Midem Digital

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

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. 

From Startup to Global Music Tech Leader

Live innovation masterclass on October 26 at 17:00 BST

It is every entrepreneur’s ambition to grow the value of their startup. When this value reaches $270 million, it means that things have been done right!

David Mandelbrot, CEO of Reverb, will share successful strategic decisions made for the company that are applicable for any other entrepreneur. The presentation will be followed by a Live Q&A focused on international expansion. Insights from insiders are revealed during this masterclass, part of Midem’s “Music Tech Startup Thrive Series”, in association with 2112's Center for Creative Entrepreneurship.

Access now and add the session to your schedule to be able to join the masterclass on Oct 26 at 17:00 BST.

Kevin Liles Takes on the Importance of Independence

Interviewed by Music Week’s Mark Sutherland, Kevin Liles shares exclusive insights on his incredible journey as a music artist becoming executive, starting as an intern in 1995 at Def Jam to be named the label’s president seven years later and being influential in the careers of Jay-Z, LL Cool J and DMX among many others.

As CEO & CO-Founder of independent record label 300 Entertainment, launching the careers of Young Thug, Megan Thee Stallion, Migos & more, Kevin Liles discusses on “ownership” as today’s passport to be independent  in  the music industry, knowing the impact of Covid-19 on independent artists & companies.

Building the Bridge Between Music & Esports

In Association with Esports BAR

The entertainment sector is alive with the sound of music increasingly becoming part of esports. The very digital technology has made esports a hit among young Millennial and Gen Z consumers and, the music industry would love to cement its current growth rate by appealing to e-sports young fans.

In this exclusive presentation, Karol Severin, Senior Analyst at MIDiA Research will explore what music and esports businesses have to offer to today’s digitally centric entertainment consumers. It will also discuss why esports fans, teams and organisations are among popular music’s most avid consumers?

FAQ Midem Digital

Event agenda

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

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


Content library

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 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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The Impact of Covid-19 on the Music Industry

An Open Up About Leadership in Music & Diversity

Tuma Basa & Thabiso Khati about the African Hip-Hop Globalisation

Music Composers on the Secrets Behind Scoring Superhero Movies 


Arabian Prince - DJ SET "Tribute to Kraftwerk"

Enter the Creative Lab of Ibeyi & Emicida

Charlotte Dos Santos


The Holy



Midemlab’s new Live Music Experiences category

The 2020 edition marked the launch of a new “Live Music” category, featuring innovations and startups that aim to help the live music ecosystem achieve its digital revolution.

This new category spotlights the most innovative solutions for bands, fans, venues, producers and promoters in the Live Music sector. Discover the Live Music finalists’ pitches session and find out what’s the winner’s solution to help emerging musicians.

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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: Charlotte Dos Santos (Norway), The Holy (Finland), Mpho Sebina (Botswana), Yellowstraps (Belgium), Kirani Ayat (Ghana) and Eliza Legdzina (Latvia).

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Midem Digital Headliners




Vanessa Bakewell

Client Partner Film & Music,



Ellen Healy

Global Head of Music & Entertainment,






Ralp Peer II

Chair & CEO, 



Jennifer Masset 

Head of Independent Label Support,



Nicole Wyskoarko 

Executive Vice President of Urban Operations,



Willard Ahdritz

Founder & Chairman,