Here are the key music industry events, advertising and marketing conferences, and procurement conventions of 2016. I will be aiming to attend many of these over the next year, including my own book launch that starts this events calendar. If you have any recommendations of industry events the you think should be a ‘must-go’, please add them using the comments.
Richard Kirstein shares his motivations for writing his book Music Rights Without Fights and why brand marketers would benefit from reading it in this post. If you have any questions for Richard about the book, that aren’t answered here, please leave a comment at the end of the post.
Can we do better? Find out how the sync industry should change. We ask music publishers and record labels for their thoughts. Can we improve our transactions and serve them better? Let us know your thoughts at the end of this post.
What do music publishers think of people like us?! We asked top UK publishers what they thought of music supervisors and clearance specialists. Was it a damning indictment, or do publishers value our contribution during the sync negotiation process? Find out here!
Are sync fees for online video increasing? We asked music publishers how they valued Online Video vs. Bought TV Media to find out what their thinking is. This also helps brands understand what they need to disclose when negotiating fees. We also share ways to suppress sync licence fees for online media.
We asked record label execs and music publishers for their thoughts on re-records. Do they love them or hate them? Here we reveal what they had to say about this sometimes contentious area of the music business.
We asked music publishers and record labels to share their thoughts on the sync industry. Here we look at the importance of sync to their artists and songwriters. If you would like to contribute your thoughts and experience, please do so at the end of the post.
If you are a music publisher or work for a record label, how important is sync to you? We asked top industry professionals for their views and got some interesting results. Here we share them, please add your thoughts to this question in the comments at the end of the post.