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“The Future Ain’t What It Used Be”

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Mary Woodcock


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The Future Music Forum is an annual international music conference based in Barcelona, which will be taking place this September between the 18th & 19th. This event gathers the leading minds in the world of music to exchange views on how music is being shared in today’s digital age and discuss new developments in music technology. They will be focusing on the most pressing issues within the digital music sector such as Music Discovery, Digital Music Investment Trends, Digital Music Trends, How to Use Big Data, Crowd funding & Gig Funding, Mobile Innovation, Curating Content for Artists, music branding and much more.

The aim of FMF is to provide a professional yet relaxed platform to explore, engage and discuss these topics with over 200 selected groups of music futurists, label owners, managers, music and mobile entrepreneurs and digital music consumption analysts. With FMF believing that the future starts with a healthy discussion and interaction between both poles of the industry.

This years speakers include: Vevo, Red Bull, NextBigSound, Kickstarter, Frukt Communications, Mark Mulligan, The Orchard, Believe Digital, Music X-Ray and many many more.

Key Objectives Of The Event

1. Gathering of the international digital music community
2. Opening the debate on some of the most pressing issues facing the industry
3. Creating connections and general awesome networking opportunities
4. Enable new partnerships

Jon Skinner CEO of Music Gateway is on one of the panels for this years Future Music Forum, that panel being; Curating Original Content for Artists / Music Industry. This is where the expert panel will discuss how to curate platforms where music, original video content, editorial content and social media create bustle in a dynamic cultural marketplace.
This is an amazing opportunity for Music Gateway to get networking and spread the word to the world about what we do and how users can benefit from using our platform.

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