Midem Digital Edition

Accessible to all, it aims to bring the global music community together to discuss, collaborate, and share solutions for our industry in the post-Covid era.

If you’ve missed something or want to discover more, all content remain live on the platform and there'll be more in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

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Midem Digital Edition: a brand new initiative for the music community

It aims to bring the global music community together to get a better understanding of what’s ahead for our industry in the post-COVID era, thanks to an amazing line-up of keynotes and speakers from every music sector.

This edition will also allow you to identify your next business partners amongst Midem Digital’s participants and source artists from 55+ artists’ profiles. You will have access to exclusive concerts and unique market intelligence, and can discover the first-ever Artist and Label Services Directory. All this from 2 June, 2020!

FAQ Midem Digital Edition

Event agenda

Visit our Event Agenda to discover all the exclusive conferences and concerts offered by the Midem Digital Edition.

You can add your favourite sessions to your schedule and start enjoying our amazing line-up of legendary keynote speakers and artists from 2 June, 2020.

 

 

Content library

From 2 June, 2020, navigate our Content Library to reap the benefits of market intelligence through exclusive Midem content. This includes new releases like our ‘Music in Asia’ and ‘The sound of music in sync with esports’ white papers, blog posts and videos of Midem in Cannes, as well as 2019 Dynaudio sessions.

 

Artist discovery

Just as Midem’s physical gatherings do, Midem Digital Edition will be your place to discover the freshest global emerging talent. The newly created ‘Artist Discovery’ section will indeed introduce you to an exciting line-up of international emerging artists, through a complete gallery of 55+ artists’ profiles.

 

 

Artist & label services directory

Midem unveils the first-ever ‘Artist and Label Services Directory’, as a prelude to Midem Artist and Label Services Forum at Midem 2021: a marketplace where labels, managers and artists can discover, source and adopt services that provide marketing, sales, rights management, legal and distribution solutions.

 

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Music Tech Startup Thrive Series “Fundraising Fundamentals”

Fred Davis, Partner at the Raine Group and John Acquaviva, Managing Partner at Plus 8 Equity, will share their best tips for startups to raise funds. This Q&A session will be moderated by Dani Deahl, Music & Tech journalist at The Verge.

How and when should a startup approach investors? What do VCs expect from entrepreneurs? What should a presentation deck include? Insights from insiders will be revealed during this masterclass, part of the brand new monthly  “Music Tech Startup Thrive Series”.

Arabian Prince Celebrating Kraftwerk during an Exclusive VR DJ-Set

Arabian Prince is a founding member of the legendary Hip-Hop group N.W.A. alongside Dr. Dre, Ice Cube & Eazy E., pioneering the West Coast Electro sound producing the Grammy nominated #1 hit song “Supersonic” by JJ Fad.

Get a chance to meet the king of west coast electro, Arabian Prince, celebrating Kraftwerk music with a DJ-Set during  Midem's exclusive VR DJ-Set and Experience online, on 10 July at 19.00 CEST (13.00 EST / 10.00 PST).

Apply now to be among the 100 happy fans! 

Conferences

A unique conversation with Akon

Iconic Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum artist, producer, entrepreneur, & philanthropist, Akon will take us behind the scenes of his multidimensional career. With a career spanning over two decades, Akon has never ceased to push the boundaries of creativity. His latest albums releases and those planed for the coming months truly demonstrate Akon’s diversity of inspirations and true international openness.

The Next Frontier for Latin Music

At a time when Latin music has become the “new mainstream” and Latin artists are reaching massive global audiences, collaborating with international artists and brands, and touring worldwide: what is the next frontier? Midem brings together a panel of power players to discuss the state of the Latin industry, the challenges faced in the light of the Covid-19 crisis in Latin America and beyond for Latin artists and what can be expected in the coming months.

What’s Next in the Live Music industry?

In this session, you will hear from the live music industry brightest new faces.  Learn more about their feeling about the current situation; discover their vision for the coming months as well as all the good initiatives they experienced during the shutdown.

 

 

Creative Cities Building a Bridge for New Opportunities

This session delivers Cannes’ and Atlanta’s positive messages of support to the global music, film/tv, tech and gaming communities and touch on some new post Covid opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Artists Masterclasses & Exclusive Concerts

Enter the Creative Lab of Wyclef Jean

Masterclass

Alyona Alyona

 

Concert

Camilla Sparkss

 

Concert

Toya Delazy

 

Concert

Midemlab

 

Solfeg.io, the first Latvian startup winning Midemlab

Music Creation & Education rewards innovations that offer new ways to compose and share a love of music with everyone. The innovative solutions from the finalists of Music Creation & Education aim to help democratise music for all ages.

Watch the finalists' pitching session and discover what they have to offer to the music industry!

 

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Midem Talent Exporter

Presented by Amuse

Meet the Freshest Talent from Five Continents with the ultimate music accelerator for the international expansion of artists. Discover the next generation of talent in their own words as well as better understand their projects and their objectives in the coming months through the “Midem Talent Exporter Pitch Sessions”.

This pitch session highlights: Fokn Bois (Ghana), Alyona Alyona (Ukraine),  Haru Namuri (Japan), Camilla Sparksss (Switzerland), Ditty (India) and Ecko (Argentina)

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Midem Digital Edition Headliners

Kerry Trainor

CEO,

Soundcloud 

(USA)

Amber Grimes

SVP Global Creative,

Capitol/Universal Music Group 

(USA)

Alex Mizrahi

CEO,

OCESA-Seitrack 

(Mexico) 

Jean Wyclef

Artist & Producer,

(USA)

Tuma Basa

Director of Urban Music,

YouTube

(USA)

Michael Huppe

President & CEO,

SoundExchange 

(USA)

Jeremy Sirota

CEO,

Merlin

(USA)

Vanessa Mdee

Artists & CEO, 

Mdee Music 

(Tanzania)