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The leading event for the global music community

Launched in 1967, Midem is dedicated to helping the music industry develop business, strategy and creativity by bringing together the key players of the music ecosystem online and in Cannes:

Artists • Labels • Managers • Publishers • Distributors • Streaming services • Rights collecting societies • High-tech companies • Startups

• Brands • Communications agencies • Booking agencies • Promoters

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Midem Digital

Our digital platform aims to bring the global music community together online to stimulate discussion, share solutions, and achieve a better understanding of what is ahead for our industry in the post-COVID era.

It allow participants to seize new business opportunities and network with relevant business partners on a global scale thanks to international forums and masterclasses by music tech entrepreneurs and artists, as well as conferences with key players in the international music community. 

Midem 2021 – Cannes

Midem is the most important event of the year for taking the pulse of the global music industry and leveraging key strategic insights. It is also a sophisticated marketplace to do business and network face-to-face with all the bellwethers of the international music ecosystem.  At the Midem Beach or inside the Palais des Festivals, there is always something happening at Midem: breakfasts, lunches, showcases, happy hours, movie premieres. 

Midem Highlights

Live innovation masterclass


Join us on October 26 at 17:00 for an exclusive masterclass with David Mandelbrot, CEO of Reverb. During this live session, followed by a Q&A, David will share successful strategic decisions made for the company that are applicable for any other entrepreneur. 



Kevin Liles Takes on the Importance of Independence

As CEO & CO-Founder of independent record label 300 Entertainment, Kevin Liles shares exclusive insights into his incredible journey as a music artist becoming executive.

Discover his vision on ownership as today’s passport to be independent in  the music industry.


Success Story – Reggaeton en Paris 

Latin urban revelation Dalex participated in the Midem Songwriting Camp, where he composed a brand new song called “Reggaetón en Paris” with the Belgian producer High P. The song is now on Ozuna’s latest album “Nibiru” featuring Nicky Jam, nominated in the category best urban music album of the Latin Grammy 2020. 

Midem Music Talks - Akon


Every month, our conference team presents visionary conversations with the most respected decision makers of the global music industry. In this exclusive Midem Music Talks, iconic artist Akon discusses his creative process and shares his will to push boundaries and not pigeonholed in a single musical genre, market or industry. 

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