AIM to offer five members a FastForward delegate pass worth £135

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AIM is proud to, once again, be a partner of boutique music business conference FastForward London 2018. Following successful conferences in Amsterdam, London and Sydney, the event is returning to The British Library on the 28th of September for an exciting day of keynotes, panel discussions, FastFifteen presentations, and intimate networking with the UK & European music business.

This year’s speakers include Bronya Francis (Warp), Emily Scoggins (Marketing consultant), Kevin Molloy (Global Media & Entertainment) and Kwame Kwatan(Ferocious Management) and lots more.

As part of our partnership, we are offering five emerging labels or self-releasing artists within the AIM community free delegate pass. At least three of the passes will be allocated to member labels based outside of London, with travel costs covered, as part of our commitment to supporting labels right across the UK.

Any member label which has been operating for less than three years and is headed by founders who are 35 years old or under is eligible to apply.

To apply for one of the five free passes, please send an email to our Membership Administrator, Callum Johnson (callum@musicindie.com), with no more than 300 words on why you would like to attend the event.

AIM members as well as a 15% discount on ticket prices for all of our members.

FastForward is a boutique music business conference aimed at connecting the next generation of music industry leaders, to help lay the foundation for a sustainable career in the modern music industry.

A strong line-up of professionals, drawn from the music and media sectors have already confirmed their participation in this year’s event, including:

Charlotte de Burgh-Holder, Senior Sales & Marketing Analyst, Sony Music

Chris Carey, CEO, Media Insight Consulting / Founder, FastForward

David Weiszeld, CEO, Soundcharts (France)

Emily Scoggins, Marketing Consultant, Ex-Head of Marketing at The O2

Felix Canetty-Clarke, Research A&R and Analytics Manager at Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Holly Madge, Drummer/Percussionist & Owner, Sailaway Dress Co.

James Fleury, Founder & Director, Nouvague

Jess Beston, Founder, Tiny Monster Artist Development & Management (Australia)

Kev Mulloy, Head of Video, Global Radio

Kwame Kwaten, Manager, Ferocious Talent

Lauren Deakin Davies, Award-Winning Music Producer

Matt Riley, Senior Director of Creative, AWAL

Van Picken, Founder and CEO, Comes with Fries (Australia)


Chris Carey, CEO of Media Insight Consulting and Founder of FastForward, said,

“We are hugely excited to return to London for our second year.  We have a great variety of speakers and topics and I’m sure it will prove to be an insightful, informative and enjoyable days. The event features a diverse range of talented international executives and creators, and I can’t wait to have them share their expertise with us.”

Visit the FastForward London website for more information.


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