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THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CONFERENCE RETURNS TO LONDON, ENGLAND FOR ITS 2ND PROMOTIONAL LAUNCH APRIL 4-5, 2014


 

Join us for an incredible two days of networking and performances with some of the UK’s most talented individuals. Up and coming artists, songwriters and producers will get the opportunity to perform live and play their tracks in front of an esteemed audience.

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April 4, 2014

FRIDAY

THE IMC LONDON PROMO LAUNCH SHOWCASE NIGHT

5 up and coming artists, songwriters, and producers will perform live. These acts will be judged and critiqued, whoever wins will receive the opportunity to perform at IMC Atlanta and an all access pass for 5 additional guests for IMC Atlanta.

 

LOCATION: Proud Camden, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8AH
DOORS OPEN: 7:30PM
ARTIST PERFORMANCES: 8:15PM
WINNER ANNOUNCED/ NETWORKING: 9:30PM-11:30PM

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Artists, Producers, Songwriters, (please note, we will be selecting 5 acts to participate in each category. If in a group, collective or duo, each member will need to register separately). Please email your information, including name, mobile, email address and last 4 digits of credit/debit card you used to register, so that we can verify your submission to: info@theinternationalmusicconference.com.

Should you wish to ATTEND AS A GUEST, please register here.
Should you wish to  PARTICIPATE AS A PERFORMER, register here.

PANELISTS & JUDGES

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Carly Wilford – Rinse FM                                   Rich Castillo – A&R Universal Music Group

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Malcolm Blair – Manager, Alesha Dixon             DJ Sarah Harrison – IMC Official Host DJ

 


April 5, 2014

SATURDAY

THE IMC LONDON PROMO LAUNCH CONFERENCE DAY

Join us for a special panel discussion with industry experts who will outline to aspiring artists, producers, songwriters etc how to crack into foreign market place successfully.

LOCATION: The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, 1A Dyne Road, London NW6 7XG
TIME: 10AM – 5PM

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SCHEDULE

 

10AM: Registration

11AM – 12PM: Down 2 Business Panel
In this panel, we get right “down to business.” Find out from our panel of experts about the new business strategies and revenue streams available for emerging international artists. Also, learn the importance of balancing your creative and business endeavors for a thriving music career. We’ll explore everything you need to know about getting your legal and business house in order. Think Jay Z: “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man.”
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Ken Foreman – Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Music Business course at the Institute of Contemporary Music

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Richard Etienne – Intellectual Property Consultant

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Simon Dixon – Bray & Kray Solicitors

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Mervyn Lyn – Managing Director, Strategic Partnership Solutions Ltd.

12:15PM – 1:30PM: Song Feedback Session
Engage in honest talk and receive valuable critiques from chart-topping songwriters, producers, and industry executives in this song listening session where a limited number of pre-submitted songs will be given feedback in front of a musically engaged audience.

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Damien Silk – Head of Music, Bang FM Radio

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Sef Naqui – Managing Director, London Boy Entertainment Group Ltd.

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Desmond George – Artist Manager/ Studio Owner

1:45PM – 2:45PM: A&R Panel
The role of the Artist & Repertoire is constantly evolving and this special Q&A will focus on their new changing roles. Hear about the daily activities of our special guest and which kinds of talent they have their eye on in 2013. What do they do when they receive new music? Also, find out how the new music business models have changed the way A&Rs go about finding, signing, and promoting fresh talent. In the end, you’ll learn how much work the A&R does and how much work they expect to already be done by the artist.
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Alec Boateng (Twin B) – Director of A&R, Atlantic Records

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Will Lavin – Music Journalist

3PM – 4PM: Press, Marketing & Publicity Panel
A hit song or hit album cannot reach its full potential without the proper media exposure. Journalists, critics, and bloggers hold major influence on the amount of exposure a particular music project may receive. As such, pr professionals work overtime to ensure their clients adequate coverage. You’ll hear how these top journalists and publicists work together and have had to leverage social media like they never have before.

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Kubi Springer – Brand Specialist & Media Personality

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Sukhraj Johal – Head of Marketing Polydor Records

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Posty – CEO & Founder of GRM Daily

Anika Allen
Annika Allen – Editorial Director, Flavour Magazine

4:15PM – 5PM: MASTER SESSION WITH CELEBRITY GUEST (TBC)
Learn more about your favorite artist in this unique in person interview. Our celebrity guest will divulge what it took for them to make it in the business, the struggles they endured, and how they overcame them. IMC registrants will get the opportunity to ask their own questions.

Please Register Here To Attend:

To register for both IMC Showcase & IMC Conference Day at a discount rate, please click here


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Notes for artists:

  • Artists will get the opportunity to perform up to one (1) song each
  • Artists must be available for sound check
  • This is a competition, whoever wins will receive the opportunity to perform at IMC Atlanta with 5 additional passes

Notes for producers and songwriters:

  • Feedback comes on a first come, first serve basis
  • Please bring your songs on a CD
  • Songwriters, please submit one track including first verse, chorus/ hook
  • Producers, please submit one track instrumental only
  • The song you submitted must be an original work, either written or co-written by you
  • You will get the opportunity to play one (1) track only, should the panelists request to hear more, please have two (2) additional songs on standby. Three (3) songs max

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