Midem's conference programme

Midem Conferences create an exclusive programme featuring the most respected decision makers in the global music industry.
Through visionary conversations, concrete case studies and workshops, participants benefit from their peers’ insightful business tips to grow their international business.

  • Midem conferences have been at the forefront of the key trends and innovations in the music business throughout the world, from the launch of the very first streaming services to the growing opportunities of Blockchain, AI and VR in music, as well as identifying new business models across emerging markets.

    We welcome a variety of speakers ranging from artists to industry leaders, entrepreneurs, tech pioneers, digital influencers or journalists.

  • If you want to join our programme as a speaker, have a great story you would like to share with your peers or submit a topic, fill in the form and our teams will get back to you!

    Discover the exciting new features of this year’s programme, including a focus on specific territories (Latin America, the UK, Germany), a brand new track dedicated to Esports & Music, in association with Esports BAR and new sessions on hip-hop and electronic Music.


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  • New Midem keynotes

    Rebeca León

    Rebeca León, CEO & Co-Founder, Lionfish Entertainment & Manager of Juanes, Rosalia, J Balvin (USA)

    Still one of the few female managers in the business, especially in the Latin industry, Rebeca is considered as a true force and visionary, representing Latin superstars J Balvin, Juanes and Latin music’s fastest-rising star, Rosalía. Rebeca is a tireless advocate for women in the music business, always striving to create opportunities for young women. In a keynote interview with Billboard’s Leila Cobo, respected Latin expert, Rebeca León’s keynote will focus on female empowerment in the music industry, offering an invaluable insight into being a female executive in today’s music ecosystem and breaking Latin music with its diverse cultures into the global mainstream.

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    Marsha Vlasic

    Marsha Vlasic, President, Artist Group International (USA)

    With more than 30 years of experience, Marsha is one of the most powerful and respected agent in the business. One of the first women to smash the glass ceiling of music's boys club, she has carved out a long-lasting and outstanding career. Starting out at a time when few women were breaking into the male-dominated business and were hardly acknowledged, Marsha will offer an inspiring and eye-opening voice of huge experience to Midem delegates.

    Representing heavyweights such as Neil Young, Elvis Costello, The Strokes, Cyndi Lauper, Moby, Band of Horses, Iggy Pop, Regina Spektor, Norah Jones, PJ Harvey, Devendra Banhart and The Breeders, Marsha will share her views on the evolution of the music landscape as a leader of the live industry.

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  • Midem 2019

    Join us to be inspired by the most respected decision makers of the music industry!

    Take advantage of Late Rates
    until June 4th!

    Starting From €825

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  • Music & Esports



    Why are Music and Esports merging and gaining more momentum now than ever before?

    Music and Esports focus at Midem

    It’s a two-way exchange. On one hand, Esports leagues and game developers are blooming into full-fledged media brands, and are looking to the music business for both financial and cultural capital. On the other hand, off of a streaming high that has returned their industry to a state of growth, music companies are looking to diversify their revenue, experiment with new audiovisual technologies and tap into the power of highly engaged subcultures.

    Midem & Esports BAR join forces to develop a combined programme dedicated to growing business opportunities in Esports & Music. Jump on the Esports & Music bandwagon with us to reach an untapped audience and build creative scenes.


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    Music and Esports focus at Midem
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