Ready, get tech, go! Everything you need to know about the Music Week Tech Summit

Music Week Tech Summit

The Music Week Tech Summit Together With O2 is almost upon us. And so, with just seven days to go until the event, Music Week is here to round up all the information you need ahead of the biggest music and technology conference the biz has seen. Read on to get yourself up to speed…

When and where is it?
The Summit kicks off at 9am on Tuesday October 8 at The O2 in London.

Who’s speaking?
The event has attracted an incredible range of A-list execs from both the music business and the tech sector. The Tech Summit is your only chance to hear deep knowledge from the likes of Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, Facebook’s Vanessa Bakewell, Live Nation’s Jackie Wilgar, AWAL’s Francesca Burton and Paul Firth from Amazon Music. Plus there will be unique insight from cutting edge companies such as Fanbytes, Songtrust, Blokur, Amuse, Peex and Landmrk, as well as heavyweight contributions from Warner Music, AEG, Ingrooves, SoundCloud and The Orchard.

What will they be talking about?
There are panels, presentations and interviews about all of the hot button topics on the music-tech interface, including: machine learning, UGC, AI, blockchain, voice control and more. All chaired by the best moderators in the business, including Sammy Andrews, Cliff Fluet and Music Week’s own Ben Homewood and Mark Sutherland.

Who else will be there?
As well as those speaking at the Summit, hundreds of delegates from across the music and technology industries will be in the room. And you’ll have the chance to meet six innovative startup companies who will be exhibiting at the Summit as part of our Startup Initiative. Plus there’s are some seriously blue chip sponsors involved, from headline partners O2 to PRS For Music, MQA, The Orchard and MIDEM.

How do I get involved?
Tickets are selling fast but there’s still time to secure your place. Just visit for further info and to buy your delegate pass. And stay tuned to and our social media channels for all the latest updates, as well as live coverage on the day. 

* Music Week’s pre-conference interviews are available online. For Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, click here; for Facebook’s Vanessa Bakewell, click here; for Amazon Music’s Paul Firth, click here; for Ingrooves’ Amy Dietz, click here; for MIDEM’s Xavier Tumminello, click here; for O2’s Sam Slee, click here; and for UTA’s Joe Kessler, click here. To subscribe to Music Week and never miss a vital music or technology story, click here.

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