This panel will explore what grew in this challenging time in areas ranging from how we shifted into virtual co-creation to the surges in music streaming.
Streaming, TV, and online gaming saw growth during the time of COVID-19. How did film, TV, and games change the circumstances for recorded music?
What dramatic changes in venue landscapes might we expect in 2021? Some changes may be as core as permanent changes to food & beverage, ticketing, and hygiene theater as a pre-show to events.
This session will dive into how music technology has evolved through livestreaming, gaming, supporting fundraising efforts, new creation/collaboration tools.
Radio can be a lifeline for information and entertainment. How did radio change in 2020 and how will the pandemic-spurred media leave radio moving forward?
Guests will share stories of working with government entities and how those relationships changed this past year and where we need continued transformation.
Panel will share what is happening as cities work together and super-communities and emergent organizations look at growth of whole regions for local music.
This session will bring together voices from around the world working with music festivals and music communities and will share snapshots of future plans.
Many arts organizations were cobbled or crippled this year. How can we help these organizations rebuild in a changing environment? What has been successful?
Life went remote, transformed how educators taught music. Organizations pivoted, performers became educators. Will this transform expectations and connections?
What is the impact on the locations of our music venues and city festivals? Guests will discuss the past year's transformations of city centers and suburbs.
Join us in discussion about whose music businesses and communities we are building into 2021 and beyond.
This was a year of virtual creation and community. Explore the challenge of creating in hybrid/virtual environments with a gathering of creators and composers.
World Audio Day will continue conversations from its April 21 events with a session about how artists actually are making money in the current environment.
Contracts have taken a spin this year. This session will discuss negotiating in the new event contract, risk, and insurance realities of 2021 and beyond.
A panel of Gen-Zers shares their desires, fears, and what they are thinking about music and the music business.
Mental health is a challenge for many in this field. We'll talk about support systems and challenges for music creators in local communities around the globe.
What will the role of music continue to be in our civic and emotional recovery from the pandemic and beyond? How will music be part of the healing future?
Our panelists will share potential strategies to begin to rebuild sociability, local nighttime economies, and music sectors within our communities.
What are our intentions of where we would like to take our local music communities -- and how do we get there?
As we deal with uncertainty moving forward, what will the futures of live events be in the longer run, 2022 and beyond?
Real estate may never be the same -- how will its challenges this past year shift our assumptions of what we expect in our creative cities and spaces?
This session will look deeper into what makes local music so vital to a community's support system.
We've seen new virtual festivals and gatherings. We've seen new virtual global organizations. What will we see in 2021 and beyond?
Have we changed the role of music in media and civil society? What social roles and awareness do we need and want to change in music's futures?