Global Cities After Dark

Global Cities After Dark Sydney 2021 is a week-long capacity building and resilience focussed program of keynotes, sector-specific workshops, think-tanks and a ‘Celebrate Local’ closing event, co-designed with local NTE sector leaders.

Ticketing Professionals Conference

Ticketing Professionals Conference (or TPC) is an educationally-led event focusing on innovation, best practice continued improvement in the entertainment ticketing sector.

Ohio University Music Industry Summit

The Third Annual Ohio University Music Industry Summit will take place on Thursday, March 25, 2021. The Summit features an exclusive gathering of national and regional music industry leaders and artists for a day of informative panels and compelling interviews, a networking meet-up for panelists and registrants, and an evening showcase of music.

Austin Hip Hop & Urban Music Summit

Capitol View Arts is proud to host the 2021 Urban Music Summit. This event is designed to push the conversation of making Hip-Hop/Urban Music a sustainable business in Austin.

Music Week Tech Summit

The Music Week Tech Summit is going virtual for 2021, with the same benefits of a physical event but from the convenience of your home. They will be bringing you killer discussions on the future of music technology, demos, networking, and an exhibition hall for you to chat with sponsors.

National Arts Action Summit

The National Arts Action Summit, which will be held virtually April 5-9, 2021, is a multi-day digital event bringing together arts advocates from across the country.

Balanced Breakfast Virtual Music Summit

Join Balanced Breakfast virtually in their San Francisco HQ on April, 16th and 17th 2021. Meet professionals from San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Austin, Charlotte, Reno and more. Learn from panels discussing everything from social media to licensing.

Music Policy Forum: Live

Music Policy Forum: Live we look West to explore how music and cultural leaders in Albuquerque and Boise are navigating this year and preparing for the future.


Indie 101 by Indie Week Canada

INDIE 101 is a music conference for artists and music industry professionals covering EVERYTHING you need to know before, during and after releasing new music. From song creation, publishing, distribution, promotion and monetization. $40 EARLY BIRD TICKETS at this link seminars, keynote addresses, listening sessions, mentorships and more!

World Audio Day 2021

World Audio Day 2021 aims to bring together those in all corners of the audio space, from internet radio and AM/FM broadcasting to podcasting, monetization to legality, programming to marketing, and much more. Live365 will be utilizing the day to acknowledge the evolution of the audio space and push the boundaries as the community moves into the future.

LA2021 Future of Creative Talent Summit Series

The Film, Television and Digital Media industries are crucial to Los Angeles County’s identity and economy, and will be integral in its economic recovery during and after the COVID-19 crisis. The LA2021 Future of Creative Talent Summit Series will be held across 2 virtual summits throughout 2021, tackling the pertinent questions for the Film, TV, […]

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.

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.

Brand and Licensing Innovation Summit – Europe

Helping you navigate the changing retail, content, and consumer landscape. Join the Virtual Summit from June 9 - 11 for Keynotes, Networking, Panel Discussions, and Workshops.

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.

Electronic Entertainment Expo

E3 2021 is embracing the future and showcasing the video game industry with an all-virtual event that will engage everyone, everywhere. With live press conferences and a four-day long video stream, E3 2021’s virtual format gives you unprecedented access to the premier video game industry event.


A2IM Indie Week is a four-day international conference and networking event aimed at maximizing the global impact of Independent music. Featuring keynotes, panels, exclusive networking sessions, and more, Indie Week has historically drawn an attendance of over 1200 participants from over 30 countries.

Global Toronto Music Conference

More than just a marketplace, Global Toronto is a meeting place, a global gathering in the tradition of our home, which has been a site of coming-together for millennia. A music showcase and conference rooted in re-imagining a sustainable, equitable, and accessible future for the music sector, Global Toronto 2021 (GT21) will be held online from Monday - Friday, June 14-18, 2021.

Dublin Tech Summit

For one day, experts from over 70 countries will come together to share knowledge, debate the latest trends, and network; all from our live virtual event space.

Make Music Day 2021

Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 1,000 cities in 120 countries.

Midem Africa

Through a series of panels and keynotes, leading artists and executives from all corners of the continent will share their insights into the key trends and the most exciting stories from their markets. Stay tuned for the full programme!

Sound and Music Computing Conference

The SMC2021 Conference will be organized as a virtual conference, free for attendees, and will take place between the 29th of June and the 1st of July 2021.

Web Audio Conference 2021

The sixth Web Audio Conference (WAC) will be held online from the 5th to the 7th of July 2021 at a Virtual Campus.

Wallifornia MusicTech Summit

Join the 2021 Virtual Edition of the Wallifornia MusicTech Summit from July 6 - 9th where start-ups, professionals, investors, developers and hackers develop together the future of the Entertainment industry

The World Ticket Conference – Las Vegas

The World Ticket Conference is the place to be each year! Not just for ticket brokers, the World Ticket Conference offers opportunities for people and companies from all aspects of the business community to come together to learn about the latest developments in the secondary ticket market. July 8 - 10, The Venetian, Las Vegas

Summer NAMM – Nashville

Summer NAMM will return to Nashville and the Music City Center, July 15–16, 2021. Attending Summer NAMM offers many benefits and perks. Registration is open to NAMM members and general attendees: qualified professionals interested in purchasing music and sound products, along with music and pro audio students looking to jumpstart their careers

Play:Fair for People and Planet

Play:Fair for People and Planet aims to inspire, connect and mobilize people all around the world by bringing together musicians, performing artists, and local and international activists. The global broadcast starts
July 17 at 11:30am PDT

Music Policy Forum Labs 7/23

The next MPF Lab will take place on Friday, July 23 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm eastern and will feature a preview of The Lewis Prize for Music’s groundbreaking national study of the Creative Youth Development (CYD) sector.

Folk Alliance Real Talk Webinar

The live industry is about putting artists in front of audiences, but if we’re all working toward the same goal, why does it feel so combative? In this session, festivals, agencies, managers, and artists themselves will make themselves vulnerable, offering up the core obstacle or issue they’re facing and trusting in collaborative, whole-hearted solutions and direction from their industry colleagues.