Midem Talent Exporter

The ultimate music accelerator for artists' international expansion

Introducing the Midem Talent Exporter

After five years of meaningful encounters, talent discoveries and great stories, Midem Artist Accelerator evolved into Midem Talent Exporter, a business programme for emerging international talent, selected through a free and open-to-all call for entries.

This original format of matchmaking will shine a light on the most promising “export-ready” upcoming talent and allow them to meet the finest international talent buyers (including PR, curators, music editors, A&R, agents, promoters and festivals) and music supervisors with the clear objective of building concrete business partnerships.

A door-opener for artists to unparalleled opportunities for meetings across geographies as well as access to a whole educational programme, and the chance to network with the global music community and learn about the latest artists’ services.

Want to submit an entry to Midem Talent Exporter 2021?

Fill in the form to submit your application to the programme. The call for entries closes on 25 July.

How to Get Attention from Talent Buyers?

The launch of the 2021 Midem Talent Exporter is a chance to meet some of today’s finest talent buyers and learn more about talent scouting.

This exclusive talk brings together Mixtape Founder & CEO, Naveen Deshpande; Vevo Senior Director Talent Booking, Parul Chokshi; Budde Music Senior A&R Manager, Peer Steinwald; and Mother Artists Booking Agent Natasha Gregory.

Watch the session to hear more about their insights before submitting your application to the Midem Talent Exporter Programme!

A unique chance for artists to boost their careers internationally

Benefit from massive promotion

On all Midem platforms and channels before, during and after Midem.

Pitch your music

To decision-makers and people that matter.

Showcase your talent

To the global music community.

Learn all about talent development and the latest artists’ services

With exclusive content built for artists.

Network with your peers

With Midem Digital tools and international database.

Be short-listed to integrate Midem

Closed-door sessions, workshops and camps built with partners.

Want to submit an entry to Midem Talent Exporter 2021?

Fill in the form to submit your application to the programme. The call for entries closes on 25 July.

Selection Criteria

The Midem Talent Exporter is open to artists/bands, managers, publishers, labels, agents and promoters from around the world who would like to submit an artist/band to benefit from this programme. They must meet the following criteria. The artist/band must:

  • Be an individual artist or a band.
  • Be 18 years old or over.
  • Be export ready.
  • Demonstrate a creative personality and attitude.
  • Present original musical creation (audio and/or video). No sampling or unauthorised use of copyright protected material will be accepted. The track(s) can be acoustic, electronic, instrumental or feature voices.
  • Have a dedicated professional supporting team of at least one person (manager, label, agent, etc.).
  • Be represented by a company (label, publisher, agent). The artist can represent themselves if they have legal status.
  • Have a minimum of five official live performances booked between 2019 and 2021.
  • Show media coverage and a solid presence on social networks.
  • Present a career development strategy (including export) with concrete short- and long-term objectives.
  • Be looking for potential partners, especially for export.
  • The artist/band’s artistic merits and latest news will also be taken into consideration.

Key Dates

  • 25 May 2021: Call for entries opens
  • 25 July 2021: Call for entries closes
  • Week of 20 Sept: Chosen artists are announced

 

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