Music Ally event: Cloud Models

With an ever-growing list of services like Spotify, mSpot, Omnifone, Pandora, Catch Media, mFlow, Grooveshark and maybe even one day iTunes it's clear: music is moving into the cloud. Is ownership over? How will rightsowners get paid? What are the threats and opportunities for labels, publishers, collecting societies, managers and artists?

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Date: 14 July 2010
Location: Deloitte, UK

Music 4.5 goes practical

How to use local, social and cultural content and grow globally: The focus is to discuss different business strategies for music and music tech companies, and what their implications are from a legal, financial and international point of view.

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Date: 16 September 2010
Location: Central London location TBA, UK

OpenMusicMedia #11 - The Future of the Record Shop

In our next OpenMusicMedia session on the 26th May we will be joined by Stephen Godfroy who is the Director of Rough Trade Retail.

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Date: 26 May 2010
Location: William IV, UK

Never Mind The Boxset: The Album Post-iTunes

This think tank will look at just what the recordings industry can do to revive the album's flagging condition. Full details:

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Date: 20 May 2010
Location: The Basement, PRS for Music, Copyright House,, UK

FutureEverything 2010

World premieres of astonishing artworks, an explosive city-wide music programme, and visionary thinkers from around the world across 4 festival strands - Art, Music, Ideas and Showcase.

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Date: 12 May 2010
Location: Various, UK

Sounds Digital

Join some of the world’s best music execs, technology innovators, immersive entertainment, branded content and social media experts, VC’s and entrepreneurs to explore the future of music: new growth opportunities, new partnership possibilities and new business models.

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Date: 16 April 2010
Location: Sadler's Wells, UK

Brands, bands and social media savvy

Sony Music, MySpace Music, Euro RSCG KLP, Thinktank and Heartbeats will present their experiences and thoughts about communicating with consumers via social media at the Brands, bands and social media savvy event in Central London.

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Date: 28 April 2010
Location: IAB UK, UK

OpenMusicMedia #10 - Don't Just Listen!

For the first session we'll draw our references from an article that recently appeared in Wired about 'Interactive Music'.

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Date: 24 February 2010
Location: William IV, UK

Music 4.5 - Tune into the New Sound of Opportunity!

Music 4.5 will bring together music tech start-ups, serial entrepreneurs, investors, artists, band managers and key industry players to share knowledge, discuss strategies for business success, debate market trends and evolution, as well as network. Use code JAC10 to get a 20% discount.

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Date: 4 March 2010
Location: Cavendish Conference Centre, UK

Social Media: Music to My Ears

Join us for the only dedicated music industry event for Social Media Week, London. This panel will push further than the cliched doom and gloom of piracy, and explore the overall business impact of social media.

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Date: 2 February 2010
Location: The Lounge at On Anon, UK

Live Music: Licensed To Thrill?

This session will investigate the impact that the Licensing Act 2003, noise abatement orders and Met Police's Risk Assessment form 696 are having on venues, and the live music ecosystem throughout England and Wales - from local authorities and licensed premises owners to music performers and promoters.

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Date: 13 October 2009
Location: The Basement, PRS for Music,, UK

Mobile Music Now

Mobile Music Now is the right kind of event for the busy exec who wants to cement existing business alliances and build new ones. I’m delighted to confirm its return this summer, and feel confident that the entertaining format and the recession-busting price tag will guarantee a sell-out event

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Date: 9 July 2009
Location: BAFTA, UK

Millennials & The Social Media Explosion

This MusicTank seminar will lift the lid on the social media phenomenon and reveal how rights holders can better engage with this social space and make sense of its increasingly complex future.

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Date: 7 July 2009
Location: The Basement, PRS for Music,, UK

MusicTank @ MidemNet on...Millennials

MusicTank is pleased to be active at MidemNet 2009, presenting its first post-Millennials conference road-mapping brainstorm update at which Terry McBride will discuss progress with James Yuill's manager, Amul Batra and others AND its Filesharing Report following its recent "Let's Sell Recorded Music!" discussion strand.

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Date: 18 January 2009
Location: Palais Des Festivals, FR

Music Tank: Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

This series will focus on that third prong: effective legitimate alternatives. Over the course of the four events we will review what people want, where technology is heading, what the most plausible new models are and how they might be licensed.

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Date: 21 October 2008
Location: The Basement, MCPS-PRS Alliance, UK