AIM’s Indie-Con indie label conference returns (18th november 2014, London)

AIM are pleased to announce the return of Indie-Con, the 1-day conference covering all areas of independent label business. Supported by Clear Sound & Vision, Indie-Con returns to London’s Glaziers Hall on 18th November. The event will take an in-depth look at all the key areas essential for running a successful independent music business, offering unrivalled networking and learning opportunities.

After an incredibly well-received sell out 2013 event which saw over 350 independent music professionals attend, Indie-Con 2014 will offer a unique programme of sessions aimed at helping independent artists and labels to grow their businesses and get their music heard. Indie-Con is the only conference in the UK to focus specifically on meeting the business needs of independent labels and self-releasing artists.

Indie-Con 2014 sessions will include:

  • What Is A Fair Artist Contract in 2014?
  • Successful Music Funding (case studies)
  • The 5 Most Interesting Things Happening In The Music Market Right Now
  • Brits Abroad: Everything You Need to Know About International Showcasing
  • Is The Album Format Dead?
  • Record Store Day 2015 – Overview for Labels From ERA
  • Surviving & Thriving! Indie Label Success Stories
  • I’m With The Brand: Brands Supporting Grassroots Talent
  • Developing a Successful Live Career for Your Artist
  • Plus more TBA

An impressive line-up of speakers has already been confirmed to speak at the event, including:

David Emery (Kobalt Label Services) / Nathan Barley Phillips (Basick Records) / Kelly Chappel (Live Nation) / Tony Arthy (Worn Out / Vans) / George Ergatoudis (BBC Radio 1) / Joseph Frankland (PRS For Music Foundation) / Tim Ingham (Music Week) / Charlie Phillips (AIM) / Craig Brookes (Cobra Tours) / Alexander Milas Metal Hammer/Team Rock / Kim Bayley (Entertainment Retailers Association) / Nathaniel Cramp (Sonic Cathedral) / Lauren Wilson & Dan Garber (TAPEREC) / Tom Carson (Jagermeister) / Darius Van Arman (Secretly Group) / Crispin Parry (British Underground) / Louisa Rainbird (Sky) / William Shanahan (Disrupt Ltd) / Tim Dellow & Toby L (Transgressive Records) / Stuart Green (Manager, Fat White Family) / Christian Rodwell (CR2 Records)

Many more speakers to be announced in the coming weeks.

Open to both AIM members and non-members, Indie-Con will run all day on 18th November 2014, with lunch and refreshments provided to delegates.

Tickets are now available from the AIM website at www.musicindie.com/indiecon2014 – priced at £45+VAT for AIM members, £110+VAT for non-members, including lunch.

An exclusive earlybird rate of just £35+VAT for AIM members & Friends of AIM, and £90+VAT for non-members applies until 22nd October 2014.

Discounts for students, start-ups and members of affiliated organisations.

About our sponsor:

csvClear Sound & Vision is thrilled to be this year’s sponsors for Indie-Con 2014.

Clear Sound & Vision has a wealth of experience in providing print, bespoke packaging and manufacturing solutions for the music industry and beyond.

Physical product and physical premium product continues to be an essential element of a new release. CSV is your perfect partner in assisting you plan and deliver a beautiful physical product be it vinyl, CD, DVD, premium or box set release.

We look forward to meeting you at Indie-Con, please come and say “hello”.