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Midem 2022 cancelled but city of Cannes may keep the brand going

Midem organiser RX France has confirmed that the 2022 event has been cancelled, but that Midem may live on as a brand.
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Believe CEO: ‘The number one music market is going to be Asia’

Denis Ladegaillerie, CEO of distributor Believe, isn't scared of bold predictions. His latest came during his keynote interview at the Midem Digital Edition conference last week.
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Midemlab startups contest reveals its winners for 2021

This year's Midem Digital Edition conference is underway online, and yesterday it included the announcement of the winners of the 2021 Midemlab startups contest.
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Midemlab contest names its hottest music/tech startups of 2021

The Midemlab startups contest is now a key pillar of annual music industry conference Midem, and it's come a long way since its original incarnation in 2008 as the 'Music Ally / MidemNet New Business Showcase'. SoundCloud...
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Mr Eazi to keynote Midem Africa conference this month

With the main Midem conference shifted to later this year, organiser Reed Midem is preparing for its Midem Africa online event that starts on 28 June. Yesterday, it confirmed a number of the speakers and sessions, including...
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Midem cancels physical conference for November digital event

Will physical industry conferences be a thing this year? As more events get cancelled or pushed back, it’s looking like 2021 may be another year of online panels and networking. Midem organiser Reed Midem has announced...
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Midem white paper focuses on Livestreaming and VR

We’re all trying to figure out what role livestreaming is going to play in the music industry alongside live concerts, once the latter return at scale. Midem and TheLynk have been thinking about it too, and have published...
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Call for entries: Midemlab 2021 music startups contest

Music tech startups! It’s that time of year again: when industry conference Midem opens the applications process for its Midemlab startups contest. It’s the competition’s 14th year, and as ever Music Ally...
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Midem to hold a free, online ‘Music Networking Week

Music industry conference Midem has a new online offshoot: Midem Music Networking Week. It’s taking place on Midem’s website next week (30 November to 4 December) with a focus on speed meetings, Q&As and...
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Midem and Nyege Nyege to shine a ‘Spotlight on East Africa’

One of the best steps forward for the Midem industry conference in recent years has been its expanded focus on Africa: not just booking a few speakers, but running events there and programming day-long strands at its flagship...
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Midemlab startups contest announces its 2020 winners

Solfeg·io, Super Hi-Fi, Audoo and Uptune have been named as the winners of this year's Midemlab startups contest, held as part of the Midem music industry conference. Like the conference, Midemlab was an entirely-online...
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MMF GM: ‘We need to train people to value online content’

Jayne Stynes, general manager at management body the MMF, hopes that some of the innovation around livestreams during the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to lasting change. “At my most optimistic, I would love to believe...