Conferences are the ultimate hubs for networking in the music industry. If you’re looking to connect with some of the best minds in the business, these conferences are for you…
Top Music Conferences To Attend in 2022
Dates: April 27-29 (virtual) & July 6-9 (in-person)
The LAMC, which spotlights Spanish-language alternative music — as well as exciting artists in rock, hip-hop, and electronic music — will return in virtual form April 27 to 29. If you’re interested in going in-person, they’re also hosting an in-person event on July 6-9 in New York City.
Both the virtual and in-person events will host panels, workshops, showcases, and networking opportunities for attendees. For those interested in the Latin music scene, this one’s for you. // Click here to learn more and register.
Date: May 9-12
Music Biz’s slate of annual events and virtual seminars keep the conversation around the global music business’ future current, allowing members to connect and build impactful partnerships with their peers. They offer unparalleled access to discussions between important industry leaders that will steer the music business for years to come.
Happening in Nashville this May, you can join in one the action for four days of networking you don’t want to miss. // Secure your spot right here.
Date: June 2-4
The IAWM is the world’s leading organization devoted to the equity, promotion, and advocacy of women in music across time, cultures, and genres.
As a connective and informative global organization with members in 28 countries and growing, IAWM increases opportunity and visibility for women in music. Welcoming to members of all genders, this forward-thinking advocacy alliance helps reshape the music industry’s landscape for greater equity and inclusion in the 21st century. // Learn more and register right here.
Date: June 6-11
Now in its 40th year, the Canadian Music Week Conference is still the premier annual music business and networking event in Canada. This year, it’s finally back and live.
This year they’re featuring a 3-day music summit covering all sectors of the industry, providing a platform for domestic and international delegates to exchange ideas, explore trends & make meetings connections. // Check out past year’s conferences and buy your ticket right here.
Date: June 13-16
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.
This year, the conference will be held in New York City from June 13-16. // Learn more and get in on the action right here.
Date: July 11-12
Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio, this conference is bringing together their community of members, agents, managers, and even other companies that are interested in partnering with NIVA. Starting at the beginning of Independent Venue Week, this is a place for everyone to talk about the state of the industry and topics like technology, inclusion, diversity, equality, booking, marketing, and so much more.
Date: September 13-17
The 22nd annual AMERICANAFEST will take place September 13-17, 2022, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN. This year promises to once again be the must-attend event for anyone who loves the melting pot of Americana’s influences including roots, folk, country, blues and soul-based music.
Each year, this fest brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars, fans, and industry professionals for multiple days of music and education. // Whether you’re interested in playing the fest, attending the conference, want to volunteer, or any other type of involvement, click here.
Date: October 19-23
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the most upfront, influential and educational gathering for electronic music and its industry. With its conference, festival and educational breeding ground, ADE is able to create not only the biggest yearly industry tent-pole moment, but also a solid foundation for future generations of electronic music professionals. The event attracts a total of more than 1,000 events in nearly 200 locations across its multidisciplinary program; for five days and nights, the city of Amsterdam truly breathes electronic music.
Ready to attend? // Get your ticket here.
To wrap it up…
Don’t miss out! Whether you’re looking to sit back and learn, connect with your peers, or just experience a conference for the first time, these are the top ones in the industry that will not disappoint.