For Indie artists looking to expand their music knowledge and create buzz around their brand, a music conference is a great place to make viable contacts. And, learn from seasoned professionals about the current business practices and trends that steer the music industry.
SXSW This interactive conference takes place in and was founded in Austin, Texas. South by Southwest integrates the film and music industries to provide a platform for creative minds to connect and achieve goals, and for myriad networking opportunities. Since 1987, It has been a place of discovery and innovation for the professionals of the future.
A3C Music Festival & conference Heralded as one of the premier hip-hop festival and conferences, A3C draws biggest artist and industry insiders to Atlanta each year for four days of non-stop music and professional development events.
NAMM The National Association of Music Merchants is devoted to promoting the creation of music to people of all ages. It is an exhibit for professionals and members to explore new music products and technology, including audio, lighting, and live sound. It’s an opportunity to build buzz around your brand, connect with distributors, and showcase your own products.
ASCAP Expo The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers allots an opportunity to have your songs heard by experts and music professionals, and to connect with the best in the music business.
SF Music Tech Summit Founded by Brian and Shoshana Zisk, the annual SF in San Francisco is a daylong meeting of musical and technical minds. the conference focuses on the intersection of the music business and technology.