder & Managing Director
Founder & Executive Producer
Zandari Culture Company(South Korea)
A&R & Label Manager
Playground Music Scandinavia(Sweden)
United Talent Agency(USA)
SVP Domestic GSA
Sony Music Entertainment(Germany)
Bandsquare presented their data management and direct-to-fan digital marketing platform at Midemlab 2016. They were recently aquired by Fimalac.
Synapson were finalists at 2016’s Midem Artist Accelerator, and recently completed a tour that took in Paris, Brussels and Lausanne.
Midemlab winners Stagelink impressed the jury with their project, which allows artists and managers to track demand for tours and reach highly engaged audiences.
Flo Morrissey is an American folk artist who brought her languorous sound to Midem Artist Accelerator.
The Midemlab finalists created an eight-track mobile studio, so you can swap tracks and collaborate with friends.
Winning Midemlab didn't only boost our press coverage and increased general awareness for the Stagelink brand, but the many interesting meetings we had also lead to actual, valuable business relationships.
Nikolas Schriefer, CEO, Stagelink
Midem and Midemlab helped us to improve our contact network in the music industry and clearly defining our spot in the music ecosystem. On top of this, winning Midemlab’s startup competition was a turning point event for MIND Music Labs: it gave us the industry validation we were waiting for and opened-up several important doors for us.
Michele Benincaso, CEO & Founder, Mind Music Labs (Sweden)
Midemlab was a great opportunity to network with people at the intersection of music and technology and an excellent place to raise awareness of Songkick in the traditional music industry.
Ian Hogarth, Co-Founder & CEO, Songkick.com (UK)
We believe that the recognition that we get from Midemlab as an early-stage startup will help us in our current goal of fundraising
Iyke Onyemelukwe, Co-Founder, Ikonfete (UK)
All the business partners you need in one magnificent place.
Federico Rodriguez, Founder, FretX (France)
Just being part of the MidemLab lineup opened doors for us that may not have been available otherwise.
Damien Shiells, Co-Founder & CTO, Clowdy (UK)