• Professional Programme talks and panels include: ‘Mental Health In The Electronic Music Industry; ‘Is The Underground Underground Anymore’; ‘LNADJ presents Social Responsibility with Eats Everything’; ‘Diversity Is A Reality, Inclusivity Is The Goal (in association with PRS for Music)’; ‘Interview with Irvine Welsh’; ‘Interview with Tony & Ann Andrews from Funktion One’, and more. 
  • 16 Academy Programme talks and panels include: ‘How to get your music signed to the right label’, ‘Getting paid for your creativity’ in association with PRS For Music, ‘How Much Is Your Hearing Worth’, ‘Education – is college really worth it?’ ‘RAM Records label Q+A’, ‘Interview with Friction’, ‘Tru Thoughts label Q+A’ plus more
  • Toolroom Academy takes place on Thursday 26th April with a full day of workshops, includes a demo drop
  • Sonic Surgery – Hospital Records: Hospital Records launch their Sonic Surgery on Friday 27th April – a full day of production masterclasses from London Elektricity, Nu:tone, Keeno, Danny Byrd and demo drop for A&R feedback
  • Focusrite / Novation will be hosting their own theatre this year in the exhibition hall. FREE access for all BMC pass holders!
  • BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra’s Newsbeat will be hosting a discussion and broadcasting LIVE from BMC, discussing topics including Brexit and drug testing at venues and events in the UK – hosted by Newsbeat’s Jimmy Blake. Speakers include Mark Lawrence – CEO AFEM, Fiona Measham – The Loop & Danny Howard – BBC Radio 1
  • Other speakers: Panels include speakers from PRS For Music, BPI, AIM, Association For Electronic Music (AFEM), AIF, ACS, LNADJ, Help Musicians, Fabric, SoundCloud, Virgin/EMI, Believe, SW4, Defected, Toolroom, Hospital Records, Ram Records, Tru Thoughts, Beatport, Women Produce Music, BIMM, DJ Mag, MusicTech, AEI, Funktion One, Pioneer, Ableton, This Is Global, Boiler Room, Friction, KRPT, Horus Music, Decoded Magazine, Data Transmission, Skiddle, SharpStream, KRPT, GRM Daily, LWE, Fuse, Mark Knight, Waze & Odyssey, Luke Solomon, London Elektricity, Illyus & Barrientos,  Label Worx, Dean Marsh, Jules O’ Riordan and many more.
  • Beatport will again deliver its Annual Report during the conference
  • Networking events: 25 – 27 April at various venues across the city. More info to be announced …
  • Club nights with top international & UK DJs at some of the city’s best venues, 26 – 28 April including TAKE & BMC present Eats Everything at The Arch on 26/04. More nights to follow…


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The Last Night a DJ Saved My Life Foundation & Help Musicians UK are our official charity partners for BMC.

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