#NextGen_U Student Summit

Tune in to Music Biz’s third student-focused summit for a can’t-miss program addressing how students are already impacting our industry’s evolution ahead of the pivotal 2021-22 school year!

New Music Gathering 2021 – St. Paul and Online

New Music Gathering 2021, co-presented by American Composers Forum, New Music USA will be in Downtown St. Paul, Minnesota on August 12-14, as well as online from August 12-18.

Reframe – A Creative Industry Gathering

Reframe is is part of Club Creative, a programmatic initiative of the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship to provide resources through discussions, shared networks and helpful educational tools that can cultivate a stronger creative ecosystem.

Ticket Summit Trade Show – Las Vegas

Ticket Summit brings together hundreds of industry leaders and small business owners for the ticketing and live entertainment industries for a one-of-a-kind networking event. From industry panel sessions and keynotes to a comprehensive trade show, Ticket Summit provides you with the industry tools and information you need to succeed! August 15 - 17, The Aria - Las Vegas

Licensing Expo

Licensing Expo provides the best opportunity to secure the rights to thousands of consumer brands, entertainment icons, and more for your products or stores. If you're new to the industry, attending Licensing Expo is the most efficient way to learn about licensing and make connections that can last a lifetime.

CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference

This year's DIY Musician Conference is going virtual for 2021 and will be totally FREE for all participants. Join them for sessions led by industry leaders, networking, and coaching over the course of three days: August 26-28, 2021

Online Revenue Generating for Musicians Workshop

From fan subscriptions to sync licensing to maximizing your website, this fast paced and information packed webinar will give you an overview of how to make the most of your online presence to increase your earning potential as a music-making professional.

CMW Virtual Voices Series – The Song Does Not Remain the Same

In this Q&A with veteran entertainment reporter Rudy Blair, Kordyback talks about adapting to a DIY era, writing hits on GarageBand, switching from the “jam” approach to solo songwriting, listening to and co-writing with other artists to widen his creative palette, and – most importantly – shedding the notion that there is only one way to do anything.

Music Pro Summit

Music tech and culture collide at music pro summit: the ultimate destination to navigate the industry’s most exciting intersection.

Sounds & Cities Conference – Texas, USA

The two-day conference will include panel discussions on Texas music scene development, conversations about potential state-wide collaboration between the certified communities, as well as conversations spotlighting economic development best practices which in turn lead to increased music tourism and music scene cohesion.

Brighton Music Conference

The Brighton Music Conference, the UK’s foremost electronic music conference and networking event for professionals and enthusiasts, returns on 22 - 24 September 2021

Four40 | The Musician As Activist

Four40 celebrates the dynamic and diverse perspectives of young leaders shaping the performing arts. Session 1: The Musician As Activist taking place September 22nd at 4PM ET

BeUVT: A Celebration of Vermont Pride Month

Music to Life & VT Allies celebrate LGBTQIA+ musicians and advocacy! The show kicks off at 8 pm ET on YouTube and Facebook. No registration is required.

All Access Fest

All Access Fest is a music industry career fair designed for youth ages 16-24 to spark discovery and map pathways to success. All Access Fest offers keynote speakers, panels, hands-on learning, career resources, venue tours, exhibitors and live music.

IEBA 2021 Conference – Nashville, USA

IEBA’s Annual Conference stands alone in the entertainment industry by providing unparalleled networking opportunities and professional development to its members and by showcasing current and diverse entertainment options.

Metadata Summit 2021

Join this year's virtual edition of the Metadata Summit to talk about the advancements in music metadata technologies across the global music business; discuss the importance of metadata as music blends even more deeply with film, podcasting, and video games; and showcase some of the companies leading the charge in the music metadata space today.

Music and the American Rescue Plan Webinar

Join in for a panel discussion to hear case studies on how creative leaders in government and the private sector across the country are advocating for funds from the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act.

DICE Orbital Entities Vol 2 – Elisita Punto

Volume 2 is an artist talk series, a DICE staple in which we invite two musicians at the forefront of creative innovation to explore their individual processes as well as their relationships to larger cultural movements, socio-political influences, and art forms. Sunday, October 10 @ 6p CEST / 1p CLST / 12p EDT


Celebrating its sixth anniversary in 2021, Mondo.NYC is a pioneering music festival and global business conference focusing on the intersection of emerging music discovery and how emerging technologies and economies will significantly impact the business of music.

Far-West Conference

The 18th annual FAR-West conference will take place October 14-16 and will be entirely virtual, allowing for an even greater reach for the FAR-West community.

DICE Orbital Entities: Volume 2 – Bishi

Volume 2 is an artist talk series, a DICE staple in which we invite two musicians at the forefront of creative innovation to explore their individual processes as well as their relationships to larger cultural movements, socio-political influences, and art forms. Sunday, October 17 @ 6p CEST / 5p BST / 12p EDT

Music Publishing 101

Taking place Tuesday, October 19th at 4pm EST for free with Margaret McGuffin (Music Publishers Canada) to touch on the important steps you can take to get your songs heard in films, TV, commercials, and all around the world!

Music Tectonics Conference

Music Tectonics unites music tech innovators across industry boundaries to share ideas and get business done. In 2021, their hybrid event invites a global audience to participate in parallel universes: in the metaverse, across the planet, and on a carousel by the sea.

Intro to Audio Production & Recording

WAM Level 1 is a foundational level course that provides the necessary skills for basic recording, production, and digital technologies. Class will take place over 8 Mondays starting October 25th.

MWM Most Wanted: Music – Berlin and Online

Most Wanted: Music returns on 26-28 October. The conference is a hybrid online-offline event:  at Berlin’s historic cultural center Kulturbrauerei – or join in remotely via their interactive digital conference platform. Offering a wide range of inspiring keynotes, interviews and debates, hands-on workshops and matchmaking events, MW:M covers the most current and relevant questions of […]

Web Summit 2021 – Lisbon

Web Summit brings together in Lisbon this year the people and companies redefining the global tech industry. They can’t wait to return to Lisbon this November 1 - 4.

Africa Tech Festival

Taking place virtually on 8-12 November, Africa Tech Festival brings together thousands of senior change-makers from over 120 countries to learn, network and help build a better, more inclusive digital world.

Indie Week Online

Indie Week is a full 5-day online conference that includes keynotes, panels, networking opportunities, workshops, mentorships, and more. Join in from Nov. 9 -13th.

Midem Digital Edition

Midem 2021 will be a fully virtual experience, free to access, taking place from November 16 - 19th.

Music Mark Conference – Brighton and Online

The 2021 Music Mark Annual Conference will take place as a hybrid event this year. The live conference will take place December 2 - 3 at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton, UK. The virtual event microsite will be available starting on November 26th through January.

Viva Sounds – Sweden

Viva Sounds is taking place in Sweden with 30+ shows lined up December 3 - 4 to get you smiling, dancing, and jumping around.

Sync Summit 2022

The 2022 Virtual Sync Summit will be taking place online from January 4 - 7th where you can connect with 100+ speakers and other attendees.

NY:LON Connect 2022

NY:LON Connect is returning for its sixth edition in 2022 — taking place online January 18-21.

INTIX Conference & Exhibition – Orlando, USA

The 2022 INTIX Conference and Exhibition will return live and in-person in Orlando, FL from January 18 - 21st. INTIX continues to be the place to find the newest ticketing industry innovations, technology, and education.

Music Cities Convention – Alberta, CAN

To ensure that everyone involved at the event is safe and government health recommendations are followed, the 2021 edition of the Music Cities Convention will now take place from February 9-11, 2022.

SXSW 2022

Located deep in the heart of Austin, Texas, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery taking place from March 11 - 20, 2022.

Canadian Music Week 2022

Canadian Music Week is thrilled to announce their 40th Anniversary event will take place in person April 19-23, 2022, across a variety of venues in Toronto. The CMW Conference, Canada’s largest and longest-running industry conference, will take place April 20-22, 2022, at the Westin Harbour Castle in downtown Toronto.

Global Toronto 2022

Global Toronto 2022 (GT22) will be held in person and online June 6-10, 2022.

Music Cities Forum – Canada

Music Cities Forum will be traveling to Hamilton, Ontario, on September 7-8 2022 for its 4th global edition. The event is presented by Sonic Unyon, City of Hamilton, and Supercrawl Productions.

Music Tourism Convention 2022

Music Tourism Convention is heading to Canada for the first time October 5 - 7, 2022! For the occasion of the Cape Breton "Year of Music", Music Tourism Convention will be traveling to the island in 2022 for the event's very first Canadian edition.

Music Cities Convention – Tulsa

On 2 - 5 November, Music Cities Convention will be travelling to Tulsa, OK for its 11th global edition, presented by the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts, and Culture.