Midem, the leading international event for the global music community.

What is Midem?

Networking at every scale

Get to meet the people who matter in major music markets or high-potential regions. From international companies to local partners you can access participants from 80 countries before, during and after the event.

Creativity & variety

We provide access to the most extensive variety of artists and the widest music catalog. We support creativity through wide-ranging workshops, panels and meetings to help artists to evolve and promote their music.


Inspiration & Education

We help to shape the future of the industry by providing ideas and solutions through inspiring conferences attended by decision makers in legal, business and creative spheres. On an international and local scale, we present insights and tips to create value and build solid music businesses.


Innovation in music

We provide younger members of the music community with guidance to strengthen their business activity by creating bridges with the most influential tech companies, recognized investors and creative entrepreneurs. We help raise their profile and obtain recognition from the industry through the leading international competition for music startups.

Reasons to attend



 Meet other labels & publishers internationally to source and market content

Meet digital distributors & streaming services

Meet tech companies & startups

Meet new business partners(sync & brands)

Collective Rights management organisations

  Build partnerships with other CMOs to collect

  Find licensees

Music Publishers

Meet other labels & publishers internationally to source and market content

Meet buyers (sync & brands)



Learn about live opportunities within the global music value chain & how to master customer relationship

Meet & source artists/new talents


Artists entrepreneurs Musicians

Meet with the most influential music and tech players

Grow your reputation among the global music ecosystem

Get inspired by career-building conferences

Gain practical knowledge on emerging tech tools

Discover innovative distribution and monetisation models


Brands Advertising & marketing agencies

Find contents and technology that will help you engage and monetize your audience

Connect directly with repertoire owners concerning music, live and image to deliver your brandcontent

Position your brand among influencers of the music community

Music Tech

Digital distributors & streaming services

 Meet international repertoire owners to grow your catalogue

Online music services Tech services

Showcase your latest solutions & services

Source content & partnerships

Get inspired

Digital start-ups

Meet with potential business partners among the international music & rights- holders community

Pitch your product to potential investors and to the press

Get inspired by your peers who develop cutting-edge technologies in the music field

Gain practical knowledge on music entrepreneurship

Brand-new Midem Beach area

Midem Beach is your new chillout and creative space to enjoy exciting music, discover inspiring content and meet inspiring people!
The area includes hospitality at attractive prices, cabanas and comfortable meeting spots to watch panel discussions and concerts from 8.30am to 2am.


Food, drinks and meeting spots.


Beach customer stands to meet your clients and prospects.

Live events

Three stages to host panels and a selection of promising artists performing live.

High-Potential Markets Programme

In 2018, Midem launches its long-term programme designed to assist music professionals from around the world by encouraging business development and the discovery of new talents.

The initiative aims to foster bilateral exchanges between international and national music executives and sectors and facilitate the structuring and professionalization of the high-potential markets.

Focus of the year: Africa