BMC announces more names and events
Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK’s foremost electronic music and networking event announces the second wave of names for its 9th edition, including event speakers, artists performing and exclusive networking parties. New names announced include; Andrew Blackett (Fabric), ANOTR, Charlie Tee, Chords, Colin Dale, Connie Chow (Fuga), Critical Music, Danny Rampling, Judge Jules, Mighty Mouse, Mr C, Prok & Fitch, Sam Divine, Seamus Haji, Ski Oakenfull, Spinnin Records and Stanton Warriors. Taking place at the iconic British Airways i360 venue on Brighton’s beachfront from 25th – 27th May, BMC will be the perfect summer warm-up event for industry professionals and music lovers alike to inspire and educate, with a focus on getting ‘back to the music’. The prestigious beachfront complex will host four Theatres, BMC networking Hub, Pro meeting Lounge, and a specialised exhibition/tech and services zone.
This year’s event will include Keynote interviews with Grammy-award winning recording artist and DJ Dubfire, pioneering UK electro DJ Greg Wilson and Secretsundaze head honchos James Priestly and Giles Smith talking about their 20-year milestone.
The packed program of over 50 panels and workshops will cover the key topics relevant to the industry such as; Marketing case study with Hexagon / How social media can help grow you and your brand / How to work with influencers / DJ Mixes on streaming services / The new creative Economy / Royalty streams available to electronic music creators / How successful indie labels are built and run / The future of workplace wellbeing in the hybrid world / Gender representation in record labels / Mental health / The Metaverse / Songwriting negotiations / Music management / Festivals and much more. There will also be workshops and masterclasses to deep dive into many topics including; Music production / DJing / A&R / Remixing / Track deconstructions and Social media analytics.
Networking is also a big part of the BMC ethos and there are plenty of opportunities to meet colleagues and make new connections at the many exclusive networking parties being held 450 feet above the city in the i360 Pod observation tower and Brighton’s hottest beachfront bars. Kicking things off on Wednesday 25th May will be the official BMC Welcome Party hosted by Sentric at Rockwater and on Thursday 26th May, Lady of the House will host a networking event at The Southern Belle with DJs Charlie Tee, Carly Wilford, Just Her and DJ Ty. Shesaid.so will also return to host 2 networking breakfast events with Savenightlife on Thursday and Friday mornings at the i360 complex. More to be announced soon.
The legendary pod parties on the i360 observation tower will not disappoint with a host of top DJ’s playing exclusive sets at BMC. On Thursday 26th May, Lady of the House will present the unadulterated house grooves of Sam Divine powered by Labelworx followed by techno titan Dubfire who will also take to the decks at The Arch on Saturday 28th May for the official BMC closing party and on Friday 27th May it will be Stanton Warriors taking to the skies for an exclusive pod party with more TBC. The label lounge A&R Sessions returns for its third year at BMC in 2022 with 1-to-1 meetings giving producers that golden opportunity for immediate feedback from label heads.
More info and tickets can be found here