MIDEM 2009 INTERNATIONAL INDIE SUMMIT
The International Indie Summit at MIDEM is the place where indies discuss issues, share solutions and meet people who can help them grow their business.
Organized in association with Impala & WIN, the International Indie Summit is chaired by Emmanuel Legrand, Editor of Impact Magazine.
International Indie Summit on Tuesday, 20th of January 2009 afternoon
Labels artists call home
More and more artists are setting up their own label, not simply vanity labels to release they own productions, but full-fledged structures to sign, nurture and develop other artists. Sign of the times? Desire to take control of the creative and business process? Hear the story of some of today's most creative labels (Bella Union, Buzzin' Fly, DiamondTraxx, ...) from their founders in a panel where art meets commerce!
Indies in the digital landscape
Collectively, indies represent one of the world's biggest catalogue. However, many digital platforms or services have launched in recent times without any content from indie labels. What are the opportunities to be taken advantage of by digital services and indie labels? What could be done to improve the climate between them? Expect stimulating debate with representatives from both sides.
International Indie Summit Workshops on Wednesday, 21st of January 2009 morning
Getting started in America
Breaking in the US remains the ultimate goal for many executives in the music industry, but cracking the world's largest music market is not that simple, and can be costly. Specialists of the US market -- distributors, aggregators, managers, lawyers -- will provide expert views on how to best approach the market.
How to manage the financial crisis?
In times of economic crisis like today, with recession looming and sparse credit, indie labels have problems of their own. How can they weather the storm with limited damages? Finance and management experts offer their solutions.
IAEL legal workshop
Learn how to negotiate at best distribution deals for artists & labels
BE THERE WHEN THE MUSICAL YEAR KICKS OFF!
MIDEM 2009 will offer you access to 9,000 key professionals from 90 countries for four days of high-level meetings, concerts and unparalleled conferences.
MIDEM is where all the sectors involved in the business of music come together to explore new possibilities for the coming years: recording & publishing, A&R, images & brands, digital & mobile.
Register to MIDEM/ MidemNet before November 17 to save 25%
MIDEM 2009, the World’s Music Market: 18-21 January 2009
MidemNet, Music business in the digital age: 17-18 January 2009