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Join the FMF Conference in beautiful Barcelona for an electrifying business and career extravaganza. Immerse yourself in vibrant culture, gain invaluable career strategies, forge powerful connections, and lead the music industry. Savor local brews, explore record stores, dive into legendary bars, indulge in delectable cuisine, soak up the sun on pristine beaches, and dive into a high-octane conference program. FMF: the ultimate music industry lifestyle event, promising an unforgettable experience!

A SAMPLE OF OUR ILLUSTRIOUS SPEAKERS

Manager Regional en Latinoamérica y España, Industria Works

I’m currently working in Barcelona inside the company Industria Works, as manager for Love of Lesb

Founder, Thunderboom Records

Thunderboom Records is a non-profit organisation specialised in responsible AI-driven music tools an

Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Sergi Jordà is a Catalan innovator, computer scientist, music technology and AI researcher, profess

Founder/CEO, TOORLY

With over 100 event productions across four continents and a decade of artist management under her b

Licensing & Partnerships Manager, Sonosuite S.L

With a business and music industry background, Johann Flandin now manages partnerships at Sonosuite:

Director of Programming, Drom NYC

"""Ambassador of World Music"" - PollStar Magazine. Mehmet Dede is an internationally recognized, aw

Sound Designer + Sleep Coach, Creative Technologist at White Mirror

Co-founder of White Mirror, a wellness innovation consultancy, Tom is an award-winning expert in mus

Community Lead, GUZZU

Alvaro Delgado works in promoting a fairer and more sustainable music industry. He currently holds t

CEO/Founder, WHO?MAG Multimedia, LLC

Rob Schwartz is the CEO/Founder of WHO?MAG Multimedia, LLC. The company consists of WHO?MAG Distrib

Head of Business Development UK and Europe, DistroDirect

Henriette Heimdal is the Head of Business Development and Partnerships UK & Europe for DistroDirect.

Abogada, kLAIM MUSIC INC

KARINA VENCE PELAEZ, Abogada colombiana, Máster en Marcas, Patentes y Propiedad Intelectual de la U

CEO / Co-Founder, Resonance / Music Tech France

Mathilde Neu trained at Celsa, where she specialized in content creation, communications and project

Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board, SonoSuite, SonoSuite

I strongly believe in the transformative power of music and its ability to drive personal, cultural,

Founder, Co-Director, Pop-Up Music

Mark Garfield drummer, producer, songwriter and music publisher – founder co owner of Pop-Up Music

Senior European Regional Manager, Hitlab

Ysé Brisson is a French actress, scriptwriter, producer and a media & entertainment expert for more

Marketing Director, EMPIRE

Stephanie Adamu, an expert in Talent Management, Marketing Communications & PR, has excelled in the

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Locations

Monday Warmup: Live music and hanging out

Inusual Project
Carrer de la Paloma, 5, 08001 Barcelona/span>
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Carrer de la Paloma, 5, 08001 Barcelona,

Tuesday

Holistic Day at the SGAE Offices
Pg. de Colom, 6, 08002 Barcelona
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Opening Night Party at Hotel Pulitzer
C/ de Bergara, 8, 08002 Barcelona
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Wednesday & Thursday Conference

at Estrella Damm
C/ del Rosselló, 515, 08025 Barcelona
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Wednesday FMF Live Showcases

at Placa Reial: 17, 08002 Barcelona
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2023 Agenda

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Main Damm Upstairs Damm Mundial Damm SGAE Stage
10.00
10.15
FMF Team Opening Remarks
With: Niall Doorley

10.00
11.00
Early-Bird Mentor AMA: Your Music Industry Questions Answered
With: Ekaterina Bazhanova, Rob Schwartz, Mehmet Dede, Åsa Carild, and Special Guests, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

10.15
10.45
Part of the MIDiA Summit
Keynote with Mark Mulligan (MIDiA Research)
With: Mark Mulligan

10.45
11.30
Part of the MIDiA Summit
The great creator convergence
With: Tatiana Cirisano, Michael Pelczynski, Dani Deahl, Alex Branson, Moderated by: Kriss Thakrar


11.30
12.00
Coffee Break

11.45
12.15
Sync: What's hot in the world of sync and future trends to keep in mind
With: Mark Garfield, Frederic Schindler, Paulina Márquez García Moreno, Moderated by: Grace Puluczek

12.00
12.45
Part of the MIDiA Summit
Finding new frontiers for music in games
With: Vickie Nauman, Moderated by: Karol Severin

12.15
12.45
The Sync Process : A dive into the mechanics of placing music in films and TV.
With: Seb Whyte, Toby Slade-Baker, Shervin Hejazi, Moderated by: Ru Hollier

12.45
13.00
Presentation: Get every penny: Ad sync
With: Luis Ruano
11.00
11.30
The New Rules to the Game- no-one know the rules
With: Paul Craig Moderated by: Conor McNicholas
11.30
12.00
So You Think You Need a Manager? Navigating Artist Development and Investing in Your Craft
With: Andy Robinson, Sila Lua, Ekaterina Bazhanova, Moderated by: Trina Smith

11.45
12.15
The Convergence of Education and Entrepreneurship
With: Emilien Moyon, Bay Backner, Mehmet Dede, Moderated by: Stine Glismand

12.00
12.30
The distribution contribution – improving the ways distro helps artists
With: Johann Flandin, Anne Jenniskens, Hen Heimdal, Moderated by: Peter Soltesz

12.15
12.45
The Power of Partnerships: Elevating Creators in the Digital Age
With: Maria Gironas, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

12.30
01.00
Is Music the best use case for Fintech?
With: Sergey Golovkov, Cristian Larrosa, Moderated by: Mathilde Neu

11.30
12.30
Qi Gong Session
With: Isabelle Naud
12.30
01.30
Lunch
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.

13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.

13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
13.30
13.45
Performance by Eva Lunny
Performance by: Eva Lunny

13.45
14.25
Fireside Chat with Tom Middleton. A Deep Dive Into Mental Health & Music
With: Tom Middleton, Moderated by: Rosana Corbacho
14.00
14.30
A Fan-Powered Future
With: Jack Bridges, Moderated by: TBD

14.00
14.30
AI Killed the Radio Star
With: Tom Middleton, Max Tiel, Lucie Caswell, Moderated by: Gareth Deakin
14.00
14.30
LATAM: How to break a LATAM artist in Europe & Visa Versa
Ayelen Rocio Bengolea, Fabiola Ledesma, Cesar Lopez Ortega Moderator: Ulia Moreno

14.00
14.30
TikTok workshop for artists / managers
With: Giulia Lizzoli, Javier Alastuey

14.00
14.30
The FMF Experience: Strategies for Effective Networking
With: Peter Schwinge and Special Guests

14.10
14.25
Workshop: 15-minute Music Mastering
With: Daniel O'Connell
14.30
15.00
BELEM and digital publishing royalties. Where's the monetization?
With: Karina Vence, Jordi Puy, Moderated by: David Serras

14.30
15.00
Rethinking Success: What does Web3 really mean for music?
With: Kaitlyn Davies, Ara Kevonian, Shannon Herber, Moderated by: Alvaro Delgado
14.30
15.00
Sustaining Social Media Success in the Creator Economy
With: Maarten Walraven, Moderated by: Melissa Garcia


14.30
15.00
Mental Health Strategies for Musicians on the Road
With: Frankie Biggz, Emily White, Maarten Van Wijck, Moderated by: Renske van Kollenburg
15.00
15.30
From pixels to profits: the state of metaverse and web 3.0 licensing
With: Collette Tibbetts, Aga Samitowska, Gilad Woltsovitch, Moderated by: Turo Pekari

15.00
15.30
Music Streaming’s Revenue Revolution
Andrew Batey, Louis Hallonet Moderator: Portia Sabin
15.00
15.30
Juggling Artistry and Entrepreneurship with Moody Jones
With: Moody Jones, Moderated by: Renske van Kollenburg

15.00
15.30
Meet the FMF Headlining Performers
With: Sila Lua, Cecé, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

15.00
15.30
MusicTech in Catalonia, a Developing Cluster
With: Ricardo Alvarez, Rita Gimenez, Moderated by: Jose Zagazeta


15.45
16.15
in the breakout room
Music & Psychedelics
With: Brian d'souza

15.45
16.15
Sound Mind, Sound Career: Navigating Mental Health in the Music Industry
With: Eline Van Audenaerde, Andrew Kingslow, Moderated by: Marni Wandner

16.15
16.45
Drugs and Mental Health: What to Know and What to Do
With: Ana Martín-Blanco

16.15
16.45
in the breakout room
Sonic Wellness: The healing nature of sound
With: Oleg Stavitsky, Brian d'Souza, Moderated by: Ricardo van Mildert
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.

15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.

15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.

15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
16.00
16.30
Women in the Music Business
With: Stephanie Adamu, Vickie Nauman, Moderated by: Portia Sabin

16.00
16.30
Music Streaming Needs a new Future
With: Virginie Chelles, Sergio Oramas, Aaron Sayer, Moderated by: Antonia Folguera
16.00
16.30
Focus on Africa with EMPIRE DISTRIBUTION
With: Rami Malla, Brooke Bailey, Yse Brisson, Moderated by: Stephanie Adamu
16.00
16.10
Reprtoir
TBA

16.00
16.30
Spanish tech & music investment
With: Miquel Tolosa, John Acquaviva, Ignacio Pagani, Moderated by: Marta Antunez


16.30
17.00
The AI Ecosystem : Challenges / Opportunities / Risks
With: Jonas Norberg, Michel Zgarka, Lara Angelil, Moderated by: Sergi Jorda

16.30
17.10
Special Session TBA
TBA


17.15
17.30
Closing Remarks
16.30
17.00
Touring & Industry Development in Emerginng Markets
With: Tracy Bakala, Moderated by: Jenny Tan
16.35
17.05
Crafting an Unforgettable Business and Personal Brand
With: Rob Schwartz, Melissa Garcia, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

Main Damm

Upstairs Damm

Mundial Damm

SGAE Stage

Main Damm Upstairs Damm Mundial Damm SGAE Stage
11.30
12.30
Qi Gong Session
With: Isabelle Naud
12.30
01.30
Lunch
13.30
13.45
Performance by Eva Lunny
Performance by: Eva Lunny

13.45
14.25
Fireside Chat with Tom Middleton. A Deep Dive Into Mental Health & Music
With: Tom Middleton, Moderated by: Rosana Corbacho
14.30
15.00
Mental Health Strategies for Musicians on the Road
With: Frankie Biggz, Emily White, Maarten Van Wijck, Moderated by: Renske van Kollenburg


15.45
16.15
in the breakout room
Music & Psychedelics
With: Brian d'souza

15.45
16.15
Sound Mind, Sound Career: Navigating Mental Health in the Music Industry
With: Eline Van Audenaerde, Andrew Kingslow, Moderated by: Marni Wandner

16.15
16.45
Drugs and Mental Health: What to Know and What to Do
With: Ana Martín-Blanco

16.15
16.45
in the breakout room
Sonic Wellness: The healing nature of sound
With: Oleg Stavitsky, Brian d'Souza, Moderated by: Ricardo van Mildert
Main Damm Upstairs Damm Mundial Damm SGAE Stage
10.00
10.15
FMF Team Opening Remarks
With: Niall Doorley

10.15
10.45
Part of the MIDiA Summit
Keynote with Mark Mulligan (MIDiA Research)
With: Mark Mulligan

10.45
11.30
Part of the MIDiA Summit
The great creator convergence
With: Tatiana Cirisano, Michael Pelczynski, Dani Deahl, Alex Branson, Moderated by: Kriss Thakrar
11.00
11.30
The New Rules to the Game- no-one know the rules
With: Paul Craig Moderated by: Conor McNicholas
11.30
12.00
Coffee Break
11.30
12.00
So You Think You Need a Manager? Navigating Artist Development and Investing in Your Craft
With: Andy Robinson, Sila Lua, Ekaterina Bazhanova, Moderated by: Trina Smith
12.00
12.45
Part of the MIDiA Summit
Finding new frontiers for music in games
With: Vickie Nauman, Moderated by: Karol Severin
12.00
12.30
The distribution contribution – improving the ways distro helps artists
With: Johann Flandin, Anne Jenniskens, Hen Heimdal, Moderated by: Peter Soltesz
12.30
01.00
Is Music the best use case for Fintech?
With: Sergey Golovkov, Cristian Larrosa, Moderated by: Mathilde Neu
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
14.00
14.30
AI Killed the Radio Star
With: Tom Middleton, Max Tiel, Lucie Caswell, Moderated by: Gareth Deakin
14.00
14.30
TikTok workshop for artists / managers
With: Giulia Lizzoli, Javier Alastuey
14.00
14.30
The FMF Experience: Strategies for Effective Networking
With: Peter Schwinge and Special Guests
14.30
15.00
Rethinking Success: What does Web3 really mean for music?
With: Kaitlyn Davies, Ara Kevonian, Shannon Herber, Moderated by: Alvaro Delgado
14.30
15.00
Sustaining Social Media Success in the Creator Economy
With: Maarten Walraven, Moderated by: Melissa Garcia
15.00
15.30
From pixels to profits: the state of metaverse and web 3.0 licensing
With: Collette Tibbetts, Aga Samitowska, Gilad Woltsovitch, Moderated by: Turo Pekari
15.00
15.30
Juggling Artistry and Entrepreneurship with Moody Jones
With: Moody Jones, Moderated by: Renske van Kollenburg
15.00
15.30
Meet the FMF Headlining Performers
With: Sila Lua, Cecé, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
16.00
16.30
Music Streaming Needs a new Future
With: Virginie Chelles, Sergio Oramas, Aaron Sayer, Moderated by: Antonia Folguera
16.00
16.30
Focus on Africa with EMPIRE DISTRIBUTION
With: Rami Malla, Brooke Bailey, Yse Brisson, Moderated by: Stephanie Adamu
16.00
16.10
Reprtoir
TBA


16.30
17.00
The AI Ecosystem : Challenges / Opportunities / Risks
With: Jonas Norberg, Michel Zgarka, Lara Angelil, Moderated by: Sergi Jorda
16.30
17.00
Touring & Industry Development in Emerginng Markets
With: Tracy Bakala, Moderated by: Jenny Tan
16.35
17.05
Crafting an Unforgettable Business and Personal Brand
With: Rob Schwartz, Melissa Garcia, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

Main Damm

Upstairs Damm

Mundial Damm

Main Damm Upstairs Damm Mundial Damm SGAE Stage
10.00
11.00
Early-Bird Mentor AMA: Your Music Industry Questions Answered
With: Ekaterina Bazhanova, Rob Schwartz, Mehmet Dede, Åsa Carild, and Special Guests, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

11.45
12.15
Sync: What's hot in the world of sync and future trends to keep in mind
With: Mark Garfield, Frederic Schindler, Paulina Márquez García Moreno, Moderated by: Grace Puluczek

12.15
12.45
The Sync Process : A dive into the mechanics of placing music in films and TV.
With: Seb Whyte, Toby Slade-Baker, Shervin Hejazi, Moderated by: Ru Hollier

12.45
13.00
Presentation: Get every penny: Ad sync
With: Luis Ruano
11.45
12.15
The Convergence of Education and Entrepreneurship
With: Emilien Moyon, Bay Backner, Mehmet Dede, Moderated by: Stine Glismand

12.15
12.45
The Power of Partnerships: Elevating Creators in the Digital Age
With: Maria Gironas, Moderated by: Peter Schwinge

13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
13.00
14.00
Lunch
Grab some food and get networking.
14.00
14.30
A Fan-Powered Future
With: Jack Bridges, Moderated by: TBD
14.00
14.30
LATAM: How to break a LATAM artist in Europe & Visa Versa
Ayelen Rocio Bengolea, Fabiola Ledesma, Cesar Lopez Ortega Moderator: Ulia Moreno

14.10
14.25
Workshop: 15-minute Music Mastering
With: Daniel O'Connell
14.30
15.00
BELEM and digital publishing royalties. Where's the monetization?
With: Karina Vence, Jordi Puy, Moderated by: David Serras
15.00
15.30
Music Streaming’s Revenue Revolution
Andrew Batey, Louis Hallonet Moderator: Portia Sabin
15.00
15.30
MusicTech in Catalonia, a Developing Cluster
With: Ricardo Alvarez, Rita Gimenez, Moderated by: Jose Zagazeta
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
15.30
16.00
Coffee Break
Take a break and meet new people.
16.00
16.30
Women in the Music Business
With: Stephanie Adamu, Vickie Nauman, Moderated by: Portia Sabin
16.00
16.30
Spanish tech & music investment
With: Miquel Tolosa, John Acquaviva, Ignacio Pagani, Moderated by: Marta Antunez
16.30
17.10
Special Session TBA
TBA

17.15
17.30
Closing Remarks

Main Damm

Upstairs Damm

Mundial Damm

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A truly international gathering of passionate experts across all sides of the music biz, from creative to tech, sharing valuable practices. Proud to have participated and we look forward to coming again!

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Future Music Forum was one of the most eclectic, and inspiring conferences that I ever attended. It provided an intimate, close knit, bridge into what to look for, invest in, etc in the music industry for the future. You couple that with being in one of the most exciting and beautiful cities in the world, it provides you with a Win Win situation!

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Future Music Forum is a unique event and platform to interact with great music industry professionals interested in tech and innovation. It has facilitated connecting with people that I did not know and to keep in touch with existing contacts. It is a home for curious minds in the music sector.

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FMF was unquestionably one of the highlights of the conference year. The setting in Barcelona brought out the best in networking and informative presentations and panels.

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