Brighton Music Conference Moves to Iconic New Location
Written by Sacha Wall on September 28, 2018
Brighton Music Conference today announced a move to an iconic new venue for BMC19, this year it will be held at the British Airways i360 complex near the West Pier on Brighton Seafront.
To celebrate the move from Brighton Dome to the beachfront location, which houses the British Airways i360 Pod, the UK’s tallest, ascending observation tower, BMC are offering an exclusive ‘golden ticket’ to next year’s event, which runs from Wednesday 24th April to Saturday 27th April 2019, following its most successful year to date in 2018.
The 50 special launch tickets are the only ones that will include entry to an exclusive live panel and networking party 450 feet above Brighton in the i360 Pod observation tower, with a secret special guest DJ. This VIP BMC Professional ticket also includes entry to the Professional Conference plus Academy Theatre 1 and 2, the Focusrite/Novation Theatre, all BMC evening networking events, Demo zone including DJ and music tech and services, plus BMC Goodie Bag and BMC Event Guide. Academy 2-day passes will also be on sale.
BMC19 features talks and panels in the Professional Theatre sponsored by Sharp Stream, as well as workshops, panels and seminars in the Academy 1 & 2 Theatres. The Focusrite/Novation Theatre returns at BMC19 featuring workshops and talks. There will also be a specialised ‘Demo Zone’ exhibition floor for the tech and services industry for DJs and music makers and a delegate Networking Hub in the exhibition centre’s beachfront bar and brassiere. The Toolroom Academy and Hospital Sonic Surgery will host production workshops in at additional venue still tbc. There will be networking events and club nights over 4 days.
Sponsors of BMC19 include Focusrite/Novation, Sharp Stream, HMUK, PRS for Music, Loopmasters, Pioneer DJ, Plugin Boutique, and Horus Music (panel sponsor). Charity partners include Audio Active, Help Musicians UK, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life. Conference partners include ACS, Association for Electronic Music (AFEM),
Beatport, Berlin, British Airways i360, Defected Records, DJ Growth Lab, Hideout, Hospital Records, MonoKrome Music, Patterns, Rubadub Records & Music Technology, R&S Records, Shogun Audio, Tempest Inn, The Arch, Toolroom Academy, Ultra Music, Wunderland, Women In Dance Music Collective.