Top 6 music conferences to attend in 2023
International music events bring together professionals, industry leaders, and enthusiasts to discuss the latest trends and developments in the music industry. These events offer valuable opportunities to expand knowledge, network, and discover new music. In the music industry, making contacts is crucial and that's why attending these events and conferences is important. Here are 6 international music events you shouldn't miss.
International Music Summit (IMS) Ibiza - An industry gathering of music professionals
Spain | Ibiza | April 26th - 28th
IMS Ibiza is a yearly gathering of music industry professionals, leaders, and enthusiasts to discuss the latest trends and developments in the music business. With engaging keynotes, insightful panel discussions and networking opportunities, IMS provides a platform for individuals to learn from industry experts and exchange ideas. Whether you are an aspiring artist or a seasoned veteran, IMS offers valuable insights and opportunities to enhance your knowledge and grow your network. The Beatport Group recently acquired a majority stake in the IMS and established a partnership to support the growth and expansion of the IMS platform, adding value to the electronic music industry. This partnership is a must-see for all (electronic) music lovers.
Brighton Music Conference (BMC) - A multi-genre music event
England | Brighton | May 24th - 26th
BMC is a multi-genre music conference that takes place in Brighton, UK. Attracting industry professionals and fans alike, BMC offers a diverse range of music-related events, from panel discussions and workshops to live performances and networking opportunities. Whether you are an aspiring artist, industry professional, or simply a music enthusiast, BMC provides valuable insights and opportunities to connect with others in the industry.
Berlin Dance Music Event (BDME) - Showcasing the latest in dance Music
Germany | Hamburg | May 25th - 28th
BDME is a leading event for the dance music industry, showcasing the latest artists and technologies. With a focus on the latest trends and developments in the electronic music scene, Berlin Dance Music Event provides a platform for artists to showcase their skills and for industry professionals to discover new talent. Whether you are an aspiring producer, DJ, or dance music fan, BDME is a must-attend opportunity. dig dis! has been a proud partner of the BDME for several years, and has always been happy to meet long-standing partners in person. The event, held in the heart of Germany, offers a unique chance to experience the cutting-edge trends of the music industry.
Reeperbahn Festival - Showcasing a diverse range of talent
Germany | Hamburg | September 20th - 23rd
Reeperbahn Festival is an annual music festival held in Hamburg, Germany, showcasing a diverse range of local and international talent across multiple genres. With a focus on emerging artists and established acts, Reeperbahn Festival provides a platform for individuals to discover new music and connect with others in the industry. Whether you are an aspiring artist or a seasoned industry professional, Reeperbahn Festival offers valuable insights and opportunities for growth and development.
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) - The world's largest club-based festival for electronic music
Netherlands | Amsterdam | Oktober 18th - 22th
ADE is the world's largest club-based festival for electronic music, attracting over 400,000 visitors annually. With over 2,500 artists and hundreds of events, ADE offers a diverse range of experiences for fans and industry professionals alike. From live performances and DJ sets to workshops and panel discussions, ADE provides valuable insights and opportunities to connect with others in the electronic music industry. In one of our latest blog posts we went into more detail about the ADE - feel free to check it out here.
Maximize your opportunities in 2023 by attending events that offer valuable insights into the music industry. These events provide the perfect platform to expand your knowledge, network with industry professionals, and discover new music. Make the most of these opportunities and take the time to build meaningful connections in the music industry. If you are planning to attend, you are welcome to reach out to us. We would be happy to connect with you during your time there.