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Brighton Music Conference reveals full programme of panels and speakers

UK's biggest electronic music conference returns this April...

Brighton Music Conference, the UK’s biggest music conference dedicated to all facets of electronic music, has revealed the full line-up of panels and speakers for the two-day conference at the Brighton Dome on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th April.

The conference's first day will see roundtable discussions on a host of burning issues including ‘Streaming vs Radio’; ‘AFEM Presents Get Played, Get Paid’; an interview with Fabric’s Keith Reilly by NTIA’s Alan Miller; ‘How to Promote Diversity In Dance Music’; ‘What’s Next For Electronic Music?’; ‘BPI Presents Music Piracy’; ‘NTIA Presents Save Nightlife’; ‘Creative Law Presents: But it was only a “cheeky” re-edit? Copyright law and the Remix’ and more.

BMC17’s academy programme — which is aimed at budding producers and artists — covers everything entry-level industry members need to know in 2017.

The panels and topics for this year will feature ‘BIMM Presents: Writing & Producing To A Brief’; ‘Ghost Writing’; ‘How To Get Ahead In The Industry?’; Toolroom Records Q+A; ‘Roland / Serato Workshop’; ‘Why Should I Make A Video?’; ‘DJ Q+A with Friction, Sam Divine, Josh Butler, and My Nu Leng’; ‘ACM Workshop’; ‘Hospital Records Q+A’; Producer Q+A with Seamus Haji, High Contrast, Prok & Fitch, Paul Hartnoll, and Just Her’; and a lot more.

BMC’s fourth year is the conference's biggest yet and will feature exhibitors, partners, and sponsors, including Pioneer, AFEM (Association For Electronic Music), BPI, NTIA, Native Instruments, Traktor, Focusrite, Novation, Serato, Roland, Korg, Beatport, PRS for Music, In Music Brands, Toolroom, GAK, Hospital Records and more more.

Beatport will also be on hand once again to deliver its popular annual report on what genres are hot and what genres are not in 2017.

Native Instruments will also be attendance and running their hugely popular Native Sessions for the conference’s duration, including four talks and workshops per day.

A new addition for this year’s conference is a dedicated professional ticket holder-only meeting area which has been set aside for industry professionals to meet their peers, network and hopefully do some deals.

For tickets and a full breakdown of all the panels and their respective speakers head here.