c/o pop xoxo 2021

c/o pop Festival has been bringing national and international acts from the genres of electro, indie and similar styles to Cologne's indoor and outdoor stages since 2004 – including established artists and newcomers. Since then, the focus has shifted more and more towards national newcomers – after all, c/o pop sees itself as a festival of discovery.

AM21 | Session 25: Rethinking Music Jobs

Where will music jobs be? And will jobs of the future look the same or do we have retraining ahead for the new-er music industries in cities across the world?

AM21 | Session 26: Rethinking Music Tourism

In the past year, both live music and tourism took a hit, so cities that held both were doubly damaged. How will music tourism change in a post-pandemic world?

AM21 | Session 27: Rethinking Nightlife

Music is part of nightlife, but the nightlife industries are a lot more than music. What practical actions and strategies are needed and planned for recovery?

AM21 | Session 30: Wrapping Up

This is a series of roundtables where the topics stay and the attendees move from table to table on topics of where we can Co-Imagine Music in 2025.

Sociable City Summit

Don't miss your opportunity to be part of a community that has a stake in the success of nightlife and the future of sociability. Every year, RHI showcases thought leaders, practitioners and technical experts on nighttime planning and management. The greatest minds will meet and reunite virtually in 2021.


Join WOMEX for interactive online panel discussions, mentoring sessions, networking meetings, and presentations addressing the global music scene's most pressing topics, along with a selected film program - all available for online streaming.

Music Biz: Proper Data Planning

During this two-day event, you’ll delve into what data you need to collect and when you should start the collection process. Representatives from The MLC and the PROs will join us to break down how data affects your payouts and how you should register your works once your data is organized.

Music Cities & International Expansion Webinar

Join the A2IM-ITA Trade Talk Series to learn about Music City developments in Atlanta, DC, and Memphis, their music industry and nightlife economy. Meet our Mid-Atlantic Commercial Service trade specialists to hear about our export services

Jazzahead! Digital

The jazzahead! digital aims to allow the exchange within the international scene and the participants to take place under the best possible professional conditions despite the pandemic, according to the motto "close together from afar".To be implemented digitally in large parts from April 29 to May 2 in 2021.

Latin Alternative Music Conference

Over the last 22 years, the LAMC has helped opened paths for Latin music and culture. What was once alternative is now the mainstream. The world needs music more than ever and the entertainment industry needs to continue joining together as a collective industry. Looking at things realistically,  LAMC2021 will be fully online once again […]

LA Games Conference

The 17th annual LA Games Conference returns online this May 10-12, 2021!

The Great Escape Online

Join The Great Escape Online this May 13th-14th for 2 days of new music discovery, discussions, debates, and networking. Delegates will have access to an online programme of expert briefings, networking sessions, keynote interviews, panel discussions and educational workshops, helping them to meet, question, connect with and learn from people working in every strand of the music industry from markets all over the world.

Music Teachers Association Conference

This year’s Conference, "Working Together Creatively" will run via a virtual platform and will be hosted by St Paul’s School, London. Sessions will focus on ways to develop creative responses from young people, not just through dots on paper but also by taking first steps with jazz and improvisation, through world traditions, or a variety of technology-based resources.

Canadian Music Week

Now in its 38th year, the Canadian Music Week Conference is still the premier annual music business and networking event in Canada, and this time around it’s being produced live, online & streamed worldwide. This year they’re featuring a 4-day music summit covering all sectors of the industry delivered in a totally interactive streamed format. They’re excited to provide a platform for domestic and international delegates to exchange ideas, explore trends & make meeting connections completely online.

Brave Troubadours Educational Series

Brave Troubadours is an educational series, showcasing today's frontline musical activists. Each live episode offers 60+ minutes of song and conversation - an entertaining and inspiring virtual roundtable that explores music's capacity to move the needle on the issues of our time such as civil rights, climate advocacy, poverty, and health. Meet artists on the frontlines of change, bring your questions and learn how to take some music-driven action of your own.

AES Show Spring 2021

Whether you are an end-user, researcher, educator, or student, whether your interests include Studio Recording, Live Sound, Networked Audio, Broadcast & Streaming, Music Production, Post Production, Game Audio, Spatial Sound, Audio for AR/VR/XR and Product Development, the comprehensive Technical Program of the AES Show Spring 2021 International Convention is a single source solution to staying informed and staying in touch, available where you live and work.

Sandbox Summit Global

Sandbox Summit Global is part of a series of conferences produced by Music Ally, the global leading music business knowledge and skills company. Sandbox Summit events offer thought leadership and practical insight into how to build and engage audiences digitally. The next edition of Sandbox Summit is happening on the 25th to the 27th of May 2021.

Music Policy Forum: Live – May 28th

Host Michael Bracy welcomes Mark Davyd from the Music Venue Trust to update us on how the UK is navigating reopening and where the fight to support independent music venues goes from here. Then artist and cultural strategist Teremoana Rapley will challenge and inspire us all in a can’t-miss session exploring her efforts in Aukland, New Zealand to document and strengthen their cultural ecosystem.

Tallinn Music Week

The TMW 2021 conference will take place in a hybrid format, enabling both online and onsite participation and activities. The TMW Creative Impact Conference looks into the impact of arts as an engine for the economy while offering both inspirations, practical activities, and networking opportunities to music professionals, artists, entrepreneurs, and policymakers from different areas.