FastForward: London 2019
35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E1 6LA, UK
FastForward London is a one day event, which aims to capture the key dynamics of the changing music industry. Expect panels, keynotes and short 'FastFifteens' covering consumers, industry culture, live music, recorded music and many expert perspectives on best practise and what the future holds.
Come and join the conversation and shape the direction of the music industry.
Following successful FastForward conferences in Amsterdam, London and Sydney, we'll be returning to the capital for an exciting one-day event of keynotes, panel discussions, FastFifteen presentations, and intimate networking with the UK & European music business.
The full schedule is available online here and via the image below.
The lineup for FastForward: London 2019 so far:
Alice McLean, Comes With Fries
Chris Carey, Media Insight Consulting
Dom Frazer, The Boileroom
Dorothy Hui, Sony Music UK
Henriette Heimdal, CD Baby
Jay Coyle, Music Geek Services
Jo Young, Ticketmaster
Julie Knibbe, Soundcharts
Karim Fanous, Abbey Road Red
Kathleen Alder, WildKat PR
Natalie Williams, UK Music
Pete Downton, Audience Net
Ray Jones, Talentbanq
Sammy Andrews, Deviate Digital
Sophie Goossens, Reed Smith LLP
Tom Hoare, Universal Pictures Content Group
Tristan Hunt, Association for Electronic Music
Vanessa Higgins, BPI & Regent Street Records
FastForward & Media Insight Consulting
A Closer Look at the UK Music Industry
Can Music Compete?
Jo Young, Pete Downton, Tom Hoare, Vanessa Higgins
Ticketmaster, AudienceNet, Universal Pictures, BPI & Regent Street Records
Key Trends in Music and Technology
Abbey Road Red
Dance Music Trends
Association for Electronic Music
Long Lasting Brand Partnerships
Can We Better Support Small Venues?
Chris Carey, Dom Frazer, Joe Rivett, Ray Jones
Media Insight Consulting, The Boileroom, Songkick, Talentbanq
Building Your Global Empire
Cutting Edge Catalogue Marketing
Fred Bolza, Pat Carr
Consultant, Remote Control Agency
Brexit for Music, In 15 Minutes...
Reed Smith LLP
Can Influencers Work For Music?
Comes With Fries
Innovation in D2C Marketing
Music Geek Services
Using Data in the Modern Music Industry
Bringing Out The Best In Others: Lessons In Leadership
Sony Music UK
Running A Business *Looks* Easy
Thinking Global From Day One
Nile Rodgers, Merck Mercuriadis
In conversation with Chris Carey
The event will take place at Rich Mix, a creative arts hub in Shorditch, East London on Monday 23rd September.
More speakers are schedule to be announced in the coming weeks, so keep an eye on socials for those announcements.
Past speakers at FastForward London have included Merck Mercuriadis (who manages Nile Rogers and launched Hipgnosis Songs to the London Stock Exchange), Sophie Crosby (SVP Insight, Ticketmaster International), Dusko Justic (VP International Marketing, Sony Music), Bob Workman (SVP Brand Partnerships, Warner Music) as well as many, many more.
Across the global FastForward series we've had Will Page (Director of Economics, Spotify), Roger Field (CEO, Live Nation Australasia), Francis Coady (GM, Havas Sports, ANZ), Rafe Offer (CEO, Sofar Sounds), Ben Mackriell (EVP OptaPro), Nicole Wyskoarko (EVP Urban Operations, Interscope). We've also had professional football, rugby and hockey players, and a few esports stars too.
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