MEX18 Programme

Day 1 - 1 September 2018
Venue: Sun Square, Gardens, Mill Street, Cape Town

8:30 Registration
9:30 Welcome by poet SIPHOKAZI JONAS
9:45 SAMRO presentation – MANQOBA KUBHEKHA - The future of music for composers and what SAMRO is doing to build that future.
10:15 RISA presentation from NHLANLA SIBISI (CEO) on the role of I.P in the recording industry Recording Industry of South Africa – RISA
10:45 MARK MURDOCH from Mahogany Creative (London) speaking on ‘Mahogany Creative’
11.15 BEN OLDFIELD Vice President at The Orchard (Paris) speaking on ‘The New Musical Treasure Hunt’
12.00 JOOX South Africa – THABIET ALLIE (COO) Presentation on their streaming service and how we assist South African artists
12.30 Lunch
13:30 Digital panel – JOOX South Africa, Deezer, The Orchard – What is Digital? Moderated by BRADLEY SHAW
15.00 STEVE WERNER (Program Manager from KFM) Radio in the digital age, music and coaching high profile personalities and teams, all whilst keeping a keen eye on commercial interests and success of the business
15.30 DAVID ALEXANDER (CEO Sheer Publishing) If you are not synching your music, you are not winning!
16:00 Musician RJ BENJAMIN Sixteen years in the business and what I have learnt
16:30 SIPHO “HOTSTIX” MABUSE – Questions to the legend
17:00 CHRISTIAN WRIGHT – (Abbey Road – London) Getting it right
17:30 Networking session with all speakers
18:30 Performance – RJ BENJAMIN and CHAD ALEXANDER
Day 2 - 2 September 2018
Venue: Academy of Sound Engineering, De Roos St, Zonnebloem, Cape Town

8:30 Registration
10:00 Music mastering workshop with CHRISTIAN WRIGHT from Abbey Road
10:30 Deezer & Next Music – presenting the talent of tomorrow with GILLIAN EZRA, SOTIRIS MOLDOVANOS AND BIANCA BLANC
11:00 ‘How to earn royalties in the digital age’ presentation by NICK MATZUKIS – Director of Academy of Sound Engineering, CAPASSO/Advocate/Music Industry Consultant
11:30 PLAYLIST AND STREAMING WITH SOTIRIS MOLDOVANOS – How to get your song playlisted and how best to work with a streaming service
12:00 CHANTAL STANFIELD TV star to stage to music – My Journey – hosted by SIPHOKAZI JONAS
12:30 Trends in the European music market – Q&A with MARK MURDOCH and CHRISTIAN WRIGHT
13:30 Lunch
14:00 JOHN FISHLOCK – What is a copyright?
14:30 Community radio – what we do, with IAN WARD – One FM
15:00 Managing tours in Germany – SHAUN CLOETE
15:30 Artist management – ROY HARMAN, Respect Music
16:45 Closing