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An Epic Weekend Of Online Presentations, Trade Show, Networking Opportunities & And Artist Showcases For The Global Independent Music Industry!


SEPTEMBER 18-20

Artists, Songwriters, Industry Professionals, Music Related Businesses and Industry Leaders From Around The World Are Gathering For A Nonstop Weekend of Powerful Interactive Presentations, A Virtual Trade Show, Ongoing Concerts and Critical Deal Making!

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In 2013, Indie Connect held the first and only IC Virtual Music Conference and Expo. We had 500+ people from 25 countries, and 50 speakers from 15 countries all online at the same. Artists showcased their talents for industry pros, companies showcased their products and services and everyone networked in real time. 

Why The IC Virtual Music Conference?

Plus Games, Contests, Giveaways And A Lot More Surprises!

  • Artists And Songwriters

    Attendee: As an attendee you will:

    • Visit and talk directly to all the exhibitors
    • Watch dozens of live presentations on all aspects of the music industry
    • Download speaker and product/service notes and literature to review later
    • Watch videos from exhibitors
    • Network with the other thousands of attendees
    • Make vital connections and recruit team members
    • Conduct business in real time
    • Much more

    Exhibitor: As an exhibitor you will:

    • Showcase your talent for entertainment buyers and industry professionals LIVE or via video
    • Interact live with everyone visiting your booth while you are monitoring it
    • Find collaborators and team members
    • Sell your music & merch
    • Attract followers and mailing list subscribers
    • Much more
  • Industry Pros and Businesses

    Attendee: As an attendee you will:

    • Interact directly to all the exhibitors and attendees
    • Watch live, relevant presentations on all aspects of the music industry
    • Download notes and literature
    • Watch educational and informational videos
    • Much more.

    Exhibitor: As an exhibitor you will:

    • Showcase your product or service for all attendees, exhibitors and speakers
    • Sell your products and/or services directly from your booth
    • Play your promotional videos
    • Interact live with everyone visiting your booth while you are monitoring it
    • Disseminate literature about your products and services
    • Attract followers and mailing list subscribers
    • Receive data on every booth visitor, including contact info, what they viewed or downloaded and how long they stayed
  • Speakers & Trainers

    As a speaker you will:

    • Give a live 45 minute presentation in the virtual auditorium (via Zoom, Periscope, YouTube Live etc.) or a live presentation with slides
    • Visit and talk directly to presentation viewers
    • Offer notes and literature for download
    • Play  a video
    • Network with the other thousands of attendees

    You Will Receive A Free Booth In The Trade Show

    • Showcase your product or service for all attendees, exhibitors and speakers
    • Sell any products, courses, workshops or services
    • Play your promotional videos
    • Interact live with everyone visiting your booth while you are monitoring it
    • Disseminate literature about your products and services
    • Attract followers and mailing list subscribers
    • Receive data on every booth visitor, including contact info, what they viewed or downloaded

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Where will the conference be held?
A. The conference is completely online, so you can participate from any computer that is connected to the internet, worldwide. 

Q. What is ‘virtual music’?
A. The name does not refer to ‘virtual music’. We are referring to the fact that the entire music conference and expo is exclusively online. 

Q. When will the conference be held?
A. The conference will be held mid-summer 2020. After that it will be archived for 30 days so you can revisit it. 

Q. But I can’t stay up for 48 hours straight. What can I do?
A. Much of the conference will be recorded and archived for you to revisit for 30 days after it’s over. So, there is no need to try to take in everything all at one time. 

Q. Who will be speaking?
A. We are in the process of recruiting 20 or more speakers industry thought leaders for the main Presentation Theater. In addition, there will be many speaker presentations within smaller breakout rooms as well as in the individual booths in the trade show. 

Q. How much does it cost to attend?
A. The regular registration price for an attendee is $47.00. Early registration is $35 through June 30, 2020. Fans pay $20 for access to the music venues only. 

Q. How much does it cost for my business to purchase an exhibit booth?
A. The early registration fee for a business booth is $247 (US) through May 3, 2020. After May 3, 2020 the price is $347.

Q. I am an artist. How do I showcase my music live?

A. Artists who purchase a booth in the exhibit are the first ones eligible to be considered for a live showcase. Showcase cost is $200. Exhibitors get a $50 discount.

Q. How much does it cost to for an artist exhibit booth?

A. The early registration cost for an artist booth is $197 through May 31, 2020. After that the price is $247.

Q. How many people are expected to participate?

A. Early indications are that 5000-10,000 people will participate. 

Q. Who will be there?
A. Conference participants will include artists of all genres, songwriters, musicians, record labels, producers and engineers, service providers, instrument and gear manufacturers, retailers, music supervisors, entertainment buyers (venue managers, booking agents, promoters etc.), the press, entertainment attorneys, coaches and consultants and  wide variety of other music professionals from around globe.

Q. What language will the conference be in?
A. The conference will be posted in English. 

Q. Will the booths and chat room be open all of the time?
A. Yes to both. The exhibit halls will be open throughout the conference. However, you schedule the time(s) that you will be available to chat/video chat with visitors to your booth. You are not expected to be there throughout the event. Visitors to your booth can request an appointment with you if you are not available at the time they visit.

Q. Is there parking close by?
A. Yes – in your own driveway! 

Q. What are the technical requirements to participate?
A. The entire event is held online so all you need is your computer or phone and a good internet connection.

Q. I am interested in speaking at the conference. How do I apply?
A. SUBMIT YOUR REQUEST HERE

Q. I would like to promote the event. Can I earn money by doing so?
A. Attendees, sponsors and exhibitors are all automatically qualified to become ‘affiliates’. As such you will earn a 25% commission on all attendees and exhibitors who use your link.  We will post the instructions and send them to all paid attendees as well.

Q. I am considering becoming a sponsor. Who do I contact?
A. Contact Vinny Ribas at vinny@indieconnect.com.

Check Out What Past Attendees of the Conference Had To Say...

You have now set the bar as a new leader in the on-line delivery and interaction of talented music industry people looking to work together.

Bob Rozich, EPS

I attended a few lectures, went through the trade show, did some networking and will catch-up with the speakers I still want to see this month! Thanks! You Rock!

Dean Hankey, Dean Hankey

Fab week!! Meeting some awesome peeps at the @ICVMC this week! 

Love Collide, Love Collide

The speakers and their messages have been phenomenal!  Every class I've attended has been outstanding, and I will be filling my briefcase with gobs of insights!  Thank you so much for letting us be a part of it.

Denny Brownlee, Denny Brownlee