It happened at Midem 2016

There was a packed schedule in store for Midem’s 50th anniversary. This international business programme included matchmaking, case studies, competitions and concerts, as well as the first-ever International Midem Awards ceremony.

  • Midem 2016 highlights

  • KEY FACES OF 2016

  • Conferences


    This year’s conferences debated on topics shaking the industry, from copyright reforms in the US and Europe to emerging trends shaping the future of music everywhere; market focuses exploring export opportunities and best practices in digital, marketing and monetisation strategies to develop your business worldwide.

  • Midem Keynote

    Leading industry players shared their experience and vision on the music business and the hot topics shaking the industry.

    NEW! Copyright Summit

    At a time when copyright is at the centre of all discussions across the globe, international decision makers shared their insights.

  • Legal Summit

    Providing updates on current and future international legal developments.

    In association with IAEL

    Global Sync and Brands Summit

    The unique opportunity to pitch and meet 10 music supervisors.

  • NEW! Label Summer Camp

    A brand new area specially designed for labels and rights-holders:

    • Distribution
    • Monetisation
    • Marketing
    • Sync & Brands
    • A&R
    • Market focuses

    Innovation Factory

    A dedicated area to discuss innovation and digital topics:

    • Midemlab startup competition
    • Entrepreneurship & Funding
    • Streaming
    • Data
    • Video
  • Networking Village

    A dedicated matchmaking area:

    • Meet the countries (Korea, Canada, Germany, Brazil, the UK)
    • Meet the managers, publishers and sync experts…

    Meet the speakers

    Every day and after each session on the Label Summer Camp and Innovation Factory, informally meet the panellists and continue the debate.


    Midem Artist Accelerator

    The Midem Artist Accelerator is an exclusive programme to grow artists’ profiles globally, with 12 upcoming international artists selected by an Artistic Committee

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    Discover Midemlab, with the most innovative start-ups operating in the entertainment field proposing the latest digital innovations that help music executives, artists and brands to engage and monetise audiences.

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  • International Midem Awards

    The International Midem Awards included an exclusive Gala dinner celebrating the ‘International Music Makers’: the iconic personalities who have shaped the music ecosystem for the past 50 years and the game-changers who are building tomorrow’s business.

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    Grey Group

    Grey Group partnered with Midem to give artists the chance to have their track become the next anthemic song for all things T.J.Maxx (Digital, Video, TV & Radio).

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  • Midem by night

    Midem doesn’t stop when the sun sets! Every evening, Midem By Night hosted open bar parties, live music events, meetups and celebrations!

    Discover the programme

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