Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK’s leading electronic music and networking event attracted record numbers to its 10th edition. The three day event welcomed  a record number of industry professionals and music lovers to the prestigious Brighton i360 complex with a 35% increase in delegates. The jam packed program featured insightful talks, workshops and networking events with over 200 speakers and 50 panels and talks across 4 theatres, featuring some of the biggest names in the electronic music scene from the past, present and future. 

Billy Mauseth, BMC Founder & CEO said:
“I am totally blown away by all the positive feedback from this year’s 10th edition. The team have done an amazing job in making everyone feel welcome and creating the friendly atmosphere we pride ourselves on. We also had a record number of attendees this year and it was great to see so many new people making new connections, learning in the panels and networking at the events. I am really excited for the next decade and beyond.”

On Day 1 the welcome networking party hosted by AFEM took place on Wednesday 24th May, giving attendees the opportunity to network and enjoy the sunset and sea views with music courtesy of Richard Earnshaw, Ridney, Ralph Lawson, Simon Field and Sophie Lloyd.

Day 2 kicked off with a networking breakfast hosted by and featured keynote interviews with Dave Clarke, Fabio & Grooverider and Simon Dunmore. Other sessions included; WHERE MUSIC MATTERS – 20 Years of Toolroom, HE.SHE.THEY – 5 Years, Making Sense of the Modern Music Industry presented by FUGA & Downtown, A Fresh Approach to Music Copyright in association with PRS for Music, Rights, Registrations and Renumeration with rightsHUB, Electronic Music Shapes Communities, Culture and Communities presented by NTIA, Power of Sound with Elemental Sound, Harm Reductions in association with ACS, A&R Feedback Sessions with Toolroom Records, Producer Q&A presented by BIMM and James Hype demo with Future Music.

Day 3 was another full day of informative sessions including; DJ Promo presented by Inflyte, The Importance of Communities in the Music Industry with, Unlock the Value of Radio in association with WARM, Mental Health with BIMM, Real Deal Negotiations presented by Creative Law, When Music Meets AI with AFEM, Social Responsibility in association with Last Night a DJ Saved my Life, Music Furry Friends and Your Mind presented with Getahead, The Stage of independence with AIM, Producer Q&A with BIMM, Top 10 techniques  every producer Should Know in association with Steinberg, Artificial Intelligence with Thumberboom and What it takes to get your music Signed presented by Mixmasters.

Carl Cox on his BMC pod party debut:
“What an amazing night yesterday in Brighton, celebrating 10 years of BMC! Thank you all so much for the party vibes. Brighton rocks”

BMC also hosted 6 exclusive dj sets in partnership with Beatport on the i360 Viewing Tower held 450 feet above the city overlooking Brighton seafront. On Thursday 25th May will be  Radio 1’s Charlie Tee went back 2 back with Pola & Bryson from the mighty Shogun Audio, followed by Mark Knight Where Music Matters, celebrating 20 years of Toolroom Records with the closing set from Alan Fitzpatrick.  On Friday 26th May BMC were delighted that the legendary Carl Cox will take to the decks for an exclusive sunset DJ set up on the pod. A special showcase from Steve Mac and Irvine Welsh’s new label Jack Said What followed with Jon Carter, Steve Mac, Serge Santiago and Irvine Welsh all going back to back to back.  The Baron of Techno Dave Clarke made his debut in the pod for the final session of the 10th edition. 

Networking is also a big part of the BMC ethos and hundreds of people attended numerous networking events at some of Brighton’s best-loved venues such as Rockwater, The Tempest and The Enter Art Gallery. 

BMC would like to give a huge shout to all those who have helped make the conference such a resounding success; their brilliant team of staff, everyone at i360, the fantastic panellists, artists and DJs, the many venues across town hosting our parties, club nights and networking sessions  – and of course, all of the attendees.

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About Brighton Music Conference
The award-winning Brighton Music Conference (BMC) is the UK’s leading electronic music conference & networking event, focusing on innovation, education & the key issues facing the electronic dance music sector.  BMC brings together Industry-leading delegates and speakers at over 60 talks, seminars and workshops, alongside networking events throughout the conference duration. It is attended by 1000s of experienced music industry professionals, the next generation of DJs, producers as well as electronic music enthusiasts.

BMC was also awarded by the NTIA at the  Ambassadors of the Night Awards 2019 for their work and commitment to developing awareness and education of the UK Electronic Music Scene internationally within the NTE.

BMC also supports the charity Last Night A DJ Saved My Life.

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